Ryou Arubin
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Joined 01-17-12, id: 821207, Profile Updated: 01-24-16
Author has written 4 stories for Manga.

About myself:

Inspired from reading Sword Art Online in 2012, I embarked on my writing journey. While I did scrap at least two projects in the process, what mattered was the experience gained. I tend to write stories with a unique or uncommonly seen idea in mind, so it makes me happy when readers find my works interesting.

Story execution and character developments are the top two aspects that I am working strongly on (since concepts and plot alone doesn't make up a story). I am appreciative of readers who take time out to read my works and leave reviews, so a warm thanks to all of you!

Novels that I am currently reading/have read:

Black Bullet by Kazaki Shinden

Clockwork Planet by Yuu Kamiya

Hyouka by Honobu Yonezawa

Iris on Rainy Days by Takeshi Matsuyama

Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei by Satou Tsutomu

Yahari Ore no Seishu Rabukome wa Machigatte Iru (Oregairu) by Wataru Watari

Mimizuku to Yoru no Ou by Kougyoku Izuki

Tenkyou no Alderamin by Uno Bokuto

Utsuro no Hako to Zero no Maria by Eiji Mikage

Sword Art Online by Kawahara Reki

To Aru Majutsu no Index series, Heavy Object, The Zashiki Warashi of the Intellectual Village, and A Simple Survey series by Kazuma Kamachi

Rokka no Yuusha by Ishio Yamagata

My list of projects (consists of known, unseen or works posted elsewhere):

Parallel Encounter (Sci-Fi, Thriller) - Currently my flagship work, started in 2012. The story expands on the conflict between Denscrants and Doppelgangers across parallel worlds.

Volume 1 - An Impossible Encounter

Volume 2 - The Arrow of Time

Aether Warfare (unseen) (Fantasy) - A work in progress. Still in the process of worldbuilding.

Fragments of Tales - A collection of stories that consist of ideas I can't either flesh out much or fit into other works.

Unchanging Memories (in Textnovel) - The first cell-phone novel I wrote. It helped me in expressing my narrative better.

Synopsis: Struck by an accident two years ago, Yuuki entered a state of coma and have yet to regain consciousness to date. Seeing him in that state, grief struck his childhood friend, Iori, as she could barely live each passing day. What awaits her in the future, when she was given an offer to travel to the time where Yuuki had awakened?

Disconnect...Reality (in Wattpad) - My second cell-phone novel that I experimented writing with an abstract concept in mind.

Synopsis: "I've been seeing...weird dreams lately." A fragmented tale. "Meeting with strangers I had never met before..." An unexplored world. "Coming across places I had never visited before..." The memories beyond. "Is any of this...real?"

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How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse by Lolitroy reviews
Duff became sixteen the day the world ended. Was she sad? Nah! In a zombie apocalypse, you can make graffiti on libraries, set buildings on fire, throw boomerangs at people... in other words, heaven. The only bad thing is the fact that you can't pee in peace...
Fiction: Humor - Rated: T - English - Parody/Friendship - Chapters: 14 - Words: 20,684 - Reviews: 406 - Favs: 66 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 4/2 - Published: 2/29/2012
Imaginarium by Katsurou Shimizu reviews
This is a city where imagination is regarded as sin. This is a city which is populated by robotic humans. This is a city where two people meet and recreate a magic long thought lost. A collection of one-shot stories on love and mono no aware.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,715 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 7/9/2016 - Published: 4/14/2016
Ghost Gunslinger by Katsurou Shimizu reviews
Kenichi couldn't seem to catch a break. The soup lady refused him a free-pass to nirvana, his best and only friend was a poltergeist who loved rubber ducks, and worst of all, he possessed no memories of his living past. So, what's the deal about him becoming the ghost gunslinger, with an amateur girl exorcist as company? (Final Arc: Judge)
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Humor/Tragedy - Chapters: 26 - Words: 76,904 - Reviews: 412 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 3/29/2015 - Published: 1/11/2013
BladeArc by Louis-sama reviews
"Alright, how should I start this? Well, it began when I heard a voice calling upon me. Then I was transported into a fantasy world where I met a tsundere elf girl named Ennis Heartstring. Can't believe it? Why don't you read this? After all, this is my story, the story of Yuuto Kobayashi." CHAPTER 43: INTO YGGDRASIL
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 43 - Words: 201,878 - Reviews: 371 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 53 - Updated: 3/29/2015 - Published: 5/1/2012
Six Thorns in Sanity and a Rose by Daniel Kozaki reviews
These aren't your usual stories. These aren't supposed to be pleasant stories. These are thorns to make you question the very reality that you're standing on. After six fragments, six worlds, six vastly different settings, six victims of fate, the Thorn Sorceress discovers that a loose thread snakes through. (A collection of short stories with a twist, used to be named Miscellanea)
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Mystery - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,098 - Reviews: 15 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 3/17/2015 - Published: 5/13/2014
Sleep Tight by Kisho reviews
Marie West's dream apartment is perfect, except for one little problem-it's taken by Ethan Wright. Sure, he's looking for a roommate, but would you stay with a gay, fake-British, self-proclaimed "god of high fantasy?" Group writing project of RAOSC forum!
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 21 - Words: 89,968 - Reviews: 28 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 18 - Updated: 10/19/2014 - Published: 12/12/2013
ORCHID by Y. S. Wong reviews
Azure Dunbarton cherishes his peaceful life. When the terrorist organization R.A.I.N. and a mysterious girl named Tsukiko appear on the same day, Azure is caught in the struggle for the fate of the Grand British Empire. As Azure fights, will his peaceful life crumble as well?
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 64 - Words: 138,872 - Reviews: 702 - Favs: 47 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 8/8/2014 - Published: 1/9/2013 - Complete
Styran Steeler by Kazulous reviews
James Liber attends his detective uncle's funeral on the same day a strange little package arrives at his front door, supposedly sent to him by the dead man himself. Curious about its content, James opens the box, and inside is a single instruction that sends him on a race against time involving magic, federal police, underground crime and Digital City's future.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Supernatural - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,484 - Reviews: 95 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 8/4/2014 - Published: 12/30/2013
Marko Tenkou by kingofe3 reviews
What happens when Marko Tsuna, an antisocial normal girl, picks up a mysterious snowflake off the ground? She meets a shameless, perverted hero and becomes the legendary female warrior, Marko Tenkou, of course! *returning every 10th review*
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 31 - Words: 46,815 - Reviews: 320 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 7/2/2014 - Published: 3/9/2013
Poppyland by Y. S. Wong reviews
Whenever Selwyn Rutherford closes his eyes, he sees the same image. A field of red poppies, swaying in the wind. Finding that place is the key to finding the Immortals, who hold the knowledge of immortality. But first he must fulfill his contract with the vampire Edelweiss, whose hidden memories may be the key to everything.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,416 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 8 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 6/3/2014 - Published: 2/4/2014
Touch by Jax Creation reviews
Evelyn White was born with a gift—or rather, a curse: when she touches someone she sees when and how that person will die. Unfortunately, her meddling has been screwing up the Shinigami Zephyrus's reaping schedule. To do his job in peace, he'll have to convince her to stop saving people, and he's not going back to the Spirit Plane until he does. [Action / Comedy / Drama / Romance]
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 47,178 - Reviews: 332 - Favs: 61 - Follows: 64 - Updated: 5/3/2014 - Published: 10/6/2012
Wand (ワンド) by mjinx reviews
After ten years, Yukimino Sora returns to her hometown to find the boy who once saved her. Little did she know that she'll get entangled with Wizards, Warlocks and all things Magical. Review and I'll return the favor. Updates weekly. Chapter 27 is up.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Romance - Chapters: 33 - Words: 124,292 - Reviews: 190 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 49 - Updated: 4/22/2014 - Published: 2/15/2011
Itsuka Hikari by YamadaHikari reviews
Hikari is a girl who is training to be a mage. However, she is unable to "specialise" in a certain type of magic, thus she is unable to receive proper training and graduate. Hikari decides to run away from the Academia and find her own path outside of the city. What will she find?
Fiction: Manga - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 3 - Words: 4,961 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/25/2013 - Published: 11/13/2013
Lockets And Memoirs by BabyChan12 reviews
Two lockets hid the past of a love that had ended the glorious era of a land which stretched itself under the seven-coloured sky. The watches each contained no longer moved forward. One's glass frame had even cracked. And yet they were bound to move once more, to restart from their abrupt stops. Full summary inside. Reviews are returned :)
Fiction: Manga - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 9 - Words: 19,477 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 9/29/2013 - Published: 3/3/2013
Our Sky's Broken Stars by Princess Asaria reviews
They call her The Lilith. She's the cold blooded murderer, the master thief, and the loyal servant of the King of Capricorn...or so they say. But is that really how the story goes? Maybe she's just a child, being held captive in the darkness, being forced to slaughter. Perhaps one day, she'll stand up and take back what is rightfully hers. Her right to feel, and love...and live.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 3 - Words: 7,136 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 15 - Updated: 7/24/2013 - Published: 4/7/2013
DZ! by Kisho reviews
Miki Emiko is so bored with life! - So, it's sort of an answer to her prayers, when she finds out she's the one, eligible to enter the DZ, an amazing realm like nothing before! It's a brand new life packed with new adventure every day!
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Supernatural - Chapters: 67 - Words: 74,261 - Reviews: 710 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 39 - Updated: 5/25/2013 - Published: 2/4/2012
Unfinished AKA (And Kick-Ass) RPG by Katsurou Shimizu reviews
What happens when you cross a gambling genie and a procrastinating programmer? A journey through the latter's uncompleted game itself! Featuring a bumbling hero, his magical girl sidekick, a dark lord intent on juggling his soldiers, and his violently abusive maid. Gender Bender Alert.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Humor - Chapters: 15 - Words: 33,198 - Reviews: 114 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 2/17/2013 - Published: 10/5/2012 - Complete
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パラレル出会い Parallel Encounter 1: An Impossible Encounter reviews
Doppelgangers, the evil living double of humans, sought to threaten every existing parallel worlds in this boundless universe. Although Sugisata Nariaki possessed the "Denscrant" eyes that allowed him to perceive visions from parallel worlds, he didn't realize it until he failed to save a vision of his best friend from an accident... Updated with appendix on 28/03/16.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 13 - Words: 60,444 - Reviews: 156 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 13 - Updated: 3/27/2016 - Published: 4/12/2012 - Complete
Of Fugitives and Exorcists reviews
Receiving a task from Leo as usual, Libra and Virgo took off from Canbera, setting T Corporation as their destination. Is the trip a blessing in disguise, or misfortune awaiting them? A short crossover work between Ghost Gunslinger and Fragments of Tales. Spoilers containing events from both stories are present in this work.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Suspense - Chapters: 2 - Words: 7,150 - Reviews: 1 - Updated: 3/21/2016 - Published: 12/24/2015 - Complete
Fragments of Tales reviews
A collection of short stories, each fragments show a snippet of a tale, giving you glimpses of the overarching conflict happening in that world. Will the fragments entice you, and urge you to seek after its completed tale?
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,933 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 7/19/2015
パラレル出会い Parallel Encounter 2: The Arrow of Time reviews
Seven days. That was the amount of time left for Sugisata Nariaki, who had fallen prey to the Bow of Time, ChronoArc. Now an empty shell of his former self, he could no longer remember the past, but instead remember the future that have yet come to pass. In a race against time against opponents who could defy the natural laws, what would the eventual fate of the Denscrants be?
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Suspense/Sci-Fi - Chapters: 2 - Words: 13,068 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/17/2014 - Published: 3/27/2014