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I am Succubus!

I am Succubus!

I am Succubus or "When I refused to have sex with a succubus, she turned me into one!" Saeko Ito has only really wanted one thing in his life— to be treated as the boy he is. Unfortunately his friends, club, and even his own sister teases him and treats him differently because of his effeminate features. One day, his life is flipped on its head when a succubus named Mio not only transforms him into a girl, but into a succubus! All because he couldn't find it in him to "man-up" and have sex with her. Now he, or rather SHE, must navigate her new life as the opposite gender and find a way to transform back. But as her succubus powers manifest, so too, does her succubus aura which subconsciously attracts people to her. To make matters worse, Saeko's hunger grows with each passing day as her thirst for sexual energy begins to take over. I am Succubus! In collaboration with Tamaya Kagiya @Tamayakagiya8 is a web novel adaptation of the visual novel of the same name. Cover art by Himexin @ssrhime

JamminRabbit · Contemporary Romance
4.81
To My Sunflower

To My Sunflower

Hinata longed for his Eiji to return from war. Alone in the idyllic countryside whilst other areas of Japan were torn asunder. One day, he receives a letter from his lover filled with the scent of sunflowers and his undying love for him, followed by official news of his presumed death at Iwo Jima. Heartbroken. Yet determined to honor his promise to Eiji; to live the life they were unable to live together. Eiji fought honorably for Japan at Iwo Jima. He fell injured in a banzai charge to be classified as dead. He recovered with the aid of an American lieutenant who escorted him back into the mainland for espionage work. His one chance and hope of return to Hinata's side. A controversial risk of a war story set at the end of WW2, 1945 within Hiroshima and Nagano, Japan. Two sides of the war are shown from the individual perspectives of same-sex lovers Hinata and Eiji. More than a boys love. An emotional drama, revealing heart and souls of people surviving America's assault. Hope from the consequences suffered at war's end. [Cover art by author, depicting Eiji]

Veronica8 · Historical Romance
4.61
Ugly Little Feelings

Ugly Little Feelings

[R-18] Undeniable attraction. No commitments. Reiko's university life is supposed to be smooth and all planned out--graduate, enter law school, and pass the bar. Her future career is her top priority, but the change of seasons makes her desperate after her breakup with her longtime boyfriend. After a series of bad blind dates, a date with a younger art student, Akira, changes everything when he offers her an exclusive, convenient relationship. Like my writing? Support me at: https://www.ko-fi.com/wickedwinter Photo by Chang Liu on Unsplash

wickedwinter · Contemporary Romance
4.55
ESPER -

ESPER -

A boy witnesses the murder of his family. The culprit? A paranormal being. When he tries to confront it, he believes that the ghoul possessed him. Now he has supernatural abilities that normal humans don't have. -- The protagonist of this story, Murakami Kouta, quickly realizes that everything in his life isn't in black and white. At Iwasaki High School, he has two friends, Sato Kasumi and Miyazaki Yumi, both girls in his grade. It doesn't take long for them to get entangled in the dark jungle that is Kouta's life, but when they do, it just might be too late for their feelings to reach him in the end. There is a power struggle in the city of Tokyo, Japan. Our main character becomes deeply rooted in the depths of the shady group of criminals called the Underground. He struggles with the mystery surrounding his parents' deaths, and the even bigger mystery relating to his grandfather. In the grand scheme of things, what is Kouta's true purpose as the last of his bloodline?

ylcknight · Fantasy
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Kitsune - An eventfull time abroad

Kitsune - An eventfull time abroad

Spending a Semester studying abroad will always leave a mark on a person. Especially when you are confronted with more than just a different culture, as Laura experiences first hand when a simple hike in the Japanese alps leads her to encounters with Spirits and Monsters she never believed in.

Sani2341 · Magical Realism
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Transition and Restart

Transition and Restart

If you were transported from this world to another almost identical. If you were transported from your life to your teenage self. If you had to restart your life again. Would you, or would you cling to your memories? Tags: Japan, Sweden, Tokyo, comedy, drama, high school, Academy, Slice of Life, romcom This is a Japanese manga/anime -style slice of life high school romance with a splash of sci-fi. In this kind of romance friendship plays a big role compared to your standard western romance. Ensemble cast, so if you only want one main character this is not for you.

StenDuring · Teen
4.61
- First Love -

- First Love -

Samantha and Kei were neighbors and classmates for years. She had being in love with him for a while. So when his parents decided to move to Japan, Samantha was left with a broken heart. She worked so hard to get a scholarship to spend her last trimester of high school in Tokyo. But when she succeeded, she was surprised by a different Kei, cold and mean. She didn't recognize her childhood friend anymore. Has she lost her first love forever?

MeriemR · Contemporary Romance
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Everyday Life with Jin-Su

Everyday Life with Jin-Su

Jin-Su is a very funny, very cute and very mischevious guy though he doesn't act that way...he looks bored and sad most of the time...he need someone to cheer him up but no one comes so he decides to write a secret diary anonymously of his life and it's not as sadistic as you think...

AmeRei · Contemporary Romance
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Yuuki no Hana (FILIPINO)

Yuuki no Hana (FILIPINO)

Transferee at nag-iisang Pinay na estudyante si Mara Santacruz sa Sakura High School na matatagpuan sa Osaka, Japan. Dahil magkakilala ang mga estudyante roon simula ng sila'y nasa elementarya pa lamang, outcast ang turing nila kay Mara. Lagi na lang siyang target ng pambu-bully lalung-lalo na ng grupo nila Minami, ang pinaka-popular na babae sa campus at ni Keisuke, ang guwapong swimmer. Naging malala ang naranasan niya sa kamay ng mga ito nang ipakilala siyang girlfriend ng pinaka-hot na baseball player at lider ng banda ng eskwelahan na si Ryu Otsuji--pamangkin ng pangalawang asawa ng mama niya. Kagaya ni Minami, galit din si Ryu kay Mara. Subalit ang ipinagtataka ng dalaga, lagi na lang siyang nililigtas ng binata sa mga kamay ng kanyang bullies sa tuwing nalalagay sa panganib ang kanyang buhay. Gusto kaya siya nito? O baka hinahanda lang siya para sa plano nitong paghihiganti dahil sa pamumulabog daw nila ng tahimik niyang buhay?

Gretisbored · Teen
Not enough ratings
Retribution

Retribution

A young boy by the name of Mugen Sora sets out on a journey to slay those that turned against his father. Using the power and techniques of the forbidden art his father used... He aims to exact vengeance and release retribution on those who abandoned his caretaker.

Crusiver · War&Military
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Confessions of a Pathetic & Mentally-Disturbed Light Novelist

Confessions of a Pathetic & Mentally-Disturbed Light Novelist

We follow the mentally-distrubing thoughts of Kazumi Nagatoro, the penname to his series of lightnovels. Hiding in his apartment the majority of the time, he works on chapters, draw semi-erotic illustrations of his female characters, and other despicable acts that should not be mentioned here. His ongoing struggle for normalcy in the outside world is put to the test when he non-purposely creates a harem for himself.

Degenerate_Senpai · Realistic Fiction
Not enough ratings
Ikigai - A Reason For Being.

Ikigai - A Reason For Being.

Mizuno Koharu, A high school girl who lived alone in an apartment, doesn't have any interest to have any romantic relationship with any guy, love being kind to everybody, has an IQ of 140 but still called herself an average human being. One day, she never knew what is coming for her. Everything change, completely. But sometimes life can be harsh too, not every of her daily life that she went through was easy for her.

Avyrosie · Teen
Not enough ratings
Rejecting Fate

Rejecting Fate

WPC 94 Entry. Saki came from a distance future to the past. In this past, he have to use his skills to survive. Unfortunately, the time he travelled to is very chaotic. So, in order to survive, he was forced to 'join' a group which turns out to be a group of special forces. Join Saki as he tried to change the past in hopes that he could avoid the future that he saw. From a normal member, to an important figure, he will win everyone's heart, with his skills, and his 'cheat items' from the future. Member 1: Saki, what is this thing called? Member 2: Saki, can you make me that thing you called pudding again? Member 3: So this is called cotton candies? Member 4: Saki, can I borrow your flashlight? Saki: These ancient people... *shakes head* Warning: Slow paced.

Lin_XiaoLong · LGBT+
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I went to a convention. Then I married a voice actress

I went to a convention. Then I married a voice actress

Fukuda Yuuma is just a normal college student who often goes to different conventions when he has free time. At one convention that features a new anime releasing next season, he accidentally bumped to a beautiful girl that was almost familiar to him. Who is this girl he met at the convention and why all of a sudden, a pack of crowds surround them both in a convention?

ProfileUnknown · Romance
Not enough ratings
Pengembaraan 4 Sahabat

Pengembaraan 4 Sahabat

Mengisahkan 4 sahabat yang mengembara ke luar negara selepas menamatkan diploma.Mereka telah mengembara ke negara jepun.Semasa mereka mengembara disana mereka telah merancang merendah halangan bersama tetapi akhirnya mereka terpisah akibat bergaduh.Apakah mereka akan berjaya menghabiskan pengembaraan dengan baik?

rahimi_roslan · Percintaan Anak Muda
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Dream of the Annihilation Girl

Dream of the Annihilation Girl

The world is at peace. The strong assert control over the weak guiding them into a life of responsibility and justice. The League of Nations ensures stability in the world with wrongdoers receiving their due punishment. And heroes who overcame great adversity and achieved great feats will without a doubt receive their Happy Ending. In this world a man with no foundation will meet a girl whose sole purpose is annihilation. And their twisted tale will commence.

Alexios_Gor · Sci-fi
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Exceptional

Exceptional

From Japan to Sweden, from Tokyo to Gothenburg. One month in an alien world. Four weeks to fall in love. A Transition and Restart Short Story Sideshow.

StenDuring · Teen
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10 Signs Of Summer

10 Signs Of Summer

Natsu Aoi's summer vacation plan was supposed to be simple. 1. Go fishing with her dad. 2. Help mom at the bakery. 3. Part-time job. 4. Overnight trip with Risa and Rin. 5. Attend Risa's dad's party. but that was until she met Gin Yamamoto who messed up her plan ever since she attended that party. It was one hell of a party which she'll never forget. After all, that night, he turned her world upside down. Literally.

MaffyTaffy · Romance
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Leveling Up My Domestic Skills from Zero!

Leveling Up My Domestic Skills from Zero!

Iwasaki Toshiro is a studious third-year high school student at one of Japan’s elite public schools. His parents have recently passed away in a tragic accident, devastating Toshiro’s family. After the funeral, he received a statement about their will: everything goes to Toshiro, including legal guardianship of his two younger sisters, Natsuko (12) and Yuki (8). There’s just one problem; aside from his grades and talents in school, Toshiro has virtually zero domestic skills! Last time he tried to cook he nearly burned the place down! But with the family’s finances slowly dwindling from eating out and convenience store food, he’s going to have to face the tough learning curve of being a legal guardian. His part-time job now their only source of income, Toshiro will have to learn the trade of domestic life, working life, all while being a full-time student! This is a story about family life, the bond of friendships, and how one’s dreams can change over time.

CaptainDrew · Realistic Fiction
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Duology Na Karada

Duology Na Karada

The Forbidden Body Japan, 2nd World War. Despite starting the promising one, the Japanese Army, one of the best armed and strongest of its time, saw itself cornered, ready for defeat. In the Emperor's land, fear seems to accompany, as a guardian, every inhabitant of the country. On the streets, the Kempeitai - Law Corps - imposed their will with brutality and even death. Japan begins a decade of 40 divided between the hope and fear of the days to come. Shiromiya Kazue grew up on the streets, an orphan, accompanied by his brother who was either selling rice. Since she was a little girl, her feminine appearance contributes to the price of her meat being enough or to the two types of food that die on cruel days. However, the environment in which people were left hungry and in need of money, being young and beautiful is no longer enough. That was how he needed to become a woman. Ryo was a powerful merchant, owner of a fleet of fishing boats. Lived or turbulent period with relative calm. Understand a necessary peace, like the body of those people you want to dedicate yourself to. But there is still a life of using what, not even someone's heart is for sale and not everything that seems. Kazue and Ryo meet at a difficult time in their lives and do not know what to do with them. How could Kazue, accustomed to pain and abuse, hand over his heart to someone he saw only as merchandise? And how could Ryo love a man? Kinshi na Karada can be translated as the Forbidden Body, and a story depicts Japanese society in the first half of the 1940s. Honor and shame intersect, showing what, in fact, exists in each of us humans.

Josiane_Veiga · LGBT+
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