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Deaimon

Deaimon

Nagomu Irino returns to his Kyoto home for the first time in ten years when his father is hospitalized. Nagomu is eager to take over Ryokushou, the family's Japanese sweet shop, but he's instead asked to be a father figure to Itsuka Yukihira, the girl everyone calls the successor.

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Kaya-chan wa Kowakunai

Kaya-chan wa Kowakunai

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The Gods Lie

The Gods Lie

Natsuru Nanao, a 6th grader who lives alone with his mother, strikes up an unlikely friendship with the reserved and driven Rio Suzumura. Natsuru plays hookey from soccer camp that summer, and instead of telling the truth to his mother, he spends all his time with Rio and her kid brother at their rickety house, where a dark secret threatens to upend their fragile happiness.

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Boku to Miraiya no Natsu

Boku to Miraiya no Natsu

Just when Yamamura Fuuta is looking forward to his last summer vacation as a grade-schooler, the self-proclaimed miraiya barges into his life and turns what should have been an idyllic vacation into a series of events shrouded in mystery and filled with spine-tingling encounters. Strange things begin to surface all around the skeptical and unwilling Fuuta.

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A Serow's Deadly Fall

A Serow's Deadly Fall

At a rural elementary school, one class of students frequently sees a young serow outside the classroom window. One day two children spot the animal standing atop a rock, but when a young boy calls out to it, the serow promptly falls off of the rock. Distraught at his guilt for causing the creature’s death he begs his friend not to say anything, a plea to which she agrees, but only if he becomes her slave…

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Penguin Highway (Novel)

Penguin Highway (Novel)

Fourth-grader Aoyama investigates the mysterious reason behind the sudden appearance of penguins in his village. and suspects it is somehow related to the power of a young woman working at a dental clinic.

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Life So Happy

Life So Happy

The twins, Aoi and Akane, have been living with their grandparents from their late mother's side and their father. They are now fifth graders and are about to start taking steps towards life while embracing new encounters and new experiences on their own.

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Strawberry Marshmallow

Strawberry Marshmallow

Life is a fun adventure for sixteen-year-old Nobue Ito, her ‘average' twelve-year-old sister Chika, the mischievous Miu Matsuoka, timid Matsuri Sakuragi and ‘English' Ana Coppola. Together, these five friends assist each other in the most adorable ways possible. Whether they're teaching someone how to swim, helping with summer assignments, preparing a surprise birthday present or shopping for the cutest clothes, these girls always manage to have a good time no matter what the season or occasion.  

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Neko no Machi no Ko

Neko no Machi no Ko

In a town where a lot of stray cats live a carefree life, there is a child who lives among them. His mother suddenly disappeared one day, and that abandoned kid found a white cat who had also lost her own children. Now, he's watched over by the townspeople and is living with his new mother cat like a real family.

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Chibi Maruko-chan

Chibi Maruko-chan

Momoko Sakura is an elementary school student who likes manga and the popular idol Momoe Yamaguchi. She is often called "Chibi Maruko-chan" due to her young age and small size. She lives together with her parents, her grandparents and her elder sister in a little town. In school, she has many friends with whom she studies and plays together everyday, including her close pal, Tama-chan; the student committee members, Maruo-kun and Migiwa-san; and the B-class trio: 'little master' Hanawa-kun, Hamaji-Bu Taro and Sekiguchi-kun.

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