Name: Lip Smoke
Mangaka: Nishitaki, Mai

Volumes: 1 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.04 (Complete)
Scanlator: Crimson Flower 
Type: Manga
Genre: comedy/drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary: High-school student Setsuna Iwato works part-time for a publishing agency. When her employer’s having trouble with an erotic fiction novelist she becomes his assistant to help him rediscover the feeling of a “Pure Kiss”.


Name: Houkago x Ponytail
Mangaka: Tanaka, Teko

Volumes: 1 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.06 (Complete)
Scanlator: Dazzling Scans (Defunct?)
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Natsuki, an otaku high-school girl who’d rather spend her money on manga than pretty dresses, accidentally injures a creepy-looking mangaka named Kiritani Taichi. To repay him, she agrees to be his character model until he fully heals. Kiritani turns out to be a popular shoujo mangaka under the name Ichijou Kiriko, who is also Natsuki’s favorite author! Plus, underneath that disheveled hair Kiritani is actually a good-looking man! What will become of these two?



Name: Tsubakikan no Utsukushi Sugiru Garçon
Mangaka: Yuuki, Riko

Volumes: 2 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.02 Ch.07 (Ongoing)
Scanlator: Shojo Sense
Type: Manga
Genre: Romance/Comedy
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Yufuin Shizuka is a garçon at the Cafe Tsubaki-kan. He’s gorgeous, elegant, and gives superb service. He just has one weakness – girls! Just looking into a girl’s eyes or being touched is enough to completely fluster him. Unfortunately, the owner’s granddaughter is going to be running the cafe, and when she finds out about his problem, she decides that he shouldn’t be working there!


Name: Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji
Mangaka: Hatta, Ayuko

Volumes: 6 (Ongoing)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.06 Ch.19 (Ongoing)
Scanlator: Keijo Shoujo Scans
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Age Group: Teen

Summary: Erika lied to her friends about having a boyfriend by showing a picture of an anonymous guy who turned out to be a a schoolmate of hers and was shortly recognized by her friends. Their conversations then was overheard by the guy, Sata Kyouya. Erika went to explain and proposed her idea of faking as lovers. However, Sata who gave off the nice-charming feelings guy turns out to be a black prince and used her reasons to blackmail her instead.


No matter where I go or what I do I always come back!
Ah, feels so good to be reviewing again!

New and improved! The banner is now click-able!
If you have been following me forever you would know that three years ago I tried to make the banner clickable and nearly deleted the entire website. I sat and cried for two hours. Haha.

I see quite a few of you joining the facebook group and that’s so awesome!
Keep it up and I’ll make it worth your while ;)

Also, do you guys miss the weekly updates of scanlations?
I was thinking about putting them on the twitter. Good idea? Bad?

ALSO ALSO! Wishing all you Americans an early Thanksgiving!
On Thursday I will leave on another trip, this time to the grand New York New York.
AKA New York City! I’m going over for a shopping trip during Black Friday until Sunday.
Which is exciting since being from Canadada this will be my first Black Friday and +, NEW YORK!
So if I disappear for a bit… yeah.

xoxo Kitteh

More 2NE1 with “I am the Best”

*Hakuji (When I think wet I think of changing lol)

I’m updating again! Yay!
I don’t know where you guys are but if you are on the East Coast in Canada or more so the US you are probably currently expiriencing Hurricane Sandy. In the states you have it off the worst but in Canada it’s been rainy and super windy as well with power outages ect.
I just want you guys to know I hope you are safe wherever you are and take care during this stormy weather.

Also! On Thursday I will be leaving my home in Canadada for Youma-Con, Detroit’s biggest anime convention.
This will be my first American convention so I’m excited. I actually haven’t been to the states since NY City four years ago!
Anyone else going? Wanna party? ;)
Just hoping Sandy will be done by then. (Probably not)

Anyways I am updating again. (Won’t jinx it)
I’m going to be at Youmacon this weekend.
And stay safe!

xoxo Kitteh
2NE1 – I Love You

*Boku something something lol

So I pulled out all the stops at my ConBravo panel tonight! I’m making this now on Thursday and this will publish at midnight tomorrow. No idea how my panel is going to go (or if anyone will show up) but I’ll give it my best!

Shoujo: Dengeki Daisy
Josei: Suppli
RedKomi: Fetish
Smut (Josei): Candy Life
Smut (Shoujo): Hot Gimmick
Fantasy Josei: Ilegenes
Manhwa: Bride of the Water God

Unique Art: Usagi Drop
Strong Female Lead: Hana no Kishi
Kind Love Interest: Kimi ni Todoke
No/Low Romance: Oresama Teacher
Male Lead: Men’s Kou
Low/No Cliches: Hakuji
Unpredictable: The Tarot Cafe

Honourable Mentions:
Oboreru Knife
Cat Street
Kingyo Sou

If you are interested in personal recommendations I now have an email specifically for that! (Yay)
E-Mail me at recommend@yourgimmick.net

Also! Expect a contest SOON!

xoxo Kitteh

Name: Yuki no Kuni Kara
Manga-ka: Shibata, Asuka

Volumes: 4 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.01 Ch.03
Scanlator: Ochibichan (inactive) and Manga Yobai
Type: Manga
Genre: Drama
Age Group: Teen

Summary: In order to be able to get into the University of her choice with a hundred percent passing rate, Fujino Yuki went into Private Suidou All-Girl Academy, a high school that boasts about the students’ marvelous achievements. Yet, there’s a secret to the school’s excellent results- good looking guys as their teachers! Without knowing about the secret and only having a pure intention of going into that high school, what would happen to Yuki’s fate…?!


Name: Mishounen Produce
Manga-ka: Ichinose, Kaoru

Volumes: 4 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.03 Ch.12 (Ongoing)
Scanlator: Aerandria
Type: Manga
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Age Group: Everyone

Summary: It’s the start of high school, and Kako decides to “produce” her bookworm of a childhood friend, Kousei, so that he can become a good-looking and popular school idol. She models him after Lawrence, a character in a manga she likes, but as Kousei’s transformation becomes a huge success and he extends his new character beyond what she asks for, what will Kako do? Will she find herself left behind in the wake of his newly found popularity?


Name: Vampire Girl
Mangaka: Fujiwara, Kaoru

Volumes: 3 (Complete)
Licensed: No
Scanlations: V.03 Ch.17 (Complete)
Scanlator: Storm in Heaven and Bisquettes (Closed)

Type: Manga
Genre: Fantasy/Drama/Tragedy/Horror/Psychological/Josei
Age Group: Mature

Koizumi Kanna is infatuated with the man who came to the restaurant she works at and ordered a burger with no onions. Little does she know, Toujou Ren is interested in her as well, but for a different reason. Kanna just so happens to be the mirror image of a woman he knew a very long time ago. It is for that reason that he saves her when she nearly dies in a car accident. But the life he gives Kanna is far different from the one she lived before, and she’s not certain it’s the kind she wants…

-From Mangaupdates