this is another amazing manga about the taisho era that is so adorable!
it’s about Aoi whose family used to be a merchant family but became wealthy because their business was successful. unfortunately, she is nowhere near a lady yet and so for six years reiichirou, a fallen noble, has been teaching her the skills she needs. the story follows her daily life so it’s funny and cute
anyone who likes shoujos with a historical twist should definitely read this!
a great new shoujo (yes another shoujo that i found) that is adorable and all the characters are a bit….weird but funny
it’s set in a world where there are flowernoids, dolls that were created to calm people’s hearts. in a clinic on top of a hill lives satsuki kasumi who has an extreme fear of people but is a repairman who fixes flowernoids. since she’s pretty bad at communicating to other people, everyone thinks that if they touch her they’ll die so people leave her alone. one day she finds an flowernoid-a rose, an extremely expensive kind- and after accidently saying his name he follows her home and decides that she’ll be his new master.
the story is great, the art is beautiful, the characters are fresh and cute so read this if you like cute heroines!
this is a cute shoujo with a lot of comedy and a tsundere. i starting enjoying the manga after “comedy” and “tsundere”
the story follows haruko nanase who used to get really bad grades but one day started to try studying and realized it was fun. now she’s entering an extremely prestigious high school as the top student. although she’s smart, she has no idea how to interact with other people. one day while riding the train, she witnesses a fight with one of the guys wearing th same uniform as her school’s. When the fight is over, he tries to make her pay a fee for watching the fight but she escapes. the next day, it turns out that guy is in her class and what’s worse he sits next to her. but once she meets him, she starts to see things differently than before.
the manga is pretty promising (why is there only one chapter out?!?!) and the characters are pretty amusing to watch so anyone who like comedy, school life, and romance, try this
i was watching kuroko no basket and having a blast when i realized that i didn’t even post anything about the new spring animes. i’m sorry for that. so here it is:
of course kuroko no basket
Fate Zero part 2 (i’m so happy it came back! don’t ever end!)
hiiro no kakera
Jormungand (https://hilarypham.wordpress.com/2012/01/11/jormungand/ OMG! THEY MADE AN ANIME! I CAN DIE HAPPY!)
Tasogare Otome x Amnesia (i’d give this a 3/5. if you’re into more shounen stuff then try this)
a great action-romance packed manga and anime that has a lot of humor and the cutest characters!
the story follows ririchiyo who is the descendant of an ayakashi. in the past, ayakashi and humans mixed and for some reason, the families with the ayakashi blood have always been very rich. but since the people who inherit the blood are seen as the ayakashi reincarnated, the families always treat them like the early ayakashi and so ririchiyo developed a sharp tongue to protect herself. since the descendants are weaker than full blooded ayakashi, to protect them there was a building where ayakashi descendants would live together with secret service body guards and they would band together in case they were attacked. the anime starts as ririchiyo moves in to the building, intending to live alone but she finds her own guard there. although she tries to get rid of him at first, she slowly gets to know him and meets the other people who live in the building.
i probably didn’t explain the plot right but definitely check this one out! there’s a lot of humor, the art is amazing (god, i want ririchiyo’s hair!), there’s romance, and there’s some action. the anime recently ended (the second i finished watching the last episode i wrote this post ;)) so watch this!!!
if you like supernatural animes/mangas, read this. just to convince you to watch the anime and read the manga, i’m gonna post a bunch of pictures
just as i promised, here’s another great manga by nishikata mai
Ever since the day Ran Kurono’s older brother was killed while protecting Sei Ohtori, she has dedicated her skills and life to one day becoming the First Knight of the next head of the Ohtori family, even concealing the fact that she’s a woman forever. For generations the Kurono family has served the Ohtori family as their First Knight, but 11 other lower knights with ill intentions of using the Ohtori family’s authority vie for that title. Not only that, but Sei is being tested for being suitable for the title of head of the family. Upon entering Saint Locks Academy, the days of both Ran and Sei’s trials begin, all the while being helped by Sei’s untidy and unrefined fiance, Ibara Tennou.
if you didn’t read venus capriccio i’ll just say it again: the art is GORGEOUS! i’m sorry i used the summary from mangahere but i just couldn’t find the right words to summarize the manga! and it was driving me crazy.
anyways, the story has a lot of romance, humor, and you’ll just fall in love with ran’s character.
usually i don’t do posts for oneshots but this one was absolutely amazing
it was about a demon named rin who has been collecting beautiful body parts for his body. one day, he sees a girl named miwako play the piano and asks her to give him her hands. then she promises to give them to him after she plays the accompaniment for a wedding.
the art is gorgeous and the ending is perfect (well, a little more romance would have been nice). read this if you like sweet shoujo oneshots
i did an earlier post of Takagi Shigeyoshi’s works but here’s just another list if you haven’t read the other post:
Bara to Dangan
Hana ni Arashi
this is a shounen manga with lots of action and supernatural stuff
the story follows tsuchimikado harutora who is from the famous tsuchimikado family that has brought forth powerful onmyoji in the past. although he’s part of the family, he was born from a branch family and didn’t inherit the power to see spirit energy. natsume, his cousin, was chosen to succeed the family since she’s really strong. one day, she stops into town from tokyo and drags a bunch of trouble with her.
there’s a lot of action, some romance (not that great in the romance department though), and great art so read this!
i just started this about ten minutes ago and i’m loving the story and art! it’s a shounen with romance but not quite shoujo yet and there’s a LOT of action
the story is about these two countries (the commercial union and the clauven empire) that are at war and the commercial union is currently winning. then the leader of the commercial union announced that if the princess of the empire marries him, there will be a ceasefire. the princess, etoile (i wanna have a name that pretty!) and her guard rolan have been together for ten years and so when she asks him to save her, everything gets messy
there’s romance (what i hope is romance) and lots of action and fighting so if you like shounen stuff, read this
this a good shoujo/shounen manga with vampires and something i’d like to consider romance
it’s about this guy named Gile whose family was killed by the original pureblood vampire and tried to become one of the twelve apostles, and orginaization who protects the world from vampires, and kill that original pureblood. one day he gets partnered up with a girl named luna who is mysterious and has a witty attitude. as they work together and get to know each other better, it seems there’s more to luna than he had first thought. (that’s as far as i’m willing to say without spoiling the story)
the art is absolutely gorgeous, luna is a really cute character, and you’ll love the story
for all you shounen and action lovers out there but there’s also a little bit of romance for the shoujo lovers out there, here is a really great manga with a lot of fighting and really cute characters
the story is about this society that is really corrupt, there’s mafia everywhere and the government is really weak. but there’s an organization that’s merciless and famous for their agents who kill without hesitation, the Last Enforcement Organization (aka Red Raven). then there’s the daughter of a mafia boss but she wants to turn her group into a good group and she meets this weird guy (hey, i thought he was cute 😉 ) and after a few things happen he turns out to be a Red Raven agent.
lots of action and what i really want to call romance but definitely give this a try
this is a cute shoujo and i can completely relate to the main character so i absolutely love it
it’s about a girl named shizuku who only liked to study but then she meets haru, the infamous student who had a fist fight at the beginning of school and had been absent ever since. when her teacher asks her to deliver some papers to haru, which was the first time she’d seen him, he’d gotten into another fight. Afterwards, he asks if she’s a “spy from the school” and after a weird conversation, he starts treating her like a friend. Then she realizes that he really isn’t as bad as the rumors say he is (not that she cares that much anyways) and the story just follows their friendship and how she starts to like him and a bunch of other stuff happens.
if you’re wondering about the cover of the first book, it is just a regular shoujo and the whole collar thing is just a figurative and symbolic thing. there’s lost of humor, the art is great, and you’ll fall in love with the characters
anyways, i love the story and it gets updated every 1-3 weeks which is great so if you’re not desperately to finish all your winter break homework like i am, read it
this is a really cute and sad shoujo so if you don’t want to cry your eyes out then laugh because mao has such a cute character, skip this one.
the story follows mao and when she was younger, her parents hadn’t gotten along and divorced so the only place she was happy was when she was with the Nakamura family. One day, the parents of the Nakamura family passed away in an accident so all the siblings had to move to stay with other relatives. (i hate stories like that! *natsume yuujinchou*) now she’s in high school and one of the Nakamura siblings, Hiro, is now an office worker (?) and when he dad remarries, she decides to stay with Hiro and it gets really cute and it’s a good read.
all the other works by Taamo are really good to so read them too! here’s a list:
Wagahai wa Yome de Aru
Shoujo no Melancholy
Koi Tsukiyo no Himegoto
Isshoni Ofuro (cute oneshots, nothing perverted if you’re wondering about the title…)
Ano Ko to Boku no Ie
it finally came out! (actually, the official release date was a few weeks ago but let’s ignore that fact) after weeks of watching only trailers, i went crazy and watching this about five times.
the version i watched didn’t have subtitles but the art was amazing. the graphics were really clear cut and really up to the times good. the story is about a girl named koto and two other kids who are trying to find a rabbit that will bring them home. They’re in a place ruled by a monk, demon (?), and a priest and while they’re there, it’s total mayhem and there’s a really awesome opening. Then she discovers a secret plot (i’m trying really hard not to spoil it!) and it gets kinda weird but i loved it
rie kugimiya voiced koto and she is my favorite seiyuu because she do all the tsundere and crazy girl voices perfectly and in this show, she just nailed it!
if you love action, humor, and just great art, you have to watch this! even if you can’t understand what they’re saying, the graphics are good enough that you won’t even care about what the hell is going on. 😉
here’s another adorable shoujo manga that i absolutely love! there are the cutest characters and a hilarious plot
the story is about a girl whose dad gets remarried and she gets a new brother who turns out to be her new teacher in school. after her dad gets married, she has to live with her brother who develops a huge sister complex and is always embarrassing her in front of the whole school and it just follows the craziness of her life.
if you love stories about doting brothers and just love humor, you’ll love this!
The mangaka also wrote a oneshot that is also short and sweet called Sakura no Himegoto so if you liked sugar family, check this one out too