Houseki no kuni Author: Haruko Ichikawa Genre: Fantasy, Action, Slice of life Serialized In: Afternoon Publisher by: Kodansha Synopsis: In a mysterious future timeline, a new life form called Houseki (Gems) inhabit a world destroyed by six meteors, leaving only a beach surrounded by ocean. The 28 active Gems must fight back against the deadly Moon people who seek to turn the Gems into decorations. All Gems are assigned a specific role to play in their community, such as fighter, medic, weapon-smith, etc. Though they hope to fight the Moon People, Phosphophyllite, or Phos, is a Gem who is given no assignment due to their lack of any skills until the leader of the Gems, Kongo , asks them to make a natural history encyclopedia. Phos attempts to find a more exciting job than their currently assigned one, but ends up getting in over their head. in MAL I'm surprised that there was no actually thread for it. Well @niichan @Erinyes now you guys have a place to come to when you catch up and @revo when you start it.