JManga's Romance Week Continues with a Stack of Harlequin Titles

Ten Harlequin titles added to digital manga portal

Following Tuesday's premiere of three new romance titles, digital manga portal JManga's convergence of summer love continues with the addition of ten new Harlequin Romance based manga. New tactics and The Good Witch of the West have also been added. 

 

tactics Vol. 9
Created by Sakura Kinoshita , Kazuko Higashiyama
Story
The strongest Tengu and the most sinister brain are here! Kantarou Ichinomiya is a folklorist, whose real job is as a monster exterminator. With the help of the legendary monster, Haruka the demon-eating Tengu, he solves all kinds of trouble. A gorgeous manga of monster exterimination!

THE GOOD WITCH OF THE WEST Vol. 7
Created by Noriko Ogiwara , Haruhiko Momokawa
Story
An early work of one of the greatest storytellers of our generation, Noriko Ogiwara, written just after her debut work, “Dragon Sword and Wind Child”. In a country called Grall, a young woman’s hidden heritage leads her to a surprising destiny… Finally, a manga version of the popular fantasy novels!

Marriage at a Price
Created by CHIZUKO BEPPU , MIRANDA LEE
Story
Courtney, a young horse farm owner, is glammed up to mingle with high society at a racecourse, hoping to find an investor for her business. Socializing with the rich, dolled up in a frilly dress, puts tomboy Courtney out of her comfort zone, but she has no choice. She has to find a way to repay the debt her deceased mother left her. She meets Jack, a mysterious man who seems interested in investing, but she had no idea he would come to see the farm for himself. Spending days with this handsome man, under the same roof...?

The Italian's Token Wife
Created by JULIA JAMES , KAZUKO FUJITA
Story
"I'll pay you £10,000 to marry me right now." A wealthy and gorgeous man suddenly proposes to Magda, who makes a meager living cleaning an extravagant luxury apartment. He is Rafaello Di Viscenti, the owner of the apartment. Why would a major Italian businessman propose to a poor woman like me at first sight? Magda refuses outright, but

A Question of Pride
Created by MICHELLE REID , NORIKO HARA
Story
During the day, 20-year-old Clea is the boss's secretary. By night, she's Max's lover. She's been playing at being a cool customer to suit his freewheeling ways, but that's all over now that she's pregnant! Clea decides to break off the relationship so that he doesn't come to resent her for tying him down. However, once he finds out about the pregnancy he proposes right away!

 

Cowboys, Babies and Shotgun Vows
Created by SHIRLEY ROGERS , YOSHIKO HANATSU
Story
Ryder wakes up to find the girl he spent the previous night with is gone. He had helped her get to a motel after finding her drunk in a bar. She seduced him, and they spent a night of passion together...even though she was a virgin! Not only that, she is the daughter of a wealthy oil tycoon. It looked like it was never going to work, but when he thinks of her his heart skips a beat. He has to find her, and ask her why she dumped this confident playboy after just one night!

A Husband to Belong To
Created by SUSAN FOX , MARITO AI
Story
Marla and Jaicey are twin sisters. They were separated at birth and reunited 24 years
later, but Jaicey asks Marla to keep it a secret. She doesn't want her loving adopted family
to know about Marla yet. Jaicey's brother, Jake, regards his sister's new "friend" with
suspicion and is mean to Marla, but she is just happy to have a family of her own, after
years of loneliness. How could she have known that more suffering awaits her...?

Accidental Mistress
Created by CATHY WILLIAMS , JUNKO OKADA
Story
Lisa was having a vacation in sunny Spain when she was involved in a car accident. The owner of the car, Angus Hamilton, takes her to the hospital. Angus turns out to be a man of high society—someone whose path Lisa would never have crossed if it wasn't for this accident. Even after her wounds are healed, she cannot stop thinking about the man she only met once. Then one day, Lisa receives an invitation from Angus to join him on a cruise ship. She would normally decline, but something makes her accept this surprising invitation....

The Forced Bride
Created by SARA CRAVEN , NATSUE OGOSHI
Story
Emily agrees to a marriage of convenience to Count Rafael, just as her father requested before his death. It was agreed that they would get divorced when she turned 21, and she would receive her inheritance. However, as her 21st birthday approaches, Emily claims she wants to make the marriage void. She couldn't stand the rumors of his love affairs any longer, and asks her lawyer to take care of it, escaping to a remote cottage to avoid confronting the cold and arrogant man herself. But she was naive to think she could escape him. He tracks her down and declares, "before we break up, I'll show you the true happiness of marriage!"

Married by Mistake!
Created by RENEE ROSZEL , TAKAKO HASHIMOTO
Story
Elissa and Helen are determined to have their vengeance after their sister Lucy is betrayed by her fiancé. They decide that their stepbrother Jack should pretend to be Lucy's new fiancé, and make her former lover jealous. Even though they are not blood-related, Lucy cannot imagine Jack being her lover. Her sisters try to persuade the hesitant Lucy by telling her, "you are destined to be with Jack". This is true, if one believed the legend of

Practice Husband
Created by JUDITH MCWILLIAMS , MAO KARINO
Story
Addy has zero relationship experience, but decides she wants to get married. Her inferiority complex keeps her from being confident about herself, until she receives a letter from an old friend, Joe, the kind boy who always helped her. He would be just the one to help her find her perfect husband and start a happy family! Joe is now a CEO, who accepts the request to act as a sounding board for his now beautiful childhood friend. Addy dines out, goes to the movies and kisses the always strong-willed and now majestic and alluring Joe... Is love next?

Dark Heritage
Created by EMMA DARCY , MAKI OHSAWA
Story
Looking for her mother's past, Rebel calls up her courage and rings the doorbell. The man that answers it is tall, handsome Hugh, who mistakes her for the new nanny. After clearing things up, she's reminded of herself in the orphan child, Celente, and decides to stay at the mansion. As Rebel tries to patch up the uncle and niece's relationship, she becomes closer and closer to them.

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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