Wednesday, July 30, 2014

[RAW] Royal Prince no Hatsukoi

It appears that the female lead in this manga is a cross-dresser, which is one of my biggest "manga turn-offs" so I won't be reading this manga personally. However the art was just so beautiful that I couldn't not buy it, especially at the bargain price of only 100 yen! I hope that those of you who don't mind or even enjoy gender-bender manga will like this one!

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

[RAW] Zettai Triangle Love

This is another compilation of smut oneshots with a common theme: love triangles! All of the stories in this volume contain one-girl-two-guys threesomes. The last story in the volume is by one of my favorite authors, Miura Hiraku (also wrote Koiiro Devil). I have collected pretty much all of the manga she's ever written (aside from isolated oneshots in compilations like this) as well as most of the light novels she's illustrated for :D 

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Friday, July 25, 2014

[RAW] Shuriken to Pleats - Chapter 1

I don't usually read Lala magazine, but I picked up this month's issue when I saw a familiar looking face on the cover... Hino Matsuri, author of Vampire Knight, has finally started working on a new series, "Shuriken to Pleats" ("Ninja Star and Pleats.") I probably won't be posting raws of this series every month because I don't like a single other series in Lala and it seems like a real waste of money to pay 5$ a month to read a single chapter of a single series... But I also haven't 100% decided against it, either. I will at least read the first few chapters in order to give the series a fair chance.

I've also included a link to a summary of this chapter. ***Please note that I did NOT write this summary!!!*** It is the work of a blogger named Kat who read summarized a Chinese scanlation of the chapter. As such, I can't guarantee the accuracy of the summary or take any credit for it. Please thank Kat directly by commenting on her blog if you read her summary.

If you would like to use these raws for scanlation, PLEASE contact me to ask for permission. I am always happy to let people use my RAWs for scanlations, but I will only give permission to ONE group per language. To ensure that I haven't already given permission to another group, you need to contact me directly by email (icarusbride [at] gmail [dot] com). Thank you for your cooperation! 

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Summary (by Kat): Link Here!

Thursday, July 24, 2014

[RAW] Dare ni mo Ienai - Enjou Kousai

"Dare ni mo Ienai" is a special series where each volume is a compilation of smut oneshots with a distinct theme. I scanlated Nioi with Decadence Scans from the Age-Gap Romance issue of Dare ni mo Ienai. This volume is the "Compensated Dating" (aka "Highschool Girl Prostitution") edition. I thought it was interesting, as a somewhat under-represented topic in smut manga, so I picked it up for you guys to check out. Enjoy!

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

[RAW] Shokubutsu Zukan Volume 1

Volume 1 of Shokubutsu Zukan and Volume 2 of Oji Koi were both released on the same day as some kind of special "Tsutsumi Kakeru" promotional event. Since I'm a huge Tsutsumi Kakeru fan, I had to have both! But, although this volume was available at my nearest bookstore (a somewhat smaller bookstore inside of a shopping mall) Oji Koi Volume 2 was not, so I had to get it a few days later when I had time to visit a bigger store a bit further away. 

Shokubutsu Zukan is about an ordinary young office worker named Sayaka who finds a young man collapsed outside her apartment building on her way home from work one night. He won't tell her anything about himself except that his name is "Ikki" and he's been traveling around for a while now, working odd jobs here and there to pay his way. It seems he's been unable to find work for too long this time and run out of money and thereby food, and thus ended up 'broken down' outside her building. Sayaka kindly allows Ikki to spend the night at her place, and the next morning awakens to a beautiful home-cooked meal that Ikki prepared for her as a thank-you for her hospitality. Moved by how pleasant it is to share a home-cooked meal with someone, Sayaka (who is unconsciously very lonely from living alone) invites Ikki to stay with her a bit longer as a live-in cook and housekeeper if he doesn't have any immediate plans. Ikki accepts, and so begin their days of secret cohabitation! Ikki is a mysterious person who doesn't reveal anything about his past. However it soon becomes apparent that he has a special skill: Ikki is like a walking encyclopedia when it comes to plants and their uses in cooking! Every weekend Sayaka and Ikki go out for walks to search for edible plants. Ikki teaches Sayaka about the different plants growing in their neighborhood and how to harvest and cook them. The two of them gradually become closer, but there still remains the issue of Ikki's mysterious past?!

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[RAW] Colette wa Shinu koto ni Shita - Chapter 1

This series is by the same author who did the manga adaption of Sugar Apple Fairytale. I actually am not particularly fond of her artwork, but the story is interesting. Up until now "Colette wa Shinu koto ni Shita" has been a collection of sporadic one-shots, however from the most recent issue of Hana to Yume it's finally been made into an official series. Thus, although this is not actually the first chapter, it's the first chapter of the main series, and as such will be titled "Chapter 1." If you want to read the collected oneshots of this series, please purchase volume one, which is for sale already!

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PS: I went to Bookoff today and they'd moved a bunch of good stuff into the 100 yen section. I bought everything in this picture for only 800 yen ($8)! Oji Koi volume 1 and the book about 四字熟語 are for me, but the rest are for you <3 Mostly smuty one-shot collections. Look forward to it!