& by OKAZAKI Mari
Genre: Josei, drama, Mature, romance, slice of life
Aoki Kaoru is a 26-year-old woman who has never had a boyfriend. Normally unattached and unmotivated in her own life, Kaoru decides to start up a nail salon as a side business in addition to her regular job as a medical dispatcher. Although having a severe aversion to physical touch, she is forced to confront that fear when she meets a man who can´t help but touch others.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/ee39296d-80a0-4adb-8d64-77fd7a5a2038
Abide in the wind by Shin Weol
Genre: Shounen, action, adventure, fantasy, drama, romance
Reana lives peacefully in a small town deep in the province of the Earthside Kingdom. She has a loving father, an interesting job and the childlike trust in the people around her… But everything changes after she encounters a dying dragon. He is the last one of his kind and possesses the power which can shake the world – what a great titbit for others! And so Reana is thrown into turmoil, into the desperate search for answers – while the hunt after her begins.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/2639/abide-in-the-wind/
Bibi by CHOI Kyung-ah
Genre: Shoujo, school life, romance, drama
Nabi has a talent for copying any piece of clothing she sees. Due to lack of money, she has given up her dream of becoming a great designer to help her mother with her imitations shop. During the Seoul Fashion Festival, Nabi meets Jehu, an over-excited guy who attends Baekje Art School. She will regain her confidence and try to enter this famous school…
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/4207/bibi/
Chikita gugu by TONO
Genre: Shoujo, drama, fantasy, comedy
After his whole family was eaten as a child, Chikita Gugu is the sole survivor of the legendary Gugu clan. Now he’s a teenager and people are coming to him for help, even though he has no training or ability! Luckily he’s not alone. Laa Lam Delal, the yokai who killed his family, is watching over him, waiting for him to ripen…
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/52430/chikita-gugu
Four Daughters of Armian by SHIN Il-Sook
Genre: Shoujo, adventure, tragedy, fantasy, historical, romance, drama
Once in Armian, Re-Manu XXXVII is awaiting her death. As it goes for years in history, the dying queen foretold the fate of her four daughters. Divination that would lead them toward their fate, and significance to determine the successor to rule Armian. The beautiful Swarda is fated to marry a throne man of Persia. The smart and calm Aspasya will encounter a great leader of history. But fate has its own plan to fool with their destiny. The first and the fourth daughter have their fates entangled, to both inherit the title of Re-Manu. There can’t be a country with two leaders, so one has to given way to another. And of course it won’t be the cold-hearted and ambitious Manua to give up the crown, who decides to exile her youngest sister.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/3941/four-daughters-of-armian
Gengetsurou Kitan by Ima Ichiko
Genre: Comedy, mystery, supernatural, historical, Shounen-ai
Shouichirou Tsurugi is the master of an well-established, upscale miso shop. He’s a noted “prodigal son” and an eccentric “Jack of all trades, master of none.” He’s also the patron of a suspicious male geisha, Yosaburou, who will do anything for money and has no talent, except for telling ghost stories. It may or may not be true that the young master is making amorous advances toward Yosaburou! Every night, the parlor of a restaurant in the red light district called Ghost Moon Tower showcases mysterious tales that interweave “strange things” and people’s other desires.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/29077/gengetsurou-kitan
Go, Hiromi Go! by ASOU Mikoto
Genre: Shoujo, comedy, school life, romance
In high school, Hiromi Hashiba studied so much, and cared so little for her appearance, she earned the nickname, “Nerd Hashiba.” Now, having entered T University, Japan’s most prestigious university, she’s decided to get rid of her old image and debut a new life in college. However, her radical look and behavior stand out, too…
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/10330/go-hiromi-go
Hanasakeru Seishounen by ITSUKI Natsumi
Genre: Shoujo, romance, drama
Set in the modern era, the story follows the path to romance of fourteen-year-old Kajika Burnsworth, daughter of powerful industrialist Harry Burnsworth, owner of the Burnsworth international conglomerate giant. Kajika agrees to participate in a “marriage game” with her father, in which she must select her future husband out of three men that her father has supposedly preselected for her.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/28057/hanasakeru-seishounen/
Hareguu by Kindaichi Renjuurou
Genre: Shounen, comedy
Sequel to Jungle wa Itsumo Haré Nochi Guu (https://mangadex.org/title/5200/jungle-wa-itsumo-hare-nochi-guu)
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/18894/hareguu
Heavenly match by ALIC
Genre: Action, adventure, fantasy, drama, psychological, romance, shoujo, supenatural
A young girl accidentally awakens a guardian spirit sealed within a sword. Together they will face many challenges in order to complete a mysterious mission given by the gods. They meet other summoners and spirits, face demons, and details about their past lives are revealed.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/6481/heavenly-match
Homework of the heart by Go Ara
Genre: Shoujo, drama, romance, slice of life, supernatural
My first ever love disappeared 13 years ago… and came back as a vampire.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/49135/homework-of-the-heart
JANE by TACHIBANA Mizuki & SAKURA Rinko
Genre: Adventure, Sci-fi, shounen ai
‘Jane’ portrays the adventures of the crew of Janeth V, Earth’s fastest spaceship. As it belongs to an interplanetary alliance, this spaceship is the workplace of humans as well as aliens. Their aim is respect for the order of space and discovery of new worlds. This is quite an unusual manga due to the fact that the authors collaborated with an astronomer to develop the technical side of the story and depict facts about space travel accurately.
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The Jinx’s Lover by Ji-Hye Han & GuSeul
Genre: Shoujo, romance, drama, supernatural
The beautiful goddess of fortune hidden by a rich man came to the life of the poor and unlucky me.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/20871/the-jinx-s-lover
Karubania Monogatari by TONO
Genre: Shoujo, comedy, drama, romance, slice of life
Eque is a popular, beautiful crossdressing woman and Tania is a playful queen. This is their unique and interesting royal comedy. Tales of ambition, dark plans, the secrets of royalty and ghosts. Plus love, misunderstanding and the pride of a woman are involved?!
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/36434/karubania-monogatari
Koi wa Sodatte Ai ni Naru by KINOSHITA Keiko
Genre: Yaoi, romance
When Yuzuru Sakurai returned to his hometown to sell fertilizer for his company, he runs into his former classmate Sou Nakamichi who’s now working as a farmer. Depressed by his inability as a salesman, Sakurai cheers up and begins to think fondly of his work when Nakamichi comforts him. Even though they weren’t friends in school, the two grow closer, and Sakurai begins to think that they could become great friends. Then suddenly, Nakamichi confesses that he always thought Sakurai was cute?!
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Konokoi wa Unmeijanai by YAMADA Yugi
Genre: Yaoi, romance
Tsukamoto is newly independent designer who wants his work to be printed with traditional movable printing at the Nakajima printing house. There, he meets the delinquent turned printing master, Seto. Seto’s skills and knowledge are undeniable, but his insensitivity and firm opinions cause him to butt heads with Tsukamoto. As they continue to work together, Seto’s passion for printing shines through, and Tsukamoto’s feelings begin to change. Then one day, they receive a huge job, and the client is none other than…Tsukamoto’s ex-lover, Soejima?!
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Kouji Hanauta by ASOU Mikoto
Genre: Josei, slice of life, drama
The sequel to Roji Koibana. Tsubaki Nishiyama, who manages an order-made shoe workshop, worked hard to be trusted by everybody. But she realized that she was now thirty years old, and her love had been rejected. Yes, this is the forked road of her life… Master Tsubaki, in the alleyway of Kyoto, will work hard on both her job, and her love!
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Lineage by SHIN Il-Sook
Genre: Shoujo, romance, drama, fantasy, historical, action, adventure
A threat has been made against young Prince Deporojue of Aden. Sent away for his own protection, he soon discovers the culprit is none other than the dangerously ambitious King himself. A stepfather and enemy to the Prince, this usurper looks to secure a permanent position on the throne by killing his stepson. But with the help of his late father’s friends, the Prince fights for his rightful throne…and vengeance!
The original manhwa which inspired the NCsoft game Lineage!
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/58853/lineage/
Nanairo Inko by Tezuka Osamu
Genre: Shounen, Mystery, action, romance
Rainbow Parakeet is a genius actor and a fantastic mimic, but also a thief. He can act out any role to the best of his abilities, while robbing the richest members of the audience during his performances. His methods are a mystery, even to the detectives charged with apprehending him: Police Inspector Senri and his daughter, Police Detective Mariko Senri.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/58987/nanairo-inko/
Natsuko no Sake by OZE Akira
Genre: Seinen, drama, slice of life
After living in Tokyo for two years, Natsuko returns to her hometown to visit her sick brother, who seeks to make the best sake from some legendary rice… If only he could find some…
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/62325/natsuko-no-sake/
Papa told me by HARUNO Nanae
Genre: Josei, comedy, drama, slice of life
The heart-warming story of a young girl named Chise and the Papa who’s her No. 1 in the whole world.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/31916/papa-told-me
Sabbath Cafe by YACHI Emiko
Genre: Shoujo, drama, psychological, school life
There’s a new student at St. George International School, and soon he becomes one of the most talked-about students. Even though it’s an international school in Tokyo, Japan, the new student (Yonogi Dai) is a Japanese boy. Dai was raised in the US and recently came to Japan for the first time. Dai turns out to be a distant person, uncaring about other people and those who want to be his friends. He looks quite cute and gentle but he’s actually unsocial and can be harsh. Derry Morton who’s very popular and well liked among the student just wants to ignore this cold Dai, but being the kind hearted (and nosy) boy that he is, he begins to approach Dai.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/33327/sabbath-cafe
Sandwich Girl by HAN Yu-Rang
Genre: Shoujo, comedy, drama, romance, school life
Lee Jaekyung, a violent girl, just wants to live a peaceful and normal high school life. She goes to the same high school that her crush, Yu Minwoo attends, and even learned to sew and cook just for him. She finally sees him again when he gives his student body president speech, but she also finds out that the annoying playboy Sejoon Kang, is also at her school. How does Jaekyung know Sejoon? What will happen next?
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/5550/sandwich-girl
Sekai de Ichiban Yasashii Ongaku by OZAWA Mari
Genre: Josei, drama, comedy, romance, slife of life
A cute and touching story of a single mother, Sumireko, and her daughter, Nozomi. The manga starts off with Nozomi being sixteen years old in the first chapter, then hops back to before she was born. Finally with the third chapter starts the “real” story, when Non-Non (Nozomi) is three years old.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/46604/the-world-s-most-tender-music
Shi to Kanojo to Boku by KAWAGUCHI Madoka
Genre: Shoujo, drama, horror, mystery, romance, supernatural
Yukari is a girl who can see the deceased. Yusaku is a boy who can hear any phenomena that has a voice. Through their encounters with the inhuman, they learn fear, sadness, and compassion; and grow as humans.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/7182/shi-to-kanojo-to-boku
Yukan club by ICHIJO Yukari
Genre: Adventure, comedy, mystery, school life, supernatural, Josei
Shochikubai Miroku is the son of a police commissioner (father) and also a traveller (mother). Miroku has lots of connections and is a very good fighter. His interest is his motorcycle. Kikumasamune Seishiro is the rich son of a large hospital’s head doctor. He also fights as well as Miroku. He is a good fighter with smarts. Bido Granmarie is the son of a Swedish ambassador. He’s also a playboy, dating many girls at once. Granmarie can’t see himself going steady because he thinks the world can’t handle it.
Kenbishi Yuri is the rich daughter of a world-renowned president of the Kenbishi Business. She loves to indulge on eating. She’s also a good fighter, but can never beat Seishiro. Hakushika Noriko is the daughter of a famous japanese painter (father) and her mother is from a tradition tea ceremony family. Her only hate is men and can get very violent when they touch her. Kizakura Karen lives with her mother, a rich jewel dealer. Her dream is to marry into a rich family using her attractive body and style.
Together, they formed the Yukan Club, solving mysteries to pass time.
Mangadex reader link: https://mangadex.org/title/4872/yukan-club