The story follows Joe Yakubi, a young man who runs away from an orphanage. Joe is living in the slums of Tokyo and he meets a former boxer, Danpei Tange, who discovers his potential in boxing. However, one day Joe fights the yakuza in the park and he’s sent to juvenile prison. There he meets Toru Rikiishi, a boxer who knocked him out. A rivalry develops between them and step by step Joe begins his boxing life to defeat Toru Rikiishi.
Punpun Onodera, a Japanese young boy, depicted as a stylized bird. The story turns around Punpun, his family and his friends. Volume after volume Punpun's psychological and sexual growth is represented through every stage of his life, from elementary school until his twenties, as he deals with [...]
Lovely Complex is the story of a relationship between two characters complexed by their size: Risa Koizumi, a girl taller than the average girl; and Atsushi Ootani, a boy shorter than the average boy. Because of their size and their bickering, these two characters are always compared to a duo [...]
Tanaka Yukio, known as “Koyuki” is a 14-year-old who is living a boring life until one day he saves an odd-looking dog named Beck. Meanwhile he meets Beck’s owner Minami Ryuusuke, an enigmatic guitarist who introduces Koyuki in rock music and his band. The story follows the trial of the rock [...]