New Release Books by Yoshiki Nakamura

Yoshiki Nakamura is the author of Skip・Beat!, Vol. 46 (2022), Skip・Beat!, Vol. 45 (2021), Skip・Beat!, Vol. 44 (2020), Skip・Beat!, Vol. 43 (2019) and other 130 books.

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Skip・Beat!, Vol. 46

release date: Apr 05, 2022
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 46
Ren Tsuruga loves Kyoko Mogami! It would be the news of the century, but they have to keep it quiet to protect their privacy and their careers. While the happy couple is content to focus on their professional goals for the time being, Ren’s legion of fans won’t rest until they know what’s going on with their fave. Are any secrets safe from these internet detectives?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 45

release date: Mar 02, 2021
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 45
The news that Ren is dating a hot older woman is all over town, and Kyoko is doing her best to ignore it. But how can she pretend it isn’t happening when Ren insists on talking to her about it?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 44

release date: Sep 01, 2020
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 44
Kyoko thought she’d be able to relax now that she’s secured the role of Momiji, but various romantic misunderstandings are making her life more stressful than ever. How can she focus on being an amazing actress when a photo of Ren kissing a famous actress just leaked! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 43

release date: Nov 05, 2019
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 43
Kyoko’s intense audition finally wins over the producer and secures her role of Momiji, but she’s hardly in the mood to celebrate. Moko hasn’t been cast as Chidori, and Kyoko’s cherished dreams of playing opposite her BFF have been dashed. Her internal conflict will have to wait though, because her opponent in the Momiji trials has another nasty trick up her sleeve. Will Kimi’s devious scheming cost Kyoko more than just a coveted role?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 42

release date: Mar 05, 2019
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 42
Kyoko has sailed through the first two audition tests for the role of Momiji, impressing even the people who are rooting against her. But her competition isn’t known for playing fair, and the more Kyoko shines, the dirtier Kimiko is willing to get. When Kimiko’s scheming scores a direct hit, Kyoko’s professionalism is blasted away by waves of doubt and grudge demons. Her only way to stay in the running is to channel her dark emotions into her acting, but how can she hope to control her feelings about her special weakness—Ren Tsuruga?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 41

release date: Sep 04, 2018
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 41
Kyoko has trained hard to be the perfect ninja, and now the day of the Momiji audition has dawned. But the producer in charge of the acting test kicks Kyoko out for having hair unbecoming of a ninja, without even letting her perform! Kyoko’s temporary manager Yashiro isn’t worried, though. He knows a little adversity isn’t enough to stand in the way of Kyoko’s ninja dreams. But are grit and determination really enough to break through the producer’s professional skepticism? -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 40

release date: Mar 06, 2018
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 40
Kyoko desperately wants to be cast in a new samurai drama so that she can work opposite her best friend in the entire world, Kanae “Moko” Kotonami. But there are plenty of hurdles between her and her dream role, including another actress who might be willing to do anything to take out the competition! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 39

release date: Sep 05, 2017
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 39
Kyoko finally knows why her mother treated her so coldly when she was a child, and the story is more tragic and full of betrayal than she could have guessed. But hearing the painful truth isn’t a new wound on Kyoko’s fragile soul. In fact, it actually releases her from some of the ghosts of her past. She might never have a loving relationship with Saena, but she’s more determined than ever to become an actress to make them both proud! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 38

release date: Mar 07, 2017
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 38
After years of no contact, Kyoko finally has the chance to confront the mother who abandoned her. Her friends are worried that the meeting will break her, but Kyoko’s time with Ren and the Love Me section has toned down her rage and given her an impressive inner strength. Kyoko may be ready to face her past, but is she strong enough to face her mother’s too?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 37

release date: Sep 06, 2016
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 37
The president of LME created the Love Me Section for Kyoko because he could sense her great potential, but he knew she’d never be a true star until she could make her wounded heart whole. And Kyoko has made amazing strides toward healing since she first declared vengeance on Sho. But how will her hard-won strength withstand coming face-to-face with the person who cut her the deepest—her mother?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 36

release date: Mar 01, 2016
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 36
Kyoko’s time in Guam is coming to an end, and with it her role as Setsu. She’s sad that she won’t have an excuse to be near Ren anymore, but unbeknownst to her, Ren is even more affected by their parting than she is! Facing his demons finally let him believe in the bright future Kyoko represents. But back in Japan, her dark past is rearing its ugly head. Will it get in the way of Kyoko’s hopes of a happily ever after?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 35

release date: Sep 01, 2015
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 35
Kyoko is on the tropical paradise of Guam, and in true fairy-tale fashion, she encounters a magical creature emerging from the sea! She even recognizes him as Corn, a beloved friend from her childhood whose gift of an enchanted stone has helped her deal with the trauma in her life. But Corn is actually Kuon, who is actually Ren Tsuruga! And it’s only a matter of time before Kyoko’s brilliant ability to see through Ren’s disguises breaks his cover...for good! -- VIZ Media

Skip Beat!

release date: Sep 01, 2015
Skip Beat!
Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he''s casting her out now that he''s famous! Kyoko won''t suffer in silence--she''s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz!

Skip·Beat!, Vol. 45

release date: Mar 02, 2021
Skip·Beat!, Vol. 45
When Kyoko’s heart is broken, she decides that revenge is a dish best served in the spotlight! Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he’s casting her out now that he’s famous! Kyoko won’t suffer in silence–she’s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! The news that Ren is dating a hot older woman is all over town, and Kyoko is doing her best to ignore it. But how can she pretend it isn’t happening when Ren insists on talking to her about it?!

Skip Beat! (3-in-1 Edition)

release date: Jan 03, 2017
Skip Beat! (3-in-1 Edition)
When Kyoko’s heart is broken, she decides that revenge is a dish best served in the spotlight! Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he’s casting her out now that he’s famous enough! Kyoko won’t suffer in silence—she’s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! Kyoko has realized that she has feelings for Ren, and it’s horrible! She’s convinced he’ll be disgusted with her for not keeping her heart in check. And she’s worried that the president of LME will catch a whiff of love and spill her terrible secret! But instead she gets an unexpected reprieve when she’s taken off Setsuka duty in order to study for finals and do some location shooting in Guam. Will time away from Ren help her clear her head, or will an unexpected reunion with an old friend just add to her confusion?!

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 34

release date: Apr 07, 2015
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 34
The President of LME has called Kyoko in for a special meeting, and she is all set for Judgment Day. Especially when Ren shows up too! But to her complete shock, Lory doesn’t reveal that she has feelings for Ren. In fact, he’s giving “Setsuka” some time off so Kyoko can study for finals. It seems like her secret is safe from Ren, but there’s no hiding from her own feelings. How will she cope with a heart that’s slipped its bonds?! -- VIZ Media

Skip Beat! (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 14

release date: Dec 01, 2020
Skip Beat! (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 14
When Kyoko’s heart is broken, she decides that revenge is a dish best served in the spotlight! Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he’s casting her out now that he’s famous enough! Kyoko won’t suffer in silence—she’s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! Kyoko desperately wants to be cast in a new samurai drama so she can work opposite her best friend in the entire world, Kanae "Moko" Kotonami. But the producer in charge of the acting test kicks Kyoko out without even letting her perform! Kyoko’s temporary manager, Yoshiro, isn’t worried, though. He knows a little adversity isn’t enough to stand in the way of Kyoko’s dreams. Still, her competition isn’t known for playing fair, and Kyoko’s professionalism is getting blasted away by waves of doubt and grudge demons. Her only chance to stay in the running is to channel her dark emotions into her acting, but how can she hope to control feelings about her special weakness, Ren Tsuruga?!

Skip·Beat!, Vol. 44

release date: Sep 01, 2020
Skip·Beat!, Vol. 44
When Kyoko’s heart is broken, she decides that revenge is a dish best served in the spotlight! Kyoko thought she’d be able to relax now that she’s secured the role of Momiji, but various romantic misunderstandings are making her life more stressful than ever. How can she focus on being an amazing actress when a photo of Ren kissing a famous adult actress just leaked! Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he’s casting her out now that he’s famous! Kyoko won’t suffer in silence–she’s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! Kyoko thought she’d be able to relax now that she’s secured the role of Momiji, but various romantic misunderstandings are making her life more stressful than ever. How can she focus on being an amazing actress when a photo of Ren kissing a famous adult actress just leaked!

Skip·Beat! (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 13

release date: Jan 01, 2019
Skip·Beat! (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 13
When Kyoko’s heart is broken, she decides that revenge is a dish best served in the spotlight! Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he’s casting her out now that he’s famous enough! Kyoko won’t suffer in silence—she’s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! The president of LME created the Love Me section because he was impressed by Kyoko’s potential but heartbroken by the wounded spirit he could sense buried deep inside her. In the time since she joined the section, Kyoko has made amazing strides as an actress and in healing from the pain of her past. But what will happen to her hard-won strength when she is faced with the person who hurt her the most—her mother?!

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 33

release date: Sep 02, 2014
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 33
Kyoko’s twin tasks of keeping Ren from breaking under the strain of his characters and playing Setsuka are starting to take their toll on her. But the real danger is revealed when the desires of Setsuka and Kyoko merge. Can Kyoko stay in character and protect her heart with a half-naked Ren in her bed?! -- VIZ Media

Skip Beat! (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 11

release date: Jul 07, 2015
Skip Beat! (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 11
Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he’s casting her out now that he’s famous enough! Kyoko won’t suffer in silence—she’s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz! Ren is playing a strange double role as the half-British actor Cain Heel who’s starring as the supernatural serial killer BJ in a new thriller. Normally Ren would have no trouble maintaining both roles, but playing BJ requires him to tap the darkest depths of his psyche, and it’s starting to takes its toll on him. To help ease his strain, Kyoko has been assigned to keep an eye on him as Cain Heel’s sister Setsuka. Kyoko seems to have a special insight into Ren’s torment that lets her help him, but how can she keep things professional when she keep walking in on him in the shower!

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 32

release date: Jan 28, 2014
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 32
Ren’s trademark cool is beginning to crumble under the strain of maintaining his various personas. And the sudden manly attention being directed at Kyoko from fellow actor Kijima and a newly determined Sho aren’t helping matters. Will Kyoko’s good luck charm keep him in check, or will the beast chained inside him destroy them all?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 29

release date: Jan 21, 2014
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 29
On the way to the Dark Moon wrap party Kyoko bumps into her cast mate Kijima. He’s never paid her any attention before, but he heard that people called her beautiful when they saw her in her Natsu role. Kijima can’t contain his curiosity and buys Kyoko a total makeover for the party. But is his interest innocent, or does he have wicked plans in store?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 30

release date: Jan 21, 2014
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 30
Ren’s new cast mate Taira Murasame used to be a biker, and he sees show biz as just another gang to get to the top of. Normally Ren would have no problem dealing with a punk, but his role as BJ requires him to tap his darkest depths. When Murasame and Ren have to fight on camera, can Ren remember that it’s only acting?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 28

release date: Jan 14, 2014
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 28
Ren’s new roles are dredging up old memories best left buried, and he’s having trouble dealing with the emotional turmoil. But the President was right when he claimed Kyoko was Ren’s good luck charm. Will her strange but good-natured ways be enough to keep him from his own darkness? -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 27

release date: Jan 14, 2014
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 27
Kyoko’s having trouble getting into the role of Cain’s sister. But is it because she can’t relate to a spoiled punk princess, or because she can’t let go of the fact that Ren is playing Cain? And Ren faces his own challenge with the situation. Can he stand to have the woman he loves treat him like a brother? -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 25

release date: Jan 07, 2014
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 25
Kyoko''s Valentine''s battle with Reino has finally gained her Sho''s attention—but now it''s the last thing she wants! Sho is determined to make her obsessed with him, and shows up on set with an over-the-top gift to taunt her. But when Kyoko explains her true relationship with Reino, Sho makes an inexcusable move. Has he undone her years of healing in one fell swoop?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 26

release date: Jan 07, 2014
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 26
Kyoko thinks she''s survived Valentine''s Day, but that''s just the kind of attitude that gets her in trouble with the president of LME. Lory is very disappointed in the girls of the Love Me Section and sets up special new assignments to teach them the power of love. But will the president''s strange methods have any affect on the troubled souls of Chiori, Moko and Kyoko? -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 24

release date: Dec 31, 2013
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 24
Valentine''s Day is on its way, but Kyoko won''t be able to celebrate love and friendship the normal way. She''s getting blackmailed into giving chocolate to guys she hates, she has her ongoing revenge to oblige, and to top it all off, it''s Ren''s birthday! How can Kyoko give him a meaningful present when she''s slinging meaningless chocolate left and right? -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 5

release date: Dec 31, 2013
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 5
Kyoko lands a regular role on a TV show...as a giant chicken. Not content to settle for poultry recognition, Kyoko tries out for a big commercial. At the audition she runs into her Love Me-rival Moko, who''s having rival woes of her own. With a jealous rich girl out to bring them down, can Kyoko and Moko overcome their differences and act as a team to trounce the competition? -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 23

release date: Dec 31, 2013
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 23
Chiori''s rage threatens the whole production when she lashes out and hurts Kyoko. Kyoko is used to overcoming obstacles, and she uses her injury as an excuse to push Chiori into exploring her acting. But Chiori has a traumatic past. Will focusing on the dark side of her character bring it all rushing back?! -- VIZ Media

Skip・Beat!, Vol. 21

release date: Dec 24, 2013
Skip・Beat!, Vol. 21
Kyoko is basking in the glow of working a Christmas miracle and getting some birthday booty of her own. But she''s so unused to this kind of joy that she ends up late to the script reading for her new drama. Now her whole day is a mess and Ren is mad at her! Can Kyoko balance revenge, a career and her own happiness? -- VIZ Media

Skip-beat!

release date: Jan 01, 2021
Skip-beat!
"Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he''s casting her out now that he''s famous! Kyoko won''t suffer in silence-she''s going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz!... The news that Ren is dating a hot older woman is all over town, and Kyoko is doing her best to ignore it. But how can she pretend it isn''t happening when Ren insists on talking to her about it?!"--Provided by publisher.
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