IS (Pronounced Aiesu in Japanese) is not your everyday manga. This manga strictly deals with cases of intersexuality. IS stands for Inter Sexuality.
This manga deals with very serious issues concerning intersexual people. The pain they go through, the troubles they confront, and ultimately their inability to reproduce and even find a partner who will accept them as they are - It's all there in a form of manga.
The series is consisted of cases, each dealing with different people - although some cases are much longer and more dramatic than others.
The first volume is about the case of Hiromi and the case of Ryoma. The third case is of Haru and characters related to him.
If you don’t know what intersexuality is, refer to the Wikipedia on Intersex.
Can love begin on a construction site? This story is full of love between men! Suzukawa, a worker who works in a nice building, enjoys lunches. While opening his bento as usual, he went to the famous chef Mikage Senju, who spoke with an air of superiority. Suzukawa, in hearing how the food was insulted, gets carried away by the provocation and Mikage decides to accompany him home, where a delicious meal test takes place. Will he be satisfied...?
Yee Su-yoon is a high school student who has everything going for him – top of his class, top fighter and a Barbie-like girl friend named Kang Ha-eun. But why does he mistreat his girl friend and seem to always protect a girl named Chae Shin-hee?
Hideo Suzuki is a thirty-five year old mangaka assistant struggling to be the hero in his own life by breaking back into the lime light with a new serial all the while juggling his relationship with his girlfriend and his own delusions. However, as hard as Hideo may try, the world seems to have a different set of plans for him; sinister and dark machinations that completely overturn his reality as he knows it.
Nominated for the 3rd Manga Taisho Award (2010).
From Operation Boredom :
Yamato Onidzuka. Childhood bully, punk, and sports prodigy. His old childhood friends are terrified of him, as he used to bully and harass them on a daily basis. When he transferred to a special sport's school, it seemed like his friends' worst nightmare had finally come to an end. But now that he's back, it seems like the nightmare has returned. Join Megu, Yamato, and their 4 other friends on their hilarious roller-coaster ride known as High School!
"This love is secret.
Secret to anybody.
However, my heart is trembling.
---Hey, I've become aware of these feelings.
Please don't notice.---"
Plot: Mun Su is a strong girl with a weak heart. Wanting to pay off the debt of her uncle, she is going to work for the creditor. To her surprise, the guy she beaten up outside is...!!! (You can guess where this is going.)
Ai Morizawa is a high school freshman and a popular idol,
but puts ZERO effort into her job. She only took the offer because her mother runs the company and promised to double her allowance. Being in love is so much more important than being an idol u
Kitamura Yui, a young teenage girl, manages to fall for a woman on the train- Ichinose Hitomi. In her eyes, shes goregeous, beautiful.. And on a whim, she kisses her. Hitomi's reaction is something that surprises Yui beyond belief.
â€œI am Strongâ€
I am a woman who is tough to anyone who isnâ€™t my type. Whether he be ugly or decent looking it doesnâ€™t matter. My weakness is a beauuuutiful guy! However I havenâ€™t found anyone yetâ€¦ â€œWait for me beautiful guys, I, Choi Mi Ra will find you!
Hana, a 16 year old who's a bit of a tomboy, is dumped by her boyfriend when she moves to Sapporo after her parent's divorce. On her first night there, she comes across a young guy who is seemingly too ill to walk. He ends up collapsing on her and is quickly rushed to the hospital. As it turns out, he's Hiroto, her next door neighbor.
The next day, when she goes to her new school for the first time, she finds out that he's actually a teacher and that he's the teacher of her class! With his out-going personality and friendly demeanor, he gets along with everyone, but she notices there's something a little different going on between him and Nishiwaki, a classmate of hers who the others write off as a "cold-hearted beauty."
Hana always runs into him on her way to school, and as she gets to know him more, she finds herself falling for him! Things get even more messy when her boyfriend who broke up with her comes to Sapporo saying that he wants to give their relationship another shot!
Judo-loving Mitsuka has been looking forward to finding her true love since starting high school. While walking through the park one afternoon, she encounters a very cute boy napping on a bench. The next day a new coach arrives at Mit
Kiyoko is in a bar one day, drowning her sorrows, when she runs into a girl who used to have a crush on her in school, Ayumi. They end up hooking up. Kiyoko knows she's gay, but Ayumi has never been with another woman before. Will they manage to work thin
Iruka Sumoto wishes to surpass Birou Akutaya, a detective prodigy.
A disappearance case catches the attention of Iruka and drags in Birou.
1-3) I Want to be Naughty: The Student Council has their eye on Towa Aikawa the school delinquent. He hides out on the rooftop, it's his special illegal place. He finds Mikado Shirahane on the roof one day. He's the hottest, smartest guy in school, and no
The main character is a girl who everyone mistakes for a highly experienced flirt as she gives the most advice to girls on their relationship problems (and because of her cute looks) The truth is, she's no more than a whimpy novice who hasn't even experie
16 year old, Che Ja Nok has a disease where her hair grows 20 cm every night. She and her cousin live with her aunt. One day at school, she gets a call saying that her aunt passed away. Now her life is turned upside down when she reads her aunt's will and
From Loyal Kiss
My father died when I was small, and my mother was a first-ranked maid, who left me in the charge of my grandparents. The last time I met her was when she was 36.
Out of curiosity, I plunge into the world of maids. I wait on young master Rain, and study at the school for maids. And master Rain's brother.... he is.... what's my feeling for him anyway? Could it be love?
And just you wait, I will be Cinderella.
K is a wizard who can grant wishes--all he asks in return is that which is most precious to the wisher...
Mourning from a horrific loss, Jin Ryu wants K to bring back her parents and brother from the dead. But when K tells her that a wish
A special short story that was published in a freebie book put out in Sho-Comi, then added as an extra in the last volume of Zettai Kareshi.
Chima Nagatsu, a high school sophomore, has always been able to see spirits that have died but haven't passed on yet. She also has the power to banish them. One day she gets a job from her uncle asking her to banish the spirits in an all boys school. She reluctantly accepts only to find that one of the spirits, Tsukasa, is a boy whom she admires!
Being the daughter of a dojo manager, Oosawa Masaki has been practising nothing but karate. Her chance encounter with a certain young man sparks her interest in figure skating. Can a mannish Masaki transform into a sweet, lovely girl on the skating rink?
One morning, 16-year-old Sey's world is turned upside down when her mother announces she's moving to Italy to finish her novel. She's made arrangements for Sey to live with her friend, Meja, and Meja's creepy son, Terry. Not exactly Sey's ideal living sit
Ion Tsuburagi (? ??, Tsuburagi Ion?) is a friendly and cheerful high-school student who likes to eat. However, when she was young, she had learned to chant a jinx to make miracles occur. Her dream is to marry a man who works to make his dream come t
Shy Ichitaka has a crush on his high school classmate Iori, but ever since she posed for semi-provocative swimsuit photos in a magazine, she's had a lot of sleazy guys hitting on her. Ichitaka's afraid to make his feelings known for fear Iori will think h
Akane Tachibana is a freshman high school student who, despite his talent for basketball, decides to abandon sports clubs due to the pressure put on him by them. Once he arrives at Kouzu High, however, he meets the only other basketball player who has ever caught his eye on the courts and decides to join the team. The first match of the season is an exhibition game against the league's strongest team, Hyamazaki—the team that Hiiragi's father coaches and in which his older brother plays for. Hiiragi ends up playing in the second half of the game, and they seem to not be working well together on the court, losing the game, until unintentionally one of the senior players on the team challenges them to beat him. They join forces, inspiring the team to victory. Thus starts the story of a group of teenagers working to reach the top, fighting tooth and nail the entire way.
Shino and Sumitaka have been dating eight months, but Shino hasn't been able to bring himself to take the last step in their sexual exploration. Shino finally gives in, and Sumitaka takes it upon himself to make sure Shino can't back out once they get sta
Meet Zen, the human pet of Seiji who is his old high-school senpai. Now living together and without a job, Zen decides to take the role of Seiji's housewife and house pet! Read on to see the progress of Seiji and Zen's master-pet relationship and how they
From volume one's front cover:
Je-hyung who is left alone after his mother's death quits school and starts to work. On his way home he meets a girl who doesn't seem to have any place to go and brings her to his house. She disappears next morning, and three years later they meet again as boys.
The 6th oneshot from Yuri Tengoku Anthology.
"I'm Here" is an extremely short story (4 pages) in which a girl returns to a place she lived in as a child and sees a childhood friend again.
Kazunari has been secretly in love with his older childhood playmate Jin since junior high. Now Jin is back after four years, and the first thing he does with Kazunari is...bite him?!
Kanori makes a new friend on her first day at a new school, Kajomi, and she decides to participate in a goukon with her new best friend. Each leaves the goukon place with a partner...
From Aerandria Scans:
A doctor, a hero, a villain, and A LOT of misunderstanding. A very touching story.
Plot: A boy went to take his trash out late one night, and found a strange, creepy, lolita woman sitting amongst the garbage bags. She asked if he had a little sister, and he answered her, hurrying afterward back to his apartment. When he looked out the window, she was gone. Who is the strange woman, and why does she give him such a bad feeling?
From Manga Updates
There is something a bit twisted inside of the teenage girl Madoka. It comes out one day when she has to deal with a groper on a public train. He may be scarred for life by the time she's finally through with him. But for her, at least, this encounter may only be the beginning...
Icaro is a thrilling manga science fiction adventure in the tradition of Akira, Ghost in the Shell and Clamp's sf sagas. Icaro is the mind-bending, fast-paced adventure of a young man, Icaro, with the ability to fly and a young woman, Yukiko, who risks he
Yukino, a single skater who had to quit because of a lesion, goes to say her farewell to the ice rink where she used to practice and is now being demolished. Ikki Kouga, a former skater and head of the group in charge of the demolition notices her skills and makes a proposition to her: to pair up with Gilbert Roman, a half Japanese half Canadian skater who ranked 6th in the Junior World Championships, for ice dance.
Suh-Ah is a quiet and reserved high school girl who almost seems unapproachable. One fine Saturday after school, Suh-Ah is dragged into a "meeting" with boys from the neighboring highschool because one of the girls gets sick.
Fate lands the well-known "k
From Vampire Knights:
Xu Min takes care of the family because her parents go to work early every morning. On the first day of high school, on a crowded train, she accidentally kisses the annoying and humourous Buay Fan. From then on, her normally peacefu
Nobody can understand why the hot Kin Mori, the star of the school and captain of the hockey team, is going out with the quiet and enclosed Danae. Even though they are childhood friends, it seems they don't connect.
Danae can't do anything and suffers fr
[From Anime News Network]:
In Shinjuku Kabuki-Cho, the biggest sin town in Japan, there are two crazy guys. Ichi is a coward and a wimp, but once he breaks into tears, he turns into a human weapon. With great martial arts skill and a blade hidden in his boots, he butchers a bunch of enemies into mincemeat in the blink of an eye. His arch enemy is Kakihara, a yakuza boss who's tired of everything, including himself. Only when he pierces, cuts, and burns his own and other people's bodies does he feel that he is alive.
Warning: Very graphic content.
Hinako is in her second year of junior high. In her third trimester, she has to move to a big city because of her father's work, and she has misgivings about fitting in... But that's not the worst of it! -- The school she transfers into used to be an all-
Yoon Bum, a scrawny quiet boy, has a crush on one of the most popular and handsome guys in school, Sangwoo. One day, with Yoonbum's obsession towards Sangwoo reaching its peak, Yoon Bum decides to enter Sangwoo's home. But what he saw inside was not the Sangwoo he had dreamed of.
Masaki Yotsuya has finally accomplished his goal of being the assistant of the famous designer Yasuyo Kanda! But what he doesn't know is that Kanda-san is also an infamous womanizer who's managed to bed every female assistant heâs ever gotten within no more than an hour! And he also refuses to acknowledge Yotsuha as his assistant! But Yotsuya refuses to give up without a fight!
Kim Manseok is your average, everday guy but with one particular hobby: his love for high-end high heels. He owns his own personal blog and is known as a woman online but one day, his identity is exposed! Will he be able to continue his life as an ordinary salary man?
From Lezhin:Go Siwon's dreams are constantly visited by the clever, beautiful Kang Jinha. In the dream, Jinha keeps on mentioning this "incident" that happened between them but Siwon can't remember anything! And how can it feel so real? Luckily for Siwon, hints about the "incident" start to appear and Siwon is able to regain his memory bit by bit. How will their relationship change at the end of it all?Original WebcomicOfficial Translation
A world where vampire govern humans!
Welcome to Blood Bank, it's filled with fresh blood. One is a hard-working banker and isn't affected by vampire pheromones. One day, Shell, the son of an overlord comes to visit for inspection. During One's report, Shell keeps staring at One. And later... follows him to the toilet!
Set in Yokohama, this is the story of a priest with a "survival wish" and a vampire with a "death wish".
After hundreds of years, Mary - an immortal vampire with a death wish - finally finds out the whereabouts of Maria - the exorcist who possesses the "Blood of Maria" that can exterminate him. But, it turns out the Maria he found is not the right "Maria"! However, as Maria does inherit the "Blood of Maria", he is constantly being targeted by vampires, so constantly that he hardly has time to catch his breath... And so, Mary makes a proposal to Maria: if Maria pledges to kill him, he will protect Maria from the vampires until the threat is gone, and... The story begins!
Park Min Gyeom is a human with a disease called hemochromatosis â€” his blood absorbs too much iron, so he has to donate it regularly to stay healthy. Kim Chun Sam is a half-vampire who needs blood to live. So begins an unusual symbiotic relationship between "predator" and "prey."
Yuri, one of the school's most handsome guys, and Jaerim, one of the school's ugliest, collide!...or don't they...Can't understand what's going on between these two! It's Out of Control!!Original WebtoonOfficial English Translation
Momo, with no ambitions, is the ultimate bitch, scum, good-for-nothing guy. Yata-chan is a chill, caring, and naïve youth. During their meeting in a public bathroom when he was in the middle of "cleaning up", Momo takes advantage of the goodness of Yata-chan, and comes rolling into his home. While spending time with him, little by little, the good-for-nothing Momo changes...
At that moment, Momo's former patron--
Erotic comedy! And yet it touches your heart and brings tears. This is volume 1 of the Harada World Explosion!
From Lezhin:With rapid developments to the human civilization, the need for God and his angels have decreased at a significant rate. Thus, the angels are experiencing a historic unemployment crisis! With this problem in hand, God decides to start a company that will reduce the unemployment rate in both Heaven and Hell. He hereby founds the company, H&H Roman Company!Original WebtoonOfficial English Translation
Eiji, who comes from a wealthy family, spends the majority of his life as a student having fun with girls and enjoying the freedom that has been his own since leaving the family home. One day, his father, Eiichiro, discovers his disastrous results and forces him to return home, where he will have to undergo a formal upgrade in order to be able to take over the family business. Izumi, his personal servant, placed at his service by his father, will have the mission to help him in this task. But Eiji soon realized, that Izumi, under his politeness, doesn't seem to appreciate his new master very much, if at all...
1-2. Don't be Cruel, Please & Don't be Coldhearted, Please
"In exchange for me keeping your secret, take off your pants." Maya saw Nemugasa's sudden impulse to cheat on a test. In return for keeping silent, Maya makes various demands, but? The bookworm Nemugasa and the playboy Maya's perversions, impatience, and pure-hearted love.
3. Houkago no Himitsu
Sequel to one of the side stories in Tsuyogari. Shiba Keisuke still loves his friend Aki and gets in trouble for daydreaming about him during class. They still desire to go further in their relationship, but when it comes to figuring out who should be on top, it's time to play rock-paper-scissors!
4. Wagamama mo Aishite
Daijuu is a popular guy with a really moody and selfish boyfriend, Kan. Unfortunately, Kan's selfishness drives them to fighting, and to Kan wanting to be in control of their relationship, leaving Daijuu to try to take control as well.
5-6. Pantsu de Ojama & Sailor Fuku wo Nuganaide
Soramoto is bothered by the fact he's wearing briefs when he goes home with his sex-friend, Hoshina. The reason for his embarrassment? Not too long ago he made fun of Hoshina for wearing briefs despite being a high school student, and has a great fear of being picked on for the same thing.
Maya and Nemugasa's story continues...
Concludes Maya and Nemugasa's relationship and deals with Jutta (Maya's cousin) and his relationship with his teacher.
Maya suddenly decides to finally become serious about his future - and that includes passing exams and going to university with Nemu.
Akira Takanashi's Story is included in chapters: Vol.5 Ch.1 -Vol.5 Ch.05
"I'm tired of girls, so I'm curious about men"- Sanjou, the popular guy who always gets the girl in the small country town he's from actually likes to talk about his hobby, which is listening to techno music. However, there's no one around him who is interested in it. One day, he learnt that his favorite DJ will be playing at a venue near him and faking his ID, he snucked into the club. To his surprise, his classmate Igarashi is there as a DJ!! In this classroom of music, my body will be violated by the sounds played by this dark-eyed guy.
From Shinkirou Scans:
Provoked by sarcasm from a perverted maestro, the troubled writer is being exploited by unexpected parts...
When business leads Haruna to Nakagawa's family-owned brewery, it's love at first sight for Haruna. Too bad that Nakagawa and his crotchety grandpa can only say "not interested" to his offers. Will Haruna ever secure the distribution rights to the best sake in town? And more importantly, will he manage to win over the cantankerous brewer's grandson?
Ueda Tomoharu is a cop manning a local koban station, and he’s quite happy with his job and relatively quiet life until he happens to run into yakuza member Gotouda Aki while chasing down an underwear theif…and is suddenly confessed to! Aki doesn’t seem bothered in the least about their ~star-crossed lovers~ status and eagerly dives into a super lovey-dovey relationship with his policeman, but Ueda’s about to find out just how dangerous it can be dating a mobster…in more ways than one.
PS: September Scanlations have re-translated Volume 1 and 2, so we re-upload these chapters, sorry for the inconvenience.
Mishima, a student at a school in the countryside, is bullied by his classmates. The reason is because he's seemingly gay. In reality, Mishima does like guys so he doesn't resist their bullying, and instead, finds solace in secretly cross-dressing. One day on the rooftop, Mishima finds the lipstick he'd lost before in the hands of Kirino, one of the bullies... and Kirino was about to put on the lipstick that Mishima used on his own lips. This is the story of young boys looking for a place they can really be themselves...
From Rooftop Love BL:
Ivan, Lieutenant and spy in the service of the Russian army, must investigate the right arm of a mafia boss. But his target is a very close friend he made in the military academy and who he hasn't seen in ten years, Edward. Ivan can't help but wonder, how could such a compassionate man with a passion for art, become a part of the mafia? When they meet again, Edward seems to be as nice to Ivan as in the past and Ivan, facing a dilemma in his mission, is invited back to his home. But, the next day Edward's attitude completely changes and Ivan realizes that he's been kidnapped!
Dive into the frigid depth of Russia, in the heart of St. Petersburg, and discover the exciting story of two men who oppose each other! Will friendship and love be enough to overthrow fate and bring two ruthless enemies together again?
Vol 1: Target in the Finder (Finder no Hyouteki)
1. You're my Loveprize in Viewfinder: Freelance photographer Takaba Akihito is abducted by the powerhouse of the criminal underworld, Asami Ryuichi, who claims both Akihito’s body and soul. Not just for tonight, but forever...
2. Fixer: Again delving into the dark underworld, Akihito meets icy beauty, Fei Long- leader of Hong Kong’s mafia.
3. Embrace the Heat of the Night: Akihito is shocked when Asami show up on his doorstep, one stormy night.
Vol 2: Cage in the Finder (Finder no Ori)
1. Splendor of High Rises 1-4 (Kourou no Hana ~Unobtainable~): The fateful tale of how Asami and Fei Long first met 7 years ago.
2. Body Chase: Working with a police detective, Akihito infiltrates Asami’s flagship club, Sion.
Vol 3: One Wing in the Finder (Finder no Sekiyoku)
1. Naked Truth 1-5: Tokyo arc. Just as Asami and Akihito are beginning to be drawn closer to each other, Akihito falls for a trap set by a vengeful Fei Long.
2. Love Surprise: On New Year’s Day, a very drunk Akihito repeatedly calls up Asami and harasses him over the phone.
Vol 4: Prisoner in the Finder (Finder no Ryoshuu)
1. Naked Truth 6-12: Hong Kong arc, Part 1
2. Takaba's Wonderful Day: After witnessing Akihito being humiliated on the job, Asami offers to take Akihito out for the evening.
Vol 5: Truth in the Finder (You're my Naked Truth in the Viewfinder) (Finder no Shinjitsu)
1. Naked Truth Zero: The story of how Fei Long and Yoh first met.
2. Naked Truth 13-18: The conclusion of Naked Truth, Hong Kong arc, Part 2
3. Naked Truth Extra 1 - Temporary Paradise (Naked Truth epilogue): Asami and Akihito spend time in the South Pacific while they both heal.
Vol 6: Passion in the Finder (Finder no Netsujou)
1. Naked Truth Extra 2 - Drowning in a Sea of Bloody Marys (continuation of Temporary Paradise): Akihito gives Asami a massage.
2. Escape & Love 1-5: Asami and Akihito return to Tokyo. Despite their clashing worlds, Akihito and Asami continue to be drawn to each other.
Vol. 7: Desire in the Finder (Finder no Katsubou)
1. Pray in the Abyss 1-9: Akihito splits his time between being Asami's cook (and housemate) and working as a daredevil photographer. But what happens when he catches another man weeping on Asami's perfectly tailored sleeve? Are business and pleasure about to mix in the worst possible way?
2. Takaba Akihito's Graceful Summer Holiday: Akihito and Asami both find ways to beat the heat.
3. Head of Department Takaba Akihito's Rose Colored Accomplishments: Akihito dreams that he is the General Manger of Takaba, Co., and attempts to bend subordinate Asami Ryuchi to his will.
Thanks to everyone @ mangago who helped us to reorganize the chapter name and order, you're helping mangago to be a better place.
From Karma Falls Scanslations:
Mei Tachibana has spent her 16 years without making either boyfriend or friends. One day, she injures a popular boy in school, Yamato Kurosawa, because of a misunderstanding but for some reason it seems that he takes a liking to her and one-sidedly claims that they’re friends. Furthermore, he not only protects Mei from a stalker, he does it with a kiss…?!!
In the Kijima-kun series:
V.1 - Omae no Kawaii Kijima-kun
A good looking guy named Tachibana, Sousuke runs into a bit of bad luck with the schools cursed black cat also known as Kijima, Subaru. Due to this bad luck Tachibana breaks his glasses and can't see without them, when he was at his worst moment a stranger helps him. But Tachibana can't see who it is, so he asks someone else and they say its "Kijima". Tachibana decides to write a thank you letter but makes a mistake and sends it to the wrong Kijima. Thinking that he's been ignored, he decides to write more letters. More erotic letters so that "Kijima" can't ignore him, but instead of the cute Kijima appearing, the scary black cat Kijima appears!
Kenen Love Battle::
This story takes up the bulk of the manga. It's about two business men who appear to be rivals on the surface but are actually lovers and it's revolves around their relationship ups and downs.
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V.2 - Boku no Itoshii Kijima-kun
V.3 - [i][/i]