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Notes: Catching Up

Bunny Drop V04, Dengeki Daisy V07, and Bleach V62 This is where I stopped. B&N has a Buy 2, Get 1 going on until the middle of January, so I was looking at the print series that I still need to complete. I actually thought I had more, but when I checked the total volumes […]

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Notes: Boys Over Flowers, Season 2

It’s not the same. I mean, of course it’s not the same, but then again, maybe it’s too similar? So instead of the F4 we now have the Correct 5 and instead of red cards we have withdrawal forms. It’s just as ridiculous as the premise of the original, but this, I get the feeling […]

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Karakara Kemuri: Donten ni Warau V06

I am charmed by the Yamainu under Sousei’s leadership. They are quite resilient. Takamine has returned and Ashiya’s face mask is explained. Seeing Sousei smile is strange, but it’s like he’s giddy with purpose and determination. I melt everytime I see Botan and Hirari. I need more of them! Takeda is so cute with his crush on […]

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Mitsuha Yuu: Tobenai Tori

For the title story, the premise was interesting–a broken girl reunites with her first love, but doesn’t feel as though she’s worthy, however, he feels otherwise–but the execution was on the hollow side and overall, pretty harmless. The last story about a girl that breaks up with her long distance boyfriend and is politely comforted […]

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Karakara Kemuri: Donten ni Warau V04

I want to say I knew it, but I didn’t–I just wanted it to be so very, very, very, badly. And if it happened, then I knew that something else, something specific, something equally as heartbreaking as my desire was wonderful would happen. And it did. I was already close to crying just looking at […]

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Karakara Kemuri: Donten ni Warau V03

I’m now halfway through and it looks like my will is failing in the face of more heartbreak. So many things. Soramaru is torn between not wanting to trouble his brother anymore than he already is and wanting to take strides (dangerous ones) towards surpassing him. So he infiltrates the jail, but he’s not good […]

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Karakara Kemuri: Donten ni Warau V01

The first story in this volume is about three brothers who are tasked with making sure that criminals make it to the prison on the lake. Set during the Meiji era, all things bushidou are on their way out and western influence is making its way in. The Kumou brothers, Tenka, the oldest who has a tragic […]

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