Shuichi Shindou’s only interest is music, and as one half of the high school rock band ‘Bad Luck’ he plans to take the music world by storm! However, following a chance encounter with a strange man who informs him that his lyrics are terrible, Shuichi begins to wonder if he’s really as talented as he thinks. Intent on tracking down this mystery man, Shuichi soon discovers that his critic is none other than Eiri Yuki – a highly talented and famous writer. While Eiri seems to have little more than disdain for the hapless rock star wannabe, Shuichi soon finds himself falling for the handsome author. Though with Eiri’s abrupt manner, and Shuichi not even knowing the first thing about him, it will be a bumpy path to happiness. As he attempts to make it big in the world of music, will Shuichi be able to learn more about the man he’s fallen for and gain his love in return?
Tanaka Yukio is bored with life; he lives unremarkably from day-to-day, never doing anything to make himself stand out. With barely any presence, no social life and an embarrassingly bland taste in music, Yukio doesn't have much going for him. However, after a chance meeting with the outspoken rocker Ryusuke and his peculiar dog, Yukio's dull existence changes forever. He receives an old guitar, begins to learn how to play and is discovered as a talented singer, earning him a way into the new band Beck. As Yukio begins to shred his way to the top alongside his outrageous band members, will he be able to transform from an awkward and nervous young boy into a man worthy of being an idol, and will it be enough to muster up the courage to confess to his old friend Izumi? One thing's for sure: it's time for him to make a stand, on stage and in life!
Hail Ilpalazzo! Excel is always ready for ACROSS duty! With faithful, frail, fading accomplice Hyatt and loyal emergency ration supply Mince, she's ready to prove it's all society's fault! With a corrupt world that only ACROSS can save/rule, their task must begin at a realistic level - with the conquest of a city. Other world domination organizations may have money, but they have spirit! A government organization out to protect the city, and even Excel's own luck may hinder them, but not even death will stop one of their number. But how can these girls save the world when they can't even guarantee they'll have dinner tonight?