The latest manga from the legendary Rumiko Takahashi, begun April 2009 in Shonen Sunday and licensed by Viz Media, who — in a first for manga — started releasing translated versions online at the same time that they came out in Japan. However, licensed online updates ended after the earthquake in Japan.The star of RIN-NE, known in Japan as Kyoukai no Rinne or "Rinne of the Boundary", is Sakura Mamiya, who has been able to see ghosts since an incident in her childhood. Now in High School, she views them as more than a nuisance than anything. One day, Rinne Rokudo, a student who has been absent since the beginning of the year appears in class, strangely-dressed and visible only to Sakura — yet after school, she finds him to be solid, unlike any ghost she has seen.
RIN-NE provides examples of the following tropes: