Screen grab from Suteki na Kareshi. A teen boy leans in to kiss a teen girl.

Suteki na Kareshi

Name: Suteki na Kareshi
MangakaKawahara Kazune

Volumes: 14 (Complete)
Scanlations: V.04 Ch.14 (2021)
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  
“I want a boyfriend!”

Kozakura Nonoka always fancied having a boyfriend. Upon entering high school, she was certain that she was finally going to get one, but fast-forwarding eight months to December, she was still single as ever. Desperate, she attended a goukon (a group blind date) where she met Kiriyama Naoya, whose first words to her was “You’ll never get a boyfriend.”

Now, what would this strange meet-up lead to?

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

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Takane and Hana

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Name: Takane and Hana
MangakaShiwasu, Yuki

Volumes: 18 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz (Ongoing – Digital/Paperback)
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy
Age Group: Everyone

Summary:  
Hana is a high schooler who ends up replacing her big sister at a marriage interview. Little does she expect that the potential groom, a handsome 26-year-old businessman named Takane, immediately insults her and calls her a gold digger! Furious, Hana throws her wig in his face and leaves.

Against all odds the two end up going on dates on a regular basis. Takane is a rich kid who’s much more immature and inexperienced than his good looks and flashy manners suggest, so they find it easy to forget that their ages are ten years apart. But how will these two ever find love when they’re so busy teasing each other?
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Graphics Rating: 3/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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Screengrab from manga Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudesai R where a woman leans in to kiss a man with glasses on the cheek. He is surprised.

Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai R

Name: Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai Returns
Mangaka: Aya Nakahara

Volumes: 6 (Complete)
Scanlations: V.04 Ch.13 (March 1st 2021)
Type: Manga
Genre: Slice of Life/Josei
Age Group: Older Teen

Summary:  
Good-for-nothing Shibata Michiko is back! And with her back are her never-ending troubles. Will she be able to stand on her own feet this time around or will she have to keep on relying on her superior, Kurosawa Ayumu, to get her out of her misery? Hop on board to take a ride for a fun and romantic journey with a woman too good for her own idiocy and a man too good for his own kindness.
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Graphics Rating: 3/5
Plot Rating: 4/5

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Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai

Name: Dame na Watashi ni Koishite Kudasai
MangakaAya Nakahara

Volumes: 10 (Complete)
Scanlations: V.10 Ch.40
Type: Manga
Genre: Slice of Life/Josei
Age Group: Older Teen

Summary:  
The unemployed Shibata Michiko is betting everything she has on her romance with a younger man—literally. In order to keep him happy, she deprives herself of the things she wants and buys him expensive clothing and accessories. Since she’s flat out broke, she needs to find a job before she starves to death and loses her young love interest. However, Michiko discovers that the boy was never interested in her romantically. Depressed at being dumped and after a series of unsuccessful interviews, she bumps into Kurosawa—an intimidating former boss she used to dislike.
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Graphics Rating: 3/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

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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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