Shin Happy People
Short stories taking a critical and sarcastic view of the modern Japanese society.
Kyoukaisenjou no Horako-san
The story is set in a distant future where Japan is divided into feudal territories and conquered by other countries. There is a floating city named Musashi that is composed of eight ships in the skies. A war that will determine the fate of the world will be fought by students on the Musashi.
Koukenryoku Ouryou Sousakan Nakabou Rintarou
Follows Nakabo Rintaro, an agent of a special extralegal government agency responsible for investigating and prosecuting individuals guilty of misappropriating funds. (Source: MU)
A pair of young aspiring mystery writers have weird incidents happen around them that need solving. Luckily for them, the Masked Detective inexplicably always shows up to help. (Source: Tokyopop)
Andrea Marcos is a young man looking for someone to translate a mysterious letter left to him by his late mother. His search leads him to viscount Theodore, a young, prodigious but hot-tempered and grouchy young man, fluent in 8 languages and a popular author of illusionary stories. To make things more interesting, not only does the viscount not believe in anything paranormal but the letter was apparently delivered to Andrea by fairies...?!
Burapa: The Black Parade
One day, a high school boy named Rumi comes across an abandoned, decommissioned tram car, a place that could make a neat 'secret base.' He also meets the wildly energetic Fujino, who challenges him to a duel over usage of the space. Their duel is actually a very creative, competitive game played out in the public areas of the town. While Rumi almost can't believe what's happening, he has to admit that their 'duel' is the most fun and excitement he's had in a long time, much more exciting than his video games. Before long, Rumi and Fujino are friends, and their adventures with the abandoned tram car, soon named the "Black Parade," have begun! (Source: MU)
Kuragehime Gaiden: Barakura - Bara no Aru Kurashi
Kuragehime Gaiden: Barakura - Bara no Aru Kurashi is a spin-off manga of Kuragehime, about middle-aged Japanese women who love everything Korean. Chiyoko (Chieko's mother) is a K-pop fan. Together with her girlfriends, they decide to go to South Korea to pursue actor Bae Yongjoon.
IS: Infinite Stratos - Black Bunny / White Bitter
Infinite Stratos: Black Bunny / White Bitter re-imagines the series as a romantic comedy with IS pilot Laura Bodewig as the main character. (Source: Crunchyroll)
Hi no Tori
Hi no Tori (1956-57), is Osamu Tezuka's second crack at its concept. When it came time to work on a new series as a follow-up to the very popular Ribbon no Kishi (1953-56), Tezuka decided to return to the story begun in Hi no Tori serialized in Manga Shonen (1954-55)—one that had been abruptly cut short by the sudden demise of the magazine a year earlier. However, instead of simply trying to continue the story from where it had been left hanging, Tezuka decided to reboot the series completely. Drawing, the chapters "Egypt, Greece, and Rome," with its setting in ancient Europe, Again, however, this was never completed. (Source: tezukainenglish.com)