Tag Archive: shoujo

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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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 – Prince Freya

Prince Freya Volume 1

Prince Freya
偽りのフレイヤ (Itsuwari no Freya)
ISHIHARA Keiko
Shoujo – Action, drama, fantasy, gender bender, historical, war
4 Volumes (ongoing)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Crybaby Freya is delighted to see her dear friends Aaron and Aleksi drop by their village for a visit. But once they leave,  she overhears the prince is on his deathbed and Tyr is in danger. So Freya sneaks to the capital to warn them. There, she sees an eerily similar face with a request…

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Manga Review – Kiss of the Rose Princess [Redux]

Kiss of the Rose Princess Volume 1

Kiss of the Rose Princess
薔薇嬢のキス (Barajou no Kiss)
SHOUOTO Aya
Shoujo – Comedy, fantasy, magical girl, mystery, romance, reverse harem
9 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Anise’s father has warned her she’d receive a terrible punishment if her choker was ever removed. That seemed impossible until a strange creature crashed into her! When a monster attacks, is that her punishment? Well, like it or not, help is on the way… with roses?!

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Manga Review – Miriya & Marie

Miriya & Marie

Miriya & Marie
べっぴん魔女ミリヤ&マリーfrom DISNEYおしゃれキャット (Beppin Majo Miriya & Marie from Disney Oshare Cat)
MAYA
Shoujo – Adventure, fantasy, magical girl
1 Volume (complete)
TOKYOPOP

Summary:

Miriya is a rich girl, but despite all her luxurious birthday presents, she’d rather have her parents around. Then a cat named Marie suddenly appears and whisks her off to 1910 Paris… so that Miriya can train as a witch?!

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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 – The Demon Prince of Momochi House [Redux]

The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 1

The Demon Prince of Momochi House
百千さん家のあやかし王子 (Momochi-san Chi no Ayakashi Ouji)
SHOUOTO Aya
Shoujo – Romance, supernatural
16 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Himari, an orphan, has suddenly inherited a house While she ignores the stories about it being haunted and cursed, she can’t ignore the three guys crashing there! Himari isn’t going to let squatters push her out of her home, but perhaps there is some truth to the rumors…

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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 – Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty

Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty Volume 1

Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty
おはよう、いばら姫 (Ohayou, Ibara-hime)
MORINO Megumi
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, romance, psychological, supernatural
6 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Money-loving Tetsu works as a housekeeper, but he’s caught sleeping on the job by his client’s daughter! Shizu agrees to keep that a secret if he visits her. Tetsu can’t help wondering why the mysterious Shizu can’t leave home, nor can he keep his feelings for her from growing stronger.

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