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Name: Crown of Thorns (Ibara no Kanmuri)
Mangaka: Yoko Kamio
Volumes: 2 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz (2 Volumes – Digital only)
Age Group: Teen
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…
Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5
Opinion: I really loved this cute supernatural story. I’m sad Viz doesn’t seem to promote their digital only series, I stumbled on this way too late!
I love the art. Kamio has such a unique and recognizable style and with this being a recent release it’s very polished.
I typically read shoujo because they are heavily romance based but this series really doesn’t care that much about romance. This was a really interesting supernatural story. I would have loved to see it a bit longer.
If you enjoy supernatural manga with demons/devils ect you may love this! Great read.
Final Rating: 4/5
Extra: From the same Mangaka that did Boys Over Flowers
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