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New Manga Series for the Year 2005

All new manga series reported for this year can be found here. You can sort them by the date they were reported to us, the rating, or based on how active the series was over the past month.

Date Added | Rating | Past 3 Months Activity

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Shi ga Futari o Wakatsu Made

Genre: Action, Drama, Martial Arts, Mature, Romance, Sci-fi, Seinen

From Yen Press:
Haruka Tooyama is a twelve-year-old girl with incredible precognitive abilities. But her accuracy in predicting the future has made her a target for any number of greedy corporations that would use her power for their own profit. When she is kidnapped, Haruka uses her gift to seek out someone who can help her escape and fixes upon a blind man making his way through the busy streets of Tokyo. Though it may seem an odd choice, Haruka's powers have not led her wrong. Despite his inability to see, her chosen protector’s fighting skills become apparent when he draws a sword from his walking stick and deftly takes out her captors. Knowing she will always be pursued for her gift, Haruka begs the mystery swordsman to keep her safe... "Until Death Do Us Part".

Rating: 8.64 (1175 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #77 increased(+23)

Hoshi no Samidare

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Psychological, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life

The world is in mortal peril. Sir Noi Crezant, the Lizard Knight, has been sent to gain the aid of the great warrior Amamiya Yuuhi in hopes of finding the Princess Samidare and protecting the planet from the incredible 'Biscuit Hammer' poised to crack the Earth in two. Unfortunately Yuuhi wants no part of it, and the Princess doesn't prove to be the shining 'hero of justice' role model that Noi had hoped for.

Rating: 8.76 (1622 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #113 increased(+8)

Vinland Saga

Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Mature, Psychological, Seinen

As a child, Thorfinn sat at the feet of the great Leif Ericson and thrilled to wild tales of a land far to the west. But his youthful fantasies were shattered by a mercenary raid. Raised by the Vikings who murdered his family, Thorfinn became a terrifying warrior, forever seeking to kill the band's leader, Askeladd, and avenge his father. Sustaining Throfinn through his ordeal are his pride in his family and his dreams of a fertile westward land, a land without war or slavery... the land Leif called Vinland.

Note: Was nominated for the 2008 Manga Taisho award. Won the Grand Prize in the manga division of the Japan Media Arts awards in 2009. Won the 36th Kodansha Manga Award for Best General Manga in 2012.

Rating: 8.95 (1493 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #144 increased(+2)

Natsume Yuujinchou

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, School Life, Shoujo, Slice of Life, Supernatural

From Storm in Heaven:

Natsume's just an ordinary kid, except he can see spirits, just like his grandma Reiko could. Reiko, though, used to bully the spirits, and bound them to her will in the "Book of Friends". Now that Natsume has inherited this book, a never-ending stream of spirits is coming after him. With the help of a spirit "cat" (who really just wants Natsume to die so he can have the book), Natsume spends his days dissolving the contracts that bind the spirits and trying not to get killed.

Extras:
Manabiya no Sumi (The Corner of the Schoolhouse) in v.6.
Natsu ni wa Tameiki (w)o Tsuku (A Midsummer Sigh) in v.7.

Rating: 9.01 (873 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #236 decreased(-14)

Golden Days

Genre: Drama, Historical, Mystery, Romance, Shoujo, Shounen Ai, Slice of Life

Feeling rebellious toward his overprotective and neurotic mother, 16-year-old Souma Mitsuya cares only about his violin and his hospitalized grandfather. On the night his grandfather's condition suddenly worsens, an earthquake hits, and Mitsuya finds himself lost and alone in Japan of the year 1921.

Rating: 8.77 (313 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #266 increased(+59)

Blood Alone

Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life, Supernatural

Misaki is perhaps the most innocent and most sincere young lady there ever was. It’s almost inconceivable that she could be a vampire. With her powers as a vampire, she could easily entice any human to do her bidding but she chooses not to. Especially when it comes to Kuroe, a young author who has a deep running past with vampires, and the man she is in love with.

Note: Adapted from a set of Doujinshi by the same mangaka.

Rating: 8.43 (812 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #269 increased(+78)

Wanjeon Mukyeolhage Saro Japhida

Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Mature, Romance, Yaoi

"I'm pretty sure that the downfall of humans can be completely attributed to their curiosity", such is Ewon Jung's philosophy.
Because of his curiosity and his "affectionate nature", Ewon somehow finds himself, after cheating one time too many on Jiho, dumped and threatened into working as a caretaker for Jiho's new boyfriend, Mookyul... who just so happens to be a Mafia Boss.

And it is just the beginning of Ewon's troubles.

Between Jiho, who still burns at Ewon's infidelity, and Mookyul, gang-leader with movie star good looks who starts to take a keen interest in him, Ewon slowly gets entangled in a net more intricate than that of the dangerous underworld, how will he survive it?

Official English version
Publication by Lezhin

Rating: 8.74 (1292 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #325 decreased(-14)

Uragiri wa Boku no Namae o Shitte Iru

Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Shoujo, Supernatural

From Yen Press:

Abandoned as a baby and raised in an orphanage, the kind-hearted high-schooler Yuki Sakuragi is driven by a need to find the reason for his existence. Plagued by mysterious dreams, Yuki also possesses the strange ability to read the deepest, darkest thoughts of anyone he touches.

As both the dreams and his powers intensify, there appears before him a beautiful young man named “Zess,” whose face tugs on Yuki’s memory. He warns Yuki not to venture outside on Walpurgis Night, the eve of the blood-red moon, which invites death.

But when Yuki’s compassion leads him to disobey Zess’s order, has Yuki carelessly thrown his life away before he’s even given himself the chance to find out the very reason for it?

Rating: 8.49 (306 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #369 increased(+25)

Cat Street

Genre: Drama, Romance, School Life, Shoujo, Slice of Life

From Condensation:
The story centers around Keito Aoyama, a former famous child actor. Due to a childhood incident, she retired from her career early and withdrew from normal society. Now 16, she passes her days in boredom and without purpose. But one day she runs into a stranger who takes her to El Liston--a free school for high school students like herself, who don't have a place where they belong. Though hesitant at first, Keito decides to enter El Liston and subsequently, she begins a new stage in her life. With the help of her only remaining childhood friend, Taiyou, and her new classmates Rei, Momiji, and Kouichi, Keito slowly finds the courage to open up to others and to accept their support. Will Keito return to acting? Will she find true friends? Love?

Rating: 8.77 (2114 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #407 increased(+2)

Spirit Blade Mountain

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Martial Arts, Romance, Shounen, Supernatural

A comet falling will bring about a great calamity, and in order to choose a child fated by the falling comet, the family of the "Reiken" clan with a long storied history is once again resuming its entrance examination process to find disciples. The protagonist Ōriku (Lu Wang in the original novel), who possesses a special soul that only appears once in a thousand years, decides to take the exam, and he starts down the path toward becoming an exceptional sage.

Webcomic

Rating: 7.21 (17 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #451 increased(+106)

Kyou kara Ma no Tsuku Jiyuugyou!

Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Shoujo, Slice of Life, Supernatural

Yuri Shibuya was living a pretty normal life. That changed the day he was dunked into a toilet after an attempt to save a classmate from a gang of bullies. Instead of just getting a good soaking, he's pulled in. The next thing he knows, he's in a world that vaguely resembles medieval Europe. If that's not odd enough, he's told that he is to be the next Maoh, just because he has black hair and black eyes. The Maoh is the King of the Mazoku, who are coexisting not-so-peacefully with the humans in this world. Much to his subject's dismay, he's totally different from the rulers they're accustomed to. He's kind, considerate, a believer in justice, and not willing to use violence to solve conflicts. Not exactly someone they want running a country on the very brink of war. Now, Yuri has to deal with trying to become a good Maoh, while at the same time attempting to adapt to this land's customs and culture, all in a world where the tension between the humans and Mazoku is reaching its peak.

Rating: 8.22 (188 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #463 decreased(-77)

Bitter Virgin

Genre: Drama, Harem, Mature, Romance, School Life, Seinen

Suwa Daisuke is an ordinary, but popular, high school student. One of his classmates, Aikawa Hinako, is somewhat fearful of men and because she ran away from just his attempt to touch her hair, he states to one of his buddies, that she is the only one he wouldn't date, unaware all of the people in his classroom could hear them, including Hinako.
Daisuke's attitude changes after he unintentionally hears a shocking truth that she confesses in an abandoned church. His former annoyance turns to compassion and concern. Hinako is unaware that he knows her 'little' secret. Believing him to have no romantic interest, she becomes more relaxed and comfortable in his company. Their relationship faces a lot of obstacles, including jealous classmates.

Rating: 8.28 (2639 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #486 decreased(-22)

Kodomo no Jikan

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Lolicon, Mature, Romance, School Life, Seinen, Slice of Life

Daisuke is a 23 year-old new schoolteacher. He ends up being put in charge of a 3rd grade elementary school class since the previous teacher quit, and in that class there's a girl who's quite a troublemaker--Rin Kokonoe. You could call her a masegaki (used to describe a kid that acts more like an adult in some ways), and she's also part tsundere (though more dere than tsun).

Rating: 8.25 (993 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #502 decreased(-7)

Hyakujitsu no Bara

Genre: Action, Adult, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Smut, Yaoi

Two soldiers from warring countries are bound by a pledge as master and servant. Taki Reizen is a commander of sublime beauty, shouldering the fate of his nation. Called "Mad Dog" because of his rough temperament, Klaus von Wolfstadt has sworn his loyalty to him as a knight. Despite this, those around them are cold and disapproving, full of various misgivings. For all their genuine feelings, what will come of love made cruel by the violence of war?

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Doujinshi
Hyakujitsu no Bara dj - Halloween Special
Hyakujitsu no Bara dj - Luckenwalde no Heya de
Hyakujitsu no Bara dj - Dawn Chorus
Hyakujitsu no Bara dj - Natsuyasumi Nikukyuu Techou

Rating: 8.67 (530 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #568 decreased(-34)

Ciel - The Last Autumn Story

Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Romance, School Life, Shoujo, Supernatural

With the author's characteristic humor and creativity, the work describes one girl's fantasy adventure.
Yvienne Magnolia lives in a small village and her beauty turns the villagers' heads, yet she would never have imagined the grand future destined for her.

Because a count tries to kidnap her, Yvienne flees to the Lowood Institution for wizardry and witchcraft, forced to leave her family.

In the school, she meets interesting people, like January Lightsphere who comes from a noble but peculiar family, or Lariatte, an heir to an orthodox fighter family, who might yet become her closest friend.

Rating: 8.43 (358 votes)

Activity: Stats Pos #591 decreased(-3)

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