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Name: Knight on Ice (Ginban Kishi)
Mangaka: Yayoi Ogawa

Volumes: 11 (Complete)
LicensedKodansha
Releases: V.01 (Ongoing)
Type: Manga
Genre: Josei, Sport, Slice of Life
Age Group: Older Teen

Summary:  Chitose is a serious young woman, working for the health magazine SASSO. Or at least, she would be, if she wasn’t constantly getting distracted by her childhood friend, international figure skating star Kokoro Kijinami! In the public eye and on the ice, Kokoro is a gallant, flawless knight, but behind his glittery costumes and breathtaking spins lies a secret: he’s actually a hopeless romantic otaku, who can only land his quad jumps when Chitose is on hand to recite a spell from his favorite magical girl anime!

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Graphics Rating: 5/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

Opinion: When I found out Kodansha was licensing and releasing a new Ogawa series I was STOKED. Kimi wa Petto is one of my all time favourite 5/5 series, so I couldn’t wait to read this.

I’ve only read the first volume so my review may change as we go along. The one thing that will stay the same is the graphics rating. I LOVE Ogawas unique style. Crisp lines and minimalism the art is perfect.

The characters are a bit odd. It really is kinda weird seeing an adult heroine who really does look like a child. The skater is really cute and sweet. The pacing seems weird but I’m still enjoying it.

Look forward to seeing more from this series!

Final Rating: 3/5

Extra: From the author of Kimi wa Petto and I think there is a drama as well.

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Name: I’ll win you Over Sempai ( Senpai! Ima Kara Kokurimasu! )
Mangaka: Shin Shinmoto

Volumes: 5 (Complete)
Licensed: Kodansha
Releases: V.01 (Ongoing)
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  Koharu’s has lived her young life by her mother’s motto: a good woman never gets rejected. But when the most popular guy in school turns her down before she even gets the words out, her whole world comes crashing down … until she realizes, if she just keeps confessing, she’ll never get rejected! And as an unlikely friendship begins between the two, she’s given an ultimatum: he’ll say yes when his heart leans 100% towards her! A goofy, assertive romantic comedy!

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Graphics Rating: 5/5
Plot Rating: 4/5

Name: Boys Over Flowers Season 2
Mangaka: Kamio Youko

Volumes: 15 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz Digital
Scanlated: V.12 (Ongoing)
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  Eitoku Academy has a legacy of being a school for the ultimate elite, the best of the best. And the most rich and powerful students there have formed the Correct 5 clique to maintain the integrity of their school. Unfortunately, new student Oto Edogawa doesn’t have the pedigreed background of her peers and has to work part-time jobs to help make ends meet. Will a chance encounter with Haruto Kaguragi, the leader of the Correct 5, put everything at risk?

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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5

Name: Amai Choubatsu – Watashi wa Kanshu Sen’you Pet (The Wardens Relentless Patdown / Sweet Punishment)
Mangaka: Izumi Show

Volumes: 20 (Ongoing)
Licensed: E-Renta
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama/Hentai
Age Group: Mature

Summary:  Hina is locked up in prison after being framed for a crime she didn’t commit. There, she meets the cold and cruel warden Aki Myojin. She’s at the mercy of his delicate touch and ravishing tongue everywhere: in the examination room, her cell, and even in the visiting room with her lover watching! Bit by bit, her body is disciplined to give in to Aki Myojin!

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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 2/5

Name: Our Fake Marriage (Usokon)
Mangaka: Tokina Kiwi

Volumes: 2 (Ongoing)
Licensed: Kodansha Comics
Licensed Volumes: V.03 (Ongoing)
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama
Age Group: Mature

Summary
An ordinary girl, Yae, loses her home and job at age 29 and has nowhere to turn. But when she runs into a childhood friend, Takumi, he “proposes” she live with him in a high-rise condominium in the city, acting as his fake spouse … A tale of deceit … involving a handsome architect!

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Graphics Rating: 3/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

Name: Kakuriyo (Bed & Breakfast for Spirits)
MangakaWaco Ioka

Volumes: 5 (Ongoing)
LicensedViz
Licensed Volumes: V.03 (Ongoing)
Type: Manga
Genre: Isekai/Supernatural
Age Group: Teen

Summary
Female college student Aoi inherited her deceased grandfather’s ability to see ayakashi. One day, while Aoi is feeding some ayakashi, a demon appears! He declares that Aoi’s grandfather owed a great debt, and as compensation, Aoi must marry the demon! Aoi refuses, and decides to pay off the debt by working at the inn of the afterlife, the Tenjin-ya.

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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5

Name: The Walls Between Us (Watashi-tachi ni wa Kabe ga Aru)
Mangaka: Tsukishima, Haru

Volumes: 7 (Complete)
LicensedKodansha
Licensed Volumes: V.05 (Ongoing)
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy
Age Group: Teen

Summary
Makoto is suddenly confessed to by her narcissistic childhood friend Kikuchi Reita. Not even just any confession, he stands in the street and publicly says «If you want a boyfriend that badly, I don’t mind going out with you.» Which was obviously a no, since Makoto has never considered Reita to be a man, especially a man of interest. What will become of her daily life now that Reita insists on her going out with him?

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Name: World’s End and Apricot Jam (Sekai no Hajikko to Anzu Jam)
Mangaka: Kirishima, Rira

Volumes: 6 (Complete)
LicensedKodansha
Licensed Volumes: V.06 (Complete)
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary
After breaking into Anzu Shinohara’s apartment and smashing his already broken keyboard, Hina Sakata quickly finds herself in his debt. As she works to pay him back, Hina finds out that Anzu is a vocalist in a band and becomes entranced, wanting to explore more of his unknown world. Will this unlikely couple last longer their fifteen seconds of fame?

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Name: A Springtime with Ninjas
MangakaHasegaki, Narumi

Volumes: 4 (Complete)
LicensedKodansha
Licensed Volumes: V.04 (Complete)
Type: Manga
Genre: Fantasy/Drama
Age Group: Everyone

Summary:  
Kasugami Benio is the sheltered daughter of the richest family in Japan. According to her family tradition, the first man she kisses will be the one she marries. Now that she’s old enough to gain some freedom, Kageshita Tamaki, a handsome playboy is assigned to be her bodyguard… Master x Servant love story starts here!

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Name: Everyone is Getting Married (Totsuzen desu ga, Ashita Kekkon shimasu)
MangakaIzumi Miyazono

Volumes: 9 (Complete)
LicensedViz Shoujo Beat
Licensed Volumes: V.09 (Complete)
Type: Manga
Genre: Slice of Life/Drama
Age Group: Everyone

Summary:  
Successful career woman Asuka Takanashi has an old-fashioned dream of getting married and becoming a housewife. After her long-term boyfriend breaks up with her to pursue his own career goals, she encounters popular newscaster Ryu Nanami. Asuka and Ryu get along well, but the last thing he wants is to ever get married. This levelheaded pair who want the opposite things in life should never get involved, except…

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