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Manga Review – Love in Focus

Love in Focus Volume 1

Love in Focus
蓮住荘のさんかく (Renzu-Sou no Sankaku)
NOGIRI Yoko
Shoujo – Drama, romance, slice-of-life
3 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Mako loves photography, and she decides to attend her friend Kei’s high school and boarding house because of the school’s club. On her way to her new home, Mako accidentally takes a picture of a guy, and he turns out to be another resident! But unlike most of the other boarders, Mitsuru seems to dislike pictures…

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Manga Review – MÄR: Marchen Awakens Romance

MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance Volume 1

MÄR: Märchen Awakens Romance
メル
ANZAI Nobuyuki
Shounen – Action, adventure, comedy, fantasy, isekai
15 Volumes (complete)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Ginta is a rather unremarkable young man — not much of a student and a poor athlete. The only talent he has is dreaming of the same fantasy world over and over again. While only Ginta and his friend Koyuki believe that place exists, one day, the portal to the realm opens! Ginta is ecstatic to finally visit this fantasy land, and plus he’s gotten stronger! But will that be enough in a land full of magical tools and a group intent on controlling the world?

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Manga Review – Behind the Scenes!!

Behind the Scenes!! Volume 1

Behind the Scenes!!
ウラカタ!! (Urakata!!)
HATORI Bisco
Shoujo – Comedy
7 Volumes (complete)
VIZ Media

Summary:

College student and pessimist Ranmaru is scared out of his wits when he runs into zombies attacking. In actuality, he wandered into a college club’s movie shoot. Ranmaru is ordered to help with the set after passing out, but can the no-good Ranmaru really be of assistance?

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Manga Review – Beware the Kamiki Brothers!

Beware the Kamiki Brothers! Volume 1

Beware the Kamiki Brothers!
神木兄弟おことわり (Kamiki Kyoudai Okotowari)
ONDA Yuji
Shoujo – Comedy, romance
6 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

After failing a test badly, Iroha definitely didn’t want the most famous guy in school announcing it to the whole class! But while Iroha intended to keep her bad grade a secret, her mom has been keeping one of her own: her fiancé’s sons aren’t 6 and 4 — they’re 16 and 14! And the older is very familiar to Iroha…

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Manga Review – Hana Ikeru Doutei-kun

Hana Ikeru Doutei-kun

Hana Ikeru Doutei-kun
花生ける童貞くん
Shimako
Boys’ Love – Romance, smut
1 Volume (complete)
Media Do (MediBang)

Summary:

Ei, whose hobby is flower arranging, has liked his stepbrother Natsuki for 10 years, often fantasizing about him. But Natsuki is a womanizer, so Ei keeps his feelings to himself. But when Natsuki decides to play a prank on a friend, he pulls Ei into a closet with him, and both young men are surprised when Natsuki kisses Ei!

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 – A Kiss, For Real

A Kiss, For Real Volume 1

A Kiss, For Real
セキララにキス (Sekirara ni Kiss)
AKUTA Fumie
Shoujo – Romance
9 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

In order to avoid being hated, Chitose acts like a cheerful and agreeable girl. So when a guy saves her from a voyeur, she expects her flattery to work as she thanks him. But as she tours his art school, he sees right through her! Are Chitose’s peaceful days in jeopardy, or is her true self about to shine through?

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Comic Review – Dracula Everlasting

Dracula Everlasting Volume 1

Dracula Everlasting
DeFilippis, Nunzio & Weir, Christina (story); Silvan, Rhea (art)
OEL Manga – Drama, horror, romance, supernatural
3 Volumes (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Nicholas is orphaned after his parents’ deaths. Jill, the daughter of a lawyer, is upset about moving to this area but tries to cheer him up. As they explore Nicholas’ family heirlooms, they find a pocket watch with the word “everlasting” carved on it. Nicholas has a strange reaction to it, and the face he sees in the mirror is…?

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Manga Review – My Boy in Blue

My Boy in Blue Volume 1

My Boy in Blue
PとJK (P to JK)
MIYOSHI Maki
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, romance
16 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics
Review copy/copies

Summary:

Sixteen-year-old Kako is pushed into a group date and has to pretend she’s in college. While she feels awkward there, Kako is happily surprised when one man, Kota, is interested in her. But his attitude completely changes when she blurts out her real age, as he’s a police officer! Is this the end for Kako’s love?

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Manga Review – Black Panther and Sweet 16

Black Panther and Sweet 16 Volume 1

Black Panther and Sweet 16
黒豹と16歳 (Kurohyou to 16-sai)
TORIUMI Pedoro
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, mature, reverse harem, romance, smut
11 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

While exploring her new neighborhood, Taiga finds an old house — and a body inside! However, the guy is very much alive… and hungry. Taiga reluctantly gives him a drink, and he pays her back by passionately kissing her! Not the type of romance she was dreaming of — and definitely not when he offers to be her pet!

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Manga Review – The Girl Living Alone

The Girl Living Alone

The Girl Living Alone
ひとり暮らしの小学生 (Hitorigurashi no Shougakusei)
MATSUSHITA Koichiro
Webcomic – 4-koma, comedy
3 Volumes / 1 Omnibus (complete)
Pacos

Summary:

Years ago, a little girl was orphaned, and she decided to run her parents’ restaurant. Unfortunately, she’s not a good cook! But despite her poverty and lack of cooking skills, Rin still does her best at home and school.

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