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Bra Girl

nope's avatar By on Jun 29, 2011

Okay to start off with, this manga is futanari which would usually scare me away from it. The good news is I was ill that day and didn't realise this was futanari until about 5 pages in where I was quite shocked at this fact and felt cheated and lied to that my computer didn't read the book before me and tell me that it may have chicks with dicks in it. The good news is I read the entire thing and there are no visible dicks in sight which is always a bonus for anyone who loves dicks but doesn't like seeing them which doesn't make much sense, unless you plan on being blindfolded when you find your true love... See full review

5/10 story
7/10 art
7/10 characters
7/10 overall

Smargs Won't Sing

Raylord's avatar By on Jun 29, 2011

Well we all know there are many one shots out there in the world. However not many catch your attention enough for you to read them, and even less will leave you with a satisfied feel or a need for more. Smargs won't sing fufills both of these. In fact I am surprised that s few have read it! The story is interesting and the artwork is average. however this manages to give feelings to characters in such a short time, while explaings there motives, theres not one revelation but two in a meagre 62 pages! Thats pretty good already, don't lets the cover or the name put you off reading this. Well if you... See full review

8/10 story
7/10 art
9/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Baby Steps

GuardianEnzo's avatar By on Jun 28, 2011

If you've read much of this blog you know that I have a bit of a soft spot for sports manga. It's an underrated genre, especially in the English-speaking fandom, and I'll be the first to admit that there's some pretty generic shounen stuff out there. But when sports series are really good - Capeta, Major, Giant Killing - they're some of the best shounen there is. And the fact that I love sports as well as otaku pursuits certainly doesn't hurt.

Which brings me to today's manga pick, Baby Steps. This is about tennis, but you'll have to trust me when I say it's better than... See full review

9/10 story
8/10 art
9/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Zashiki Onna

Melodux's avatar By on Jun 27, 2011

Story: The story was pretty addicting, and set to the right pace of the length of the manga. Aside from the predictable fact of knowing that the woman will always be in the most unfortunate places at the most unfortunate times for the main character. However, about halfway through the manga, because of the sudden involvement of other characters and the initiative to rid the main character and co. from the stalker, you don't know how the story will end. Rather than being a teenage scare, this 1993 thriller manga has a somewhat vague and unhappy ending, which makes the story... See full review

8/10 story
4/10 art
6.5/10 characters
6/10 overall

Mysterious Girlfriend X

MamabearX3's avatar By on Jun 27, 2011

I've enjoyed reading this manga.  The story isn't your typical romantic school days story.  Urabe is a strange girl who sees the world a little different.  She's quite and serious and a little shy.  Tsubaki becomes addicted to her drool when he helps himself to a taste one afternoon and is forced to continue a daily routine of a dose of Urabe's drool.  They start dating, but the relationship moves slow and fast at the same time.  Despite the daily drool swapping, they have had very little normal boyfriend and girlfriend moments.  Whenever Tsubaki becomes a little anxious... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 art
8/10 characters
9/10 overall

Steal Moon

hisarah's avatar By on Jun 25, 2011

This is such a good manga it will have you on the edge of your seat wondering whats gonna happen next as you turn the page it is yaoi but unlike lots of yaoi this one does not focus on sex it does have scenes of it ,because it's yaoi but this manga focuses on a story/and plot i admit for reading a summary of it i was gonna try it out because im a hardcore yaoi lover and the story seemed interesting enough but the story is what got to me this manga will make you feel many thing's like betrayal, hatred, misunderstanding, love, passion,lust,  happiness, this manga will have you sympathizing with... See full review

10/10 story
10/10 art
10/10 characters
10/10 overall

Laon

LizardLaw974's avatar By on Jun 24, 2011

There has never been a manga series quite like this one... The story of Laon focuses around a gumiho, or a nine-tailed fox, that has lost his tails in a bet, and is now searching for them. He meets up with a reporter or a sleezy tabloid, who agrees to help Laon find his missing tails. But they encounter some supernatural weirdness along the way, and their quest becomes harder. Frankly the story line is amazing. i Have honestly never heard anything like it and it definitely provides a magnificence to everything in this series. The art...is different. Its different than most manga, but then... See full review

10/10 story
8/10 art
8/10 characters
9/10 overall

Othello

hisarah's avatar By on Jun 24, 2011

This manga is kinda weird as the story/plot is concern but i like weird and i was personally getting tired of the same old story just with different characters so this was a new taste for me. First of you have a girl who has a split personality at first she tells us she like to closplay(which i think is awesome) that was her secret hobby. Then we find out  the other her(please follow)is strong seeks justice and is a cool person  who is rather daring while she is totally opposite She is a weak girl who is a huge pushover who personalty i think you cant help but to sympathize with but also pity her... See full review

10/10 story
10/10 art
8/10 characters
9/10 overall

Doors of Chaos

BettySama's avatar By on Jun 23, 2011

Doors of Chaos is the debut of Ryoko Mitsuki, so some clichés are bound to be found. Firstly, the setup: two girls (twins at that, mind you) raised inside a palace, without parents and the only person always watching over them is a handsome young man that looks like he's still in his twenties. Now how many clichés did you just get down?   The art does please at least my eyes, and you can see that the artwork is something that Mitsuki-sama spends lots of time with. Although, due to this, the story has become a bit predictable.   I'd recommend this series to people who like to see good... See full review

5/10 story
8/10 art
6/10 characters
7/10 overall

Sundome

ghostblade's avatar By on Jun 21, 2011

I found Sundome while looking in the related section of Nana To Kaoru, a manga where a perverted boy convinces his childhood friend to have short, soft S&M sessions with him. As i enjoyed Nana To Kaoru, i thought i'd give Sundome a go. The plot follows a high school student, Aiba, who is part of the school Roman club. The club is basically a small crowd of otaku, or nerds, who are interested in aliens, ghosts, most paranormal things. There is one rule, you cannot have sex. If you stick to this rule, the OB (who run the club) will pay for your tuition fees into college/university. If you break the... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 art
10/10 characters
9/10 overall

That Was Good

Kari5's avatar By on Jun 19, 2011

This was a random one-volume yaoi manga I ordered at the local comic shop for fun. I was never a big yaoi fan, but decided I should try some. Luckily, I ended up with a good one!   That Was Good is made up of 3 unrelated stories. The first involves a pilot, his son, and their new housekeeper, and is called That Was Good. This one is the longest one, and my favorite. I REALLY enjoyed the story and was disappointed when I realized that the entire volume wasn't centered around these characters. A great story, characters, and the perfect mix of comedy, drama, and lust. I highly recommend it to yaoi... See full review

7/10 story
7/10 art
6/10 characters
6.8/10 overall

Zone-00

LizardLaw974's avatar By on Jun 19, 2011

I orginally had never heard of this manga series, and discovered a friend reading it while at school. I questioned about it and asked to borrow it, but she warned me that it may be a bit crazy, probably too crazy for me to handle. And she was right. I found nothing appealing in this manga, except for its very intriging art style, and its fast paced storyline. But even that is flawed and stood out too much for me to enjoy. I had to drop it, because I could not, for the life of me, understand what the heck was going on. STORY- 1/10 One of its most prominent problems; its very hard to follow. And I... See full review

1/10 story
1/10 art
2/10 characters
1/10 overall

Shakugan no Shana

JJR1971's avatar By on Jun 18, 2011

I typically only read Manga when I've already watched the Anime show that was derived from it, and this is a case in point.  I've watched all of Shakugan No Shana before and loved it, now I am reading the Manga, and the stories do correlate pretty closely.  The main difference is that in the Anime, Shana takes much, much longer to become aware of her emotions towards Yuji, much less understand and act upon them.  In the Manga, Shana is aware much more quickly that she has feelings for Yuji.  Although I think the Anime dragged this out agonizingly long, I think the Manga rushes to this... See full review

9/10 story
8/10 art
7/10 characters
8/10 overall

Kasutoro Shiki

MVortex's avatar By on Jun 18, 2011

Firstly, this is  a Shintaro Kago manga, so expect the disturbing and down-right weird. I really liked the concept of blocks of frame which I'm guessing the the central concept of this manga. The Art style was identical to his other works, so therefore very vivid and detailed but also disgusting and gory. As the manga revolves around the blocks rather than characters there is practically no proper story or characters, but it appears that a woman wants to kill her boyfriend because they ran out of toilet paper so she used cardboard instead... Long story short, if you like Kago manga you'll like... See full review

5/10 story
7/10 art
1/10 characters
5/10 overall

Blue (Naoki YAMAMOTO)

hamletsmage's avatar By on Jun 17, 2011

This is basically a short hentai that attempts the idea of plot. It starts out with some kid who really likes going to the movies. Possibly because there is nothing else to do in the town. He meets a girl, who also likes to go to the movies. Had I not seen the tags for this, I would have thought it was a cute high-school love oneshot. It's more like some mangaka's wetdream than something could honestly occur. The art is decent, for what it is. The characters, settings, etc, are good for the oneshot's time period. The characters are so flat and undynamic it's pitiful. The boy couldn't care less about... See full review

3/10 story
5/10 art
1/10 characters
3/10 overall

Maoh: Juvenile Remix

deadman6's avatar By on Jun 16, 2011

i like the "gothic-ish" characters so much, almost like i'm reading another volume of death note. and the story is really interesting though its a little bit boring at the beginning but its very good and addictive.

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7.5/10 story
8/10 art
10/10 characters
7.5/10 overall

Rust Blaster

Melodux's avatar By on Jun 15, 2011

Story: The plot in the manga was only semi-developed, I feel. There were a lot of things mentioned, but nothing really happened. For the first part of the manga, you KNEW crap was going down, but the main cast didn’t do much about it {and for being in a defense school, I don’t think they should be making cakes…}. There were also characters introduced in early chapters, but readers didn’t see any significance for them until the last few chapters, I thought that was a little irritating. Rust Blaster is also classified as a Shounen-ai, but it barely qualifies. There aren’t any... See full review

7.5/10 story
9/10 art
9/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Kimi ga Waratta

hamletsmage's avatar By on Jun 15, 2011

A little long for a oneshot, but definitely worth the read. The story revolves around the idea that by the time you're sixteen, you've lived about 6000 days, and that for one of those days, you should be completely honest with yourself. The story through Tomoko's eyes as she relives a mistake she made when she was 16, and how she wishes she had been honest abouther feelings for one day. It's a heart-felt and enchanting story about second chances. Art: The art is a bit hazy, but decently done by early 90's standards. Hiromi Mashiba, the mangaka for this one shot, has either never done another manga or is... See full review

8/10 story
7/10 art
7/10 characters
7.3/10 overall

Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer

azanimefan's avatar By on Jun 15, 2011

It’s funny; I’ve never really felt too many Mangas touch me.  Mostly, even the best of them are greeted with indifference.  This one however was a bit different, and I think I have laid a finger on why. It's about pacing. Some manga stretch their story out, some are cut short because they're lack of popularity.  This one however seemed to catch the right pace and narrative arc.   WARNING: what follows would be considered spoilers   What we have here is a typical boy becomes a superhero set piece straight with standard "mascot" creatures and a magical... See full review

7.5/10 story
6/10 art
9/10 characters
9/10 overall

O-Parts Hunter

KobiiKun's avatar By on Jun 14, 2011

Yes, I give this a personal score. Coming from someone that was a fan of Naruto for the longest time, and then read this...well, Naruto can't compare. Personally, I would get bored reading Naruto sometimes. It'd often just get tiring having to find which fillers to skip and what not. However, with O-Parts Hunter, I found it interesting all the time. I'll always love this manga, while I grew sick of Naruto. Anyone that has read Naruto will probably read this to find that Kishimoto's twin brother seems to be much more adept at creating balanced, entertaining mangas.

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10/10 story
10/10 art
10/10 characters
10/10 overall

Rust Blaster

nasreen10's avatar By on Jun 14, 2011

Story: It was a very interesting concept but the series felt to scattered. It went from cute to serious and battles abruptly without smooth transitions. I wished the ideas were more fleshed out as well because you end the series feeling perplexed. The ending is way too broad and feels abrupt. However, it was entertaining and is an easy read. Art: I do like art and the character designs. Just about everyone is eye candy and the backgrounds are nice. The action scenes do leave something to be desired however. It is nice that the mangaka has a distinct style though. Characters: There was an attempt for... See full review

5/10 story
7.5/10 art
5/10 characters
5/10 overall

Alichino

Melodux's avatar By on Jun 13, 2011

I dropped this manga because the I felt like the story was talking about this big thing that's supposed to be kept secret from the reader. I know that keeping secrets from the reader can make for good plot twists, but if it's not a drawn-out action series, and it goes on for more than 5 chapters, it makes for an interest-losing device. The eyes on the people bothered me. Everything was so detailed, but then the eyes just put everything out of whack. HUGE eyes do not make for a "beautiful" person. And a lot of the panels were just black, or a close up of a character's face... The characters... See full review

3.5/10 story
5/10 art
1.5/10 characters
3/10 overall

Zombie Powder

Melodux's avatar By on Jun 13, 2011

Story: I really liked the idea of the Rings of Death, and that gathering them together can do something for the gatherer{s}. However, I felt like Zombie Powder was Dragon Ball Z meets Trigun. We have the aspect of gathering many of the same item to grant a wish, and the aspects of the main character having a large bounty on his head and the setting of a futuristic western. I feel like Kubo could squeeze a little more originality in there somewhere. Pace was a thing with me in ZP. It moved at a pretty quick pace, but I'm not sure if it was TOO quick of a pace. At some points, I feel like the... See full review

8.5/10 story
10/10 art
9/10 characters
9/10 overall

Rosario to Vampire

Melodux's avatar By on Jun 12, 2011

I've been wanting to review this manga for a while, and I finally got around to doing it. I usually go pretty in-depth with my reviews, but this review is probably going to be pretty short because I realize how much I hate this manga... Story: Look, it was a great idea, and it could've gone somewhere nice. But the reasons for the story advancing were all the same! The main character gets attacked by all these monsters because they can't believe that the main character is "with" one of the hottest girls in school. That's basically what every chapter was about. Not to mention all the action was the... See full review

2/10 story
2/10 art
1/10 characters
1.5/10 overall

Devil May Cry 3

Melodux's avatar By on Jun 9, 2011

WARNING! THE FOLLOWING REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS OF BOTH THE DEVIL MAY CRY 3 VIDEO GAME AND THE DEVIL MAY CRY 3 MANGA! The way the makers summarized the manga on the front and back covers of it, they made the reader think that it was a manga adaption of the video game. But really, it was a nice little prequel to the 3rd game. It gave some cool {slightly irrelevant} facts that give you more insight on the game, like how the Temen-Ni-Gru came to be by seals being broken. However, there were a lot of problems with it. Story: The story starts off with Dante taking demon hunting jobs, as the game had suggested... See full review

6/10 story
8.5/10 art
9.5/10 characters
8/10 overall

Q-Ko-Chan: The Earth Invader Girl

matteroffact's avatar By on Jun 8, 2011

Q-Ko Chan, a work by FLCL mangaka Ueda Hajime, is sci-fi warfare in a quasi- post apocalyptic context with the cutest mechs you’ll ever see. It opens with the character Kirio encountering Q-Ko, the cute battle mech who can morph into a battle ready form. The story gets rolling when, meeting Q-Ko, Kirio is asked to “board her now!” from there, this story of teen angst, awkward romances, sexual innuendos, and mech battles ensues.  The mechs, of which Q-Ko is only one, partner with pilots who match with them and to whom the can “open their hearts.” The mechs – or... See full review

6/10 story
8/10 art
7/10 characters
7/10 overall

Samurai Deeper Kyo

trinity873's avatar By on Jun 6, 2011

ok well i think that this manga is extremely under rated, because it doesn't seen to be to popular or well known and infact the plot is intrestin and keepes you pulled in from the cliffhangers.   i only started reading this because my friend gave me it because he new i was into this stuff and now im trying to get the whole series. i rekon if your around the age of 16 to whatever and you like things like samurai champloo and i guess bleach you should pick this manga up i rate it a 7.5/10 from a random pick up

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8/10 story
8/10 art
7/10 characters
7.5/10 overall

Sun-Ken Rock

MarioSpurs's avatar By on Jun 6, 2011

The story is amazing, the art is amazing and all the characters are so quirky and likeable. It's a shame if this doesn't become an anime but it might be too explicit for some! You can tell that the author tries his best with the work because the amount of research he put into Korea is staggering. He researched cuisine, places, traditions...Just to make the manga more enjoyable to read. Ken, the main character, is an awesome character. Dumb, Happy-go-lucky but badass, he knows when it's time to get serious and when it does, he dishes out punishment like no other. It's not all serious though, it feels light... See full review

8/10 story
9/10 art
9/10 characters
9/10 overall

Ayako

Uriel1988's avatar By on Jun 4, 2011

The late Osamu Tezuka needs no introduction. Over his lifetime he created dozens of classic stories that have helped shape manga and anime into what it is today. ‘Ayako’ is one of his lesser known works. Rather undeservingly so seeing as it’s yet another excellent demonstration of Tezuka’s imcredible storytelling abilities. The story begins in 1949. Japan is slowly getting back on its feet following the devastating losses it suffered during World War 2 and Jiro Tenge, son of a wealthy family of landowners, has come back home.  Reluctantly so, I might add, seeing as he finds out... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 art
7/10 characters
9/10 overall

Death Note

Melodux's avatar By on Jun 4, 2011

Story: First off, I should say that Death Note is extremely wordy. It honestly would've been better off as a light novel from the start. If the author could plot all that is in Death Note, I don't think he would've had a problem describing character emotions and setting the tone for the atmosphere. That being said, this is definitely not a manga that a little 11-year-old Narutard should pick up and read. Not for explicit content, but for fear that their little brains would leak out through their ears after trying to read and guess what will happen next in the plot. However, that's where the beauty of the... See full review

8/10 story
9/10 art
10/10 characters
9/10 overall

Vampire Knight

hisarah's avatar By on Jun 1, 2011

Vampire knight is a fantastic manga and its an anime but the manga is on going but no ones sure if the anime will continue but i here it might be fingers crossed. first off we have yuuki who is in love with kaneme-sempai and then we have hints that zero might be in love with yuuki. Their are twists and turns that make you indulge yourself into this manga you will not, i repeat will not be able to put this one down, plus theirs vampires and vampire hunters who dosent love vampires? the art is well drawn and all the characters are hot not anything you could say bad about this manga of course that is my...

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10/10 story
10/10 art
10/10 characters
10/10 overall

Onani Master Kurosawa

Insanity666's avatar By on May 31, 2011

when i first started reading this series, thought it would be an ecchi one... I think everyone would guess that by the word 'Onani', but that's not true... actually it is a pretty mind fucking series... dealing with how complicated school life can get. Fans of series like Death Note and Code Geass might like the protagonist 'Kurosawa' for he has the same dark personality as them... also the strongest part about the series lies on the characterization which has been handeled pretty well having a set of non-major characters who all will actually look like having major roles when you read through the... See full review

10/10 story
6/10 art
8/10 characters
9/10 overall

Pure Shadow

MVortex's avatar By on May 29, 2011

I found this to be a very stifled manga, then again, I only read this as it was a random manga on the front page. This manga plays with the central message of if you were to choose someone to die with, who would you choose. But in it's "24 pages with impact" the characters were very one dimensional and under-developed. Although a very macarbre theme, it could also lend itself to a much wider and complicated story. But to just show two girls toying with the idea of suicide and none of its ramifications leads me to question the skill of the writer. The art in this manga is quite flowing and the... See full review

5/10 story
6/10 art
4/10 characters
5/10 overall

Love Berrish!

Baebaeclc's avatar By on May 25, 2011

15 year-old Yuuya Fukushima has always wanted to live on her own, in an inn next to her school. This new dorm of hers, the Strawberry Tree Dorm, turns out to be a place with weird people -- a girl that touches her chest out of the blue, a guy with one of the shortest tempers ever. BUT the good thing is, there is a really handsome and nice guy that she fell in love with instantly! Also, not to mention a crazy cat who adores him (looks can be deceiving...). Yuuyas life has just became much more interesting...

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9/10 story
5/10 art
7/10 characters
7/10 overall

07-Ghost

Mioroa's avatar By on May 25, 2011

I've really enjoyed this story so far, with the imagination, the drawings support the story so well and I can't wait to see what the author pulls next!

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9/10 story
9/10 art
10/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Onani Master Kurosawa

monkeyDCluffy's avatar By on May 24, 2011

possible SPOILER ALERT onani master kurosawa kind of reminded me of death note, cause he inflicts judgment on people.  but he doesn't kill them, he just kind of cums on there stuff.  and most of the time it works out very well.  reading from the beginning, you never know if kurosawa (main guy) will ever redeem himself. one thing i liked about it was how unpredictable the girl the main character chose in the end was.  if you read the first couple of chapters you'd never guess.  its the opposite of manga's like love hina where you know who the main character will hook up with by... See full review

8/10 story
8/10 art
9/10 characters
8/10 overall

Binbou Shimai Monogatari

Jiji's avatar By on May 22, 2011

Hating on "Binbou Shimai Monogatari" is like kicking a puppy.  Even if the puppy deserved it, you're still going to look like a heel for doing it.

This is a manga that is right in my strike zone; it's an iyashi (healing) manga story where nothing much really happens with characters who are warm and likable.  The two sisters of the title are alone; their mother died and their father racked up debt and dissappeared.  In fact, the set-up of the story is so perfect and charming that you don't want it to change.

And there's the problem.  There's no drama, no... See full review

5/10 story
6/10 art
9/10 characters
6/10 overall

Rin!

MidoriNatsuki's avatar By on May 22, 2011

Cupid's arrows have gone haywire! Katsura needs a hug. Since childhood, his out-of-control anxiety can only be relieved by a good "squeeze" from his brother's best friend, Sou. But how does Sou really feel about being a walking security blanket? Is it a giant embarrassment, or is there something else behind Sou's surly disposition? To make matters worse, th einter-school archery tournament is coming up, and Katsura may need Sou's hugs more than ever just to get through it - especially after being face with the nerve-rattling advances of his friend and teammate, Kouichi! Rin! Combines the... See full review

9/10 story
8/10 art
8/10 characters
8/10 overall

Tale of the Waning Moon

MidoriNatsuki's avatar By on May 22, 2011

After a night of serious boozing, a jilted young man named Ryuka speaks his wish for true love atop a starlit hill. His words reach the ears of Ixto, the spirit of the Last Quarter Moon, who decides to grant Ryuka's wish. Unfortunately for Ryuka, Ixto's handpicked selections to be the yuong man's lover are all ment themselves! And when his rejection of these choices leads to an unexpected night of passion that casts a spell on him, will Ryuka give in to his enchanted body's urge to chase after Ixto and journey through wolds unkown, or will his mind win over his heart? Critically acclaimed boys' love... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 art
9/10 characters
9/10 overall

A Love Song for the Miserable

MidoriNatsuki's avatar By on May 22, 2011

Asada has hit rock bottom. His request for a transfer to a new department has been denied without any consideration. Trying to drink his problems awa, his coworkers leave him passed out cole on the side of a road. Nao stumbnles across Asada - and after awakening him, invites Asada to hi fathers bakery. Nao has a talent for making pastries, and Asada soon discovers he's a pastry connoisseur! Asada agrees to help Nao get the bakery off the ground, but finds himself falling for Nao's energy and vitality. When Nao decides to improve his skills in France, Asada reacts terribly to the news and ends their... See full review

10/10 story
10/10 art
10/10 characters
10/10 overall

Not Enough Time

MidoriNatsuki's avatar By on May 22, 2011

Yousuke suddenly shows up on the doorstep of his old classmate, Tanigawa, after losing touch from high school. While the two had a budding relationship back then, things fell apart and they decided to part ways and search for their true love. However, it might be that their relationship in the golden days of high school was what they have been looking for all along. Can they both figure out the meaning of true love that they never knew back then? Life is like a cycle and so is love. What once was lost can turn full circle and be found once more. Shoko Hidaka's collection of eye-opening love stories also... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 art
9/10 characters
9/10 overall

Wild Butterfly

MidoriNatsuki's avatar By on May 22, 2011

The country is at war and Oliver, who suffers from a limp in his leg, can't join the army. So he does the next best thing, he signs up as a teaching assistant to help mold young minds into patriotic citizens. But the new school instructor - Michael Yon Straum Liedelhart - instead of indoctrinating the children, encourages them to laugh and enjoy the simple things like butterflies and flowers. Oliver believes it is his duty to inform the authorities about Michael's unorthodox and anti-nationalistic teaching methods, but at the same time, he feels conflicted. Like the children, Oliver is increasingly drawn... See full review

7/10 story
8/10 art
8/10 characters
8/10 overall

Gorgeous Carat Galaxy

MidoriNatsuki's avatar By on May 22, 2011

Florian, Ray and Lila are back in Gorgeous Carat Galaxy: II Sacro Bosco dei Monstri! The trip decides to visit the castle of a distant relative known for its unique garden full of monstrous sculptures. However, these mysterious topiaries are more than mere decorations and hold secrets that could be deadly. When a mysterious figure begins to attack the houseguests and an unexpected blizzard keeps everyone confined to the grounds, this peaceful trip to the countryside soon becomes something out of a nightmare. Full of mystery, intrigue and murder, this case isone that will take all of Ray's stealth and... See full review

8/10 story
10/10 art
9/10 characters
9/10 overall

Wandering Son

Reat's avatar By on May 21, 2011

Wandering Son is a slice of life story about the confusing times teenagers find in relation to themselves and how they compare to others. What makes Wandering Son distinct is that it tackles an issue that rarely sees print - transgender issues. The two main characters both finding themselves confused about why they were not born in the opposite gender - the gender that they feel is what they should be. Where Wandering Son really shines is that it handles these issues with maturity and realism, while not pushing it down the reader's throat. There are many characters in this manga, and most of them have... See full review

8/10 story
10/10 art
10/10 characters
9/10 overall

Kizuna: Bonds of Love

MidoriNatsuki's avatar By on May 21, 2011

Kizuna 1 - Three's a crowd. Ranmaru and Kei have a strong and passionate relationship built on years of trust. Sacrifice and love. When the mysterious son of a Yakuza boss starts to have designs on Ranmaru's affection, tempers flare, and the hidden emotions rise to the surface. will Ranmaru and Kei's love for each other be able to survive this difficult test, or will the emotional conflict finally come to a head? Kizuna 2 - The Origin of Love. Ranmaru and Kei were not always the perfect couple. There was a time when Ranmaru was an up-an-coming Kendo star and Kei was a shy and timid scholar. What... See full review

10/10 story
8/10 art
10/10 characters
9/10 overall

La Vie en Rose

MidoriNatsuki's avatar By on May 21, 2011

Fujimori is an up-and-coming novelist whose debut skyrocketed him to the top of the bestseller's list, but a year later, he's suffering from a case of performance anxiety...err, writer's block. The fans are demanding a sequel to Fujimori's first romantic tale. How can he explain to them that this work of "fiction" was really all about an unrequited love toward his best friend Yoshizumi - who's actually a guy?! Will Fujimori be able to write his happy ending? Or will he be doomed to express his true feelings anonymously forever? Centered aruond the Happenings inside an upscaled bar, Sakurako... See full review

8/10 story
8/10 art
9/10 characters
8/10 overall

Love Monster

Eveamlizya's avatar By on May 20, 2011

Love Monster, when you first hear it, doesn't sound like much.  It's just another cheap titled Shojo manga.  However, it does have some way of getting you to finish it; there's constant drama in this longer manga. 

Osora Hiyoko, or Hiyo, is a normal human girl who is dealing with her high school entrance exams.  Her mother wants her to attend a prestigious school, but Hiyo's grades aren't going to get her into it.  After receiving the "We regret to inform you..." letter, she receives a box explaining that she has been accepted into S.M. Academy, a private... See full review

8/10 story
6/10 art
8/10 characters
7/10 overall

Deep Love - Ayu no Monogatari

deideiblueeyez's avatar By on May 20, 2011

This is one of the greatest mangas I've ever read. Enough said. Story The story is realistic enough. Ayu is a teenaged girl who doesn't think love exists. Her motto is "you don't need to love someone in order to screw em" and she takes that with her as she hops from one customer to another as a prostitute. That's the way she earns her living, and why not? She doesn't care either way whether she lives or dies (this is not my personal opinion, just kind of playing along her logic of things). But then she meets an elderly lady that gives her hope. And that's all I'm gonna say, you'll have to read... See full review

10/10 story
9/10 art
9.5/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Midnight Secretary

Eveamlizya's avatar By on May 19, 2011

Midnight Secretary quickly became one of my favorite manga so far.  If you have an affinity for vampires, it's a good read and definitely a good alternative to other vampire manga/anime that deal will high school teenagers.  This is for mature audiences only.  There is sexual content and nudity. Satozuka Kaya is a secretary who takes great pride in her work.  Her face is very child-like, therefore, she pulls her hair in a tight bun and wears glasses to make herself appear more mature.  She works at the Touma coorperation as an assistant, but is transferred to the private... See full review

10/10 story
9/10 art
9/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Honey x Honey Drops

Eveamlizya's avatar By on May 19, 2011

Honey x Honey Drops is a manga that is far from my usual genres (at least in manga).  I liked it fine, but let me preface everything by saying that this manga is for mature audiences only.  It deals with alot of sexual topics and includes some nudity. In order for me to explain the plot, I need to first explain how the school system works.  Within the elite school that the main character, Hagino Yuzuru, attends, there is a class called the Kuge, which is for the Masters.  The Masters are a group of high schoolers from esteemed families.  Each Master chooses a Honey to assist them... See full review

7/10 story
7/10 art
8/10 characters
7.5/10 overall