Yuu Watase Stuffs

This page is about the short story manga by the goddess Yuu Watase. I put ratings at the end of the summary, but I have to highly suggest these manga if you are a die hard Yuu Watase fan. Sorry if it takes really long to load. Also, click on the pictures for a scan of the full cover.

Watase Yuu Masterpiece Collection (5 volumes)

Volume One -- Gomen Asobase!

       
         
1 - Gomen Asobase! is about Miyagawa Hao, a girl who has just gotten into Tokyo from Osaka. To relieve her of a headache, a passing bishounen offers her a packet, which was suppose to have a pill inside. By mistake, the guy gives Miyagawa a very important button. Miyagawa finds out he goes to her same school, which divides the boys and girls with a very large wall. - 8

2 & 3 - The next two stories, Pajama de Ojama and Pajama de Labyrinth, involve a legend that if you wear the same pajamas as the one you love, you will be transported to him for a short period of time. Misaki Aguri decides to try this out with the person she has a crush on, Isozaki. She never quite ends up where she wants to be. - 6

4 - In Koori Musume wa Otoshigoro, Kahyouzan Koori runs into Kazama Shuuhen at the beach (quite literally) and later falls in love with the boy. Her grandmother does not approve of this relationship, and makes a deal with the couple. If she can break a string tied around their fingers, Kazama will leave Kahyouzan. Unfortunate for Kazama, the Koori family has a special ability that he must defend himself against. - 6

      Manga Information

ISBN number:
ISBN4-09-133331-1

Company:
Flower Comics

         
Volume Two -- Magical Nan

       
         
1 - In Magical Nan, Nan rescues a capsule from some sharks. Inside, she finds a creature with the dolphin necklace she had given her brother Jun before he left several years before to search for mythical animals. Later, some strange men come to take away the beast by force. - 6

2 - Fumino, due to past remembrances, refuses to wear ordinary school uniforms since they are based off the outfits of foreign sailors. In Yamato Nadeshiko Romanesque, she meets Eddie who tries to change her mind about foreigners. - 7

3 - Half Boy ni Goyoujin is about Shouko who wishes she had been born male. Suddenly, Shou, a male version of herself, appears. Unfortunately, Shou has the same emotions as Shouko, thus they become rivals for the love of Saiki. - 5

      Manga Information

ISBN number:
ISBN4-09-133332-X

Company:
Flower Comics

         
Volume Three -- Otenami Haiken!

       
         
1 - In Otenami Haiken!, Kaoru is expected to take over the family Umeki Udon shop, but she would rather become a graceful, traditional Japanese dancer. When her father's back goes out just before an important competition, Kaoru has to win the contest or marry a man she doesn't love. - 6

2 - Eru and Subaru were the only 2 survivors of a plane crash over India in Heart ni Jewel. After two years living with each other in the jungle, Subaru is taken away by a group of men. Despite him telling her to stay away, Eru decides to search for Subaru no matter. - 8

      Manga Information

ISBN number:
ISBN4-09-133333-8

Company:
Flower Comics

         
Volume Four -- Suna no Tiara

       
         
1 - On their way to Eden, the princess Tiara and her subjects are attacked, and only the princess survives. Suna no Tiara is about her quest of revenge. - 6

2 - Hatsuki Triangle is about the girl Hodaka Hatsuki who takes on the personality and abilities of her old boyfriend everytime she touches a practice sword for the Kendo club. Kunie Kenshi is determined to make her normal once again. - 7

3 - Oikawa Masumi tells about her work on a painting titled "Blue Magician" and the man who helped her in 700 Nichi no Blue. - 5

      Manga Information

ISBN number:
ISBN4-09-133334-6

Company:
Flower Comics

         
Volume Five -- Mint de Kiss Me

       
         
1 - There is a legend that if you kiss the man you like with a mint candy in your mouth, you can become one with your love.  In Mint de Kiss Me, Misono is a rather superstitious girl who decides to test this out on Tohno-sensei, a young teacher she has a crush on.  Unfortunate for her, she makes a mistake in the attempt to surprise him and instead kisses her fellow classmate Shindou.  Of course this would be the time for the legend to work quite literally as Misono’s spirit enters Shindou’s body. - 8

2 - In Genseika, Chiya goes to school with her friends and witnesses one of them die suddenly as a flower bursts out of him.  The three friends had been together since elementary school, the death hitting Chiya and Yutaka hard.  When other people begin dying from the flowers, they investigate possible reasons for such usual deaths.  To her surprise, she finds answers close to home. - 6

3 - The hero of girls targeted by guys peeking into the locker room, Taka has quite the violent tomboy reputation in Furimuke Romance!.  But all she wants is for some handsome guy to ask her out.  A cheerful street vender, Ryouta gives her a special ring with a heart locket pendent to hold pictures.  When two photos are enclosed, romance is in the air. - 8

4 - Hang in there Nakago (Part I) involves the scenario where Fushigi Yuugi was actually done by real actors. Unfortunately, Nakago (stage name) is a lot more unconfident than the character he plays.  At least his one main fan, an unnamed woman with flowers, is there to support him through his worries. - 10

      Manga Information

ISBN number:
ISBN4-09-133335-4

Company:
Flower Comics

YuuTopia Collection (2 Volumes)

Volume One -- Oishii Study

       
         
The full manga is about Itsuki Ringo (yes, her name means apple), a high school girl who loves to study.  She is somewhat tricked by her mother into tutoring the brother, Tsurugi Budou, of the guy she has a crush on, Tsurugi Minori.  Budou is the 'rebel' type, so at first, Ringo is frightened a bit by him.  But then she follows him one day to figure out what he does to skip their tutoring sessions.  She finds out about his part-time job at a cafe. There she learns about the real Budou. - 8       Manga Information

ISBN number:
ISBN4-09-137121-3

Company:
Flower Comics

         
Volume Two -- Musubiya Nanako

       
         
1 - In Musubiya Nanako, Nanako has her mother's ability to see the red strings that bind to people together in love. At her parents match making shrine, Nanako is forced to bring couples together by binding their strings. But who is she to be binded to? - 8

2 - Perfect Lovers is about Mitsuharu and Kana, who get into a car accident just after breaking up. They wake to find themselves in a dimension where homosexually is normal and heterosexual relationships are illegal. - 7

3 - Katakura Hitomi does not like her new step-mother taking up the attention of her father in Memoir Girl. In an abandoned school building she meets a high school boy who becomes her confidant. - 7

4 - Hang in There Nakago (Part II) continues the tale from Mint de Kiss Me. - 10

      Manga Information

ISBN number:
ISBN4-09-1371220-1

Company:
Flower Comics

Random Watase Short Story Manga

Shishunki Miman Okotowari Kanketsu Hen

       
         
1. At long last, Yuu Watase brings us the final chapter of the Shishunki Miman Okotowari, Shishunki Miman Ending. Manato returns from America, but he doesn't come with the best news for Asuka. This might be the last time he returns to Japan. - 8

2. In Couple, Inaho has fallen in love with Takumi, the lead guitarist of a high school band. With hand-made gifts and her strange personality, she gets Takumi to ask her out. But only with a special biwa (a Japenese lute) can their relationship last. - 8

3. Ayuki just got dumped. On the same day, she hurt her ankle during track practice. Later, Ayuki gets trapped on the wrong train to the coast. On this train, she meets Hiroto, a guy who has quit school in search of himself. In Chikyu no Arukikata, she wonders if she should do the same. - 7

      Manga Information

ISBN number:
ISBN4-09-133757-0

Company:
Flower Comics

Updated 08-20-03