Invisible to her classmates, Hikage Sumino is an eighth grader with no self-esteem. Her only friends are the visitors to her Internet blog. One day, the most popular boy in the grade suddenly talks to her. Encouraged by this twist of fate, Hikage determines to transform her life and declare to the world, I Am Here!
“I am here!” is a manga I have conflicting feelings for. On one hand, a story about a girl, Sumino, who’s practically unnoticeable in real life and can only find solace with people on the Internet is a relatable story. On the other hand, said girl breaks out of her shell with everything falling into place almost perfectly. With that said, this is still a good manga, but it’s held down by... read more
deep, conflicting, sad, passionate, and encouraging. i like how this manga portrays the negative and positive. not everyone is pretty or popular or even stands out. the main character in this manga is unnoticed, ignored, and as a result is severly depressed. her life takes a turn because of her online blogging. through hard work and determination things change for her. its an inspiring story. the art is a bit... read more
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