Tag Archive: romance

Manga Review – Fire-Hot Aunt

Fire-Hot Aunt

Fire-Hot Aunt
オイ!!オバさん (Oi!! Oba-san)
IZUMI Katsuki
Shounen – Comedy, harem, romance
1 Volume of 12 Volumes (complete)
Media-Do (Akita Publishing)

Summary:

Toru is at a rebellious age, not wanting his parents to come to his high school entrance ceremony. But while he’s thrilled to see his crush in the same class, he’s horrified when he sees one particular girl enter the classroom: his aunt, who is the same age!

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Manga Review – E-Series

E-Series Volume 1

E-Series
eシリーズ
BENISAKO Harumi
Boys’ Love – Comedy, drama, romance, mature, smut
1 Volume of 5 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (MediBang)

Summary:

Takao, the school delinquent, falls in love at first sight with a gorgeous guy. Kimihiko, unlike Takao, is a genius, but it’s rumored that he never turns down anyone who hits on him. But Takao vows to be different — he’s going to get close enough to learn all about Kimihiko and see his true self!

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 – Aoba-kun’s Confessions

Aoba-kun's Confessions Volume 1

Aoba-kun’s Confessions
青葉くんに聞きたいこと (Aoba-kun ni Kikitai Koto)
TOYAMA Ema
Shoujo – Drama, romance, sports
5 Volumes of 8 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Mayo is ready to start her new part-time job of listening to people’s complaints and worries. But she’s surprised when her first customer is the guy she admires! He’s popular and so good at basketball that he was made a starter —  what kind of problems could he possibly have? Mayo is just supposed to listen, but she can’t help but wanting to learn more about Aoba and his personal issues.

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Manga Review – The Lion and the Bride

The Lion and the Bride Volume 1

The Lion and the Bride
ライオンと花嫁 (Lion to Hanayome)
SAKURANO Mika
Josei – Romance
3 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (Akita Publishing)

Summary:

Yua has a secret: she’s secretly dating her teacher, Ryo! He’s a kind, caring man, unlike the jerk who sits next to her in class who rudely turned down her friend. When Yua’s last remaining relative, her grandmother, passes away, Yua fears she’s going to be alone. But then Ryo proposes! Yua can’t help but look forward to her new status as a wife, but her husband has something to tell her…

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Manga Review – A Springtime with Ninjas

A Springtime with Ninjas Volume 1

A Springtime with Ninjas
花と忍び (Hana to Shinobi)
HASEGAKI Narumi
Shoujo – Action, comedy, drama, romance
4 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Tradition says Benio must marry whoever steals her first kiss. Because of this, Benio can’t go outside or have friends. When her uncle brings her home a friend, Benio is thrilled — but it’s a guy, not a girl! And a flirtatious one at that!

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Manga Review – Aho-Girl: A Clueless Girl

Aho-Girl: A Clueless Girl Volume 1

Aho-Girl: A Clueless Girl
アホガール
Hiroyuki
Shounen – 4-koma, comedy, ecchi, gag
12 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Yoshiko, a first year in high school, is energetic, cheerful, and loves bananas. And, as her lifelong friend can attest to, she is bananas! While he hopes to get Yoshiko on the right track (and a track that leads away from him), it isn’t easy. Her future may be in doubt, but hey, all Yoshiko needs is her friends!

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Manga Review – Love Me, Love Me Not

Love Me, Love Me Not Volume 1

Love Me, Love Me Not
思い、思われ、ふり、ふられ (Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare)
SAKISAKA Io
Shoujo – Romance, slice-of-life
12 Volumes (complete)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Shy, romanticist Yuna is surprised to learn the prince-in-appearance-only guy she just met and the random girl who begged her for money turn out to be siblings — and her new neighbors! Yuna and fellow resident Kazuomi welcome Rio and Akari, but they all start high school, will they be able to navigate love and friendship?

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Manga Review – Peach Girl: Sae’s Story [Redux]

Peach Girl: Sae's Story Volume 1

Peach Girl: Sae’s Story
裏ピーチガール (Ura Peach Girl)
UEDA Miwa
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, romance
3 Volumes (complete)
Tokyopop
Out-of-print

Summary:

Sae is ready to start her wonderful college life. There’s just one issue: she’s actually still in high school! But Sae isn’t going to let being held back a year stop her from going to campus and meeting men — and nor is she going to let an annoying guy from her past and his dog put a damper on her fun life either!

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Manga Review – Peach Girl [Redux]

Peach Girl Volume 1

Peach Girl
ピーチガール
UEDA Miwa
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, romance
18 Volumes (complete)
Tokyopop / Kodansha Comics
Out-of-print

Summary:

Momo has a lot of problems. People think she’s a party girl, her “friend” Sae is a two-faced copycat, and her crush Toji doesn’t like dark-skinned girls. To hide her feelings, Momo covers by saying she likes popular boy Kiley. But Kiley is now saying they’ve kissed! Will Momo ever find peace and get the guy of her dreams?

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Manga Review – Magical Dance

Magical Dance Volume 1

Magical Dance
Disney’sマジカルダンス!!(Disney’s Magical Dance!!)
Disney, KODAKA Nao
Shoujo – Fantasy, romance
2 Volumes (complete)
TOKYOPOP

Summary:

Rin loves dancing, but she’s not very good at it. Some members of her dance class see Rin as a drag on their chances of winning competitions. As Rin feels dejected, who should appear but… Tinker Bell?! Why is she here?!

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