Archive | September 2010

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Skip Beat – Nakamura Yoshiki

My ongoing substance of choice… It just makes me laugh, quite apart from anything else – despite the occasional serious undertone; this is a far lighter work than Nakamura’s previous work in Tokyo Crazy Paradise – which at times go a bit serious and angsty, not that anything is wrong with that. It’s just nice […]

A Word to Manga Fox…

Can I just point out that it is very rude to remove a series, and not even leave the page it used to occupy with a note of explanation – about licensing, or scanlation group feuding, or whatever the reason is that without warning that Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru has been pulled […]

Uragiri wa Boku no Namae wo Shitteiru – Odagiri Hotaru

So beautiful… So addictive… So frustrating because there are chapters in the middle which are as yet unscanlated. Also known as UraBoku, this is a manga which fans of Vampire Knight will love. It’s in the supernatural and mystery genres, and generally cited as shoujo – but personally I think there’s more of a shounen ai […]