Curious about where these bad girls come from? Read the short stories below to find out things even their best friends don’t know!
Ritsuko and the Exploding Door
Ritsuko is always getting into trouble, but when she interferes with her clan’s big demonstration, well, there are explosions, let’s just leave it at that.
- Ritsuko and the Exploding Door: Part 1
Even amongst the mechanical geniuses that formed the White Phoenix Clan, Ritsuko was a phenomenon. That said, nobody wanted her in their shop.
- Ritsuko and the Exploding Door: Part 2
“Don’t worry. She’ll be right there the moment you cut open the front door. And it’ll all be her fault.”
- Ritsuko and the Exploding Door: Part 3
“Ritsuko! The alarms, quick! They’re burning through the door!”
“Oh, yeah. The alarms. Just… hang on a second, I’ll have to reconnect them…”
Eri and the Inappropriate Pickle
Eri’s stern character is put to the test when her beloved Master Hisakino gives her the weighty task of… buying pickles.
- Eri and the Inappropriate Pickle: Part 1
Her smile returned, almost imperceptible, as the lone enemy charged her in silent desperation.
- Eri and the Inappropriate Pickle: Part 2
“Those ninjas, whoever they are, are killing people out here, and everyone thinks it’s us. They think we’re a bunch of thugs, Matsu-kun.”
- Eri and the Inappropriate Pickle: Part 3
As she neared his stall, Master Shingjian actually put his hand on the hilt of a knife.
Yumi and the Case of the Screaming Skull
Teen detective Yumi Sasori is on the case, wrestling with unruly undead in this all-new adventure!
- The Case of the Screaming Skull: Part 1
“So, Hoshi, what’s so interesting about this screaming skull of yours?”
- The Case of the Screaming Skull: Part 2
I believe Yumi’s honestly trying to be helpful when she says things like that, but just between you and me, she’s not helping. Those terrible dark shades slid across the street to gather around me…
- The Case of the Screaming Skull: Part 3
“Revenge is the only perfection possible in this world, Hoshi.”
Masayo and the Shadows of the Truth
Masayo on the mean streets and caverns of the big city…
- Masayo and the Shadows of the Truth: I
“I’m not dumb enough to touch that, lady.”
- Masayo and the Shadows of the Truth: II
“What matters is who are we going to punish.”
- Masayo and the Shadows of the Truth: III
“Grand Master, you really ought to kill Masayo.”
Millicent and the Silver Moon of Valour
If you had to deal with the sorts of guys who fill the ranks of the Touch-Moon Palace, you might be a little cranky, too.