Yuu Watase's Masterpiece Collection #5 Includes: - Mint de Kiss Me There is a legend that if you kiss the man you like with a mint candy in your mouth, you can become one with your love. Misono is a rather superstitious girl who decides to test this out on Tohno-sensei, a young teacher she has a crush on. Unfortunately for her, she makes a mistake in the attempt to surprise him and instead kisses her fellow classmate Shindou. Of course this would be the time for the legend to work quite literally as Misono’s spirit enters Shindou’s body. - Genseika (Primeval Flower) Chiya goes to school with her friends and witnesses one of them die suddenly as a flower bursts out of him. The three friends had been together since elementary school, the death hitting Chiya and Yutaka hard. When other people begin dying from the flowers, they investigate possible reasons for such usual deaths. To her surprise, she finds answers close to home. ○ Extra: Hana no Shirube (The Seal of the Flower) - Furimuke Romance! (Turn Romance!) The hero of girls targeted by guys peeking into the locker room, Taka has quite the violent tomboy reputation. But all she wants is for some handsome guy to ask her out. A cheerful street vendor, Ryouta gives her a special ring with a heart locket pendent to hold pictures. When two photos are enclosed, romance is in the air. - Fushigi Yuugi Comic Special: Hang in There, Nakago! (Wake up, Nakago!) Involves the scenario where Fushigi Yuugi was actually done by real actors. Unfortunately, Nakago (stage name) is a lot more unconfident than the character he plays. At least his one main fan, an unnamed woman with flowers, is there to support him through his worries. —————————————— Italian/Italiano: Mint de kiss me: Kari Misono è una ragazza allegra e piena di vita,con una fissazione per le "parole magiche e incantesimi".E' innamorata del suo professore d'inglese e desidera dimostrargli il suo amore,perciò fa un incantesimo,che però non da i risultati sperati… Misono si trova così ad affrontare un'avventura a "stretto contatto" con un suo compagno di classe,l'odiato Wataru Shindo,un ragazzo fin troppo schietto… Gensei ka: Chiya,una ragazza tranquilla che frequenta il liceo,ha una passione per i "Gensei ka",fiori molto rari… La vita di Chiya e del suo amico Yutaka è sconvolta dalla morte improvvisa del loro amico d'infanzia,Kazuyoshi,dilaniato davanti ai loro occhi da uno strano fiore… Chiya decide di indagare sulla morte di Kazuyoshi e sul misterioso fiore che sembra esserne la causa Gensei ka- il sigillo del fiore: Quattro paginette dedicate al sigillo del Gensei Ka Furimuke Romance!: Kagatani è una ragazza forte e simpatica,che è sempre presa in giro dai ragazzi,per il suo carattere e aspetto da maschiaccio. In realtà l'unico desiderio della ragazza è di essere ammirata dai ragazzi,specie dai suoi sempai, i bellissimi Agawa e Kirino. Un giorno scopre che il suo desiderio può essere esaudito usando il potere di un anello magico… Ma sarà davvero così semplice come appare? Nakago,svegliati!: Piccola parodia sull'antiprotagonista di Fushigi Yuugi,Nakago. E se in realtà Fushigi Yuugi fosse solo uno sceneggiato? Come sarebbe la vita di Nakago,Miaka e Co.? Lo scoprirete leggendo questa storia!!!
Misaki Aguri is the only girl in the Judo team, and she has a crush on the Captain. One day one of her friends tells her of an old Chinese magic. That if the wears the same pajamas as her crush, that she will appear in his room! Just slide his picture under your pillow and TADA! However, things don't go exactly as planned… This was Yuu Watase's debut piece.
Rejected way too many times by good-looking (and unattainable) guys, shy Riiko Izawa goes online and signs up for a free trial of a mysterious Nightly Lover "figure." The very next day a cute naked guy is delivered to her door, and he wants to be her boyfriend! Has Riiko died and gone to heaven? The cute guy turns out to be sweet, smart, a great cook, and lots more. And he looks like a million bucks, which is what he's going to cost Riiko if she doesn't return him in time… *Includes two other side stories in the last volume called: - Ohoshisama ni wa Sasemasen! (I Won't Let You Become A Star!) - A special short story that was published in a freebie book put out in Sho-Comi. Sneaking into a boys' school to exterminate ghosts! However, what is the boy Chima has always admired doing there…!? - Shounen Aromatic (Aromatic Boy) - Kabuki Takitsugu is a boy who has the family trait of smell. He can smell anyone's fragrance and find their perfect match. One day, a mysterious girl named Hatsune appears before him, asking him to find a match for her. But, for some strange reason.. Hatsune doesn't have a scent.
When schoolgirl Takiko Okuda attempts to destroy her father's translation of The Universe of the Four Gods, she is instead literally sucked into the story, becoming the Priestess of Genbu in an epic journey to find the seven Celestial Warriors! --- Official Release: - Indonesian release by Level Comics as **The Tale of Genbu**
Sakura Gari is a Taishou Era romantic story, ten years in the making. It centers around the 16 year old Tagami Masataka as he is aiming to find his place in life. While attempting to start prep school as a rounin, he encounters Saiki Souma, the son of a distinguished noble of the Saiki Koushyaku family and becomes part of the Saiki household. It seems as though this will be the story of Tagami's life, taking us through both him growing up physically and emotionally.
Every 30 years, a new princess is chosen from the Hime family to serve the Hayagami. The time has come again, but over these past years, records state not a single female has been born, save for one, the 15 year old Arata. The only problem is, Arata is actually a male! Forced to disguise himself and take the place of the princess candidate until a formal one can be found, he attends the festival only to witness the current princess, Kokuri-hime, murdered, and his own life is forfeit as well, by the hands of the princess' personal guard, the 12 Shinshou. As he runs for his life, Kannagi of the 12 convinces everyone that Arata is the one who has murdered the princess instead, and now everyone in the Imperial Court is after his head! Now, another Arata from our world has crossed over in Arata's place! How did this happen, and how will these two survive? Link: [AnimeNewsNetwork](https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=14962) (anime).
- **Sand Tiara** (砂の王冠, Suna no Tiara) On their way to Eden, princess Tiara and her subjects are attacked, and only the princess survives. Follow her in her quest for revenge. - Hatsuki Triangle Hodaka Hatsuki takes on the personality and abilities of her old boyfriend everytime she touches a practice sword for the Kendo club. Kunie Kenshi is determined to make her normal once again. - 700 Nichi no Blue Oikawa Masumi tells about her work on a painting titled "Blue Magician" and the man who helped her.
Aya and her twin brother Aki thought they were going to a celebration of their sixteenth birthday at their grandfather's home, but the funeral-like atmosphere tips them off that something's not right. Their "birthday present" turns out to be a mummified hand–the power of which forces an awakening of unkown powers within Aya, and painful wounds all over Aki's body! Grandfather Mikage announces that Aki will be heir to the Mikage fortune, and Aya must die! But Aya has allies in the athletic cook and martial artist Yûhi, and the attractive, mysterious Touya. But can even two handsome and resourceful guys save Aya when it's her own power that's out of control? In 1998 Ayashi no Ceres won the Shogakukan Manga Award for shoujo. Ayashi no Ceres Gaiden included in 6th volume of Fushigi Yuugi: Genbu Kaiden. Link: [AnimeNewsNetwork](https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=12) (anime)
For Tanpopo Yamazaki, life at the elitist academy in Tokyo seems way out of her league. The children of wealthy families snub her, other students make light of the fact that she actually tested into Meio, instead of relying on family connections, and the cute boy she saw tending a dandelion the day before wouldn't even acknowledge her existence. Hoping to make friends and have some fun, Tanpopo starts up a gardening committee, but will this help her survive in a school where superficiality and money reign supreme?
Kaoru, a single woman in her thirties, meets a magical frog that gives her the chance to live as a housewife. A really cute short story about being happy with the life you have.
Collection of short stories: 1. Shishunki Miman Okotowari Ending As final chapter of the Shinshunki Miman Okotowari series, Manato returns from America, but he doesn't come with the best news for Asuka. This might be the last time he returns to Japan. 2. Couple Inaho has fallen in love with Takumi, the lead guitarist of a high-school band. With hand-made gifts and her strange personality, she gets Takumi to ask her out. But only with a special biwa (a Japanese lute) can their relationship last. 3. Chikyu no Arukikata Ayuki just got dumped. On the same day, she hurt her ankle during track practice. Later, Ayuki gets trapped on the wrong train to the coast. On this train, she meets Hiroto, a guy who has quit school in search of himself. Ayuki wonders if she should do the same.
Itsuki Ringo (yes, her name means apple) is a high school girl who loves to study. She is somewhat tricked by her mother into tutoring the brother, Tsurugi Budou, of the guy she has a crush on, Tsurugi Minori. Budou is the 'rebel' type, so at first, Ringo is frightened a bit by him. But then she follows him one day to figure out what he does to skip their tutoring sessions. She finds out about his part-time job at a cafe. There she learns about the real Budou.
From Nyan-Nyan Rampage: "The final arc of the story begins… When Takao Osugi receives the mysterious "Universe of the Four Gods" book from his mentor, Einosuke Okuda, he does everything to keep it away from his young daughter, Suzuno. But when disaster strikes Tokyo, can he still protect her from her fate? Shortly after the tragic finale of Genbu Kaiden, young Suzuno Osugi's tale as the Priestess of Byakko beings to unfold!"
Alice Seno seems like a normal girl in high school. She's a bit shy, she's got a crush on a boy named Kyou, and she's got an older sister who is more popular than she is… pretty normal stuff, until Alice has an encounter with a mysterious and magical rabbit girl that changes the course of her life, and Alice is introduced to the sublime power of the Lotis Words.
Story about friendship and truth, with of course, a supernatural box. Begins in a middle school where a mysterious box appears before some boys. Italian/Italiano: Kazuya Ooshiba è uno studente delle medie gentile e disponibile. Di questo si approfitta Ryouji, suo "amico" sin dall'infanzia, che da un pò di tempo aveva iniziato a comportarsi in maniera sgarbata nei suoi confronti. A sostenere moralmente il nostro Kazuya, però, c'è un altro suo caro amico d'infanzia:Kou. Un giorno Ryouji scopre che nella stanza di arte vi è uno strano cubo e per fare un dispetto a Kazuya, lo rinchiude lì dentro. Quando, però, Kou lo farà uscire di lì nel tardo pomeriggio, il cubo richiamerà Ryouji chiudendolo all'interno e minacciando la sua morte. Inizia così il disperato tentativo di Kazuya di salvare non solo il suo compagno, ma anche il valore dell'amicizia che li legava…
As Yusura grew older, she acquired a reputation as the "Hikeshiya". Using her Kongoumaru, Yusura would eliminate sorrow from those who were suffering. Literally. One day, a nearsighted young man was being chased by several villainous looking fellows, so Yusura helped him. She took him back to her home,where she learned his name was Samon. Samon was the Daimyou of Sagami. Samon and Yusura have many interesting experiences in Edo Japan. The two run across many unique characters and with their aid have even more unique and exciting adventures.
Higuchi Asuka's mother dies shortly after she tells her teenage daughter who her father is. Only knowing the family name Sudou, Asuka goes in search to find her absent father. On her journey, she finds a guy being rather rough with a younger girl. Unable to resist, Asuka steps in by battering the guy with her motorcycle. When she discovers it was a big misunderstanding (Manato was just trying to get his sister Kazusa to go home), she drives them back to their house. Once there, Asuka finds out that Manato and Kazusa are the Sudou family she's been looking for, but the father isn't there, not to mention their mother also being dead since long ago. With no other leads, Asuka decides to move in as Neesan (the big sister) until their father shows up. Things get tricky when love builds within the complex family relationship… Oneshot in the last volume: Otome no Jijou
Asuka, who lived in Hokkaido with her mother, moves to Tokyo to look for her father she has never even met before. When she gets to his house, he is not there, only his children, who claim they have never met their father either. Asuka decides to stay with her "brother" and "sister" while she looks for their father. Her two "siblings" are living alone and things sorta get complicated when Asuka and her "brother" start to fall for each other…
While visiting the National Library, junior-high students Miaka Yuuki and Yui Hongo are transported into the world of a mysterious book set in ancient China, "The Universe of The Four Gods." Miaka suddenly finds herself with the responsibility of being the priestess of Suzaku, and must find all of her celestial warriors for the purpose of summoning Suzaku for three wishes. However, the enemy nation of the god Seiryuu has manipulated Yui into becoming the priestess of Seiryuu. As enemies, the former best friends begin their long struggle to summon their respective gods and obtain their wishes... [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Takiko Okuda is a strong-willed girl living in the Taisho Era. She needs to be strong -- Oosugi, the one man she's ever loved, is a married man; her mother is terminally ill; and her father, Einosuke, has not been home in over a year. When at last Einosuke returns, it's with a notebook full of Chinese scribblings that seem more important to him than the death of his wife. Furious, Takiko steals away his completed translation -- "The Universe of the Four Gods" -- with the intention of tearing it to shreds, but the instant she opens it, she's surrounded by light... And it is said that this is how the legend of the Priestess of Genbu began. (Source: ShoujoMagic) Volume 6: Ayashi no Ceres Gaiden
Every 30 years, a new princess is chosen from the Hime family to serve the Hayagami. The time has come again, but over these past years, records state not a single female has been born, save for one, the 15-year-old Arata. The only problem is, Arata is actually a male! Forced to disguise himself and take the place of the princess candidate until a formal one can be found, he attends the festival only to witness the current princess, Kokuri-hime, murdered, and his own life is forfeit as well, by the hands of the princess' personal guard, the 12 Shinshou. As he runs for his life, Kannagi of the 12 convinces everyone that Arata is the one who has murdered the princess instead, and now everyone in the Imperial Court is after his head! (Source: MU)
Aya and her twin brother Aki thought they were going to a celebration of their sixteenth birthday at their grandfather's home, but the funeral-like atmosphere tips them off that something's not right. Their "birthday present" turns out to be a mummified hand—the power of which forces an awakening within Aya, and painful wounds all over Aki's body! Grandfather Mikage announces that Aki will be heir to the Mikage fortune, and Aya must die! But Aya has allies in the athletic cook and martial artist Yuuhi, and the attractive, mysterious Touya. But can even two handsome and resourceful guys save Aya when it's her own power that's out of control? (Source: VIZ Media)
is a Taishou Era romantic story, ten years in the making. It centers around the 16-year-old Tagami Masataka as he aims to find his place in life. While attempting to start prep school as a rounin, he encounters Saiki Souma, the son of a distinguished noble of the Saiki Koushyaku family, and becomes part of the Saiki household.
The year is 1923. Suzuno Osugi's father Takao warns her to stay away from The Universe of the Four Gods, telling her it's a book that only men can touch. Takao worked with late Einosuke Okuda, who translated its text. He knows that in order to enact its story, the book needs one last heroine: the priestess of Byakko! (Source: Viz Media)