Tag Archive: josei

Manga Review – Kaze Hikaru

Kaze Hikaru
風光る
WATANABE Taeko
Josei – Drama, gender bender, historical, romance, war
25 Volumes (ongoing) of 40 Volumes (ongoing)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Japan, 1860s. As certain domains push against the shogun and clamor for a rebellion, a group known as the Mibu-Roshi fight on behalf of the shogunate. A new member joins this group in admiration, but the captains all seem to be goofs, leches, and drunks! But one leader is about to discover a big secret: the promising new recruit is actually a girl!

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Manga Review – Everyone’s Getting Married

Everyone's Getting Married Volume 1

Everyone’s Getting Married
突然ですが、明日結婚します (Totsuzen Desu ga, Ashita Kekkon Shimasu)
MIYAZONO Izumi
Josei – Romance, mature, slice-of-life
3 Volumes (ongoing) of 7 Volumes (ongoing)
Viz Media

Summary:

Asuka works hard at her job, but she dreams of getting married and being a stay-at-home housewife. Unfortunately, her dream is going to have to be put on hold now that she’s been dumped. Her work and social life leads her to keep bumping in a popular television announcer. But while Ryu expresses interest in Asuka, he has no interest in getting married.

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Manga Review – Dissolving Classroom

Dissolving Classroom

Dissolving Classroom
溶解教室 (Youkai Kyoushitsu)
ITO Junji
Josei – Horror, mature, mystery, supernatural
1 Volume (complete)
Vertical Comics

Summary:

Siblings Yuuma and Chizumi keep moving. Wherever they go, Chizumi is constantly freaking people out, and Yuuma is always apologizing. But the reason why these two have to find new places to live may be darker than anyone expects…

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Manga Review – Voices of Love

Voices of Love

Voices of Love
アイノコエ (Ai no Koe)
Hazuki Kanae
Josei – Romance, drama, smut, mature
1 Volume (complete)
Aurora Publishing

Summary:

Five protagonists are dealing with both the emotional and physical parts of a relationship. From first love to forbidden love to fractured love and everything in between, will their relationships end happily ever after? Or will they just end?

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Unlicensed Spotlight – Gokusen

Gokusen Volume 1

Gokusen
ごくせん
MORIMOTO Kozueko
Josei – Comedy, action, romance
15 Volumes (complete, original), 12 Volumes (handy edition), 11 Volumes (bunko)
Shueisha (You)

Summary:

Kumiko is ready to start her first year of teaching at an all-boys school known for delinquents and slackers. The students of 2-4 have no interest in learning, let alone from some weird, fresh-out-of-college chick. Only one student, Shin, thinks that Kumiko is not as weak as she appears to be. And he’s right: she’s the granddaughter of a yakuza boss!

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Manga Review – Real Love

Real Love

Real Love
愛だろ (Ai Daro)
ODA Mitsuki
Josei – Drama, mature, romance, smut
1 Volume (complete)
Aurora Publishing

Summary:

Shu and Shun are twins, and neither one’s love life is running smoothly. Shu runs into her former boyfriend, and her brother, Shun, isn’t too pleased. In the second collection of stories, Hikari is a street performer who is told by a man her songs lack love.

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Manga Review – Spell of Desire

Spell of Desire Volume 1

Spell of Desire
魔女の媚薬 (Majo no Biyaku)
OHMI Tomu
Josei – Romance, supernatural, smut
5 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Kaoruko has a quiet, serene life running an herb shop. However, one day a man comes in with a surprising announcement: her mother is a witch, and her mother’s power as the Witch Queen is now inside Kaoruko! Will Kaoruko be able to control her new powers or her growing feeling for her mother’s knight Kaname?

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Manga Review – Butterflies, Flowers

Butterflies, Flowers Volume 1

Butterflies, Flowers
蝶よ花よ (Chou yo Hana yo)
YOSHIHARA Yuki
Josei – Romance, comedy, smut
8 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Although they were once rich, Choko’s family is now working class. She gets a job as an office worker, but her boss, Masayuki, is strict with her and even sexually harassed her at the interview. Choko eventually realizes Domoto was once her family’s servant, and now she must handle both his boss side and servant side…

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Manga Review – Midnight Secretary

Midnight Secretary Volume 1

Midnight Secretary
ミッドナイト·セクレタリ
OHMI Tomu
Josei – Romance, drama, smut, supernatural
7 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Kaya just wants to be an effective secretary. When her new boss, Director Tohma, tries to dismiss her because she’s not pretty enough, Kaya sets out to prove him wrong. But she ends up discovering his secret: Kyohei is a vampire! And all his womanizing is actually his feeding time…

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