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Manga Review – Love at Fourteen

Love at Fourteen Volume 1

Love at Fourteen
14歳の恋 (14-sai no Koi)
MIZUTANI Fuka
Josei – Comedy, romance, slice-of-life
9 Volumes (ongoing)
Yen Press
Review copy/copies

Summary:

Kazuki and Kanata are 14, but they’re mature for their age. At least, that’s what they want people to think. In fact, the two secretly hang out together and act like their elementary school selves! But perhaps time is moving on without either realizing it, and for the pair and others, a strange feeling has sprouted inside them…

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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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Manga Review – Wild Act [Redux]

Wild Act Volume 1

Wild Act
TAKADA Rie
Shoujo – Adventure, comedy, romance, mystery, smut
10 Volumes (complete)
Tokyopop

Summary:

Superfan Yuniko loves to collect the possessions of a deceased actor — all with a five finger discount! Her next target is a statue owned by Ryu, a young actor being compared to her favorite idol. During her mission, her cover is blown, but Ryu encourages Yuniko to try again?!

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Manga Review – The Way of the Househusband

The Way of the Househusband Volume 1

The Way of the Househusband
極主夫道 (Gokushufudou)
OONO Kousuke
Seinen – Comedy, slice-of-life
3 Volumes (ongoing)
VIZ Media

Summary:

In many households around the world, one person works while the other takes of the home. That’s the way it is for Tatsu and Miku. Sure, it may be a little unusual that Miku, the wife, is the breadwinner. But Tatsu makes a perfect househusband thanks to his past as… a gangster?!

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Comic Review – Aoi House / Aoi House: In Love

Aoi House Volume 1

Aoi House
Aoi House: In Love
Aoi House: The Lost Episode
Arnold, Adam (story); Shiei (art)
OEL Manga – Comedy, ecchi, harem, romance, supernatural
2 Volumes + 2 Volumes + 1 Chapter (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Anime fans Sandy and Alex are thrown out of their dorm thanks to their pet hamster. When the two guys see an ad for an anime club and dorm, they apply… only to find the club is full of women! Not only that, they’re crazy yaoi anime fans — and they think Sandy and Alex are too!

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Manga Review – Ran and the Gray World

Ran and the Gray World Volume 1

Ran and the Gray World
乱と灰色の世界 (Ran to Haiiro no Sekai)
IRIE Aki
Seinen – Adventure, comedy, drama, fantasy, romance
7 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

For Ran, growing up is not something she just wants to do; it’s something she can do! The wannabe sorceress’ favorite tool is a pair of sneakers that allows the 10-year-old to age up. But no matter how physically mature Ran can become, she still has much to learn about the world.

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Manga Review – Kenka Bancho Otome: Love’s Battle Royale

Kenka Bancho Otome: Love's Battle Royale Volume 1

Kenka Bancho Otome: Love’s Battle Royale
喧嘩番長 乙女~恋のバトルロワイヤル~ (Kenka Bancho Otome ~Koi no Battle Royale~)
Shoujo – Comedy, gender bender, reverse harem, romance
SHIMADA Chie (story & art), Spike Chunsoft (original story)
2 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Hinako has one goal for high school: make friends. But on her way to school on the first day of classes, she bumps into a guy — and he says he’s so injured, he can’t go to school! The boy, Hikaru, looks a lot like Hinako, so he convinces her to take his place at his all boy’s school. However, Hinako’s about to find out that Hikaru’s school is no ordinary learning institution: it’s an academy for delinquents, where fights break out every day!

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Manga Review – Chocolate Cosmos

Chocolate Cosmos Volume 1

Chocolate Cosmos
チョコレートコスモス
HARUTA Nana
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, romance
4 Volumes (complete)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Sayuki loves romance and nail art, but her sharp gaze and blunt demeanor scare off others. Her luck finally appears to change thanks to an encounter at the beach, but he doesn’t give his name. Saiyuki thinks her mystery guy is from her school and swears to find him. But she’s in for a shock!

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Manga Review – Trigun

Trigun Volume 1

Trigun
Trigun Maximum
トライガン
トライガンマキシマム
NIGHTOW Yashiro
Seinen – Action, adventure, comedy, drama, mature, sci-fi
2 Volumes + 14 Volumes / 5 Omnibuses (complete)
Dark Horse

Summary:

Vash the Stampede: a man with a 60 billion double dollar bounty on his head, wanted dead or alive. This Humanoid Typhoon is said to bring death and destruction wherever he goes. But despite his reputation, he’s actually a pacifist? Will Vash get to lead a life of love and peace, or will his past drag him into more battles even though he doesn’t want to fight?

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Manga Review – The Delinquent Housewife!

The Delinquent Housewife! Volume 1

The Delinquent Housewife!
ふつつかなヨメですが! (Futsutsuka na Yome Desu ga!)
NEMU Yoko
Seinen – Comedy, slice-of-life
4 Volumes (complete)
Vertical, Inc.

Summary:

Dai’s older brother, Tohru, suddenly shows up at home with his fiancée, Komugi. Komugi seems like a lovely young woman, but she is extremely rattled when Tohru leaves for a business trip. Then Dai learn’s Komugi’s secret: not only does she not have any basic household skills, but she was a delinquent!

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