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Snake Mountain

Today we have a rather serious story about the feelings of those left behind after a suicide. Nicely dark, with some rich emotional texture. Kudos to kure and Narumi for bringing it to us....

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Arborist

And we have… another plant oneshot, but less cute this time. Arborist is a bit of a supernatural mystery with some gorgeous artwork and a nice twist. Huggles to Chane and Narumi for kicking...

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In the Rose Garden

Our next oneshot is a cute and somewhat bittersweet story about… plants. Anthropomorphized plants. This is LSD, folks. Huggles to Cpt. Mischief for editing and hahhah42 for raws! In the Rose Garden (バラの庭で) by...

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Those Who Can’t See

OK! We’re going to have a full oneshot week, starting with a lovely Nagabe story. Another group beat us to the release, but we like our version, so make sure to check it out...

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The White Book

“The White Book” Shiroi Hon no Monogatari (白い本の物語) by Shigematsu Narumi (重松成美) 1 volume series Genre: lovely > seinen > slice of life Summary: After his bibliophile father passed away, the boy Lucas sees a...

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Planet of Wheat

“Planet of Wheat” Mugi no Wakusei (麦の惑星) by Torino Shino (鳥野しの) 3 volumes Genre: lovely > josei > sci-fi slice of life Summary: Konta has a simple life running a bakery high up in the mountains,...

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The Alchemist of Turandot

“The Alchemist of Turandot” Turandot no Renkinjutsushi (トゥーランドットの錬金術師) by Gotou Keisuke & Katou Hiroyuki (後藤圭介&加藤寛之) 1 volume collection of oneshots Genre: strange > seinen > sci-fi drama Summary: A collection of surreal, steampunk-inspired short stories....

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Walking Stick

Another great oneshot, this time by Nakano Shizuka. I would love — no really, love — to do one of her longer surreal works. Need an interested editor. Huggles to EnKi for doing this...

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Benjirou of the Attic

“Benjirou of the Attic” Yaneura no Benjirou-san (屋根裏の弁次郎さん) by Yamada Koto (ヤマダコト) & Chiai (ちあい) 1 volume series Genre: lovely strange > shoujo > supernatural, slice of life, non-romantic Summary: After his mother’s death,...

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The Sound of Shogi

Our next weekday oneshot, brought to you by kure and IA 🙂 Short and contemplative. The Sound of Shogi (駒音) by Ikuta Yoh (幾田羊) Genre: lovely dark > seinen > slice of life Summary:...