A woman awaits the return of the man she loves from a war in ancient Greece.(Oneshot) More.
Short stories showing some of Oku Hiroya's inspirations before he created his famous masterpiece, Gantz. From Baka-Updates: This series tells us stories about the mangaka's (OKU Hiroya) favorite movies and how it helped and lead to the creation of the manga we all came to know & love - Gantz. More.
In the aftermath of the Crusades, two travelling Arabic minstrels - Farhad and Saud - arrive at the castle of the melancholic Baron Victor. Over a series of four connected short stories, Victor reveals the reasons for his sadness, the minstrels' own stories are revealed and, in very different ways, this fortuitous meeting allows all three to find a measure of contentment. More.
From Iskultrip Scans Yamada Hana, a high school girl, woke up and found herself in a strange land after being enveloped by a bright light that came out from a mysterious book. There, Hana met a young man named Gentoku, and ended up staying with him and his army as "Koumei's disciple"… More.
Himeno lives in Moonlight Tokyo City, a world different from ours; one in which there are illusionists, those who can conjure up things. One day, Himeno accidentally conjures up a human from our world!! How will they react to meeting someone so different from their own kind? Note: Stalled after 4 chapters. More.
From Village Idiot: I want to paint it red. Gengenji. A beautifully portrayed story about how emotion can truly warp one's true desires, and the lengths that they're willing to take to control them. More.
The main protagonist is a Iga ninja named Saizou, who meets an Izumo priestess and protects her on her short journey to Sanada Yukimura. Sanada Yukimura is a powerful warlord in the Sengoku era. Sanada wants to gather 10 warriors, a party unrivaled in skill and power, to set his still secret plan into action. More.
A seminal history of Date Masamune. Yokoyama has a plain and matter of fact style for history without really trying to dramatize it. More.
The sequel takes place a few months after the end of the first series. Shinkurou and Suzu have gotten married and settled down as vassals in the employ of the governing family of Ima. Just when they've gotten used to the rhythm of their new, peaceful life, orders come from an influential government official that Shinkurou and Suzu must travel to the capital to meet with him. Along the way, they ar More.
A wounded soldier with a disturbed mind kidnaps the priest who tries to help him. He then has the brilliant idea of going AWOL with the priest. He's in the middle of the African desert in WWII, with supplies running low and his sanity (or is it his morality?) long gone. All that's left is sex and agony. And maybe, eventually, death. More.
"A beautiful wolf with silver hair and silver eyes -- surely I'll be captured..." More.
Florian Rochefort – a high ranking aristocrat was sold off by his family to maintain their fortune. He was sold off to the rich, arrogant and enigmatic Ray Balzac Courland, aka Noir – the phantom thief who preys on the rich and the famous of the Parisians! Ray, or Noir as he is known to his close associates, had always been an aficionado of all things beautiful and exquisite, and the first time he More.
Among the warrior class, those who mock the honor of others and stain their own are hated. The newly-wed Udagawa Gosuke and Shino are two people trying to live in this rigid society as husband and wife. Moved by Shino’s honest and sincere personality, Gosuke becomes determined to live freely! His goal? To establish the world’s best swordsmanship dojo!! Let’s raise the curtain on this pure samurai More.
A highly satisfying collection of shorts featuring both lovely art and good writing. As is usually the case with this author, the historical tales are more appealing than the ones in modern settings. 1) Romance Hidden In The Leaves 2) The Road Through Dreams 3) Sign of A World's Love 4) Dacing Foam on Jade Skin 5) Gentle Darkness 6) A Snow White Chest More.
The protagonist, Yukimura Chizuru, is the daughter of a doctor who works in Edo. The father leaves Edo to work as a volunteer doctor and moves to Kyoto without his daughter. As time passes by, Chizuru starts worrying about losing contact with her father, so she decides to go to Kyoto in search of him. On the way, Chizuru is attacked by few criminals and witnesses a fight between an oni and the Shi More.
A series of short stories. The main one is about a grandmother telling a child, Hana, the story of the princess of the moon, Kaguya. The second one explores further into the story after grandmother's story is told. More.
From Aerandria Scans: It's the middle of the Meiji Era and our heroine, the little Suzu, is sold to the red lights district. However, the rich heir of a dry goods store Tsugaru buys her freedom for no apparent reason. She is deeply grateful for being saved, but she doesn't understand why he paid so much money for her and the only explanation he offers is "we have a bond." She tries to unravel More.
- Gender bender
- Martial arts
- One shot
- School life
- Sci fi
- Shoujo ai
- Shounen ai
- Slice of life