When a sudden storm traps goth chick Sunako and super-hot Kyohei in the basement, Sunako is ecstatic. Not because she can use the opportunity to get closer to such a cute guy, but because she can’t wait to explore the deepest, dankest recesses of the mansion! Even when hunger sets in, and the chance for survival seems slim, Sunako is thrilled. If she can live a few minutes longer than Kyohei, she can finally see a real corpse! Will her dark dream come true?
This volume of The Wallflower includes special extras after the story!
Tomoko Hayakawa - The Wallflower 9.
MATCH MADE IN HELL Four of Japan’s hottest guys are struggling (in elegant surroundings) with the biggest challenge of their lives . . . transforming the geeky goth, Sunako, into a delicate lady. When Sunako’s auntie–and the guys’s landlady–arrives unannounced, she finds Sunako enjoying a slasher flick in the darkest recesses of her room. Clearly no progress has been made! So auntie decides there’s only one way to turn her niece into a lady: Send Sunako and Kyohei on a little romantic getaway. Their accommodations for the evening consist of a vibrating bed, two-way mirrors, and a security guard who’s blocking the only exit. Can Sunako survive a night alone with a creature of the light?
Tomoko Hayakawa - The Wallflower 10.
OUT OF THE DARKNESS Poor Kyohei is cursed . . . no, not by the devil or evil spirits. Not even by the dark, macabre Sunako, the girl he and his three pals have been trying to transform into a demure lady. Kyohei is cursed by his own good looks. When Sunako rejects him for being too good-looking, Kyohei runs way. His friends wonder what could have happened to him, but only Sunako, racked with guilt, knows the truth. It appears that the only way for Sunako to save poor Kyohei is to become a true creature of the light. But can Sunako finally emerge from the Goth shadows and bring Kyohei home, or will she be drawn back into the darkness once again?
Tomoko Hayakawa - The Wallflower 6.
THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY How did four of Japan’s hottest guys end up living in the same magnificent mansion? The shocking revelations continue! And whatever happened to the idea of giving Sunako a major makeover? If the foursome wants to remain in their luxurious surroundings, they need to follow through on the original agreement. Sunako’s aunt will no doubt threaten to kick them out (again!) if they fail to transform Sunako from a dark loner into a beautiful young lady. This volume also features “Yuki Versus the Abominable Snow Woman,” an ill-fated visit to a haunted school, and the terror of the track meet!
Tomoko Hayakawa - The Wallflower 13.
CURSE OF THE DIAMOND Sunako just wants to remain in seclusion inside her dark room, but glam Auntie has other plans and drags her niece to a party. Upon arrival, Sunako takes refuge in an empty coffin, where she finds a diamond. Imagine morbid Sunako’s delight when she learns the jewel is cursed! This volume of The Wallflower includes special extras after the story!
Tomoko Hayakawa - The Wallflower 2.
THE SPIRIT OF A LADY Four fabulous guys must completely transform a high school girl if they want to keep living rent-free in her aunt’s luxurious mansion. But Sunako Nakahara, the most fashion-hopeless girl in Japan, would rather live like a hermit and watch her favorite horror movies than undergo a makeover. When the guys stumble upon the mansion’s secret subbasement, they discover the ghost of a prim and proper lady who (thankfully) begins to possess Sunako’s soul. It seems their problem is solved. Too bad that Sunako’s now-suitable personality includes a desire to lock the boys up in the mansion’s dungeon! This volume of The Wallflower includes special extras after the story!
Tomoko Hayakawa - The Wallflower 3.
A BEAUTIFUL MIND . . . MAYBE A fabulous foursome of gorgeous guys may live in a magnificent mansion for free, but only if they can turn Sunako, the horror-movie-obsessed, fashion-illiterate niece of the owner, into a proper lady. Oh, and did the aunt mention that Sunako needs to get good grades, too? Sunako must achieve an average above 80 percent, or the deal’s off. No problem! Sunako scores high in all subjects–except math, which she consistently fails miserably. Now the guys have to tutor their reluctant student through hours of course work, avoiding the pitfalls of her gruesome hobbies, explosive nosebleeds, and tendency to faint whenever anybody refers to her kiss with Kyohei. Math would be easier without so much division!
Karuho Shiina - Kimi ni Todoke 1.
Sawako Kuronuma is the perfect heroine...for a horror movie. With her jet-black hair, sinister smile and silent demeanor, she's often mistaken for Sadako, the haunting character from Ringu. Unbeknownst to but a few, behind her scary façade is a very misunderstood teenager. Shy and pure of heart, she just wants to make friends. But when Kazehaya, the most popular boy in class, befriends her, she's sure to make more than just that--she's about to make some enemies too!
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 5.
While the Sohmas vacation at their lake house, the silence is deafening as Yuki and Kyo are once again not on speaking terms. Will Tohru's klutzy kindness get the dueling duo back to their old cat-and-mouse antics once again? Illustrations.
Morinaga Milk - Girl Friends 1.
When it comes to grades, bookish high school student Mariko Kumakura is at the top of her class. Socially, however, she is shy and lonely, typically eating lunch by herself. Enter the charismatic and beautiful Akko Oohashi, whose goal is to befriend Mariko and burst her out of her introverted shell. In the process of transforming Plain Jane Mariko into one of the cutest, most popular girls in school, deep feelings begin to emerge that suggest something deeper than friendship. Will these feelings destroy the budding relationship between Mariko and Akko, or will it turn into something else?
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 3.
It's valentines day, and you know what that means - lots of chocolates for the cutest boys at school! In this case, it's a pretty close tie between hot-headed Kyo Sohma and Yuki "prince charming" Sohma. Of course, the kind-hearted Tohru, guest of the Sohma family, has chocolates for everyone! But, when White Day comes around, what will the Sohma family give back? How about a trip to the family hot springs? Also, a new member of the Zodiac shows up at school to lay the "MOO"ves on Kyo.
Morinaga Milk - Girl Friends 2.
Super-cute and popular high school girl Akko Oohashi has transformed her new friend Mariko in more ways than one. Not only has she inducted Mariko into a circle of new friends and helped her overcome her shyness and sense of isolation, but both girls have awakened feelings they never knew they had. In the course of their evolving relationship, Akko and Mariko have struggled against every emotional hurdle one would expect from a burgeoning romance between high school girls. One big question remains: are they ready to face the world as a couple?
Yuyuko Takemiya - Toradora! 7.
The hilarious romantic comedy New York Times bestselling manga series continues! Ryuji Takasu thought that his ill-fated luck had turned around now that he was in Junior High sitting next to the girl of his dreams, Minori Kushieda. Ryuji was wrong; for after unwittingly crossing the most feared and fearsome girl in school, Taiga Aisaku, everything went off the deep end! It's taken time, but Ryuji and Taiga have slowly found some common ground and can at least tolerate each other (just a little). The problem is, Fate just doesn't seem to throw Ryuji a bone. Everyone in Ryuji's class is now convinced that he and Taiga are dating--even Minori! And to make matters even more embarassing, Minori has given Ryuji and Taiga her blessings. How's Ryuji ever going to win Minori's heart now?!
Tomoko Hayakawa - The Wallflower 1.
It's a gorgeous, spacious mansion, and four handsome, fifteen-year-old friends are allowed to live in it for free! There's only one condition-that within three years the guys must transform the owner's wallflower niece into a lady befitting the palace in which they all live! How hard can it be? Enter Sunako Nakahara, the agoraphobic, horror-movie-loving, pockmark-faced, frizzy-haired, fashion-illiterate recluse who tends to break into explosive nosebleeds whenever she sees anyone attractive. This project is going to take more than our four heroes ever expected: it needs a miracle!
Nakahara Aya - Love*Com 9.
A Defekt duó végre összejött, és most épp a sulifesztiválra készülnek ezerrel. Persze a romantikázástól még messze vannak, és úgy tűnik, hogy Risa kezdi megelégelni azt, hogy Ootani folyton lehülyézi! Amilyen nehezen jött össze a nagy láv, most olyan gyorsan el is múlik?
Naoko Takeuchi - Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon 7.
Usagi Tsukino is a normal girl until she meets up with Luna, a talking cat, who tells her that she is Sailor Moon. As Sailor Moon, Usagi must fight evils and enforce justice, in the name of the Moon and the mysterious Moon Princess. She meets other girls destined to be Sailor Senshi (Sailor Scouts), and together, they fight the forces of evil!
Yazawa Ai - Nana 17.
Amióta összejött Takumival és kiköltözött a 707-ből, Hachi úgy érzi, hogy folyamatosan távolodik Nanától. Amikor a bulvárlapok elkezdik előtúrni Nana fájdalmas családi múltját, elhatározza, hogy megpróbál tenni valamit. Ám lehet, hogy pont a jó szándék árt a legtöbbet – a Blast üstökösként kezd befutni, és egy szaftos botrány egyre többet ér…
Arina Tanemura - The Gentlemen's Alliance 2.
In return for a business loan of 50 million yen, the prestigious Kamiya family gave their daughter Haine away to the Otomiya family. Haine, now an Otomiya, is appointed to the student council of the exclusive Imperial Academy, a private school for the aristocracy. Even though Haine is of proper lineage to be on the council, she finds herself struggling to find her place among the many secrets of its elite members, especially those of the president who holds her heart--Shizumasa Togu, aka "the Emperor." Haine has been introduced to the entire academy as "Platinum," the title granted to Shizumasa's (albeit fake) girlfriend. Haine must now adapt to her newfound popularity among the students, as well as get along with the jealous Maguri Tsujimiya--the boy Shizumasa jilted in favor of her!
Arina Tanemura - Full Moon O Sagashite 6.
A bittersweet tale of puppy love, tragedy, and aspirations of pop-star fame. A spark of hope ignites to a blaze in twelve-year-old Mitsuki Koyama's life when a comical pair of magical beings appears to prove to her that dreams really do come true. Young Mitsuki loves singing and dreams of becoming a pop star. Unfortunately, a malignant tumor in her throat prevents her from pursuing her passion. However, her life turns around when two surprisingly fun-loving harbingers of death appear to grant Mitsuki a temporary reprieve from her illness and give her singing career a magical push start.