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nathandouglasdavis commented on nathandouglasdavis's review of Otome no Itari
This review was part of an experiment/challenge to myself to see how many oneshots I could read and review within a single day.
Otome no Itari

…for the eyes, which looks pretty cute. Otome no Itari also uses the same technique of dot-eyes for far away shots, but then it goes full shoujo bonanza for the close-up shots. Well, maybe not full shoujo bonanza--I’ve definitely seen more intense glistening and designwork--but it...

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nathandouglasdavis wrote a review of Otome no Itari
Score 4/10

…for the eyes, which looks pretty cute. Otome no Itari also uses the same technique of dot-eyes for far away shots, but then it goes full shoujo bonanza for the close-up shots. Well, maybe not full shoujo bonanza--I’ve definitely seen more intense glistening and designwork--but it...

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Otome no Itari
  • One Shot
  • 2020

Kohane, who is enjoying her high school life, is interested in the "loner" Kiryuu-kun...?!

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Otome no Itari
  • One Shot
  • 2020

Kohane, who is enjoying her high school life, is interested in the "loner" Kiryuu-kun...?!

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nathandouglasdavis commented on nathandouglasdavis's review of Avatar: The Last Airbender - Shells
This review was part of an experiment/challenge to myself to see how many oneshots I could read and review within a single day.
Avatar: The Last Airbender - Shells

...really subtle form of humor that I love. Though, honestly, any form of humor is pretty nice. Humor is one of those things that can truly make a oneshot shine, since it’s not dependent on length. In this oneshot, Sokka acts as the comic relief, just as fe did in the main series. Fe’s...

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nathandouglasdavis wrote a review of Avatar: The Last Airbender - Shells
Score 3/10

...really subtle form of humor that I love. Though, honestly, any form of humor is pretty nice. Humor is one of those things that can truly make a oneshot shine, since it’s not dependent on length. In this oneshot, Sokka acts as the comic relief, just as fe did in the main series. Fe’s...

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Avatar: The Last Airbender - Shells
  • One Shot
  • 2014

Sokka follows Suki as she gives a lesson in manners and encourages a young girl's strength.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender - Shells
  • One Shot
  • 2014

Sokka follows Suki as she gives a lesson in manners and encourages a young girl's strength.

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nathandouglasdavis commented on nathandouglasdavis's review of Violence Becomes Tranquility
This review was part of an experiment/challenge to myself to see how many oneshots I could read and review within a single day.
Violence Becomes Tranquility

...situations can be extremely difficult. Perhaps what we all need is an angel with an automatic rifle to shoot the problems away. Yes, that happens in this manga. And I literally cracked up laughing at the image of that angelic lady, with serene facial expression and saintly halo effect and...

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nathandouglasdavis wrote a review of Violence Becomes Tranquility
Score 3/10

...situations can be extremely difficult. Perhaps what we all need is an angel with an automatic rifle to shoot the problems away. Yes, that happens in this manga. And I literally cracked up laughing at the image of that angelic lady, with serene facial expression and saintly halo effect and...

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Violence Becomes Tranquility
  • One Shot
  • 1980

A short and colorful 10-page story about a yakuza on a search for the ultimate weapon.

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Violence Becomes Tranquility
  • One Shot
  • 1980

A short and colorful 10-page story about a yakuza on a search for the ultimate weapon.

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nathandouglasdavis commented on nathandouglasdavis's review of Lawless Kid
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Lawless Kid

...by strangling fem, which then heightens feir senses and deepens feir pleasure. And like all good oneshots (and stories in general), it drew you into the world and made you understand where the characters were coming from, even if they were doing something you might not personally be interested...

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nathandouglasdavis wrote a review of Lawless Kid
Score 5/10

...by strangling fem, which then heightens feir senses and deepens feir pleasure. And like all good oneshots (and stories in general), it drew you into the world and made you understand where the characters were coming from, even if they were doing something you might not personally be interested...

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Lawless Kid
  • One Shot
  • 2019

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nathandouglasdavis updated their review of Comment ça va?
Score 6/10

...which helps add to the sense of tragedy underlying this character. And thinking about it, physical wounds are a good way for a visual medium like manga of hinting at emotional wounds within a character. While Shinigami no Lament was a little more subtle in how it used the bruise and what it...

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Comment ça va?
  • One Shot
  • 2005

No longer satisfied with trying to find solace in men, a young woman ventures out to a club holding a girls-only night. There, she gets picked up by a strange woman with even stranger bedroom...

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Lawless Kid
  • One Shot
  • 2019

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nathandouglasdavis commented on nathandouglasdavis's review of Comment ça va?
This review was part of an experiment/challenge to myself to see how many oneshots I could read and review within a single day.
Comment ça va?

...which helps add to the sense of tragedy underlying this character. And thinking about it, physical wounds are a good way for a visual medium like manga of hinting at emotional wounds within a character. While Shinigami no Lament was a little more subtle in how it used the bruise and what it...

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nathandouglasdavis wrote a review of Comment ça va?
Score 6/10

...which helps add to the sense of tragedy underlying this character. And thinking about it, physical wounds are a good way for a visual medium like manga of hinting at emotional wounds within a character. While Shinigami no Lament was a little more subtle in how it used the bruise and what it...

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Comment ça va?
  • One Shot
  • 2005

No longer satisfied with trying to find solace in men, a young woman ventures out to a club holding a girls-only night. There, she gets picked up by a strange woman with even stranger bedroom...

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Comment ça va?
  • One Shot
  • 2005

No longer satisfied with trying to find solace in men, a young woman ventures out to a club holding a girls-only night. There, she gets picked up by a strange woman with even stranger bedroom...

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nathandouglasdavis commented on nathandouglasdavis's review of Shinigami no Lament
This review was part of an experiment/challenge to myself to see how many oneshots I could read and review within a single day.
Shinigami no Lament

...things happen, which I won’t go into for fear of spoiling it. What I will say is that the Grim Reaper will die if fe is ever truly loved by a human. And that throughout the story, the Grim Reaper’s son, Ende, exuberantly proclaims feir love for the Grim Reaper. The Grim Reaper...

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nathandouglasdavis wrote a review of Shinigami no Lament
Score 2/10

...things happen, which I won’t go into for fear of spoiling it. What I will say is that the Grim Reaper will die if fe is ever truly loved by a human. And that throughout the story, the Grim Reaper’s son, Ende, exuberantly proclaims feir love for the Grim Reaper. The Grim Reaper...

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Shinigami no Lament
  • One Shot
  • 2018

The duty of a Grim Reaper is to end life, but this one falls in love with a human and commits the greatest taboo of his kind. How real is this love between "death" and a young boy?

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Shinigami no Lament
  • One Shot
  • 2018

The duty of a Grim Reaper is to end life, but this one falls in love with a human and commits the greatest taboo of his kind. How real is this love between "death" and a young boy?

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nathandouglasdavis commented on nathandouglasdavis's review of Kappa Love Story
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Kappa Love Story

...definitely not a stranger” is that fe’s ashamed on some level, and I can say the same thing about Harumi. Obviously, sometimes people just stay mum about things going on in their lives, but I don’t think that’s a fair explanation here. ‘Cause authors like to use...

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nathandouglasdavis wrote a review of Kappa Love Story
Score 3/10

...definitely not a stranger” is that fe’s ashamed on some level, and I can say the same thing about Harumi. Obviously, sometimes people just stay mum about things going on in their lives, but I don’t think that’s a fair explanation here. ‘Cause authors like to use...

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Kappa Love Story
  • One Shot
  • 1982

A kappa swims to the usual location where his beloved, a gorgeous woman, waves to him from behind a fence. But he is a youkai and she is a human, what can come of this star-crossed romance?

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Kappa Love Story
  • One Shot
  • 1982

A kappa swims to the usual location where his beloved, a gorgeous woman, waves to him from behind a fence. But he is a youkai and she is a human, what can come of this star-crossed romance?

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nathandouglasdavis commented on nathandouglasdavis's review of Shounen Houkokusho
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Shounen Houkokusho

...for it to come across as kind. I felt a similar type of dissonance in Shounen Houkokusho in the scene where Jun is sighing in exasperation at feir father’s lack of assertion when it comes to proposing. I have the impression that the author was intending for this scene to come across as...

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