During the Anime NYC 2023 industry conference, Azuki announced 10 new manga series coming to the digital service, including two new exclusive titles translated and published by the company.
Azuki’s exclusive titles include the slow-paced teen romance Our Aimless Nights and the teacher-student comedy You’re So Sloppy, Hotta-sensei. Both models will launch in early 2024 exclusively on Azuki.
Azuki also added eight series and one anthology from Media Do International, MediBang!, and Star Fruit Books. All eight titles are now available to read on Azuki’s website and mobile app.
Here are the complete details about each of Azuki’s latest manga series:
Our aimless nights
Story and art: Koumori
The manga is currently being serialized on Futabasha’s Web Action in Japan. It will be released on Azuki in early 2024.
Cheerful, energetic high school girl Chika and shy, reserved boy Kazuya couldn’t be more different. But they have a secret: every Wednesday after 9 p.m. they meet outside the convenience store where Kazuya works. Little by little, under the moonlight, a unique connection begins to blossom in this enchanting coming-of-age love story!
You’re so careless, Hotta-sensei
© Mao Nakada
Story and art: Mao Nakada
Currently serialized in Futabasha’s Manga Action magazine in Japan. It will be released on Azuki in early 2024.
Makoto Kuribayashi is a typical high school student with a not-so-typical job as a housekeeper after school. His newest client? It’s none other than his school’s most famous teacher, the beautiful Rumiko Hotta. But Hotta-sensei is hiding a dirty little secret: she’s a total slob, the exact opposite of her perfect public image! Now, Makoto gets the difficult task of cleaning up his mess. Will his admiration for Hotta-sensei overcome harsh reality in this irreverent comedy?
Devotion changes the world
© Mizue Odawara
Story and art: Mizue Odawara
“All men are wolves! They’re aiming to eat the girls! If I’m going to be eaten, I’d rather be eaten by a cool wolf!!” Yoh, who believes that all men are terrible monsters, one day meets her perfect ideal man, a working adult nicknamed “Tono”. As soon as they met, Yoh decided to confess his feelings…!! Due to a past trauma, Yoh is haunted by her obsession with men and she openly declares her hatred towards the opposite sex. She may hate them, but at the same time, she wants to experience love. Her love itself is a contradiction, yet the two strangers begin to close the gap. This is a story filled with dangerous romantic comedy that revolves around a double-edged love!
My brutal boyfriend
© Momoshiro, Yuna Anisaki
Art: Yuna Anisaki
Chiaki has been accepted into her dream high school: the prestigious boarding school Otomegawa Academy. Through an unexpected event, she eventually became roommates with Katsuho – the grandson of the academy director and the school’s prince. Katsuho is outwardly attractive, academically excellent, and kind, seemingly worthy of his prince-like reputation. But when he’s alone with Chiaki, his true sadistic personality shines through. How will Chiaki juggle her new school life while resisting the advances of this brutal prince?
Who wants to play?
© Tsuyoshi Osumi
Story and art: Tsuyoshi Osumi
Japan’s favorite child celebrity, Ena Fujie, is busy with her entertainment career! Except for Tashiro, Ena’s clumsy manager, the adults around her do not realize that behind her cute and charming performance, she is a very ambitious child, calculating every step. to win everyone’s hearts! What shenanigans will she pull today?
Story and art: Haguro
A human can’t choose their ideal body. Memories engraved into our skin will not disappear no matter how much we try to change them. Therefore, a new person arrives in town, bringing with him a gun that can swap other people’s bodies. The fierce but smiling adventurer walks on a secret mission — to retrieve the body that was originally taken by his wife.
I will stop traveling…
© Konoha Kizima
Story and art: Konoha Kizima
A short story about a young girl who has been a traveler since birth and wishes to end her journey.
Azuki also added three new short manga titles, including:
• Immorality by Lin Yi • A Long Stay by VIEW • Split Story by Kata Katoh
Source: press release