JManga Adds Gangster Martial Arts Manga "Sun-Ken Rock"

Setona Mizushiro's (Afterschool Nightmare) boys love title Dousei Ai also debuts

Two of the titles that JManga talked up at San Diego Comic-Con have gone live at the digital manga portal. Starting today, you can pick up the first volumes of Korean born artist Boichi's "fiercely powerful, incredibly intense seinen manga" gangster/martial arts epic Sun-Ken Rock and Setona Mizushiro's (Afterschool Nightmare) boys love title Dousei Ai

 

SUN-KEN ROCK Vol. 1
Created by Boichi
Published by Shonen-gahosha Co., Ltd.
Story
A Japanese teenage guy, Ken Kitano, goes off after the girl he likes, Yumin, to Seoul, Korea. However, because of his immense fighting skills and his strong spirits he catches the eyes of a gang...

Walkin' Butterfly Vol. 3
Created by Chihiro Tamaki
Published by Ohzora Publishing Co.
Story
At 5’ 10", our protagonist Michiko is full of complexes about her height. Then, by some freak accident, she finds herself mistaken for a model and at a fashion show. Once there, only the clothing designer, Mihara, is able to see through to Michiko’s true identity and criticizes her with scathing words: “You won't last one step on that catwalk. Because you can't see your true self.” This is a realistic showbiz story about the turbulent world of fashion.

 

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Kimino Tamenara Shineru Vol. 2
Created by KUZUSHIRO
Published by Takeshobo Co., Ltd.

Story
Court Life in Heian Japan is peaceful and tranquil. Or not, so much, as slacker and blogger Sei Shonagon meets the Empress Teishi. Will Shonagon be able to control her libido? Will Murasaki Shikibu and Shonagon come to blows over which of their charges is cuter? Or will Japanese culture as a whole be destroyed by the hilarious goings-on of the Imperial Court? Kimino Tamenara Shineru is a laugh-out-loud funny 4-panel gag comic about the literary lights of classical Japanese culture!

Dousei Ai Vol. 1
Created by Setona Mizushiro
Published by Libre Publishing Co., Ltd.
Story
“The first person to cause me sorrow was of my own gender.” Tsubaki gets hurt by his classmate Kaoru, and Koutarou by his kind older brother. Yet, in their hearts, they still hold longing and deep devotion. Passion, heartache, despair, sadness… Loving with body and soul, this is the real life story of these boys.

Vengeful Seduction
Created by CATHY WILLIAMS , YUKAKO MIDORI
Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story
"Your father embezzled company money. Marry me if you don't want me to disclose it." Four years ago, Isobel married a man she didn't love without telling the truth to Lorenzo, who she truly loved. Soon after her husband dies in a traffic accident, Lorenzo appears! He went to the U.S. after they broke up and has achieved great success. He now offers to acquire Isobel's father's company, which is in financial difficulty! "I rejected him four years ago. Is this his revenge?"

Maddie's Love-Child
Created by MIRANDA LEE , YUKAKO MIDORI
Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story
Miles, the British aristocrat, can't get his mind off Maddie, a woman he met a year ago in Australia on a business trip. He wants her so much that he ends his engagement and heads to her homeland! Meanwhile, Maddie desperately wants to have a child, but doesn't want to be tied down with a husband. All she wants is a sperm donor with brains, looks and class so she could raise the child on her own. Maddie's mind is made up... Or is it?

Passionate Fantasy
Created by SHARON KENDRICK , RURIKA FUYUKI
Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story

Kitty has an ulterior motive for applying to work as a live-in chef for Darius Speed, a world-famous movie director... Darius is a thief! He is planning to make a film based on a script he stole from Caro, an elderly woman who helped Kitty in her time of need. But Caro has no evidence, which is why Kitty decides to infiltrate Darius's home to get the script back. But looking into Darius's beautiful eyes, Kitty finds it hard to believe this man is capable of such a thing....

The Millionaire's Revenge
Created by CATHY WILLIAMS , HIROMI KOBAYASHI
Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story
Laura and Gabriel were passionately in love - even though she was the daughter of a wealthy family, while he was a mere stable boy. But when Laura's parents reject the penniless Gabriel's proposal to marry their daughter, he disappears in despair. 7 years later, Laura is burdened by huge debts left by her late parents when Gabriel, now a successful and wealthy investor, appears before her. He is not the man she used to know, as he coldly declares: "I bet you never thought this day would come. When our positions are reversed!"

An Arranged Marriage
Created by SUSAN FOX , TOYO ISSIKI
Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story
Allison lives with her uncle, the CEO of a bank in deep financial trouble. Blue Summer, a wealthy farm owner, offers him financial aid in return for Allison's hand in marriage. Allison doesn't want a marriage without love, but nevertheless she travels to Blue's mansion to save her aunt and uncle's business...

A Most Suitable Wife
Created by JESSICA STEELE , CHIZUKO BEPPU
Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story
Taye lived a happy life in a luxurious apartment in London with her friend. That was until her friend left without saying a word, and Taye is forced to advertise for a new roommate to cover the cost of her rent. The advertisement is answered by the handsome but silent Magnus. He is the only one who applies and so she has no choice but to accept him. While Magnus only reveals the fact that he is an artist and nothing else, he pries into Taye's dates and gives her the cold shoulder. He seems to think she is only after rich men from prestigious families...

Honor's Promise
Created by SHARON SALA , ESU CHIHARA

Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story
After her beloved mother's death, Honor faced a lifetime of loneliness... In the presence of others, she holds back her tears and strives to keep her mother's restaurant going, but her tears won't stop flowing when she is alone. "Are you alright?" a kind voice asks. The voice belongs to a man named Trace. Even though they have never met, Honor is comforted by his gentle eyes and warm hands. She is quickly drawn to this man, until she finds out the brutal truth. Trace befriended her for a purpose. Not only that, Honor begins to discover the secret behind her own birth...

Keeping Luke's Secret
Created by CAROLE MORTIMER , HINOTO MORI
Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story
Out of the blue, Leonie is asked by Rachel, a renowned actress, to write her biography. Although she has published a biography once before, she has no idea why Rachel chose her as the author. Her doubts about the job deepen with Rachel's son, Luke, who for some reason relentlessly intimidates her. As Rachel was unmarried when giving birth to Luke, it was one of the biggest scandals at the time. While being aware of his hostile attitude, Leonie is drawn to his cold green eyes, and she decides to accept the job...

Only by Chance
Created by BETTY NEELS , CHIEKO HARA
Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story
Henrietta who grew up in a children's home now works part-time at a hospital to earn her living. One day, the decision to take home a stray cat found in the hospital's garden gives her the chance to talk to a charming doctor at the hospital, Adam. Soon after, Adam saves Henrietta from a grave illness and she is slowly drawn to him. But she feels his prestigious and wealthy life as a doctor is so different from her life... Will it ever happen?

Jack and the Princess
Created by RAYE MORGAN , JUNKO OKADA
Published by HARLEQUIN K.K.
Story
"The summer of her 22nd year. That was the last time Princess Karina experienced freedom. She is about to have a political marriage for the sake of her royal family. Before she is forced to marry a man whom she does not love, she wishes to experience love. It seemed her wish might just come true. The tall and handsome Jack Santini comes to live in the estate as a bodyguard. Karina falls for the talented and charming Jack, and wishes, just once, that she could kiss the man she fell in love with for the first time...

 

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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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