Street date: 6 December 2011, give or take a day.
Galism - Renai Joutou 3 Shimai © Yokoyama Mayumi/Shogakukan [First serialized in Betsucomi] · Bye-Bye, Suki na Hito © Watanabe Shiho/Shogakukan [First serialized in Cheese!] · Kimi no Kiss de Furete. © KAORI/Shogakukan [First serialized in Cheese!]
Published in Indonesia as Galism ~ 3 Sisters first-class Love ~; Sayonara, My Love; and Touch By Your Kiss by Tiga Lancar Semesta/3L
Because of that, I don't want another unrequited love.
Flowers bloom madly in the background of our silly couple Yuudai and Ran. But sadly, whenever they want to take their relationship to the next level, Someone. Always. Interrupts! Ran finally lucks on a perfect opportunity for some quality alone time with Yuudai on Yuudai's birthday. Guess who should show up to join the party? Yuudai's mom, Yukari!
3L also launches Sayonara, My Love, Watanabe Shiho's Bye-Bye, Suki na Hito, and the first of KAORI's two-volume Touch By Your Kiss or Kimi no Kiss de Furete. Both first serialized in Cheese!. Previews after the release list, but making it clear up here that only Sayonara, My Love is not rated for a Mature or [DEWASA] audience.
- Galism ~ 3 Sisters first-class Love ~ (Galism - Renai Joutou 3 Shimai) vol 5 of 6 by Yokoyama Mayumi
- [Premiere] Sayonara, My Love (Bye-Bye, Suki na Hito) by Watanabe Shiho
- [Series Premiere] Touch By Your Kiss (Kimi no Kiss de Furete.) vol 1 of 2 by Kaori
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¹ Source: Angelzon.com
² All manga retail for IDR 16,500 each
New 3L titles
Whenever someone confesses to you, you always freeze the person off with a cold expression, Hiragi. Never mind tears, I doubt blood even flows in your veins. Unlikely, right?
Despite knowing that it's always in your mind, I don't regret loving you. How about we run away from everything, even our friends?
Yup, I know the preview doesn't make much sense, but apparently, the guy got rejected when he was younger, and so now pretends to be the Ice Man. (Thanks, Chibi Manga. [From Bye-Bye, Suki na Hito's description excerpted by Baka-Updates Manga])
I don't know if the promo'ed
additional artwork and commentary from Watanabe Shiho is enough to make you GET! but it doesn't persuade me. Rent, perhaps. Buy, no.
Other Watanabe Shiho manga
Warning: This sub-section is Hella Long to make up for not enumerating Watanabe Shiho-sensei's extensive, smut-heavy backlist in earlier posts. If ain't interested, scroll down.
Before releasing Bye-Bye, Suki na Hito, 3L published Pure Love Login (originally Junai Login); I Can't Stop Loving You (Gomen, Soredemo Kimi ga Suki); and Natural Host Boyfriend Method (Tennen Kareshi Host Shiyou). If I'm not mistaken, the first Watanabe Shiho shoujo manga manga 3L licensed was the Sensei to, Watashi to, Hajimete romance drama, retitling it Sensei, Me, my first. 3L also published Yankee Ai wo Chikau, a collaboration with writer Yoshiie Hiroyuki.
Not obviously smut: Watanabe Shiho-sensei also produced the
Sengoku Era, Forbidden Love Hana no Hime Chacha Monogatari historical romance first serialized in Cheese! Zoukan (six of six Flower Comics volumes published between 2009.07 and 2011.10.26), another Cheese! historical romance series, Oedo Monogatari (Flower Comics Special tankou per 2011.04) and the school life romances Hatsukare x Hatsu Kano (serialized in Sho-Comi; Flower Comics compile: 2009.07); Goshimei! Host Kyoushi J (two of two Flower Comics tankou from 2006.05 to 2006.09); and Bakusou!! Love Attack (FC: 2005.09).
Smut starts here: The Host series — Ren'ai Choukyou - Host Yuugi (serialized in Sho-Comi; Flower Comics: 2004.11) and its sequels Ura Ren'ai Choukyou - Host Yuugi (FC: 2004.06) and Maruhi Ren'ai Choukyou - Host Yuugi (FC: 2006.03), as well as the side story, Hatsukoi - Host (serialized in Cheese!; Flower Comics: 2005.02).
Also, these anthologies, all ex-Cheese! except Sensei wa Kimusume ga Osuki (Flower Comics: 2004.10): Aiomou Hito - Sex Friend (FC: 2008.05); Aijin - Itaihodo Aishite (FC: 2008.03); Setsuna no Rakuen (FC: 2007.09); Houkago no Katasumi, Kiss no Zanzou. (FC: 2007.06); and 17-Sai Natsu - Seifuku no Jouji (FC: 2006.09).
Watanabe Shiho leads the Cheese Best Selection omnibus Cinderella Ryuu - 16 Virgin Road (Flower Comics: 2011.09) with Hanaya En, and shares billing with Chiba Kozue in the Sho-Comi Girls' Collection Osananajimi ja damedesu ka? (Flower Comics: 2011.07) and Miyasaka Kaho for Yaba Koi - Ikenai Honnou (Flower Comics Cheese! Best Selection: 2010.01).
The first day of school and already Mikane finds herself lost. Not for the usual, can't read directions reason, but because she's too busy searching for her soul mate. It has always been her dream to experience a romantic and beautiful love in senior high, and it looks like she's found Mr. Right in Kurose-senpai who helps her find her way around school.
But even if Kurose-senpai comes off as a nice guy, rumors abound about his many women!? What's going to happen to Mikane's dream nau?
Touch By Your Kiss volume 1 also contains the
Mienai, kokoro (Invisible heart) one-shot.
Other KAORI manga
I think the smut-labeled Touch By Your Kiss or Kimi no Kiss de Furete。 is the first KAORI manga for 3L. If I'm wrong, tell me which of the following titles have already been licensed: the
Basketball, Maids, Secret Identity, Tomboy, Rivals Become Lovers, Male Lead Falling in Love First Himitsu no Ai-chan romance comedy, ongoing serialization in Cheese! (volume 6 street date: 2011.12.26), the likewise image transformation Kirei no Tamago (first serialized in Cheese!; Flower Comics tankou per 2009.04) and the
Popular Boy Live-in Lover Konya, Kimi ni Ai ni Iku (ex-Cheese!; two of two Flower Comics volumes from 2008.07 to 2008.07).
These one-shot tankou are tagged smut, so we may or may not see them licensed here: the
Childhood Friends, Popular Boy, Possessive Lover Marugoto Ore no Mono (first appeared in Cheese!; Flower Comics: 2007.02); the
Glasses, Secret Identity, Breakup Boku no Himitsu wo Oshiete Ageru (originally serialized in Cheese!; FC 2006.11) and the
Maids, Older Female Younger Male, Possessive Lover Fast Romance Tabecha Dame (FC: 2006.04).
That's all, folks. See you next 3L release ^^/
Iamque opus exegi,
~niki DBA 30uɐlnɯɐnɥ (花木蘭03)
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