Awaken Forest (目覚めの森, Mezame no Mori) is a one-shot Japanese manga written and illustrated by Yuna Aoi published by Taiyoh Tosho on March 15, 2006. It is licensed in North America by Digital Manga Publishing, which released the manga through its imprint, Juné, on May 6, 2009.
Yoshimoto is a rising editor who has a chance meeting with the wheelchair-bound author, Orito Suga, and his brother, Masato, at an industry bash. Masato's sad, yet alluring, smile entices Yoshimoto and leaves a strong impression on him. Shortly after their first encounter, Orito unexpectedly offers the young editor a position and Yoshimoto is asked to move in with him and his brother Will a connection arise between Yoshimoto and Orito or between Yoshimoto and Masato?