Element Hunters (manga/anime/video game)

Element Hunters (エレメントハンター, Eremento Hantā, Korean: 엘리먼트 헌터; RR: Elimeonteu Heonteo) is a 2009 Japanese-Korean anime series that began airing in Japan and South Korea as a science-fiction adventure to generate more awareness in chemistry and other sciences. The series is set in the year 2029. A manga series began at the same time, and has continued even after the anime ended in 2010, and the manga still continues until August 2010. Bandai Namco has…

Cardcaptor Sakura (manga/anime)

Cardcaptor Sakura (Japanese: カードキャプターさくら, Hepburn: Kādokyaputā Sakura), abbreviated as CCS, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga group Clamp. Serialized monthly in the shōjo manga magazine Nakayoshi from the June 1996 to August 2000 issues, it was also published in 12 tankōbon volumes by Kodansha between November 1996 and July 2000. The story centers on Sakura Kinomoto, an elementary school student who discovers magical powers after accidentally freeing a set of magical cards…

After the Rain (manga/anime/live action)

After the Rain (Japanese: 恋は雨上がりのように, Hepburn: Koi wa Ameagari no Yō ni, lit. ‘Love Is Like After the Rain‘) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Jun Mayuzuki. It was serialized in Shogakukan‘s Monthly Big Comic Spirits magazine from June 2014 to November 2015, and later in Weekly Big Comic Spirits from January 2016 to March 2018. Its chapters were compiled into 10 tankōbon volumes. A 12-episode anime television series adaptation by Wit…

888 (manga)

888 (Japanese: スリーエイト, Hepburn: Surii Eito), or Three Eight, is a Japanese comedy manga series written and illustrated by Noriko Kuwata. Story The newly opened Suehiro Detective Agency is composed of laid-back manager Hisago, dog-loving chief investigator Shimeki and administrator Tsukumo. With very few paying customers, the three protagonists are free to spend their time bickering with and teasing one another,…

Yawara! (manga/live action/video game/anime)

Yawara! (also stylized as YAWARA!) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa. It was serialized in Big Comic Spirits from 1986 to 1993, with its chapters collected into 29 tankōbon volumes by publisher Shōgakukan. The story centers around Yawara Inokuma, a seemingly ordinary high school girl, but her grandfather, a living judo legend, has been secretly training her since she was a child…

Watashi no Ecchina Rirekisho Mite Kudasai (manga)

Watashi no Ecchina Rirekisho Mite Kudasai (私のHな履歴書みてください) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Haruki. It was originally a one-shot published in Shueisha‘s Grand Jump Premium magazine in August 2017. It later began serialization in the same magazine in December that same year. Publication Written and illustrated by Haruki, Watashi no Ecchina Rirekisho Mita Kudasai was originally published as a one-shot in Shueisha‘s Grand Jump Premium magazine on August…

Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas (manga/video games)

Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas – The Myth of Hades (Japanese: 聖闘士星矢セイントセイヤ The Lost Canvas 冥王神話, Hepburn: Seinto Seiya Za Rosuto Kyanbasu – Meiō Shinwa), also known as simply The Lost Canvas, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shiori Teshirogi. It is a spin-off based on the manga series Saint Seiya, which was created, written and illustrated by Japanese author Masami Kurumada. The Lost Canvas was…

Okama Report (manga/anime)

Okama Report (Japanese: おカマ白書, Hepburn: Okama Hakusho, lit. “Gay Report”) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hideo Yamamoto. The series follows Shinya Okama, a straight college student who works at an okama bar (a cross-dressing gay bar). Okama Report was serialized in the manga magazine Weekly Young Sunday from 1989 to 1991, and was adapted into a three-part original video animation (OVA) from 1991 to 1992. Synopsis[edit] While drunk at a party, college…

Natsuiro Kiseki (manga/anime)

Natsuiro Kiseki (夏色キセキ, A Summer-Colored Miracle) is a Japanese anime television series produced by Sunrise and directed by Seiji Mizushima. The series aired on MBS between April and June 2012. A manga adaptation illustrated by Tatsuhiko was serialized in Square Enix‘s Young Gangan magazine between January 2012 and March 2013. Plot At a Shinto shrine in Shimoda, there is a large rock. It is said that if four close friends gather around the…

Magic Woman M (manga/anime/video game)

Magic Woman M, known in Japan as Magical Girl Meruru (Japanese: 魔法少女メルル, Hepburn: Mahō Shōjo Meruru), is a two episode hentai anime OVA series. It is based on a manga by Nekoshita Pong that was serialized in Monthly Fantazine. It was originally licensed by Central Park Media, who released the OVA on DVD under their Anime 18 label. It is currently licensed by Critical Mass. Story A newly trained young sorceress named Meruru…

Last Karte (manga)

Last Karte: Hōjūi Gakusha Tōma Kenshō no Kioku (Japanese: ラストカルテ―法獣医学者 当麻健匠の記憶―, Hepburn: Rasuto Karute Hōjūi Gakusha Tōma Kenshō no Kioku) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Wakabi Asayama. It was serialized in Shogakukan‘s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday from January 2022 to April 2024. Publication Written and illustrated by Wakabi Asayama, Last Karte: Hōjūi Gakusha Tōma Kenshō no Kioku’ was serialized in Shogakukan‘s shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Sunday from January 19,…

Kajika (manga)

Kajika (カジカ) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Akira Toriyama. It was originally serialized in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1998, with the twelve chapters collected into a single tankōbon volume by Shueisha. Although it has not been licensed for an English-language release, Kajika has been translated and published in several European territories. Plot Kajika is the story of the title protagonist and his quest to return…