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Name: Spell of Desire
Mangaka: Ohmi, Tomu
Volumes: 5 (Complete)
Licensed: Viz (Print/Digital – Complete)
Age Group: Mature
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…!
Graphics Rating: 4/5
Plot Rating: 4/5
Opinion: I really enjoyed this unique portrayal of witches! This series did a fairly good job of introducing the supernatural world but I felt like it could have been a bit longer.
Art is very unique to this mangaka. It gives an old school vibe that is kind of sketchy but it’s still modern. Very sharp looking. The male lead is quite handsome and the heroine is stunning as she develops throughout the series.
Plot was interesting and unique. I predicted some stuff that actually didn’t happen which was pleasantly surprising. I think the series could have been a bit longer to have some more fun with the world but the ending is satisfying. Very cute sexy series about witches.
Final Rating: 4/5
Extra: From the same mangaka of Midnight Secretary
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