Thursday, November 20, 2014
If you thought those two chapters of Nisekoi Boyfriend were the end of the story, then you were only half right! That was it for the volume release, but surprisingly, Ataru Yamamoto drew an additional doujin as an epilogue which she released almost exactly one month ago called Henshin Shichau. It's very short, and is non-H. We first learned about it when Yamamoto posted about it on Pixiv, and she's also posted a couple other releases related to Nisekoi Boyfriend, including some color illustrations found here and here.
In addition to that, we also finally got a chance to acquire an old doujin from 2011 by Mizunomoto called Hybrid Boy Returns!, which serves as a bonus story to the two Hybrid Boy one-shots released via the Josou Shounen volumes. As with the other doujin, this is also non-H, but is somewhat ecchi. If you never read the other Hybrid Boy one-shots, you can get them here: [Chapter 1] [Chapter 2].
Henshin Shichau doujin: Mediafire, Dropbox
Hybrid Boy Returns! doujin: Mediafire, Dropbox
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
It took us a few days, but we're pleased to announce we're done with all three of the one-shots from Nisekoi Boyfriend's volume. The first is Yomamushi Kareshi to Rokudenashi (A Cowardly Boyfriend and a Good-for-nothing). Keishi is a college student fed up with his mischievous boyfriend's unhealthy attitude towards sex and wants to have a more normal love life.
The second is Kimi to Boku de Chouchou Musubi o (A Ribbon Made of You and Me). Hanao notices that a short guy in his class named Koino is often looking at him, and Hanao suspects that he likes him. Hanao decides to show Koino what he thinks about love.
The third is Usotsuki to Happy End o (A Happy End with a Liar). Keita Hirono is popular among girls for his good looks, and enjoys their attention, but after he gives some advice to Ogata, a loner who spends much of his time reading alone, Keita suddenly finds all the girls gravitating to Ogata. The description of the third one may not sound like a BL story, but there isn't much else that can be said without giving practically the whole story away, so that's essentially the setup.
So with that, we've come to the end of what Ataru Yamamoto has to offer for now. Hopefully we'll be seeing more of her work in the future. And of course, thanks for all the wonderful comments! We're always trying to bring you the very best that manga has to offer.
Yomwamushi Kareshi to Rokudenashi one-shot: Mediafire, Dropbox
Kimi to Boku de Chouchou Musubi o one-shot: Mediafire, Dropbox
Usotsuki to Happy End o one-shot: Mediafire, Dropbox
Nisekoi Boyfriend volume batch: Mediafire
Friday, November 14, 2014
After much anticipation, and probably the most comments we've gotten on a post in months (thanks a lot, by the way!), we are pleased to present part 2 of Nisekoi Boyfriend. As mentioned before, there are three other BL one-shots in the same volume, and although they aren't gender bender-related, we are going to do them.
And what's also a very historic day for Hachimitsu Scans, Nisekoi Boyfriend has made it to the top of Baka-Updates' weekly ranking, which we believe is the first time something we've scanlated has reached the No. 1 spot, so thanks for all your support!
Nisekoi Boyfriend ch. 2: Mediafire, Dropbox
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Today, we are happy to present a small project we recently picked up: Nisekoi Boyfriend by up-and-coming BL author Ataru Yamamoto. The manga is actually a two-part story compiled in a volume also containing a few of Yamamoto's other, unrelated one-shots. In Nisekoi Boyfriend, Soutarou Inugami is a shy and reserved high schooler interested in anime and manga. Although content with his lot in life, Soutarou also wouldn't mind having a fateful encounter with a cute girl someday. Lucky for him, he comes home from school one day to find a girl sitting at his doorstep who he's never seen before, but who happens to have the same red earrings as Meguru Satoi, a cool and good-looking guy at his school.
Nisekoi Boyfriend ch. 1: Mediafire, Dropbox
Friday, November 7, 2014
Finally, here's Amber, the last one-shot by Ayumi Komura. Mio Hasekura is a helpful high school girl who looks after her workaholic mother and others at her school, which has earned her the nickname "Mom" among her classmates. Mio is very fond of her late father who died when she was younger, and hopes to find a guy like him someday. On her way to school one day, she comes across a man collapsed on the side of the road who is very different from her father and Mio helps him out.
The smaller color illustration above is from the preview posted on Margaret's website. Interestingly, we are unsure why Komura called this one-shot "Amber". There's no indication in the story why she gave it this title, so if you have any guesses after reading it, please tell us in the comments.
Getting a chance to work on something other than Usolily (or Kenjutsu Komachi for a time) by Ayumi Komura has been a lot of fun since we get to see other sides of her when she does one-shots like these three, which seems to be pretty rare since most of the time she focuses on her serializations, or at least that seemed to be the case during Usolily's run. Maybe one of these one-shots will get a serialization someday, since remember that Usolily also began as a one-shot. Of the three, Hatsukoi Harinezumi would seem the most likely to get a series, and if so, we'd be very happy about scanlating it. But for now, there's still Full Dozer to look forward to, which begins serialization in about a month.
Also, speaking of Kenjutsu Komachi, we finally got around to doing the bonus content from the volume release and...it's very very small. I'm talking two pages here. Yeah, we expected Komura, who loves adding in tons and tons of bonus content in her Usolily volumes, to include at least an afterword or something, but she only included a few comments at the end of the volume, not counting the comment she did on the cover. So the extras below include the outside and inside covers and the aforementioned whopping two pages, so it may not be much, but it's something, at least.
Amber one-shot: Mediafire, Dropbox
Kenjutsu Komachi volume extras: Mediafire, Dropbox