Gold Roger was known as the Pirate King, the strongest and most infamous being to have sailed the Grand Line. The capture and death of Roger by the World Government brought a change throughout the world. His last words before his death revealed the location of the greatest treasure in the world, One Piece. It was this revelation that brought about the Grand Age of Pirates, men who dreamed of finding One Piece (which promises an unlimited amount of riches and fame), and quite possibly the most coveted of titles for the person who found it, the title of the Pirate King.
Enter Monkey D. Luffy, a 17-year-old boy who defies the standard definition of a pirate. Rather than the popular persona of a wicked, hardened, toothless pirate who ransacks villages for fun, Luffy’s reason for being a pirate is one of pure wonder; the thought of an exciting adventure and meeting new and intriguing people, along with finding One Piece. Following in the footsteps of his childhood hero, Luffy and his crew travel across the Grand Line, experiencing crazy adventures, unveiling dark mysteries and battling strong enemies, all in order to reach One Piece.
Throughout his childhood, Makunouchi Ippo has always been picked on by his fellow classmates. Long hours helping his mother run their family business, a fishing boat store, has left him without the time to make friends and so he remains an introverted loner, doomed to be beaten day in and day out. Although he hates being bullied, he hates himself even more for not being able to fight back against his tormentors.
"What is it like to be strong?" he asks himself as he stares at his clenched fist. "I want to be strong." His encounter with Takamura Mamoru, a professional boxer, leads to the discovery of a dynamite punch that opens up the doorway to a whole new world where that dream can become a reality. At the Kamogawa Gym, Ippo now trains with the aspirations of becoming a professional boxer and discovering what it means to be strong.
I applied here since it's a close walk from my house. But it's really
full of girls, huh? In this 4-koma series Tsuda Takatoshi is a new
student in the recently gender-integrated high school. He's asked to
join the student council as the vice president. Thus begins his days as
the only normal boy among 3 female student council officers...
Komi-san is the beautiful and admirable girl that no-one can take their
eyes off her. Almost the whole school sees her as the cold beauty out of
their league, but Tadano Shigeo knows the truth: she's just really bad
at communicating with others. Komi-san, who wishes to fix this bad habit of hers, tries to improve it with the help of Tadano-kun.
SummaryWeekly Shōnen Jump (週刊少年ジャンプ, Shūkan Shōnen Janpu) is a weekly shōnen manga anthology published in Japan by Shueisha
under the Jump line of magazines. The first issue was released with a
cover date of July 2, 1968, and it is still circulating. One of the
longest-running manga magazines in Japan, it has a circulation of 2.8
million copies (2009). The chapters of series that run in Weekly Shōnen
Jump are collected and published in tankōbon volumes under the "Jump
Comics" imprint every two to three months. The manga series within the
magazine target young male readers and tend to comprise of a large
amount of action scenes and a fair amount of comedy.
The story revolves shrouded Asuta and Yuno, his friend and rival. Both
have dreams of becoming the Emperor Magus, to fulfill the promise made
by two in infancy, one of the two must be the strongest mage.
SummaryWeekly Shōnen Magazine (週刊少年マガジン, Shūkan Shōnen Magajin), also known as Shōnen Magazine, is a shōnen manga magazine published by Kodansha,
first published on 17 March 1959. Despite some unusual censorship
policies (until just recently, it was one of the only shōnen magazines
to forbid the depiction of female nipples), it's mainly read by an older
audience, with a large portion of its readership falling under the male
high school or college student demographic.
SummaryWeekly Shōnen Sunday (週刊少年サンデー, Shūkan Shōnen Sandē), first published on April 5, 1959, is a weekly shōnen manga magazine published in Japan by Shogakukan. Contrary to its title, Weekly Shōnen Sunday issues are released on Wednesdays.
Ryuu Ichijou, a boy who dreams of joining Japan's national soccer team.
Ryuu is called a genius soccer player, and his aspirations seem within
his reach, but when he is in elementary school he gets hit by a car
while protecting his friend, and must face two years of grueling
rehabilitation. Story focuses on Ryuu as he joins high school soccer
club and works through the remnants of his injuries to achieve his goal.
From Viz: In
the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi
“Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar
gold rush in the wilderness of Hokkaido. When he stumbles across a map
to a fortune in hidden Ainu gold, he sets off on a treacherous quest to
find it. But Sugimoto is not the only interested party, and everyone who
knows about the gold will kill to possess it! Faced with the harsh
conditions of the northern wilderness, ruthless criminals and rogue
Japanese soldiers, Sugimoto will need all his skills and luck—and the
help of an Ainu girl named Asirpa—to survive.
Note: Won the 9th Manga Taisho Award in 2016 and the 22nd Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2018. Was nominated for the 20th and 21st Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize and the 40th Kodansha Manga Awards in 2016.
When Soramoto Minoru’s parents left him with a heavy debt, the
"Onee-san" next door saves him and takes him in. Thus begins Minoru’s
new, strange life with the beautiful Onee-san that thinks he’s too cute
and wants to keep him!
From the author of Denkigai no Honya-san and Dansai Joshi comes a
short-length comedy about Matsuboshi Raidou-kun and his seatmate Aharen
Reina-san, who has problems determining how chummy she has to be when
approaching other people. Get up close and personal with the small,
quiet but unfathomable girl, Aharen-san!