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The Prince of Tennis, Vol. 42: Dear Prince by Takeshi Konomi
Sword Art Online Progressive Manga, Vol. 1
Reki Kawahara - 2014
As time passes, Asuna fears what will become of her life outside the fantasy realm--the failure she might seem in the eyes of her peers and parents. Unwilling to wait on the sidelines for more experienced gamers to beat the game, Asuna employs her study habits to learn the mechanics of game--and swordplay. Her swiftness impresses Kirito, a pro gamer who invites Asuna to join the best players on the front lines. Is Asuna ready to swap class rankings for player rankings and join Kirito?
Real, Vol. 1
Takehiko Inoue - 2001
Three very different personalities have only one thing in common--their passion for basketball.Meet Tomomi Nomiya, a young tough whose passion for basketball is at the core of his very being. When he gets into a motorcycle accident rendering a girl paralyzed for life, his world is turned on its head. Tomomi quits his team, drops out of school, and struggles to find some kind of resolution to his oppressive feelings of guilt.From the creator of Slam Dunk and Vagabond, also available from VIZ Media.
Akira Segami - 2006
But on arrival, he’s handed a challenging assignment: teach the heir to the dynasty, the charming but clumsy Yuki, the deft moves of self-defense and combat.And yet, Yuki’s inability to master the martial arts is not what makes this job so difficult for Kagetora. No, it is Yuki herself. Someday she will dead her family dojo, and for a ninja like Kagetora to fall in love with his master is a betrayal of his duty, the ultimate dishonor, and strictly forbidden. Can Kagetora help Yuki overcome her ungainly nature . . . or will he be overcome by his growing feelings?
Hot Gimmick, Vol. 1
Miki Aihara - 2001
When high school girl Hatsumi has to go buy a pregnancy test because her popular sister Akane is "late," who does she run into but her creepy bully neighbor Ryoki! And now he's blackmailing her to become his slave! How will mild-mannered Hatsumi get out of this mess? Will Hatsumi's childhood crush (and male model) Azusa be able to save her from Riyoki's clutches?
Forbidden Dance, Vol. 1
Hinako Ashihara - 1997
But then she sees Akira and the COOL ballet troupe perform, and everything changes. Akira inspires her to pursue her dream and dance again. Soon, her primary goal is to join the COOL ballet troupe. She's never wanted anything more in her life! There's only one problem: COOL is an all-male dance troupe, and Aya is 100% female. But so what if she's missing a Y chromosome? Aya's got spunk, skill and passion—and, in the end, she hopes that her undying determination will help her beat the odds.
The Gods Lie
Kaori Ozaki - 2013
Natsuru plays hookey from soccer camp that summer, and instead of telling the truth to his mother, he spends all his time with Rio and her kid brother at their rickety house, where a dark secret threatens to upend their fragile happiness.
Beauty is the Beast, Vol. 1
Tomo Matsumoto - 2003
Little does Eimi suspect the exciting romantic adventures that await her there! Eimi's fellow residents are a little bit crazy, but a whole lot of fun. They've got a secret mission planned for Eimi's new resident initiation and it has something to do with sneaking into the boys dormitory! Can Eimi pull it off without getting caught by one of the handsomest and cruelest boys in the dorm?
The Ancient Magus' Bride: Wizard’s Blue, Vol. 1
Makoto Sanda - 2019
Ao is a young orphan of Japanese descent who longs to become an artist. Into his life comes Giselle, a mage who is as powerful―and as inhuman―as Thorn. She sees Ao’s potential and takes him as her groom. Under her wing, he learns about the wider world and all the colors in it. An all-new The Ancient Magus’ Bride spin-off!
Dream Saga, Vol. 01
Megumi Tachikawa - 1997
the "monkeys"). She's often found escaping to her room at any given chance to read manga, which her mother thinks she does too much of! However, when Yuuki finds a red magic stone she also discovers she's the 'chosen one' who must enter the world of dreams in order to save the Sun God from destruction.
We Were There, Vol. 1
Yuuki Obata - 2002
For Nanami, it's first love, but Yano is still grieving the death of his girlfriend who died the year before.Nanami starts high school with high hopes of making lots of friends. She develops a crush on the enigmatic Yano, but he may have too many secrets for her to handle.
Boku no Hatsukoi wo Kimi ni Sasagu
Kotomi Aoki - 2005
During his childhood, Takuma was constantly hospitalised due to his heart condition. He soon became friends with Mayu, the daughter of the doctor in charge of his case. Day by day they grew closer and closer. However, the summer when Takuma was 8, he made a promise to Mayu that he couldn't keep... Their story unfolds as they grow older and their bond gets stronger. (I give my first love to you, the english transalation)