AUTHOR: AKIRA Shouko

monkey high

After her politician father is disgraced in scandal, Haruna Aizawa transfers to a new school. Haruna is convinced that school life is just like a monkey mountain—all the monkeys form cliques, get into fights, and get back together again. She even meets a boy named Masaru (aka Macharu) who reminds her of a baby monkey! (Source: Viz) Includes a side-story about Masaru s younger sister in volume two. There is also a side-story in Volume 5 about Atsu and Macharu s meeting in third grade.

koi no uta

This is collection of stories about three girls who projected their feelings onto a particular beautiful poem. Graffiti on a bench, memories of childhood times, thoughts that dont get communicated in a classroom all set the scenes for a lovely collaboration between poet Hamura Hiroshi and shoujo mangas great Akira Shouko! Many poems about love will move you deeply in this poignant collection of stories.

datte aishiteru

The high school second grader Nao secretly likes Rin, who is in the same basketball club. She didn't want to destroy the "friend" relation, and couldn't convey her feelings; but, one day, Rin falls in love at first sight?! Moreover, the person is a beautiful senior, Michiyo. And a junior, Kouta, is approaching Nao--?!

18 diary

18 years old, the final summer in a high school life. Uchiyama Ayako from the swimming club is secretly in love with her classmate Kitamura, and yet everybody knows that Kitamura is secretly in love with his childhood friend. As Kitamura wanted to learn how to swim, he had asked Ayako to teach him. What can Ayako do to express her feelings?!