China 2A.D.: the corrupted Han Dynasty has thrown the entire country into chaos. Peasants revolt against the government. Into such an age, the ruthless and infamous hero, Cao Cao Mengde is born. Destroying old customs and values, he tries to unite China, with a band of promising and intellectual followers, handpicked for their individual talents and potential. Generally thought a villain, Cao Cao Mengde is portrayed as a hero in this story, which focuses on what kind of person he actually was. There are two other protagonists: Liu Bei Xuande and Sun Quan Zhongmou. Liu is a man of high morals and infinite potential. His servant, Zhuge Kongming is a mysterious man, who helps Liu to become a king who is loved by millions. Sun is the third descendant of the Sun family. A young and immature king also comes into the picture, creating more chaos. This is a Tale of the Three Kingdoms ("Sanguozhi") in which these three men rage war throughout China.Note: Republished under Gokuatsu - "Beyond the Heavens" after the anime started airing. Every three volumes are combined into a single volume.
Shiina Atsushi, a Japanese-American boy, lives in Japan during WWII. He comes across a Chinese girl, collapsed among the debris of a collapsed building, with a strange glowing symbol on her back. She claims she's from another world that has been destroyed. As she attempts to leave, the military arrive and demand she go with them. Who is this mysterious girl? What will young Atsushi do?
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Ishikawa Haruka is the 8th Instructor for the Japanese Diet Security Team and Anti-Terrorism Squad. The group has cycled through 7 Kyoukans in as many years due to their inevitable targeting by terrorist groups, until Ishikawa took the position in 2022.
As intelligent and composed as he is, he would not have lasted long if not for the constant protection of his bodyguard and Assistant Instructor Iwase Motohisa. Iwase rarely lets Ishikawa out of his sight for even a moment, and is fiercely devoted to the charismatic leader.
In fact, the entire force is enamored with Ishikawa, which only adds to his ability to command respect and adoration from the team. Now, the real test for Ishikawa is not only surviving the constant barrage of terrorist threats, but also the affection of the squad...