Koe no Katachi

koe-no-katachiAlternative Name: A Silent Voice
Genre(s): Comedy, Drama, Romance, School Life, Shounen, Slice Of Life
Author(s): Ooima Yoshitoki
Artist(s): Ooima Yoshitoki
Status: Completed
Summary:
The story revolves around Nishimiya Shōko, a grade school student who has impaired hearing. She transfers into a new school, where she is bullied by her classmates, especially Ishida Shouya. It gets to the point where she transfers to another school and as a result, Shouya is ostracized and bullied himself, with no friends to speak of and no plans for the future. Years later, he sets himself on a path to redemption. Won the 19th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award New Artist Prize. Continue reading Koe no Katachi

Mamotte! Lollipop

Mamotte! LollipopAlternative Name: Protect Me! Lollipop
Genre(s): Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, School Life, Shoujo, Slice Of Life, Supernatural
Author(s): Kikuta Michiyo
Artist(s): Kikuta Michiyo
Status: Completed
Anime: Mamotte! Lollipop
Summary:
Nina Yamada is a junior high 7th grader who dreams about a boy who is strong, handsome, and kind enough to protect her. One day, Nina “accidentally” swallowed a Crystal Pearl that she assumed was a candy. But the Crystal Pearl was the goal of a sorcery examination. Nina is the new Crystal Pearl which is targeted by many probationer sorcerers and goes on for half a year. During this whole mix up, she meets two magician boys named Zero and Ichi and comes to a conclusion that they can protect her until a potion is made to remove the Crystal Pearl from her. However, this potion will take about 6 months to complete. Even at school and at home, Zero and Ichi protect Nina where ever she goes. Now, not only is Nina being attacked and chased around by a group of magicians, but she has to figure out which of her two protectors she likes most! ~~~ Junior high schooler Nina is ready to fall in love. She’s looking for a boy who’s cute and sweet and strong enough to support her when the chips are down. But what happens when Nina’s dream comes true…twice? One day, two cute boys literally fall from the sky: they’re both wizards and they’ve come to the Human World to take the Magic Exam. Their success on this test depends on protecting Nina from evil, so now Nina has a pair of cute magical boys chasing her everywhere she goes! One of these wizards just might be the boy of her dreams…but which one? Continue reading Mamotte! Lollipop

Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan

Watashitachi no Shiawase na JikanAlternative Name: Our Happy Hours
Genre(s): Drama, Psychological, Romance, Seinen, Slice Of Life, Tragedy
Author(s): Gong Ji-young, Sahara Mizu
Artist(s): Sahara Mizu
Status: Completed
Summary:
From Psycho Pandas: “I have something I don’t want to lose— So much so that these terrible feelings have grown.” A pianist who attempted suicide 3 times, Juri, is taken to help her aunt at a prison where murderers who killed indiscriminately are sentenced to death. There, she meets a man named Yuu who took the lives of 3 people. A mother’s antagonism–a brother’s death… Together they embrace the violent rebellion in their hearts caused by the large, deep scars they carry. However, before long, they both embrace an earnest hope in their hearts. “I want to live”… An adaptation of a novel by South Korea’s most popular female novelist, Gong Ji-Young. Continue reading Watashitachi no Shiawase na Jikan

D.N. Angel

D.N. AngelGenre(s): Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, School Life, Shoujo, Slice Of Life, Supernatural
Author(s): Sugisaki Yukiru
Artist(s): Sugisaki Yukiru
Status: Completed
Anime: D.N. Angel
Summary:
Daisuke Niwa is an ordinary, if slightly unlucky, middle school student. On his fourteenth birthday, he comes down with a ‘condition’ that has plagued the men in his family for three hundred years. When he sees his crush, Risa, he transforms into his alter ego, the phantom thief Dark Mousy. Unfortunately, when Dark Mousy sees his crush, Risa’s twin Riku, he transforms back into Daisuke. The only cure for this craziness is if Daisuke can get Risa to fall in love with him … Continue reading D.N. Angel

Six Half

Six HalfGenre(s): Drama, Romance, School Life, Shoujo, Slice Of Life
Author(s): Iketani Rikako
Artist(s): Iketani Rikako
Status: Ongoing
Summary:
From JShoujo Scans Kikukawa Shiori wakes up from a motorcycle accident only to find out she’s lost her memory! Try as she might, she can’t remember anything about the yankee-looking boy who claims to be her boyfriend, her kind-hearted and good looking older brother, or her aloof and introverted younger sister. When she goes to school for the first time since her accident, she overhears people talking about her—and the things they say aren’t flattering. From what she hears, she was a terrible person before the accident. What kind of person was she really? And will she ever get her memory back? Continue reading Six Half

Amaama to Inazuma

Amaama to InazumaAlternative Name: Sweetness & Lightning
Genre(s): Comedy, Seinen, Slice Of Life
Author(s): Amagakure Gido
Artist(s): Amagakure Gido
Status: Ongoing
Summary:
From MangaHelpers: Inudzuka is a teacher who has been caring on his own for his little daughter, Tsumugi, since his wife’s death. He’s no good at cooking, so they’ve been eating packaged meals from the convenience store. A series of events lead him one evening to a restaurant run by the mother of one of his students, Kotori. Her mother isn’t there, but Kotori does her best to feed them both. It turns out that Kotori is often alone, since her parents are divorced and her mother is frequently not around. The three of them begin to meet and cook tasty food together. [tethysdust] Continue reading Amaama to Inazuma