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Anime & Manga Deals: Thanksgiving Edition

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! For those of us in the US, it’s also National Cake Day, so have some cake instead of pie today! And to all my international readers, it’s Good Grief Day — as in Charles Schultz of Peanuts fame, as he was born on this day. So enjoy some Charlie Brown and Snoopy antics today, and you can even combine the celebrations with A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on Apple+ for free.

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Anime & Manga Deals: Big Sale Week Edition

Big Deal / Sale

Black Friday has slowly been creeping up to be earlier and earlier in the week, but with the pandemic going on, a lot of stores are turning Black Friday into a full week. So let’s kick off this week with some deals!

Also, an important note: the curse of 2020 has struck my laptop. Darn thing lights up for a sec when I hit the power button but then stops. Fortunately, I had most of this roundup done. Anyway, until it’s fixed, I’ll be using a borrowed laptop which is, quite frankly, a significant downgrade. So I’ll probably won’t be able to read as many of your blogs as usual since this machine is slower, and, of course, everything is not set up the way I’m used to. Dang 2020…

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Manga Review – A Death Wish and an Alien

A Death Wish & an Alien

A Death Wish and an Alien
死にたがりと異星人 (Shinitagari to Iseijin)
OKARA Mihara
Boys’ love, mature, smut
1 Volume (complete)
Media Do (MediBang)

Summary:

Yukinari regrets being born, but he’s still off to do some work. Arriving at his job, his guide forgets to pick him up and then says he’s an alien! Not only that, the supposed alien knows that Yukinari is gay and asks if he’d be interested in him! What’s the deal with this free spirit?

Warning: this review is of a series that is recommended for ages 18+ and is not safe for work!

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Manga Review – Queen Bee!

Queen Bee! Volume 1

Queen Bee!
青春乙女番長! (Seishun Otome Banchou!)
SEINO Shizuru
Shoujo – Comedy, romance
3 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Mihane, nicknamed “Killer Demon” due to her temper and looks, is crushing on her classmate Toma. Neither of them were expecting her to blurt out a confession! Toma agrees to hold his answer for three days during a trial period. Mihane plans to go all out, but will things work out?

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Unlicensed Spotlight – Mitarai-ke, Enjou suru

Mitarai-ke, Enjou suru Volume 1

Mitarai-ke, Enjou suru
The Mitarai’s House is on Fire
The Mitari Family, In Flames

御手洗家、炎上する
FUJISAWA Moyashi
Josei – Drama, mystery, psychological, romance, tragedy
6 Volumes (ongoing)
Kodansha (Kiss)

Summary:

A young woman is hired as a housekeeper for the Mitarai family, but the lady of the house doesn’t want anyone to know that she, a famous housewife, doesn’t do the cleaning. But the maid she hired has a specific reason for wanting to work for her…

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Manga Review – Contract Of Cherry Blossom Guilt

Contract of Cherry Blossom Guilt

Contract Of Cherry Blossom Guilt
桜花 咎の契 (Ouka Toga no Chigiri)
FUKIYA Furo
Boys’ Love – Historical, war
1 Volume (complete)
Media Do (MediBang)

Summary:

It’s a turbulent time in Japan, with clans vying for power. As change sweeps the nation, some men look for comfort in another’s arms, while others prepare for the change that’s sweeping the nation.

Warning: this review is of a series that is recommended for ages 18+ and is not safe for work!

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