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Name: Black Panther and Sweet 16 (Kurohyou to 16-sai)
Mangaka: Toriumi, Pedoro

Volumes: 6 (Ongoing)
Licensed: Kodansha USA
Licensed Volumes: 1
Scanlations: None
Scanlator: None
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy/Harem
Age Group: Older Teen

Summary:

Taiga moves into the city and meets a boy at an abandoned house. Later, he ends up kissing as “thanks,” to which she responds by slapping him and running off.

The next day, at her first day at her new school, she find out that the boy also goes to her school and is the super popular Anri, who publicly declares himself her pet.

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Name: Nounai Poison Berry
Mangaka: Mizushiro, Setona

Volumes: 5 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.02 Ch.09 (Ongoing)
Scanlator: Forbidden Garden
Type: Manga
Genre: Josei/Comedy/Romance
Age Group: Mature

Summary: Sakurai Ichiko is a 29-year-old woman whose head contains council members (each with differing personalities) that dictate her every thought and decision. While waiting at the train station one day, she encounters Saotome, a man whom she met and made short conversation with at a drinking party with friends. Although she’s interested in him, being a much a older woman, Ichiko hesitates over whether or not she should approach him, causing a wave of uproar between her intracranial council members.

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Name: Orokamono no Koi
Mangaka: Nanao, Mio

Volumes: 1 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.03 (Complete)
Scanlator: Intercross
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary: It exists.
Someone who would tell you “anyone but him,” or “he may be cool, but it can’t be him.” “You may think he’s a good person, but it can’t be him.” “You can’t be alone together,” “You can’t fall for him,” “You can’t look at him without his glasses on.”
A fool like me can only do what she is told.

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Name: Jiu Jiu
Mangaka: Tobina, Touya

Volumes: 5 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.04 (Cancelled due to Licensing)
Scanlator: Shinnen
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama/Comedy/Supernatural
Age Group: Teen

Summary: The Hachiouji family hunts demons in the darkness. The heiress of the Hachiouji family, Takamichi, lost her older brother at a very young age. She isolates herself, but, one evening, two werewolf pups are given to her. After just a few years, they have grown quickly, and they even go to the same senior high school that she does!

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Name: Sarashi Asobi
Manga-ka: Tobina, Touya

Volumes: 2 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.02 Ch.07 (Complete)
Scanlator: Fallen Syndicate
Type: Manga
Genre: Supernatural
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Shinigami Ai is bored with his job and to seek enjoyment he has an interest in high-school girl Ren who only has days left to live. She is the student council president at her school and really a good-hearted girl, but she is feared by the whole school because of her harsh way of speaking. Ai possesses her body and exposes her kind, true nature and so enjoys his “Sarashi Asobi (Exposing Game)”. But gradually he is starting to feel and interest in being with Ren…

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Name: Suppli
Manga-ka: Okazaki, Mari

Volumes: 10 (Complete)
Licensed: Yes (Tokyopop – 5 Volumes Cancelled)
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.01 (Discontinued)
Scanlator: Shoujo Manga Maniac
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama/Slice of Life/Josei
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Minami Fujii is an employee at a high-powered advertising firm. She’s good at her job but finds herself torn between the pressure and expectations of her career and her attraction to two of her coworkers: the younger, arty Ishida, and the classy, put-together Ogiwara!

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Name: Mars
Manga-ka: Souryo, Furumi
Volumes: 15 (Complete)
Licensed: Yes (Tokyopop – 15 Volumes Complete)
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.06 (Discontinued)
Scanlator: Many that don’t exist any more
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama/Psychological
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Kira believes that Rei and all other men in the world are dirty. She stays away from her classmates, hiding in her art. What happens when the delinquent motorcyclist and playboy, Rei, gets ahold of one of her drawings, and actually wants to keep it?

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Name: Chihayafuru
Manga-ka: Suetsugu, Yuki

Volumes: 39 (Ongoing)
Licensed: Kodansha Comics
Scanlations: V.06 Ch.33 (Ongoing)
Scanlator: Lazy Ass Scans and Living Dolls
Type: Manga
Genre: Sports/Slice of Life
Age Group: Everyone

Summary: All her life, Chihaya’s dream was to see her model sister become Japan’s best… That is, until a quiet, unassuming transfer student named Arata tells her otherwise. A dream, he explains to her, is something she needs to work at herself.

Arata plays a competitive version of a traditional Japanese card game–known as Hyakunin Isshu–in a way Chihaya has never seen before. After taking Arata’s place in a game, Chihaya discovers she has a passion for it. Now Chihaya wants to become number one in the world, the Queen of Karuta.

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Graphics Rating
: 4/5
Plot Rating: 5/5

Name: Ilegenes (Kokuyou no Kiseki)
Drawn by: Ishizue, Kachiru
Written by: Kuwabara, Mizuna

Volumes: 5 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.05 Ch.30 (Complete)
Scanlator: Bliss
Type: Manga
Genre: Sci-Fi/Action/Drama
Age Group: Older Teen

Summary: Ilegenes is an island internationally known for its prowess in genetic engineering research and technology. But behind the scenes, it is a breeding ground for illegal clones, which are sold for major profits in the black market. After witnessing the death of his parents, young Fon F Littenber joins the Ilegenes Military Academy to rid the island of both its connection to the black market and its tainted name: The Genetic Sodom.

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Name: Otokonoko wa Hachimitsu
Manga-ka: Sakurada, Hina

Volumes: 1 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.05 (Ongoing)
Scanlator: Eclipse Scans
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama/Smut
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Compilation of short stories:

• Honey Prince
Minoko accidentally witnessed the secret of her junior, Akane, whom she has been hitting it off with. This Akane is much different from usual, and Minoko involuntarily…?!

• Magic Red Thread
Story about childhood friends considering becoming more. To abandon their friendship for love?

• If I Disappear
Love relationship between a nurse at a high school and one of the student.

• Trembling Honey Taste
Tough guy finds someone to love?

• My Honey Sweetheart
A continuation of Honey Prince.

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