Fumi Fumiko Izumi Tomoki Tonoki Sun Ohashi Hiroyuki Fumi Fumiko Izumi Tomoki Tonoki Sun Ohashi Hiroyuki
A series on NHK has 4 mangaka draw 4 oneshots following a theme. The winning story will then be followed for the next week and so on for 4 total weeks. https://www.nhk.or.jp/muchaman Izumi Week 1 (Vol 1 Ch 1) -Misaki forgot to bring her lunch box to school. Then, her grandma appeared, seemingly brought her lunch box to hand it over to her.
**From Kotonoha:** Published by Kodansha in 2002 and awarded the prestigious Tezuka Cultural Prize, Fumiko Takano's The Yellow Book is one of those rare works which you enjoy reading in order to feel the familiarity that arises between the protagonists and yourself. This collected volume was named after the longest of the four stories that it contains: a drama about an adolescent girl who falls in love with Roger Martin du Gard's saga, Les Thibault. The remaining stories capture various fragments of everyday life with tenderness and humor. Through the kaleidoscope of its views, The Yellow Book touches the readers heart by attending to what, in sum, makes up life: the little things of our every day.
Fumiko Suzusiro Shino (茨乃) Yukiko Harukawa Haru You Uri Waka Yatsume S@K Yukikaki Shigure Ui Satokou Hajime Kaname Kawai Rou Fumiko Suzusiro Shino (茨乃) Yukiko Harukawa Haru You Uri Waka Yatsume S@K Yukikaki Shigure Ui Satokou Hajime Kaname Kawai Rou
A Futaribeya Anthology organised by Waka for Comitia 113. Contains 14 "Rooms" (or chapters) by different authors and artists.
It would be so much easier if I could just be myself, but why can't I do that? A woman in her 30s who is perfect on the outside but messy on the inside. A young girl who falls in love. The handsome boss who is crazy about love. A self-conscious female office worker who loves to improve herself. The natural boy who can't get a sense of distance from people. Peeking into the love lives of these clumsy humans, the pets think: "Human love is so fragile. Human love is so stubborn."
A semi-autobiographical account of the author as she experiences abuse, sexual and otherwise, at the hands of her family who are also deeply religious. Aiko wished for someone to kill her and the world she lives in. With the Great Hanshin Earthquake, the Aleph doomsday cult, and the Kobe child murders, it seemed like the ends of time was approaching. Unable to dream of "somewhere away from here", all she can do is face her violent life head-on.
Tamako Miura, 30, runs a set meal shop left by her father alone. It is a shop that does not need an order, and according to the reputation of the neighborhood, going to this set meal shop seems to improve their physical condition for some reason, and it is quite crowded. In fact, the reason why the condition of the body improves is that Tamako has a secret...!? Please enjoy a combination of a little sake and colorful dishes that match the person's condition. There are about 21 kinds of dishes in this volume, such as "Steamed clams and rape blossoms", "Bonito no tsudomodon", "Ginger pudding", etc.!
By all appearances, Sakura and her friends are normal, albeit sheltered junior high school girls who enjoy talking about love and walking home from school together. However, they also happen to inhabit a strange and supernatural world populated by mysterious, gigantic beings and unusual plant and animal life. Amid their peaceful lives, Sakura becomes very interested in something only alluded to exist in an old book: dicks.
Kouta and Tougo are childhood friends who live in Kansai. Kouta, who loves sweets, made a promise with the successor of a Japanese confectionery shop, Tougo, when they were kids, being that they would get married if the latter could make delicious Kaiten-yaki. After becoming high school students and confirming that neither of their feelings have changed, they became lovers and were lovey dovey every day. Though recently, a popular western confectionery shop has opened nearby, and Tougo's shop is in a big pinch! Furthermore, when Kouta accepts an invitation from the handsome store manager of the western confectionery shop, Satoru, the relationship between the Kouta and Tougo takes a turn for the worst…?!
This is a sweet and heartwarming love story, told from the different viewpoint of the two young lovers, a girl named Chizuru and a boy named Yudai. They mean well but cannot seem to succeed at love. They want their relationship to succeed but a combination of uneasiness and lack of self-confidence keeps them from advancing to the next step. Sometimes, it takes an unexpected third party to intervene in order to make two people realize what is right in front of them. That is exactly what happens in this story. [*This is prequel to the 2 part OVA with the same title]
Three boys in junior-high who cross-dress because of differing reasons meet each other through a cross-dressing community website, and decide to meet up in real life. "Parou" started cross-dressing because he wanted to attract a heterosexual boy he liked. "Marika" is transgender and identifies as female. Lastly, "Yui" is an antagonistic boy who adopted the persona of his older sister after her death. In contrast to Parou and Marika, Yui is sorely disappointed at the meeting.
Yamashita is somewhat neurotic, and hates ants for a certain reason. His neighbor, Shimabara (an expressionless bug-lover) invites himself in to "watch over the ants"… Wait, is this a little bit like living together!? "How could you go into the place where a person is most vulnerable…?" Unperturbed and airheaded, Shimabara, whom he depends on, enters Yamashita's heart…
An office worker who has a boyfriend but feels doubt about their difficult relationship, a married woman who feels distant from her husband, single women without significant others, and more—this is a very popular and sympathetic omnibus depicting various forms of "herself."
Collection of short stories about married couples. House 1・ Somei Family Despite being friends since childhood, there are many things that the husband does not understand about his wife. House 2・ Kojima Family The appearance of a prince in a swimsuit creates a whirlwind romance and the insecurities which go along with it. House 3・ Takahashi Family An orphaned exam student is flabbergasted at his older sister's pregnancy and even more so when he learns who the father is. House 4・ Yano Family House 5・ Shimaoka Family House 6・ Fuyuki Family Signs of Early Spring
It's a cute story involving a girl that can see shinigami. One is trying to claim the life of her boyfriend, and she'll do everything she can to stop him… Included one-shots: Volume 1: My Boyfriend Volume 2: Yuki Monogatari
Speaking of passionate love, Ginkawa who swings at foul balls. The serious, bespectacled Haguri who typically responds to that idiocy by ignoring him, yelling at him or quickly striking out at him every day (swinging at fouls). He is angry, surprised, and irritated that Ginkawa is not discouraged… However, sometimes, silly men are controlled by their hearts, and there are moments where they can't swing at that foul…
Shun Hayasaka is a cross-dresser in high school who secretly enjoys posting pictures of himself in drag online. This earns him several fans, one of whom is Yasuda, a 32-year-old man suffering from depression who has trouble communicating with others. After they meet up in real life and start having sex on a regular basis, Shun is unsure what to do when Yasuda starts expressing more interest in him than just as a sexual partner.