Category Archives: Yusa Kouji

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Author: Rio Kanagi  / Illustrator: Kugo / Format: BLCD
H-level: 1 /5 / Plot: 3 /5 / Artwork: 4/5 / Characterization: 4/5 / Overall: 4/6


Yesterday I was disappointed by the drama Chocolate no you ni, but this drama totally cured me! The story is not particularly fantastic but the pacing, acting, characterization are so well balanced that once you start listening, you simply can’t stop!!

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Kono ai wo kurae!

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Gerard et Jacques

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Author: Yoshinaga Fumi
Format: Manga, Blcd
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I usually don’t review licensed manga because I feel there are enough reviews out there and I would rather devote my energy to reviewing novels or manga that hardly reach the Western audience. HOWEVER, there are two reasons why I’m reviewing this book. First, there is a CD version coming out and second, I saw an extremely negative review of this manga on Anime News Network that frankly quite shocked me. As for the story, since it’s already licensed, I don’t plan on summarizing the manga in great depth.

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Kyuuso wa Cheese no Yume wo Miru

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Author: Mizushiro Setona
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About a decade ago, Mizushiro Setona was very famous for her BL tragedies. However, she stopped for several years and turned into a shoujo mangaka. Recently she released this BL manga and I read a review by Middaystar-san from Aarinfantasy forum about this manga and I became interested, especially since her artwork improved over the years. I loved her stories but could find it hard to swallow her earlier artstyle but the recent style is just wonderful, and so is the title as well as the story.

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