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Bane of My Existence

May 5, 2023

STORY - (7/10) If you're looking for anything deep or a romance that is world-shattering, heart-breaking, or tear-jerking, read something else, because it's so obvious this is purely a "take at face value" kind of thing. It focuses on the classic enemy-to-lover trope, but in this case, the main character is a bounty hunter and the love interest is his bounty. It is really funny, and the story is relatively engrossing with a simple-to-follow plot. The chemistry between the two love interests is there, but it's pretty clear it's the sex that is driving the plot. There are various "kinks"... See full review

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

Ore no Ao Haru wa Watasanai

Nov 9, 2021

It was difficult to decide how to rate this manga because I genuinely adored most of the storyline, but two panels ruined the whole storyline, hence my very low rating of (4/10) despite a high rating for the story, art, and characters. NOTE: review is spoiler-free APART from the section marked as "SPOILERS" in which I will be writing what part ruined the manga for me. STORY (8/10) Official Sypnosis: "The cool prince of the school's popular circle, Subaru, is actually a pure boy and a huge nerd for shoujo manga! Using shoujo mangas as his bible, he is constantly working towards... See full review

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

Unluckily Lucky

Mar 22, 2021

I have mixed feelings about this one. It starts off pretty light hearted and comedic with a cute unique storyline, yet it delves into much more serious and dark themes, like suicide. I was a bit wary when they introduced the biggest conflict, in my opinion, very close to the end. The manhwa was very well paced for the most part, until the end. The ending came way to abrupt. Hart and Jasper had developed a beautiful friendship, but not anything in the sense of romance. The end scene was honestly pretty shitty to be honest, I really felt that the author should've added a few more chapters, now it just feels... See full review

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

Neko to Ookami

Feb 1, 2021

It's a short story (only lasting 3 chapters) so I can't give a really detailed review in fear of spoilers. But bottomline is that I loved this, and I definitely reccommend this! The story appears relatively simple and somewhat a surreal feel (?) at first glace, just a cat and a wolf living together, but the story sometimes hints a more strange, dark undertone and you will be thinking, even though presented by the cat as normal, that this is just wrong. A very interesting psychological three chapters I would say. The art perfectly accompanies what the story's vibe, but sometimes due to the colourful pastel... See full review

10/10 story
9/10 art
10/10 characters
9.7/10 overall

10th

Dec 27, 2020

STORY (9/10) "A boy and a girl who are childhood friends fell in love with the same guy." A delicate and unique story about friendship. Two childhood friends, one is sickly. But then, they meet a charismatic and bright boy. They end up catching feelings for him. Throughout the story, we see relationships being tested and obstacles being overcome, whether with someone or internally. The ending was not what I would have intially wanted, but the story was such a journey, that I actually loved the way it ended. Though somewhat painful, it is a fitting ending.  This highlights the... See full review

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

Ouroboros: Keisatsu wo Sabaku wa Ware ni Ari

Nov 30, 2020

Alright, so Ouroboros used to be my favourite manga and now is my favourite seinen. But I read it quite some time ago so I apologise in advance if I miss anything or my memory of particular scenes are inaccurate. I decided against using my normal format when writing this review since I find it easier to do it this way :> The story follows a policemas and a yakuza, who are very close and share the common goal of revenge. The brotherly-bond they share is wonderful and strong, but not without it's hardships as seen when the manga progresses. I enjoy seeing all the plot points, all with it's purpose to... See full review

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

Make Heroine wo Katasetai!!

Nov 30, 2020

STORY (9/10) "In romcoms, the generic main character and the obvious tsundere heroine always end up together but what about loser heroine? This is the story of a losing heroine trying to break that very cliche!" As I am sure most readers are familiar with, there was been a notable rise in isekai, namely "I reincarnated into the villainess/side character", and naturally, there are one or two "I'm in a school life novel!" sort of thing. To name two I can think of right off the top of my head: Inso's... See full review

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

Ghost Teller

Nov 26, 2020

STORY (10/10) Ghost Teller is a webtoon that consists of ghosts telling eachother scary stories about humans (hence the title). Which is a very interesting concept and I cannot think of another way to present the story, since it was a reverse of how everyone believes ghosts are scaries and follows the idea that humans are as scary, if not more. None of the stories are repetitive and all of them are unique, highlighting a certain negative aspect of a person per story (whether that being jealousy, selfishness, inferiority, etc.). The plot twists never fail to catch me by suprise, and the scenes... See full review

10/10 story
8/10 art
10/10 characters
9.3/10 overall

In Your Eyes

Oct 29, 2020

STORY (4/10) "Junghyun has a unsociable personality. He shows a strong passion for art in the workshop where he‘s first introduced to a man named Park Ho. One day when he wasn’t the only one, he could feel a burning gaze..." Starts off promising, an anti-social Junghyun faced with a positive and colourful character that Ho is, Ho is intially quite an extroverted man and as soon as he lays eyes on Junghyun, he is already interested in his personality and body physique I suppose.  I, at first, enjoyed how, for lack of better wording, clingy Ho was for Junghyun but the cuteness... See full review

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

Nii-chan

Oct 27, 2020

STORY (10/10) Contains heavy and disturbing themes such as pedophilia! This was the first work of the famed Harade I read and my god, I can see why they are both an infamous and famous author!  This is not the first story I have read that includes the theme of pedophilia, I have seen it many times as a traumatic backstory, but only a few, including this, have truly made me feel sick to the stomach after seeing it.  I would say I have a relatively high tolerence but this! This made me disgusted and mortified.  I think it portrays the emotional severity of child grooming very well... See full review

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

As You Wish

Oct 27, 2020

SLIGHT SPOILERS ~ READ AT YOUR OWN RISK <3 STORY (6/10) "Ein Price was 35 when he was murdered. Now he’s 19 again and back in college with the man he was madly in love with: Ray Cunnington. After saving a dragon named Null, Ein was given three wishes. The first was a sausage. The second was for Ray to be the last face he saw before he dies. His wish was granted…" I do honestly love time travel, especially if there's a mystery added into the mix.  The story was quite interesting at first, I did appreciate how the romance between Ein and Ray played out, I really... See full review

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

My Aunt

Aug 27, 2020

Okay, I understand, or at least I assume, that this is made solely for hentai/porn.  But the concept is really disgusting honestly.  Its a story about how many women, including his own aunt, take advantage of a mentally challenged guy.  He has trouble understanding the concept of sex and such, so, for example, he would believe it if normal to stick his penis into his aunt.  As opposed to helping him understand how much sex is intimate, the aunt can only think about getting banged by her own nephew.  Its not just the aunt, literally all the people around this poor boy are immoral... See full review

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

Chasing The Sun

Aug 17, 2020

Story It starts off somewhat simple, but all the same, interesting and worth the praise.  It is about girl meets a guy who is kind and helps her out alot.  At about the same time, she meets "another" boy, her classmate, who is rude and distant.  Note: there is a plot twist which is fairly obvious but just in case I will refrain from spoiling it.  The story started out very nice with lots of potential!  Then, after the middle when nearing to the end, we were introduced to too many plot twists and problems, just for it to the wrapped up much too quickly!  The ending... See full review

5/10 story
9/10 art
8/10 characters
7/10 overall

Dolls Code

Jul 27, 2020

I geniunly did, in fact, enjoy the read but there are many flaws that I must point out.  First of all, the plot itself is relatively unique and fun, a collection of criminals, all their ages being roughly in high school, play a game with very high stakes, also they each lost something to do with the crime (E.G. arm, head, memory), their goal is to either graduate (which only one of them can) or to find the puppet (they may have referred to it as something else but basically the puppet has the missing pieces of everyone).  If they fail, they will be trapped in the place where the game is taking... See full review

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

Death's Game

Jul 25, 2020

The story follows a man, who sees no reason to live as nothing is going his way (broke up with girlfriend, lost a job, etc.), he decides to commit suicide.  In which, he writes a suicide note saying something along the lines of "At least, I control death" and guess who gets angry by this?  Death itself!  Death decides to punish this man by offering him a 13 chances of living again, but the twist is that he musn't commit suicide and that all the bodies he will go in will be fated to die.  So when death is at every corner, how will he survive!?   The premise of the... See full review

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

Fukushuu Kyoushitsu

Jul 22, 2020

~ Contains Spoilers ~ Positive~ It certainly does not limit the creativity of the punishments, ranging from straight up torture/murder to a humiliating moment.  I especially loved the one where she punished the first class rep, as not only did she ruin the reputation, but also make her doubt her only friend, causing the friend to also meet the end. After death, the main character does go through some sort of regret, which I geniunly think is a weak mindset for such a type of story but this is the positives so I digress.  The punishments start off small but gradually get out of control, whether... See full review

2/10 story
6/10 art
3/10 characters
3/10 overall

Buddy Go!

Jul 1, 2020

It is an adorable cute romance manga.  It is about a girl who has trouble expressing herself, but she has a fiery passion for dance.  Since she is shy, she dresses up as a boy and uploads videos of her dancing so no one would know her identity.  Her inspiration and the person she wants to beat is Hayate, another amazing dancer.  But after some unexpected events, she becomes a dance duo with him under the name "Buddyz".  Still, he doesn't yet know her real identity.  It surpassed my expectations!  Though it doesn't present anything unque orginally, as the... See full review

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

Menhera Shoujo Kurumi-chan

Jun 30, 2020

Currently at chapter 134.  I found this manga through the stickers for whatsapp and such.   Story About a yandere girl with some mental disorders though not diagnosed directly, much to my suprise as the cute stickers implied differently.  It is presented as a comedy, that I can find somewhat enjoyable at few times but it is a mediocre story personally.  I must stress again that it is comedy, that portrays very serious subjects in such a "light hearted" way, I understand why people will like and dislike this.  If you have any triggers to mention of suicide and other... See full review

4/10 story
8/10 art
3/10 characters
4.3/10 overall

My Friend's Dad

Jun 27, 2020

This is pure porn, very little/trash plot. Story You can probably guess what it is about from the title.  The pairing is girl x friend's father.  from the start, i was not expecting much, but wow.  this is complete utter trash (for me).  The plot is already very, for lack of better wording, icky but it has pure rape in this.  And it is literally tried to be justified as well like "no man can control themselves" or "she shouldn't have come to my room without underwear/bra".  like no. rape is rape.  The father takes away the girl's... See full review

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

Hebi no Seikatsu

Jun 25, 2020

Wonderful and beautifully tragic.  Two stories which are both set in omegaverse, both are extremly unique.  I loved how the manga used the omega-verse world so very creativily, truly was a great plot.  The one, and hugely obvious, flaw was the pacing and execution.  I have to reread it many times just to understand what was happening, which was a real pity as the story/idea itself is geniunly outstanding.  It was also quite rushed.  The confusion brought the story down alot, nevertheless, I did thoroughly enjoy it once I understood everything, I bawled my eyes out to be honest... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 art
?/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

Usachan Ookami

Jun 25, 2020

There are two stories, the main one is a bunny seme x wolf uke.  It is adorable and cute, worth the read.  Both characters are ridiculously lovable.  Now, the second story, I don't even know.  Its twincest and I can't even, compared to the main story, which was well paced and geniunly just a great read, this fell short of the high standard that the first story presented.  I have recently been much more lenient to any incest mangas, but wow.  It was quite cute in some aspects, but i do feel it did bring the story down alot.  The animal-verse was quite a refresher, both... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 art
?/10 characters
7.8/10 overall

Bongyeok Geumyeon Gwonjang Manhwa

Jun 10, 2020

It is a great read, it is made for a non-smoking campaign or something and I think it conveys the message beautifully and creatively.  All characters are quite lovable and funny as well, especially the main character.  If I had to pick out one flaw, it would be that the friendship between the MC and the other guy coud have improved, since it was willing to be destroyed over jealousy of a girl but I was more lenient since the main purpose of it was to spread the message that smoking is bad.  Still, everything was great. 100% reccommend.  It really achieves it's goal to emphasise how... See full review

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

Repeating Your End Together

Jun 10, 2020

I am suprised it is not that popular as the story may be a bit cliche, but it is geniunly a great read.  Its a short one, only 5 chapters long so at least check it out.  I quickly read it in one sitting, it was very heartwarming and sweet.  The main characters were lovable.  Art had no notable flaws.  Very cute and slightly more unique than the classic romance stories.

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

First Love Encounter

Jun 3, 2020

That was so adorable tho I enjoyed it so much from start to finish.  Seme is hot.  Uke is adorable.  Art is perfect. At first, the comedy did seem a bit forced, but it was still quite a great and funny read 100% Reccommened.

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

Talk to Me

May 21, 2020

>> Spoiler Free << Okay, this honestly surpassed all my expectations.  I originally read this one since I didn't remember ever reading any MaleXFemale smut since I just tend to stick to BL.  When I first saw this, the first things that came into my mind was "horny" , "slutty" , "just plain sex scenes".  I expected a girl sleeping around with anyone she pleases.  I was so wrong.   The story is about a girl who is seen as pure and innocent among her peers, the truth is that she actually watches porn and masturbates every other... See full review

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

Joshi BL

May 14, 2020

Interesting concept, the idea of seeing a BL from the female perspective.  Seeing this manga, I was really hyped for it.  The premise is very unique but, unfortunately, the execution was done poorly.  I get that they were trying to fit in as many female tropes in BL as they could but could they perhaps make each story a bit longer, I didn't have enough time to truly care for each character.  It just didn't rub well with me and I could barely finish it due to it being so tedious to read.  Keep in mind, this is merely my opinion so perhaps you could enjoy reading this since it isn't... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 art
?/10 characters
3/10 overall

My Starry Sky

May 13, 2020

This was a beautiful story, I love it so much - 100% reccommend ^^ Story The main character (YeonDuk) is childhood friends (?) with a really popular guy name Skylar.  Skylar and Yeonduk's relationship was toxic af, due to a few misunderstanding which really broke my heart.  The story doesn't have te classic lovey-dovey moments until the second part of season two.  It is more centered around Skylar's family problems and Yeonduk having to decide if he is willing to give up his love and happy memories to finally be free of Skylar.   Season two is more of a BL type story, with... See full review

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

Dry Orgasm

May 10, 2020

Its an okay yaoi but it is clickbait - No Dry Orgasm even though the name is Dry Orgasm so yeah- Basically, its about a guy who lies that he can jerk off 5 times.  Then his friend says he can jerk off 7 times - they have a competition yada yada. If you liked this, you would like Golden Sparkle, in my opinion its the better version of this since the seme was kinder in the other one 

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?/10 story
?/10 art
?/10 characters
5/10 overall

Cheese in the Trap

Apr 25, 2020

I... I love it..! Story This is a truly mature love story.  If you read this wanting a simple light college romance, this is not for you.  While there are very cute interactions between the main character and her love interests, it is a very well thought out and complex manga.  Definately the most realistic i have read.  I see even the positive reviews say it is slightly boring at the start, I have to disagree.  I never found it boring at all? or maybe that it just me.  If you want to read it, the first few chapters can be a bit confusing.  Just remember... See full review

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

My Life as an Internet Novel

Apr 24, 2020

Story The premise of the story should be very generic, main character teleports inside a novel as a side character while supporting the heroine.  Accidentally making the ML's fall for her by accident (this hasn't happened yet but i suspect it will come soon).  I am very glad to say that this actually took a unique turn.  Even with this seemingly basic storyline that many other mangas have, it still manages to catch my eye for how different it is. I honestly love this.  If you are interested in reading the teleport into novel mangas, but is tired of the same generic story again and... See full review

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