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School Rumble, Vol. 7 by Jin Kobayashi
Karakuri Odette Volume 1
Julietta Suzuki - 2006
Curious to find out what it's like to be human, she convinces the Professor to enroll her in high school. And thus, with a new group of friends in tow, Odette sets out to discover the true meaning of life as a human, where even the simple stuff is an adventure! A touching slice-of-life comedy, Karakuri Odette does nothing If not uncover the incredible possibilities of the "human" spirit!
Genshiken Omnibus 1: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture
Shimoku Kio - 2012
Should he declare his love for manga and anime fandom by joining an otaku club, like he has always wanted to? Is he prepared to deal with the social stigma attached to being an otaku? Meanwhile, Saki Kasakabe has her own otaku conundrum. How can she turn her boyfriend, anime fanboy Makoto, into a normal guy? Kanji follow his heart as does Saki. When both Kanji and Makoto join Genshiken: The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture, Saki chases Makoto through the various activities of the club from costume-playing and comic conventions, to video gaming and anime model figures. Saki finds otaku to be more than she imagined, but not necessarily in a good way. Includes special extras after the story!
Itazura Na Kiss Volume 1
Kaoru Tada - 2009
Unfortunately, a few things are discouraging her from him: he's a member of "Class A," the top ranking class in school, whereas she's in "Class F"; he gets the top score on every exam; and he's so smart, popular, and handsome that he's been class president every year. When Kotoki finally musters up the courage to present him with a love letter, though, Naoki outright refuses it, telling her point blank ― with a look of disgust and boredom ― that he doesn't like "stupid girls." Poor Kotoko's worst nightmare!
Yuri Is My Job! 1
Miman - 2019
She's strangely taken with her partner Mitsuki, who's so kind to her in front of the customers. There's just one problem... Mitsuki really can't stand her!THE MAIDEN AWAKENSHime is a picture-perfect high school princess--she's admired by all and never trips up! So when she accidentally injures a café manager named Mai, she's willing to cover some shifts to keep her façade intact. To Hime's surprise, the café is themed after a private school where the all-female staff always puts on their best act for their loyal customers. However, under the guidance of the most graceful girl there, she can't help but blush and blunder! Beneath all the frills and laughter, Hime feels tension brewing as she finds out more about her new job and her budding feelings...
O Maidens in Your Savage Season, Vol. 1
Mari Okada - 2017
Join their bittersweet (and a little spicy) journey from girlhood to... whatever comes next!Anime coming soon!Kazusa's first high school literature club meeting starts with five girls being asked, "What's one thing you want to do before you die?" When one of them blurts out, "Sex," it launches these new friends down a raucous, embarrassing, all-too-relatable path. One of Japan's top female screenwriters, Okada hones her knack for aching drama and wry humor that became her trademark with anime like anohana and Maquia. Amid an explosion of graphic novels about girls' teenage years, like Lumberjanes and That One Summer, O Maidens brings a diverse, fresh, and hilarious perspective on how it feels to leave childhood behind.
Maison Ikkoku, Volume 1
Rumiko Takahashi - 1982
Bashful college student Yusaku is madly in love with gorgeous Kyoko, the widowed manager of his apartment building, comfortably shabby Maison Ikkoku. As Yusaku and handsome tennis coach Shun vie for Kyoko's affections, the other Maison Ikkoku residents -- a motley crew of volatile personalities -- can't resist medding in their affairs!
My Androgynous Boyfriend, Vol. 1
Tamekou - 2018
She spends her days working hard in the world of publishing, while he spends his time obsessing over fashion and makeup--all with the goal of making himself beautiful just for her. This romantic slice-of-life story is about love, relationships, and breaking with tradition!
Kiss and White Lily for My Dearest Girl, Vol. 1
Canno - 2017
As Ayaka enters high school she expects to still be on top, but one thing she didn't account for is her new classmate, the lazy yet genuine genius Yurine Kurosawa. What's in store for Ayaka and Yurine as they go through high school...together?
Gals! Vol. 1
Mihona Fujii - 1999
Burdened by a family full of police officers who pressure her to follow in their footsteps, Ran has turned to the kogal lifestyle out of rebellion, vowing to stay tanned and bleached until her parents get off her case. Stubborn, sassy, and sometimes savage, Ran has already made a rep for herself as the "bull in Shibuya's china shop." In fact, the only thing saving rambunctious Ran from a run-in with the law is her big brother, Officer Kotobuki Yamato, luckily stationed in Shibuya where he can keep a watchful eye on his sister. But despite herself, Ran has inherited some of her family's sense of justice and civic duty. She gives romantic counsel to a reformed kogal, Miyu, who is smitten with the more mature Officer Yamato. Ran also tries to save fellow classmates from the perils of teenage prostitution, shoplifting and other dangers faced by Gals!
Kiss Me at the Stroke of Midnight, Vol. 1
Rin Mikimoto - 2015
Hinana prizes her reputation as a serious high school student, too focused on getting into college to pay attention to boys. But she's a secret fairytale romance freak, sneaking away from her studies to see A Roman Holiday and tucking pop idol magazines into her textbooks. When her celebrity crush comes to her school to film a TV episode, she has to pretend to be totally uninterested even as she desperately tries to get close to him. However, she's not the only one who's not what she appears... her dreamboat isn't just a pretty face either!
Maid-sama! (2-in-1 Edition), Vol. 1: Includes Vols. 1 2
Hiro Fujiwara - 2015
As if being class president of a predominantly male high school wasn't hard enough, Misaki Ayuzawa has a major secret—she works at a maid café after school! How is she supposed to keep her image of being ultra smart, strong and overachieving intact once school heartthrob Takumi Usui discovers her double life?! Can Misaki trust Usui to keep her secret from the rest of the kids at school? And why the heck is he always showing up at the maid café? Maybe she should start taking him seriously when he says he likes her—especially when he throws in an unexpected kiss!