In the imperial court, a young woman is put into servitude, Maomao. The tale is just beginning for the woman doctor/pharmacist from the red-light district, as rumors circulate about the emperor’s children’s lives being short-lived. Her curious nature and thirst for knowledge pushes her to action. To satisfy her curiosity, this young doctor/pharmacist will investigate the origin! What is shifting in the imperial court..!?
In the imperial court, a young woman is put into servitude, Maomao. The tale is just beginning for the woman doctor/pharmacist from the red-light district, as rumors circulate about the emperor's children's lives being short-lived. Her curious nature and thirst for knowledge pushes her to action. To satisfy her curiosity, this young doctor/pharmacist will investigate the origin! What is shifting in the imperial court..!? ---
In the second year of high school, the homeroom teacher dies in a murder case. The main character, Maoka Riku, is elected to a troublesome committee and soon finds himself involved in a murder case. Who killed my homeroom teacher?
Maomao, a young woman trained in the art of herbal medicine, is forced to work as a lowly servant in the inner palace. Though she yearns for life outside its perfumed halls, she isn’t long for a life of drudgery! Using her wits to break a “curse” afflicting the imperial heirs, Maomao attracts the attentions of the handsome eunuch Jinshi and is promoted to attendant food taster. But Jinshi has other plans for the erstwhile apothecary, and soon Maomao is back to brewing potions and…solving mysteries?!
In an imperial court in ancient China, it has been a few months since a 17-year-old girl known as Maomao was kidnapped and forced to work as a low-level servant at the emperor's palace. Still, she manages to retain her curious and pragmatic spirit, planning to work until her years of servitude are over. One day, however, she catches wind of the fact that the emperor's two infants have fallen gravely ill. She decides to secretly take action, drawing on her experience as a pharmacist raised in the poor red-light district. Despite Maomao's attempts to remain anonymous, she soon catches the eye of Jinshi, an influential eunuch who recognizes her talents. Maomao soon finds herself in the emperor's inner court, where she gradually makes a name for herself by utilizing her knowledge and eccentric personality to solve various medical mysteries. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
A collection of stories. - Kira Kira no Natsu - The Basics of Stealth: Three-part series about a high-school girl and her ninja (?) servant.
A collection of stories of joy and pain from falling in love! 1) Natsu no Kakera Wada Naoto, a 2nd year in high school, is longing for a “summer lover”. Pretending to be a university student, he flirted around. Turned out that the beautiful girl he met was from his school… What supposed to be just a short, after-school fling, Naoto would call her to have sex with her. Sex is no longer enough with the desire to reduce the distance. His emotions surging up everytime he has sex with Mayu, Wada tried to act cool about it. As for Mayu, countless thoughts crossed her mind as she is unable to control her feelings for Wada. Can she finally express her true self to him? 2) Hatsukoi♥Again The former "polka dot faced" girl and the "fatty" meet in a goukon!? But wait, wasn't he a kind, and gentle before, now he may have changed on the inside as well… 3) Yasashii Kizu Like in a TV drama, she saw a handsome guy get dumped. In order to cheer him up, she invited him to her house, but she ended up getting drunk and ended up sleeping with him! Despite of their one night stand, they did become friends. Can they be more than friends? 4) Anata o Hitorijime Shinoda Suzu has accidentally collides with the school's "scariest" person Kikuza Tsuyoshi. Instead of being rough, he ends up saving her instead from her clumsiness. Realising that all of those rumours are just a misunderstanding, Shinoda starts to fall for him… 5) Anata o Hitorijime - Extra A little snapshot of the clumsy Suzu and the "scary" Kikuza's date together, in his POV!
A collection of 5 short stories: 1. **Natsu no Kakera** When Miyuki goes off to the countryside to visit her grandfather in the hospital, she accidentally enters Madoka’s room instead. Although she finds him rude at first, they end up seeing each other every day and get closer. But Miyuki only has a limited amount of time in the countryside. As the summer passes, how will things turn out for them? 2. **Yuki no Kakera** 3. **Koi no Kakera** 4. **Harumichi Soushi** 5. **Akiiro Kimiiro**: Kanako had always dreamed of falling in love; and when she finally does, things don’t exactly go according to plan. Ihara is cold, aloof and rude – but despite that, she is relentless and refuses to give up. Vibrantly coloured by all the moments they had together, it was the autumn their lives changed forever.
A collection of short oneshots: 1) 17 Sai Natsu Aki connfessed one year ago to Yoh, but he was going out with someone at the time. So, when she finds out they broke up; what she does might be good at first. But in the end will she be happy with Yoh? Or will something go horribly wrong? 2) 17 Sai Fuyu Yui loves Maki, (childhood friend), but does Maki love her? During winter break she goes to her aunt's (where Maki lives) and confesses her love. Does Maki love her too? Or is she going to end up with a broken heart? 3) 17 Sai Haru One sentence is all I've ever wanted to hear from her. That's all. I love her. But I can't, I'm not allowed. She's my brother's fiance. Even so, I'll do anything to make her mine. If I hurt her, bring her pain, well, as long as I can be with her. I don't care if she hates me. 4) 17 Sai Aki Nao is in love with her Sempai. His brother confesses to her, and she uses him to get to the guy she likes. Will it work? Will she get her beloved Sempai? **Note:** The following alternative language titles have no language equivalent flags to choose from. - Iṣoro Aṣọ Igba ooru ti Ọdun 17th mi (Yoruba) - Iṣoro ti Ọdun 17th mi (Yoruba) - Ka hana o kou makahiki 17 (Hawiian)
Shinji, Manabu and Chinatsu are neighbor and childhood friends. Because they hide their thoughts from each other, their feelings became lock inside their heart. At that time, Manabu informed the other about "that things". And he could trust his friends forever. But what will happen when they grown up and start to change the way they feel about it…?
First year ace pitcher Haigou Natsu is only 3 outs away from bringing Houmiya High School to Koshien for the first time in 60 years. But when a rain delay is called, lightning strikes the stadium, and Natsu is sent back in time to the summer of 1959, the same year that his grandfather lead Houmiya to the school's first ever Koshien victory.
低い身長を理由に、宇宙飛行士を諦めた主人公・久世晴可（ルビ：くぜはるか）は、就職活動中、「JAXA」（宇宙航空研究開発機構）の「誰もが行ける宇宙を目指して」というキャッチコピーを目にし、自分の夢を思い出す。 そうしてJAXAに入社した晴可が配属されたのは、なんと「宇宙食開発グループ」！ 「宇宙食」という未知の分野に触れ、戸惑う晴可だったが、「食」が宇宙飛行士達の「幸せ」を生み出すことを知り・・・ 銀河を超える、極上の幸せ（ルビ：宇宙食）を作り、宇宙に届けるまでのロマンあふれる奮闘劇！
Fena, a girl who has lived her whole life as an assassin. Her next target is Eve, the manager of a café. One night, she ambushes Eve and attacks him in an alley, but fails, and is recruited as the café's waitress. Although she cannot grasp the true intentions of Eve, who hires her knowing that she is an assassin, she infiltrates the cafe as a waitress in order to kill him when she sees an opportunity. A assassin and a café manager, their fates intersect in this intense noir suspense.
Kotani's pace was disturbed when the new biology teacher, Fujishima Masato, appeared. Fujishima confessed to him and Kotani felt scared. However, Fujishima's perseverance won and Kotani accepted him. Kotani's ex-student returned, behaving oddly towards Kotani. When Fujishima couldn't find both of them, he thought Kotani might have been kidnapped. Will he save Kotani in time?
Pairing: Munekazu x Hisaya After they started going out, Munekazu became gentler and getting home earlier to his Hisaya. A lovey-dovey shower together followed.
Sonobe Munekazu, a sexy and cool French restaurant boss, suddenly appeared in front of Hisaya and took him home after saving him from his violent ex-lover. Hisaya started working at the restaurant while living together with boss. Love sparks flew and jealousy arose when the boss's friend, Nagamori Kyou, appeared. Was there a real reason for the boss to pick up a total stranger?
One winter night, in a dormitory room, Wakana and Futaba were forced to wrap themselves up in a blanket as they continued studying because the heater had broken down. "Weren’t you the one who had wanted to try having sex?" Futaba just could not say no to the eager Wakana, and moreover, he felt so pleasurable when Wakana touched him… Nevertheless, embarrassment on his part caused him to flee from that room… Was that a joke? Or was it just a case of curiosity? Futaba felt quite distressed because he did not know what was going through Wakana’s brain. How will this love relationship (which started off as a sexual one) turn out? 4. Arabian Tenkousei (Arabian Transfer Student) When a handsome Arabian transfer student mistakes fellow classmate, Futaba, for his missing lover, Futaba's world gets turned upside down as his maybe (?!) boyfriend, Wakana, and the stranger compete for his love. To make matters worse, the rivals look alike! What's a guy to do?
Ryou, who has always admired his deceased father's best friend and doctor, Kougami, decides to confess his love after becoming a university student. Somehow, that disastrous confession ends up in them dating?! A smooth sailing love story that sinks into rocky waves, since the only thing Kougami talks about is Ryou's father, Shun.
A collection of stories: 1. Natsu no Aza (Summer Birthmark) 2. Fuyu no Usagi (Winter Rabbit) 3. Aki no Mayu (Autumn Cocoon) 4. Haru no Semi (Spring Cicada) Yuu is a Colledge student liveing together with his lover Kyousuke who is writer. To help Kyousuke get an interesting material for a new article he gets involved with Itou, a fellow student rumored to be a drug dealer.
After divorcing his wife, Tooru was all alone. The only one he'd been relying on was his now ex-wife's nephew, Masachika. With his connection to Masachika now lost, Tooru's loneliness grew, until one day…?!
Kohashi Juri, a guy with a beautiful face, always gets irritated if someone calls out his girly name. But he is infuriated when Kouta, who is famous with the girls, started calling his name "Juri Juri" passionately everyday. Juri once thought "He's the opposite type of mine" but when Kouta said to him "Let's touch each other, this thing'll be our secret", he did something he shouldn't have done with Kouta…!?
Ben, a biology professor, hears about a mysterious and supposedly six-legged deer residing in the remote mountains of Sweden from an acquaintance. Setting out on a journey to parse fact from fiction, Ben soon meets a boy who says he is collecting the stars... Bronze award-winning oneshot from Afternoon magazine's Four Seasons manga contest.