[Manga] Special A (スペシャル・エー)

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Surely, Minami Maki came up with a quite unique title. It really caught my attention. Just a random fact about S.A: ZA Hana to Yume is a sister magazine to Hana to Yume. The ZA is just the Japanese transcription of “THE” (since the “th” sound doesn’t exist in Japanese and one of closest sounds that can be used to substitute it is “z”).

ZA Hana to Yume has a less frequent publishing schedule – issues appear something like four times a year, I think. S.A was first serialized in ZA Hana to Yume (before moving to the regular Hana to Yume), which is why the first four chapters kept reintroducing Hikari, Kei, and everyone else and why the art between chapter 1 and 2 looks rather different. This is all thanks to Kaeyko from S.A LJ page.

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[Manga] First Love (恋ストーリー)

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Haruka was shocked to see that Konno is her classmate. That guy used to bully her when they were children. What surprised her more is when Konno confessed to her. She agreed to date him on the plan of dumping him later for her revenge. What will she do when she realized the Konno is a nice guy after all? Will she cruelly dump him as planned or she’ll fall head over heels on him?

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[Manga] Watashi no Ookami-san (わたしの狼さん)

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Meet our heroine, Komomo. She’s a level 0 hero and tries to fight the level 2000 Demon Lord. This Demon Lord is not your usual one. he doesn’t give orders to his soldiers, bored in his high seat, drinking wine and being fanned by girls and loves to watch the television under the kotatsu. That’s not all, his favorite would be having a progress in his relationship with Komomo.

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[Manga] Zettai Kareshi (絶対彼氏)

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This 32-chapter manga is written by Yuu Watase, the same creator of Fushigi Yuugi. The story is about a high-school girl named Riiko Izawa who got dumped by the guy she confessed to. Then, she purchased a robotic guy online. It was delivered the very next day and he insisted that he is Riiko’s ideal boyfriend. After learning about Riiko’s “boyfriend”, her childhood friend is starting to show affections on her. Thus, a light-hearted love story has begun.

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