A Girl and Her Guard Dog Manga Screenshot. A man looks up at a high school girl as she holds his head in her hands.

A Girl and Her Guard Dog

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Name: A Girl and Her Guard Dog (Ojou to Baken-kun)
MangakaHatsuharu

Volumes: 5 (Ongoing – Feb 2021)
Licensed: Kodansha (1V: Digital – Feb 2021)
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  
Senagaki Isaku will be a first year high school student starting in spring. Her grandfather is the third head of the Senagaki group, a yakuza organization, so she is feared by those around her. However, starting from spring, she hopes to make normal friends and normally fall in love.

She is admitted into a high school further from her hometown, however, the overprotective young head of the Senagaki group, Utou Keiya, falsifies his age and enters the school with her through a backdoor admission…?! Keiya proclaims that love is too early for her although Isaku is perfectly ready. In truth, she has held an unrequited love for Keiya for quite some time
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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5

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We Must Never Fall In Love Manga

We Must Never Fall in Love

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Name: We Must Never Fall in Love
MangakaTsukishima Haru

Volumes: 7 (Ongoing – Feb 2021)
Licensed: Kodansha (4 Volumes: Digital – Feb 2021)
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  
Sakura confesses to Hatano-kun one summer and is rejected instantly, but does not have time to fall into a depression. She returns to her house to meet her new “younger brother,” what she never expected was her “little brother” to end up being bigger than her…
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Graphics Rating: 3/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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Shortcake Cake Manga by Su Morishita

Shortcake Cake

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Name: Shortcake Cake
Mangakasuu Morishita

Volumes: 12 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz Shojo Beat
Licensed Volumes: V.08 (Ongoing)
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  
Ten Serizawa has a two-hour commute through the mountains to high school every day, so she can’t spend much time hanging out with her friends in the afternoon. She decides to move into the local boardinghouse, where one of her friends and three other boys are living. Ten’s friends consider her to be as oblivious as a rock when it comes to noticing boys and falling in love, but will she be able to keep her calm and steady heart in her new living situation?

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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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Kanchigai Hime to Usotsuki Shimobe manga by Takamiya Satoru

Kanchigai Hime to Usotsuki Shimobe

Name: Kanchigai Hime to Usotsuki Shimobe
Mangaka: Takamiya, Satoru

Volumes: 1 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.04 (Complete)
Scanlator: Shoujo Crusade
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Mayuri, a girl who wanted to be acknowledged as herself shares the same room with her senpai, Akira who is the student council president and a beautiful person envied by others. But, Akira has a big secret…?
Somehow, her real self is a “boy”!?
Moreover, he makes a petition of wanting to be Mayuri’s servant…?

Thus, the wonderful room sharing life of the domineering (!) beautiful girl, Mayuri and a boy wearing girl’s clothes who’s also a bit of a trickster (?) Akira starts.

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Graphics Rating: 3/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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Living Room Matsunaga-san

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Name: Living Room Matsunaga-san
Mangaka: Iwashita, Keiko

Volumes: 8 (ongoing)
LicensedKodansha
Current Licensed Volumes: V.08
Type: Manga
Genre: Slice of Life
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  
Forget the familiar: circumstances wrest high schooler Meeko from an ordinary family life to her uncle’s boarding house, where she must learn to live with housework and … rather unusual adult housemates. What’s more, the oldest of the bunch, Matsunaga-san, is a little scary … but also always looks out for her! Presenting the first volume of Keiko Iwashita’s boarding-house love story!

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

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