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A mixed anthology | 14 volumes, ongoing

Collectors:
Volume 1:
Collectors chapter 1 - released March 16, 2010 - 1.2MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Collectors chapter 2 - released September 26, 2011 - 1.5MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Collectors chapter 2.5 - released October 25, 2011 - 1.4MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Collectors chapter 3 - released December 1, 2011 - 1.9MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Collectors chapter 3.5 - released January 24, 2013 - 2.4MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 4 - released February 19, 2013 - 1.8MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 5 - released April 4, 2013 - 2.1MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 5.5 - released May 2, 2013 - 2.0MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 6 - released May 2, 2013 - 2.0MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 6.5 - released May 2, 2013 - 1.9MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 7 - released August 12, 2013 - 2.2MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 8 - released August 12, 2013 - 5.0MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 8.5 - released September 19, 2013 - 4.1MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 9 - released December 18, 2013 - 2.6MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 9.5 - released December 18, 2013 - 1.9MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 10 - released February 12, 2014 - 2.4MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 11 - released February 12, 2014 - 2.4MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 11.5 - released February 12, 2014 - 2.3MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 12 - released March 23, 2014 - 2.3MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors chapter 12.5 - released May 23, 2014 - 2.1MB [mirror][mirror2]
Collectors: Présage - released May 27, 2014 - 4.4MB [mirror][mirror2]

Not yet released in tankoubon:
Collectors chapter 13 - released October 21, 2014 - 2.1MB [mirror][mirror2]

Fragments of Love:
Volume 1:
Fragments of Love chapter 1 - released September 2, 2011 - 5.3MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Fragments of Love chapter 2 - released January 24, 2012 - 4.6MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Fragments of Love chapter 3 - released April 18, 2012 - 5.1MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Fragments of Love chapter 4 - released February 18, 2013 - 6.9MB [mirror][mirror2]
Fragments of Love chapter 5 - released March 27, 2013 - 4.7MB [mirror][mirror2]
Fragments of Love: Love & Piece 1-2 - released November 5, 2011 - 3.0MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Fragments of Love: Love & Piece 3 - released April 28, 2012 - 1.9MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Fragments of Love: Love & Piece 4 - released May 2, 2013 - 3.5MB [mirror][mirror2]
Fragments of Love: Love & Piece 5 - released December 5, 2013 - 3.5MB [mirror][mirror2]

Volume 2:
Fragments of Love chapter 6 - released May 22, 2013 - 4.5MB [mirror][mirror2]
Fragments of Love chapter 7 - released August 11, 2013 - 6.3MB [mirror][mirror2]
Fragments of Love chapter 8 - released August 11, 2013 - 4.0MB [mirror][mirror2]
Fragments of Love chapter 9 - released December 5, 2013 - 5.2MB [mirror][mirror2]
Fragments of Love chapter 10 - released December 5, 2013 - 5.4MB [mirror][mirror2]

Not yet released in tankoubon:
Fragments of Love chapter 11 - released June 26, 2014 - 6.2MB [mirror][mirror2]
Fragments of Love chapter 12 - released July 29, 2014 - 5.5MB [mirror][mirror2]

One-Shots:
Parfum - released January 4, 2011 - 2.5MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Overpass Junction (joint with HotCakes) - released January 31, 2011 - 10.0MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Predawn Girls - released July 20, 2011 - 4.7MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
P. V. - released August 26, 2011 - 1.4MB [mirror][mirror2][mirror3]
Mannequin (joint with Blue Flor) - released October 10, 2013 - 4.9MB [mirror][mirror2]
Infinite 20 Minutes (joint with Blue Flor) - released November 6, 2013 - 2.2MB [mirror][mirror2]
Multiplying Lights (joint with Blue Flor) - released December 1, 2013 - 1.9MB [mirror][mirror2]
Baby You (joint with Blue Flor) - released March 26, 2014 - 3.0MB [mirror][mirror2]
Mio Post (joint with Blue Flor) - released March 26, 2014 - 4.3MB [mirror][mirror2]

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An anthology that comes out three times a year. It contains a mix of manga; not all are yuri. Check out Blue Flor for more stories from the magazine, including some more one-shots by Nishi Uko!

We're also planning to do the upcoming Nishi Uko collection Couleur de bijoux d'amour as a joint with Blue Flor. The collection will contain one-shots that Nishi has published in Rakuen and as Rakuen web manga, and may include other works as well.

Volume 1:
Nishi Uko's Collectors is about two women in a relationship who disapprove of each other's spending habits.
(Note: Nishi has also contributed some good stories to Yuri Monogatari 5 and 6, which are available for purchase from ALC Publishing. If you like her work, you might want to check them out.)

In "Overpass Junction," by Nakamura Asumiko, two people's lives intersect at a train station.
Note: This one-shot is a joint with HotCakes. They have asked that it not be uploaded to any online readers except the Dynasty Reader.
Note #2: This one-shot is included in Nakamura's Tetsudou Shoujo Manga collection.

In the first chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, the protagonist helps a woman figure out whether or not she's attracted to women.
Love & Piece 1-2, the first extras for Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, focus on Mika's boss.
The protagonist of "Mio Post," by Nishi Uko, wants to find out more about a woman she sees on the train. This one-shot is a joint with Blue Flor.



Volume 2:
In "Parfum," by Nishi Uko, a woman distracts her lover.
"Predawn Girls," by Urino Kiko, captures a few moments in the early hours of the morning.
In the third chapter of Nishi Uko's Collectors, Shinobu borrows a suit from Takako, with interesting results.
In the second chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, Mika falls for her tutor.
In Love & Piece 3, the second extra for Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, history repeats itself.
In Collectors 3.5, by Nishi Uko, Shinobu and Takako argue over why they buy new things without getting rid of old ones.



Volume 3:
In the third chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, Mika makes friends with a gay guy at her school.
In chapter 4 of Nishi Uko's Collectors, Shinobu runs into some of her students at a bookstore. In chapter 5, Shinobu and Takako attend a friend's wedding. In chapter 5.5, Takako finds out about an important person from Shinobu's past.
In Love & Piece 4, an extra for Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, a love triangle develops.



Volume 4:
Nishi Uko's "P. V." is about an indecisive woman.
The fourth chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love focuses on Harada's little sister.
In chapter 6 of Nishi Uko's Collectors, Naomi gives everyone souvenirs from her honeymoon. In chapter 6.5, the characters talk about their collecting habits.
In Love & Piece 5, an extra for Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, we see Takako's feelings for Yui through the changing seasons.



Volume 5:
In the fifth chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, Mayu is forced to examine her feelings.
In chapter 7 of Nishi Uko's Collectors, Takako wonders what Shinobu likes about her.
Chapter 8 departs from the usual 4-panel format, and gives us a flashback into Shinobu and Takako's past.
Chapter 8.5 is another flashback.

We'll also be doing the Love & Piece extra from the magazine's website.


Volume 6:
The sixth chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love is told from the perspective of Mayu's best friend.
Nishi Uko's "Mannequin" is about a woman who makes mannequins. Could she have fallen in love with one of her creations...? This one-shot is a joint with Blue Flor.
Chapter 9 of Nishi Uko's Collectors returns to the usual 4-panel format, as the main characters take a trip to a hot springs together.
In chapter 9.5, Takako wants to go see fireworks with Shinobu.

We'll also be doing the Love & Piece extra from the magazine's website.


Volume 7:
In the seventh chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, Mayu and Mika have an argument.
In chapter 10 of Nishi Uko's Collectors, we learn more about Takako's past.
In chapter 11, Takako is away visiting her family.
Chapter 11.5 is about New Year's.

We'll also be doing the Love & Piece extra from the magazine's website.


Volume 8:
In chapter 8 of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, Mika gets some advice about love.
In Nishi Uko's "Infinite 20 Minutes," a woman longs for more time with her lover. This one-shot is a joint with Blue Flor.
In chapter 12 of Nishi Uko's Collectors, Takako dyes her hair.
In chapter 12.5, Shinobu talks about clothing for a change.

We'll also be doing the Love & Piece extra from the magazine's website.



Volume 9:
Nishi Uko's "Multiplying Lights" is a sequel to "Infinite 20 Minutes," told from Yui's perspective this time. This one-shot is a joint with Blue Flor.
The ninth chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love gives us some more of Saki's perspective.
In chapter 13 of Nishi Uko's Collectors, Takako gives a speech.

We'll also be doing the Love & Piece and Collectors extras from the magazine's website.



Volume 10:
In the tenth chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, Mayu and Mika have another talk.

We'll also be doing the following other stories from volume 10 (plus any relevant extras from the magazine's website):
Collectors chapters 14-15 by Nishi Uko



Volume 11:
In the eleventh chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, Mika has an unexpected encounter at the school festival.

We'll also be doing the following other stories from volume 11 (plus any relevant extras from the magazine's website):
Collectors chapter 16 by Nishi Uko
"Up and Down" by Nishi Uko (joint with Blue Flor)



Volume 12:
In the twelfth chapter of Takemiya Jin's Fragments of Love, Mika faces her past head-on.

We'll also be doing the following other stories from volume 12 (plus any relevant extras from the magazine's website):
Collectors chapter 17 by Nishi Uko



Volume 13:
We'll be doing the following stories from volume 13 (plus any relevant extras from the magazine's website):
Collectors chapter 18 by Nishi Uko
Fragments of Love chapter 13 by Takemiya Jin


Volume 14:
We'll be doing the following stories from volume 14 (plus any relevant extras from the magazine's website):
Collectors chapter 19 by Nishi Uko
Fragments of Love chapter 14 by Takemiya Jin
"Roulette" by Nishi Uko (joint with Blue Flor?)


Volume 15:
We'll be doing the following stories from volume 15 (plus any relevant extras from the magazine's website):
Collectors chapter 20 by Nishi Uko
Fragments of Love chapter 15 (final chapter) by Takemiya Jin
"Demande" by Nishi Uko (joint with Blue Flor?)


Published on Rakuen's Website:
In Nishi Uko's "Baby You," a woman considers whether to date her co-worker. This one-shot is a joint with Blue Flor.


Tankoubon Extras:
Collectors: Présage, by Nishi Uko, is a flashback to Takako's college days. It's not in the usual 4-panel format.





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