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Takane and Hana

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Name: Takane and Hana
MangakaShiwasu, Yuki

Volumes: 18 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz (Ongoing – Digital/Paperback)
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy
Age Group: Everyone

Summary:  
Hana is a high schooler who ends up replacing her big sister at a marriage interview. Little does she expect that the potential groom, a handsome 26-year-old businessman named Takane, immediately insults her and calls her a gold digger! Furious, Hana throws her wig in his face and leaves.

Against all odds the two end up going on dates on a regular basis. Takane is a rich kid who’s much more immature and inexperienced than his good looks and flashy manners suggest, so they find it easy to forget that their ages are ten years apart. But how will these two ever find love when they’re so busy teasing each other?
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Graphics Rating: 3/5
Plot Rating: 3/5

Opinion: I wanna start by saying I think I would have enjoyed this series much more if it were much much shorter. Say, 5 volumes instead of 18.

The art is very girly and shoujo but often distorted for comedic effect. It doesn’t stand out but it’s not in any way bad.

Like I started with this series would have been much better if shortened. While the antics between the heroine and the male lead start off very cute, it becomes grating quickly. We are talking 10+ volumes of them still being very childish to each other.

While they inevitably reach bumps along the way in their relationship it feels like every new volume brings them back to square one. This may add to the “Comedic” effect, but the comedy style gets old as well. It’s like a comedian who just shouts their jokes the entire time. It isn’t that charming.

While the series may be great for someone who is new to shoujo or doesn’t care about romance much, if you are deep in the shoujo fandom this isn’t that good. It isn’t TERRIBLE either but it is hard to read.

Final Rating: 3/5

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Demon Prince of Momochi House

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Name: Demon Prince of Momochi House
MangakaShouoto, Aya

Volumes: 16 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz (Complete – Digital/Paperback)
Type: Manga
Genre: Supernatural
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  
Momochi Himari, despite being an orphan, unexpectedly inherits an old house. Despite warnings she receives on the Momochi House being haunted, she decides to go live there anyway. She soon learns that the house is already occupied by three somewhat strange men, Aoi, Yukari and Ise, all of whom may or may not possess supernatural abilities to combat evil spirits. What happens when stubborn Himari decides to stay, despite being told to leave?
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Graphics Rating: 5/5
Plot Rating: 5/5

Opinion: I am so enamoured with this mangakas style. I think so far of the three series I’ve read by her this one finally lands the ending and creates a great series that matches the gorgeous graphics.

Starting I love the way the art is. Very detailed and original look that is instantly reminded of the specific manga-ka. The girl is drawn very cutesy while the plethora of men in the series are dark and brooding.

I really liked this series. It’s a great supernatural series with demons and the isekai vibe. The series is well thought out and paced really well. I love how we slowly see the two main characters fall in love in this fantasy world. It’s also really nice to see a kind. gentle, and caring male lead.

I had a lot of fun with this series and highly recommend it if you enjoy yokai and supernatural series.

Final Rating: 5/5

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Spell of Desire

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Name: Spell of Desire
MangakaOhmi, Tomu

Volumes: 5 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz (Print/Digital – Complete)
Type: Manga
Genre: Supernatural/Smut
Age Group: Mature

Summary:  
Kaoruko Mochizuki runs an herb shop in a small seaside town. One day, a mysterious man dressed in black named Kaname Hibiki enters her shop and reveals that Kaoruko is actually a witch. And what’s more, Kaoruko needs Kaname to help control her awakening power!

Among the shocking news that Kaname imparts is that Kaoruko’s mother is still alive and has entrusted Kaoruko with the immense power of the Witch Queen. As long as Kaoruko has that power, she will be the target of humans and demonic spirits alike. Kaname claims to be a “knight” that protects witches, but then he steals a kiss from Kaoruko…!

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

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Crown of Thorns Manga by Kamio

Crown of Thorns

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Name: Crown of Thorns (Ibara no Kanmuri)
Mangaka: Yoko Kamio

Volumes: 2 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz (2 Volumes – Digital only)
Type: Manga
Genre: Supernatural
Age Group: Teen

Summary:  
Nobara, a high-school girl who lives alone in a western style house, has a curious power. She can see things others can’t. Three months ago, a curious blonde guy appeared in front of her, but she is the only one who can see him…
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Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5

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Boys Over Flowers S2 Manga by Yoko Kamio

Boys Over Flowers Season 2

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Name: Boys Over Flowers Season 2
Mangaka: Kamio Youko

Volumes: 15 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz Digital (V15 – Complete)
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

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