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“Bungaku Shoujo”
(3.7)
JP “Bungaku Shoujo”
Drama Mystery Psychological Romance School Life Shounen
For Tohko Amano, a third-year high-school student and self-styled “book girl,” being the head of the literary club is more than just an extracurricular activity. It’s her bread and butter…literally! Tohko is actually a literature-gobbling demon, who can be found at all hours of the day munching on torn out pages from all kinds of books. But for Tohko, the real delicacies are hand-written stories. To satisfy her gourmet tastes, she’s employed (rather, browbeaten) one Konoha Inoue, who scribbles away each day after school to satisfy Tohko’s appetite. But when another student comes knocking on the literary club door for advice on writing love letters, will Tohko discover a new kind of delicacy?... more>>

Bungaku Shoujo won Kadokawa Shoten’s 2007 light novel award for light novels under the mystery category.

Placed 7th (2007) and 3rd (2008) on “このライトノベルがすごい!” (This Light Novel is Amazing!) without an anime nor manga associate.

Novels:

– Main story:

1. Book Girl and the Suicidal Mime

2. Book Girl and the Famished Spirit

3. Book Girl and the Captive Fool

4. Book Girl and the Corrupted Angel

5. Book Girl and the Wayfarer’s Lamentation

6. Book Girl and the Undine Who Bore a Moonflower

7-8 Book Girl and the Scribe Who Faced God

– Short stories:

1-4. Bungaku Shoujo to Koisuru Souwashuu (Episode)

– Gaiden:

1. Bungaku Shoujo Minarai no, Hatsukoi

2. Bungaku Shoujo Minarai no, Shoushin

3. Bungaku Shoujo Minarai no, Sotsugyou

– Last Volume:

Hanjuku Sakka to Bungaku Shoujo na Henshuusha (Muse) <<less
Releases: 0
A Book Dedicated to Our Youth
(3.5)
CN A Book Dedicated to Our Youth
Drama Josei Romance
There are always moments far in the past that remain forever engraved in our memory. The last decade of the 2000’s was chock full of unique memories – memories of The Little Tigers, The Bund, and the Four Heavenly Kings that brought us great emotions now rest with the dust-covered journals of our youth.... more>>

Born in the 80’s, Tong Hua has brought together a classic youth book that reminds readers that those timeless memories of our youth are only so precious due to their brief nature. Bring those memories back once again with this memorable read; though we are gradually aging and leaving our past behind, our warm, child-like spirits will never fade! <<less
Releases: 34
A Mistaken Marriage Match: A Generation of Military Counselor
(4.5)
CN A Mistaken Marriage Match: A Generation of Military Counselor
Action Adventure Comedy Drama Fantasy Historical Martial Arts Mystery Romance Supernatural
She is an honorably retired SWAT officer with meritorious deeds and is a dashing detective who solves cases like a god.... more>>

One day, a strange golden board with eight divinatory trigrams brings her to a different world, where she is is bestowed as a gift to a general’s manor.

He is a grim god of war whose power overwhelms six countries and the defender-general of the state with military power in his hands. An imperial edict brought him a delicate concubine. He turned and left. After returning, his second in command and soldiers ignored him. Instead, they kept on saying, “What does madam think?”

When has the general’s manor changed its owner?

Solving cases, training soldiers, night attacks, suppressing bandits, street fights, counter-terrorism operations, naval battles – one after another appeared on stage. She played with flourish, yet he was unable to resist even a little. <<less
Releases: 192
A Mistaken Marriage Match: Mysteries in the Imperial Harem
(4.2)
CN A Mistaken Marriage Match: Mysteries in the Imperial Harem
Completed Drama Historical Josei Romance
He is the master of six kingdoms. As long as he wanted, his cavalry is ready to wipe off any country.... more>>

She is the world renowned talented Qing Family sisters. But because of his word, her family became destitute and homeless. He wanted to tame her, she will not submit to him.

Two similar unbending persons with no love and feelings between them, are fated to be continuously intertwine an entire lifetime. He thought that he wanted her total submission but when she was kneeling at his feet, why did it all feel meaningless?

She thought that all she wanted was his life, but when he spurted blood while he was lying in her arms and asked “Why did you return?” Why did her tears keep falling?

Various mysteries in imperial harem, a gold heist, a case of dead palace maid, the baffling death of a young prince, the secret around crown prince’s parentage… So many secrets and thrills! <<less
Releases: 117
A Mistaken Marriage Match: Pursuit of Murderer in Liao Yue
(4)
CN A Mistaken Marriage Match: Pursuit of Murderer in Liao Yue
Action Adventure Historical Martial Arts Mystery Romance
What do you get when you put a thick-skinned, acting-dumb constable and the aloof, genius daughter of the Premier in the same town?... more>>

For the sake of winning a bet, Lou Chen left her home and crossed into neighboring Liao Yue for some sight-seeing and treasure-hunting. But barely a few days into her trip, she gets embroiled in a mystery murder which leads her to meet a nonchalant, happy-go-lucky constable, who is obviously hiding an astute brain under his flippant appearance.

Turns out that this flippant constable has a birth mystery that links back to some of the most prominent families in Liao Yue. Coincidentally, this constable also seems to have something to do with her sword “Cang Feng” which apparently used to belong to his family before it disappeared 18 years ago. <<less
Releases: 13
A Mistaken Marriage Match: Record of Washed Grievances
(4.4)
CN A Mistaken Marriage Match: Record of Washed Grievances
Completed Adventure Historical Mystery Romance Supernatural
She is intelligent, beautiful, calm, and professional. As the youngest chief forensic investigator for the past few years, her future was very bright. All of this, however, changed with a bizarre time-travel.... more>>

Her face was now destroyed. All right. But unexpectedly she was also a “gift” from a small kingdom! Her life deviated from the initial course. By her side would from time to time emerge bizarre and bewildering incidents. She makes painstaking investigations, unravels the layers of mysteries, pleads for justice on behalf of the living ones, and redresses injustices for the dead. There have been no vengeful spirits under her knife!

Just as everything has settled down, as she looked back, she was inwardly glad. One life, one world, two-people. Today’s mistaken marriage is only to be tied with you. <<less
Releases: 152
A Naive Short-tempered Girl
(2.7)
CN A Naive Short-tempered Girl
Adult Comedy Drama Ecchi Josei Romance Smut
One night she gets drunk and mistakes the most well-known Mafia boss for a host and intends to sleep with him.... more>>

Oh my! What should I do? It’s best to run away! <<less
Releases: 487
A Slight Smile is Very Charming
(4.7)
CN A Slight Smile is Very Charming
Completed Comedy Josei Romance School Life Slice of Life
What is it that makes a man fall in love with a woman at first sight? Appearance? Aura? Wealth? NO.... more>>

When campus prince and gaming expert, student Xiao Nai first saw Bei Wei Wei, what made him fall in love was not her extraordinary beauty, but her slim and slender fingers that were flying across the keyboard and her calm and composed manner! Embarrassing, no?

At the same time, gaming expert Bei Wei Wei, at this time and place was on the computer, methodically commanding a guild war, and won a perfect and glorious victory despite being at a disadvantage, and was completely unaware that cupid is nearby. Soon after basketball player, swimmer, all-around excellent student, and game company president, Xiao Nai, uses both tactics on and offline to get to this beauty’s heart. Therefore, this romance slowly bloomed. <<less
Releases: 119
A Tale of Two Phoenixes
(4)
CN A Tale of Two Phoenixes
Adventure Drama Fantasy Harem Historical Josei Mystery Romance
The most famous deed of this princess was her words to her younger brother Liu Ziye.... more>>

When he became emperor, she told him, “Although your highness and I are of different sexes, we are the children of the same father. Why can you sleep with so many different women, while I must be only with my husband? This is so unfair!”

And after the Emperor Liu Ziye heard his elder sister’s words, he ridiculously thought it made sense. So he immediately corrected his “wrong ways” and painstakingly selected thirty handsome youths for her to enjoy.

Chu Yu awoke in the princess’s body and realized that she had obtained a male harem of three thousand; should she take just one to drink, or keep all of them? <<less
Releases: 33
A. R. G.
(3.2)
FIL A. R. G.
Completed Josei Romance
They met to stage a deceitful act.... more>>

Because she was desperate for his house. While he was looking for a fiancee.

For these two people’s hearts to unite, and for his own search of his long lost beautiful memory, a certain deceased person will play his card. But in the end it will be proven how fate, and probably a ghost, could only set up two people at the right place and moment.

But the will to love is still for these two people to decide. <<less
Releases: 10
Akuyaku Tensei Dakedo Doushite Kou Natta.
(4.2)
JP Akuyaku Tensei Dakedo Doushite Kou Natta.
Adventure Drama Fantasy Psychological Romance Shoujo Tragedy
Eliza Kaldia, who reincarnated as a noble girl villainess in a fantasy otome game, was stuck in a world that seemed far from her image of how noble girls should be living, as the fated events of the game were still far off while she remained a child. In the first place, it was suspected if she could even live to make it to the school setting of the game. Due to changes in the situation of the neighboring country which never appeared in the original game, the world became nothing like the flowery school life from the game. It was a world where even young girls had to take up weapons. How did it... more>> turn out this way…

I don’t have any cheat-like abilities. I can’t use magic. Though, my sense of ethics might have become a little twisted due to being reincarnated. <<less
Releases: 118
Ballad of the Desert
(4.3)
CN Ballad of the Desert
Completed Adventure Drama Historical Romance Shoujo Tragedy
Yu Jin is an orphan, who was raised by wolves in the desert. She happened to meet a man of Han living with a Xiongnu... more>> tribe who takes her back to his camp due to her saving his life from thirst. She soon becomes friends with Xiongnu's children. One year later, due to political changes, her foster father is killed. His only wish was for her to return to his hometown of Chang'an, in the Han Dynasty while hers is to live with the wolves for she has lost the one who she relied on. While going on life's journey she met two men on the way hereby starting her story which will span years with so much colorful and stunning trials and tribulations <<less
Releases: 38
Beautiful Wife And Genius Son
(3.6)
CN Beautiful Wife And Genius Son
Completed Action Comedy Josei Romance Slice of Life Supernatural
Interview (YGZ – Father, ZZ – Mother, ZW – Son)... more>>

1. What is something you carry everywhere with you?
YGZ: A gun.
ZZ: I prefer being indoors, specifically inside a lab.
ZW: Anything that has access to the internet.

2. What is your favorite hobby?
YGZ: Shooting.
ZZ: Experimenting.
ZW: Hacking.

3. What is your worst fear?
YGZ: My wife’s cooking.
ZZ: My lab burning.
ZW: No access to the internet.

4. What is your spirit animal and why?
YGZ: A Bigfoot – has hands to hold a gun.
ZZ: An eagle – has good vision, useful for observing.
ZW: A Spider – can spin a web.

5. What is your biggest regret?
YGZ: Letting my wife escape after our first night.
ZZ: My son being a genius. I chose YGZ to be the father of my child because I thought he was a himbo.
ZW: Not reuniting my parents sooner. <<less
Releases: 90
Best to Have Met You
(4.3)
CN Best to Have Met You
Completed Comedy Drama Josei Romance
At a blood donation event, seeing a beautiful signature from one of the donors, she takes a piece of paper and copies it out of boredom. Suddenly bumping into a handsome guy, feeling a sense of familiarity, she thinks for a bit and glances suspiciously at the signature she just copied …… is it his?... more>>

A few chance encounters, she finally meets him again at a high school reunion.

Upon saying goodbye, intelligent yet quiet, sincere yet serious, coolly yet gently he asks a question: “I had written and given you a letter, do you remember?” An Ning’s mind is muddled for a long while, does this mean ….. she had turned down Xu Mo Ting?

People usually squander time in their youth, hopefully when looking back, there are no regrets ……

Summary copied and edited from Shushengbar <<less
Releases: 51
Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou
(4.4)
JP Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou
Drama Mystery Romance Seinen
Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou is a mystery series in which Shinokawa Shioriko, a young owner of a bookstore in Kamakura, unravels the mysteries of the ancient books that are taken there. ... more>>

The story begins with a young man named Daisuke, who practically grew up without reading books due to his phobia, who brings the complete (and autographed) collection of works by Natsume Soseki, (Japanese writer of the Meiji era) that he inherited from his grandmother, to the mysterious bookstore. Will the shy and introverted Shioriko solve the mystery of the books? <<less
Releases: 22
Black Belly Wife
(3.9)
CN Black Belly Wife
Comedy Historical Romance Wuxia
On the same day Murong Yun Su’s father dies, her betrothed ends their betrothal. Her cousin, an illegitimate prince, returns to Murong Courtyard House and offers to marry her. She rebuffs her cousin’s offer and accepts the marriage offer from Chu Zhang Ca, leader of Mo Jiao Cult. Under Mo Jiao Cult’s protection, her former betrothed’s sect, and the emperor’s army don’t dare to attack Murong Sect overtly.... more>>

In the wuxiaworld, no one can boast that they saved Mo Jiao Cult’s leader’s life except Murong Yun Su. Chu Zhang Ca has never forgotten, she grudgingly saved his life without knowing each other’s identities. He secretly stole her handkerchief and spent three years searching for his savior.

Together, Murong Yan Su and Chu Zhang Ca become the most feared black belly couple in the Quxiaworld. <<less
Releases: 12
Both are Foxes
(4)
CN Both are Foxes
Action Drama Gender Bender Historical Romance
She has stunning looks and talents that are even more amazing, but she hides both deeply because she understands that beauty is never a blessing. One who is beautiful can only bring trouble, especially within such a society where evil runs amok. In addition, one who is too crafty is disliked.... more>>

So to the common eye, she is an ugly woman, so ugly even ghosts would be too afraid to look at her, a weak, ignorant lady.

An imperial edict forces her to marry the well-renowned prime minister of Dong Ling. She cleverly deals with her situation as she faces hidden and openly disdainful looks, smiling coldly and looking on indifferently. She did not want any of this. Why do women make things harder for other women?

She is the ugly, cowardly, useless, frail Lady Zi Yinye. But she is actually the handsome and brilliant prime minister Ye Yin!! <<less
Releases: 14
By A Slight Mistake
(4.7)
JP By A Slight Mistake
Adventure Drama Gender Bender Romance School Life Shoujo
Sagara Mizuki, who realized she had recollections of her previous life while wandering on the border of life and death, woke up on a hospital bed. And she was surprised that the environment surrounding her resembled the setting of 『Seventh Heaven』 which she unwillingly played before. Her role is the perfect young lady who happened to be the rival of the disappointing heroine 『Toujou Rin』.... more>>

However, if observed carefully, there were a lot of slight differences from the game. The perfect young lady named Mizuki became the perfect Prince called Beautiful Crossdresser and her one-year older brother turned five years older.

Without walking along the route of attacking the disappointing heroine, Mizuki began to choose a proper life.

“Eh? Huh? Why did it come to this?”

What will be the future of the girl who started to roll opposite the direction she wanted due to a slight mistake? <<less
Releases: 6
Chaos Of Beauty
(3.6)
CN Chaos Of Beauty
Completed Historical Josei Mature Romance
She has been drawn into the life of the phoenix, such fate – “The Emperor Swallow”, but few days later she married the Prime Minister; she possesses beauty that overthrows cities and ruins states but also has a talented and virtuous mind, yet her husband is deeply in love with the Emperor’s doted consort. On their wedding night, his face filled with guilt, says to her: Apart from love, I can give you anything……... more>>

Though deep in nobility, her life is not monotonous, to pick up the new number one scholar from within the imperial palace, to rescue the Nu clan’s prince in the back alleys, and with the young general falling off the cliff, with the Emperor engaging in a battle of wits over the inner palace…….

Many men were unable to conquer her beauty and wisdom, yet when trying to win the beauty, they cannot let go of their plundering desires in lust for power. Within the imperial court, there is an underlying turbulence of disputing fronts. On the battlefield, there is the slaughtering of armoured cavalry……the tender grace of a beauty, hearts fuelled with lust for power, which is it that is the burial of such heroes?

Troubled times since the war, they survive in this strife, fighting to dominate this world, seizing the beauty that overthrows cities and ruin states……

The world, because of this beauty, is in chaos; but who is it that this beauty charmingly smiles at? <<less
Releases: 45
Chongfei Manual
(4.6)
CN Chongfei Manual
Comedy Drama Historical Romance Shoujo
Before her rebirth, Ah Luo was an innocent little girl.... more>>

After rebirth, she appeared lovable on the outside, but was a different person on the inside.

Those, who learned of her true nature, yielded to her.

Only the prince regent regarded her as a treasure, no matter how much he pampered her, it was not enough for him.

Anything she wanted, he gave her, including the princess position that she didn’t want, he stubbornly pushed onto her. <<less
Releases: 28
Chu Wang Fei
(4.5)
CN Chu Wang Fei
Drama Historical Romance Shoujo Slice of Life
She, the prime minister’s daughter, was timid and cowardly. Because her engagement fell through, and her reputation was ruined, she was pressured to spill her own blood in the palace hall! Once again opening her eyes, the cowardice had vanished, replaced by coldness, causing others to be intimidated at first glance. Yet no one realized, she was not her.... more>>

He, the current dynasty’s Chu Wang, served the country and brought peace and stability. Peerless and magnificent, all the girls under the Heavens eagerly pursued him! He helped her break off her engagement in the palace hall, but she avoided him at a great distance. He set his mind to pursue her, but she didn’t intend to love him.

At home, the turbulent currents of government affairs surged violently, disputes from every country continued to spring up everywhere. The stunning her who had been reborn, and how she didn’t bat an eyelid to resolve that terrifying carnage; her name had shaken the whole world!

When the dust had settled, and the song and dance had ceased, who could hold hands with her and look upon this thousand-year golden age, this flourishing ten thousand miles? Nowadays in this land under the Heavens, everyone spoke of how Chu Wang was cunning and two-faced, he desired the whole world, and was someone they seriously could not provoke. Yet the one they could not provoke even more was his Wang Fei – Yun Qian Meng! Anyone who provoked Chu Wang Fei, must surely be prepared to lose their necks!

A breathtaking rebirth, a thrilling marriage, in the blink of an eye the once weak woman had become the honorable Chu Wang Fei!

Wang Fei: In the palace chambers, between the feasts, smiles are hiding daggers, with layers and layers of plots and machinations; those who hurt my flesh and blood will have to pay the price.

Chu Wang: In these troubled times, carrying the fire beacon, over thousands of miles of fortresses and mountains, I have traveled to the distance to these border stations; if you dare to hurt my wife I will take your life.

Wang Fei: In another country, in a foreign land, will his thoughts stay pure? The princess of another nation is gracefull and beautiful, will “a pair of people for one life” change?

Chu Wang: Returning home, difficult problems arise. As green hills extend into the distance, beautiful flowers and tender feelings grow deeply; dealing with the ruler and his ministers is harder than rising into Heaven.

That night, all the monarchs struggled for power, smoke rising all around; that night, the husband and wife were separated, neither humble nor haughty; that night, the land was in great disorder, lying corpses filled the plains; that night, whose heart was confused, whose family was broken, whose country was lost?

In the chaos of war, during their separation, separated by thousands of miles of unmoving mountains and rivers, the gentleman’s heart and the wife’s heart never changed. In the lonely city without aid, hand in hand as before, they advanced together while chatting lightly about this West Chu country.

(WN Synopsis from 12superlatives)

Yun Fu’s young mistress is weak and cowardly. After having her engagement broken off within the Jin Luan Dian, she kills herself by hitting her head upon a pillar.

When she wakes up, she is no longer feeble and is now cold and aloof making people terrified of her upon sight. She walks unhurriedly into the bloody hall and her chilly voice slowly resounds, “Then we can comply to Chen Wang’s wishes.”

Everybody knows that the young mistress’s personality has taken a drastic turn after the events within the palace but none of them could ever guess that her spirit has been replaced.

A foreign environment where everybody has sinister and ulterior motives, where plots and schemes plague the families, where disputes permeate government affairs; she who has been raised in a boudoir seems harmless enough.

What happens if she is no longer soft and timid? What if, in between a single smile, she can raise forth wind and rain reeking of blood and terror? <<less
Releases: 141
Common Sense of a Duke’s Daughter
(4.6)
JP Common Sense of a Duke’s Daughter
Drama Fantasy Romance Shoujo Slice of Life
I was reincarnated as the villain character of an otome game, the daughter of a Duke. However, when I regained my memory, I had already reached my “ending.”... more>>

My engagement had been cancelled and if things goes according to its “course,” it was set that I will be imprisoned by the church.

Where is my bright future? <<less
Releases: 74
Concealed by Brocaded Clouds, Frost on the Roads
(4.2)
CN Concealed by Brocaded Clouds, Frost on the Roads
Drama Historical Josei Romance Tragedy
He is the emperor who rules the whole of China, except he is unable to control his own heart. Without her, ten thousand miles of rivers and mountains are just like dust.... more>>

Ruan Wu Shuang: She is the daughter of the current prime minister. Her natural disposition is tranquil and calm and has no interest in manipulative tactics. However, she is still fated to enter the imperial palace and become embroiled in the power struggle.

Bai Li Hao Zhe: He is the second prince of the current emperor, well versed in civil and military tactics. He marries Ruan Wu Shuang to make use of the Ruan family’s influence to successfully become the crown prince. Step by step, he ascends the throne.

She is well-aware that she is just his pawn, yet falls for his real or imaginary gentleness. While he constantly reminds himself that she is a descendant of his enemy, so he cannot fall in love with her. Yet he also loses himself in her gentleness, gradually forgetting his original intention…

Lingering and deep love cannot overcome past events, the grievance entangling two generations of people.

He implements his revenge plan progressively. No matter how well he calculates, he still forgets to include himself in the calculation. If not for the heartache that feels like bone erosion when losing her, he will not realize that he had unconsciously fallen deeply in love with her long ago…

In the face of new and old flames of hatred, will they be able to let go and live together until the white hairs of old age?

(taken from shushengbar) <<less
Releases: 1
Congratulation Empress
(3.6)
CN Congratulation Empress
Action Fantasy Martial Arts Romance Wuxia
Hua Jin Lan, a 21st century assassin, was tied up by her sister and thrown into the sea. When her eyes reopened, she had became the daughter, with the same name, of a martial arts family in the Yue dynasty. Some say that the daughter was worthless and just a pretty face; some say she was shameless and engaged to 5 different men; some say she was a ruthless person and when unable to obtain love she turns to love potions. She was exposed thus while bearing both shame and resentment she jumps into the river and commits suicide……Wait what?... more>>

I, an assassin, am being trolled? Fine! If you say I am worthless, let me show you what is a genius. If you say I am shameless, let me show you what is presumptuous. If you say I am brazen, let me show you what is even more brazen. <<less
Releases: 58
Demon Wang’s Golden Favorite Fei
(4.5)
CN Demon Wang’s Golden Favorite Fei
Action Comedy Drama Historical Martial Arts Mature Romance Wuxia
“Miss, since you came back, every three days, there will be someone who start a rumor to slander you……”... more>>

“Some say you are ugly and really ill and will not live till eighteen…….”

“Some say your personality is vulgar, even rural women are not as wild…..”

“There are also people who mentioned the theft of that year. They told it like it has a nose and eyes, like they personally has witnessed miss steal the glowing pearl……”

A time traveler, she became the ancient version of Cinderella. Not only did her younger sister steal her fiancé, she is also sent to ChongXi by her father for other people…..

What a joke! It has always been her that slaughter people, when is it their turn to be arrogant?! Beat her? Alright! A needle and you will no longer be able to lift your right hand!

Curse her? Deal! A kick and you’ll fall into the lake as food for carp!

Assassination? Good! Making it so you won’t be able to see tomorrow’s sun!

What? Want her to marry that Demon Wang whose eight wives died on the wedding night? No problem! She is the Demoness of the white and black world. She’d like to see whom of the two of them is more evil, who is more vicious.

Only after marrying into WangFu did she find out this Demon Wang is different from the rumors. Not only are there different kinds of poisons in his body, he needs medication every day and on every night when it’s full moon, he’ll endure unbearable pain. That man’s weak appearance actually made her let her guard down and feel pity. She vowed, the one who made him like this, she’ll pay him thousand, no, ten thousand times back! It’s just that this man, he doesn’t seem the same like he is on the surface…… <<less
Releases: 97
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