Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 19.
As the Fruits Basket saga continues, the relationship between Tohru and Kyo becomes increasingly complicated. Tohru realizes that she'll have to create some sort of trigger to break Kyo's curse to save him. But what can cure Kyo? The answer is right inside this next volume of the super-popular Fruits Basket! Recommended ages: 13 and up.
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 21.
Kyo finishes telling Tohru about his role in her mother's death and how the reason he disappeared for so long was because he felt so guilty about it. He explains that he overcame his guilt by blaming everything on Yuki, but he now realizes that he was only running away from his own feelings. But how will he feel when Tohru says that she still loves him anyway?
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 23.
Kyo finally makes the decision to stop running from his fears and confront his birth father. But how will he react to his father's pressure to accept an unwanted truth? Meanwhile, the curse continues to loosen its hold on the members of the Zodiac, but as Akito's control over the Sohma family slips away, will the last vestiges of her sanity and reason slip away, too? With Kureno injured and Tohru in peril, Akito has come to a crossroad...
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 13.
The time for Yuki's parent-teacher conference has finally arrived, and he must learn how to make his own decisions. Also, Tohru sets off on a quest to find out if Kureno Sohma is the same person Arisa has been in love with all this time. Rated for teens. (Graphic Novels)
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 1.
Tohru Honda was an orphan when one day fate kicked her out of the house and on to land belonging to the mysterious Sohma family. After stumbling upon the teenage squatter, the Sohmas invite Tohru to stay in their house in exchange for cooking and cleaning. Everything goes well until she discovers the Sohma family's secret, when hugged by members of the opposite sex, they turn into their Chinese Zodiac animal!
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 11.
The Souma family and Tohru are still at the Souma family's vacation house. Because Akito is at the other vacation house, the Souma members are obliged to visit Akito everyday. Tohru and Kyo are always left behind. A few days later after Yuki's confession, Yuki tells Tohur to forget about what he told her. Tohru is confused at his sudden change of mind, and she also sees Yuki become more headstrong after his visit with Akito the other day. One day, Tohru finds a horse lying in the grass. Tohur finds that it's Isuzu, Isuzu seems agitated at something, and tries to attack Tohur. The next day, Akito summons Kyo to his vacation house. Kyo and Akito have an argument, and Akito calls Kyo and Tohur "monsters." Tohru, to Akito, is a monster because she is "to good to be true;" a human cannot be unafraid of a monster like Kyo. Over the argument, it's revealed that Kyo is in love with Tohur. However, Kyo knows that Tohur will get hurt if he reveals his love for her, so he lies to Akito. Akito tells Kyo that he has little time left before he is going to be imprisoned. The same night, Akito visits the gang's vacation house to see Tohru. Momiji tries to prevent him from going in, but Tohur meets Akito after protecting Momiji from getting hit. Kureno is introduced as the Bird zodiac to Tohru, and Akito reveals that he is the "god" who controls the entire 12 animals. From that point on, Tohru vows to protect all the 12 zodiacs to lead them through a normal life.
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.
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 10.
Tohru and the Sohma members are at the family's summerhouse. The gang has fun playing in the ocean and catching bugs. Meanwhile, Tohru begins to sense that Yuki is thinking of change and that there is something growing inside his mind. While Yuki is resting, he even tells Tohru that he is going to tell her everything soon, that it is necessary to "open the lid." Meanwhile, Shigure is at the main house of the Sohma family and he is talking to Akito. Sohma suggests Akito to visit the summerhouse, and tells him of a "plan." Hiro and Kisa arrive at the summerhouse later on. Kisa and Tohru play together outside one day, and Hiro finds Tohru's notebook with her mother's photo on the ground. Hiro questions Tohru why she only carries her mother's photo and not of her father's. Tohru cannot answer Hiro's question because there seems to be some secret behind the answer. Kisa becomes angry with Hiro for asking such a question, and she interrogates Hiro whether he came to the trip for fun or to trouble Tohru. Hiro realizes that everybody has a secret deep within their heart, just like he has a secret within his own heart, and he regrets saying such harsh words to Tohru. Kisa and Hiro apologize to each other for fighting later that evening. Meanwhile, Shigure talks with a woman named Mayuko in her family's used bookstore. Mayuko is Shigure's former girlfriend 2 years ago. The scene goes to a flashback 2 years ago, when Mayuko's best friend, Kana, introduces Hatori as her boyfriend to Mayuko. Mayuko gradually grows feelings towards Hatori, but tries to hide it because she doesn't want Kana to get hurt. Through Hatori, Mayuko becomes acquainted with Shigure, and he soon senses Mayuko's secret infatuation towards Hatori. Shigure offers to become Mayuko's boyfriend, and so the two go out because Mayuko wants Kana to be happy. However, when Hatori damages his eye, Kana blames herself for his injury, and somehow loses her memory about her going out with Hatori. Mayuko then breaks up with Shigure, and the scene goes back to the present. Shigure again offers himself as Mayuko's boyfriend, but she refuses. On his way out, Shigure informs Mayuko that Hatori had moved on and has a new girlfriend. Soon after Shigure leaves the bookstore, Hatori visits Mayuko's store to pick up a book. Mayuko suddenly becomes sad for Hatori because he still looks like he has a "thin layer of 'happiness aura'," even when he has a new girlfriend. Mayuko cries for Hatori, and realizes that the person who she wanted to truly be happy was Hatori. Hatori reveals that he does not have a new girlfriend, and he seems to be moved that Mayuko cried for him. Back at the summerhouse, Shigure joins Tohru and the gang. Hiro discovers that his mother, Satsuki, is pregnant. Everybody is thrilled, and they are especially thrilled because the coming baby will not be part of the curse (since 12 family members have made up the Chinese zodiac already). Tohru realizes that everybody in the Sohma family must have difficult sentiments about their own parents; she becomes curious about everyone's parents, but she finds it impossible to ask the issue. Kyo realizes that there is something bothering Tohru, and he freely tells her about his parents: he and his father have not talked for years, and his mother had died from an "accident." Unexpectedly, the group discovers that Akito has arrived at the summerhouse, along with Hatori and Kureno. The Sohma members all need to greet Akito at the second house, and so Tohru and Kyo stay behind to wait. (Akito forbids the 'cat' to join in any family gatherings). Yuki had left to take a walk a while back, but during his walk, he runs into Akito. Time passes, but none of the Sohma members return back. Tohru becomes worried, and walks outside to see if she can call them back. On her way, she runs into Yuki. Lots of thoughts run through Yuki's mind, and he thanks Tohru for being strong for him. Yuki puts his hand on Tohru's shoulder and cries.
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 2.
Ever since Tohru Honda discovered the Zodiac secret of the Sohma clan, her eyes have been opened to a world of magic and wonder. She's about to find out that with such a great secret comes great responsibility. With sleepovers, school festivals and holidays bringing outsiders into Sohma turf, Tohru has her work cut out for her keeping the "Cat" in the bag, and the "Dog" on a leash.
Natsuki Takaya - Fruits Basket 4.
Tohru, Yuki, and Kyou have started their second year at school along with the new students, Momoji and Hatsuhara! A creepy surprise encounter with the infamous Akito leaves Tohru and Yuki shaken and Yuki's painful past with Akito is further revealed to the reader. The Sohma members worry about how this reappearance of Akito in Yuki's life will mean, though their main concern lies in how Akito will deal with Tohru. A few days following the incident, Ayame, the Snake zodiac Sohma member, (and Yuki's older brother!) shows up with the vow to rekindle the brothers' lost friendship. Easier said than done as Yuki's stubbornly disapproving of his wacky older brother high school past and unorthodox costume shop. Hatori interrupts Ayame's story-telling time - involving his experiences in High School - to bring him back to the Sohma Main House. Momiji reveals to Tohru his tear-jerking past of his mother who was unable to handle the Sohma 'curse.' Traumatized upon finding a baby rabbit in her arms instead of a boy after the birth, she has her memory erased to keep from losing her mind. Now, the only time they ever see each other is as strangers in Momo's father's company building. It's the anniversary of Tohru's mother's death so the group (Yuki, Tohru, Kyou, Hanajima and Arisa) goes to visit her grave. After a bit of the usual grieving traditions, Yuki and Kyou are shocked when the girls pull out the lunch and have a picnic right at the grave! The day ends in peace as Yuki and Kyou feel moved with this girl whose optimism knows no end.
Motomi Kyousuke - Dengeki Daisy 3.
Teru decides to move out of Kurosaki's apartment, but she wonders if Kurosaki is actually relieved that she's leaving. As she settles in at her new place, trouble comes knocking when an old business acquaintance of her brother's appears...
Motomi Kyousuke - Dengeki Daisy 4.
Reads R to L (Japanese Style) T+ audience. After orphan Teru Kurebayashi loses her beloved older brother, she finds solace in the messages she exchanges with DAISY, an enigmatic figure who can only be reached through the cell phone her brother left her. Meanwhile, mysterious Tasuku Kurosaki always seems to be around whenever Teru needs help… Could DAISY be a lot closer than Teru thinks? Discovering DAISY's true identity not only shocks Teru but makes things more confusing for her as well. Meanwhile, someone pretending to be DAISY threatens to spread a computer virus at school! But who's the true target of this attack?
Karuho Shiina - Kimi ni Todoke 23.
Ayane decided on the Sapporo University which Kent did too. But there is also the feeling of wanting to go on to Tokyo University. And the relationship with Kent, if Ayane has to conflict in the future should it finally advance?
Karuho Shiina - Kimi ni Todoke 20.
Sawako Kuronuma is the perfect heroine...for a horror movie. Nicknamed "Sadako" after the haunting movie character, everyone is afraid to come near her for fear of being cursed. But her whole life changes when she befriends the most popular boy in class, Shota Kazehaya. At career conferences, Kazehaya’s father blows a fuse! As Kazehaya shares his complicated feelings about his strict father with Sawako, their relationship deepens. It’s just in time for Valentine’s Day, when Sawako’s plans to give Kazehaya chocolate for the first time receive a surprise twist!
Motomi Kyousuke - Dengeki Daisy 5.
While trying to uncover who the fake DAISY is, Kurosaki gets injured protecting Teru from an attack! The near-fatal incident leaves Teru shaken, and she vows to stay close to Kurosaki. But is proximity just going to hurt them both with the truth still veiled?