After a very long journey, a samurai named, Tatsuro Myoki has stumbled across a community of innocents that simply want to live in peace and harmony with the world at large. However, when the 'blood gods' come to collect local citizens as tribute...this lone samurai must choose between leaving a life of death and murder behind, or using his unmatched skill to protect those he has come to care about!
Jae and Dan are going steady, their love stronger than ever even as they face new challenges in their shared life. Rebellion has found a steady footing in Seoul, but is now faced with the prospect of expanding into the Japanese market. Andre has a secret that might break his relationship with Jae and ruin Rebellion. Junghee falls in love with a newcomer. And Harry is no longer able to hide what he feels for Jae.
Weeks after battling the Colossus at Washington DC, Ryan thought he could finally relax with his boyfriend, Chris. However, he discovers that they and other Champions from around the world have been selected to test a new breed of Champion soldiers in Japan created from a series of experiments known as Project Labour. They will meet the most powerful Champions from their respective countries, and they will soon discover that nothing is as it appears.
Yuto Tanaka has been training harder than ever for the Ogawa High School swimming club's first meet of the year. While he is not as strong or fast as some of the older boys on the team, he has been making progress. Progress due in no small part to the mentorship of his senpai, Gen Uotate. With only a few days until the meet, Uotate-senpai pulls Yuto aside for one last bit of preparation, intended to strengthen both Yuto's standing on the team and their bond with each other.
Su Yin is eighteen, he is a foundling child, he is pretty, and he is a virgin. Unfortunately for him, this means he qualifies as his town's sacrifice, to protect them from the anger of the yaoguai who lives in the mountains. Su Yin is sent to his death in the high temple, but the demon he finds there has things other than death on his mind.
An attempt on his life, sends Yoshi Taimeng into a wild adventure across the Amana Empire as he fights to restore peace among his people and gather an army strong enough to save his mother, the Empress, from his treasonous uncle. He meets Midori Sanori, an heir to the Fier Clan. Midori teaches him the importance of love and how to use it to win a war.
Ryo has looked out for Soubi all his life. He loves Soubi, but has never had the courage to tell him until Soubi's ex-boyfriend returns. When Soubi's ex-boyfriend returns home after two years to take him back, Ryo decides to make a declaration.