Tag Archive: slice-of-life

Manga Review – Otome Mania!!

Otome Mania!! Volume 1

Otome Mania!!
オトメマニア!!
TSUKIGASE Yurino
Shoujo – Comedy, reverse harem, romance, slice-of-life
2 Volumes (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Yuzumi is an otome game fan who is excited to work for an otome game developer. Her dream to one day conquer the industry gets one step closer when she’s given the opportunity to create with a new game. With a strict boss, harsh deadlines, and tough competition, will Yuzumi’s first game be a success? Or will she just be a burden to her coworkers?

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Manga Review – The Bride was a Boy

The Boy was a Boy

The Bride was a Boy
花嫁は元男子。(Hanayome wa Motodanshi.)
Chii
Romance, slice-of-life
1 Volume (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Chii is living happily ever after with her husband. It’s a future many people dream of, and one that could have been out of reach for Chii. Why? Because she was born a boy! Chii recounts some of the key points in her life story and describes the laws and misunderstandings of being a transgendered person.

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Manga Review – Chi’s Sweet Home

Chi's Sweet Home Volume 1

Chi’s Sweet Home
チーズスイートホーム
KONAMI Kanata
Seinen – Comedy, slice-of-life
12 Volumes / 4 Omnibuses (complete)
Vertical, Inc.

Summary:

Chi, a young kitten, gets separated from her mother. Just when all hope seems lost, she meets a young boy and his mother. They temporarily rescue Chi as they try to find a home for the little cat. Although Chi wants to find her mama and the Yamada family’s apartment doesn’t allow pets, is it possible they can make a new home together?

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Manga Review – Waiting for Spring

Waiting for Spring Volume 1

Waiting for Spring
春待つ僕ら (Haru Matsu Bokura)
Anashin
Shoujo – Reverse harem, romance, slice-of-life, sports
5 Volumes (ongoing) of 9 Volumes (ongoing)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Mitsuki hasn’t made any friends at school, but she wasn’t always friendless. Her time with the basketball-loving Aya was so precious to her that Mitsuki found a job at a cafe near the court where they hung out. But will her special haven be ruined when the four most popular boys at school start hanging out at her workplace?

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Manga Review – orange -future-

orange -future-

orange -future-
TAKANO Ichigo
Shoujo / Seinen – Drama, romance, slice-of-life, supernatural, tragedy
1 Volume (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Hiroto has always liked Naho, and he couldn’t help but be envious as she starts to fall for Kakeru, a transfer student. But Hiroto knows Kakeru is a good guy who is always thinking about Naho. Torn between friendship and love, what kind of future awaits him?

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Unlicensed Spotlight – REC -Kimi ga Naita Hi-

Rec - Kimi ga Naita Hi -

REC -Kimi ga Naita Hi-
REC -The Day You Cried-
REC -Day You Were Crying-

REC-君が泣いた日-
MAKINO Aoi
Shoujo – Romance, slice-of-life, tragedy
1 Volume (complete)
Shueisha (Ribon)

Summary:

Minami has never cried a day in her life. Even watching the sad movie starring her classmate (and recently retired superstar) Akira didn’t move her. Since the friendless Minami always carries around a camcorder, her classmates start to suspect she is the one behind the viral video of a dead cat. Despite the rumor, Akira suddenly approaches Minami…

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Manga Review – Honey So Sweet

Honey So Sweet
honey – ハニー –
MEGURO Amu
Shoujo – Romance, slice-of-life
8 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Shy Nao is summoned by the scariest boy in school to talk. She expects Taiga the delinquent is going to demand she be his gofer, but instead he asks her to be his girlfriend! Too frightened to refuse, Nao agrees. But while Taiga does have a sharp face and lots of rumors surrounding him, Nao starts to realize he may actually be so sweet.

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Manga Review – Servant × Service

Servant x Service Volume / Omnibus 1

Servant × Service
サーバント×サービス
TAKATSU Karino
Seinen – 4-koma, comedy, romance, slice-of-life
4 Volumes / 2 Omnibuses (complete)
Yen Press

Summary:

The health and welfare department has three unusual new hires. One is a flirty layabout, one doesn’t like to reveal her name, and the other is a senior citizen magnet. Throw in a cosplaying temp, an insecure supervisor, and a mysterious section chief, and you have to wonder: are these employees working hard or hardly working?

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Manga Review – Your Lie in April [Redux]

Your Lie in April Volume 1

Your Lie in April
四月は君の嘘 (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso)
ARAKAWA Naoshi
Shounen – Drama, psychological, romance, slice-of-life, tragedy
10 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha USA

Summary:

Kōsei was considered a piano prodigy. After his mother’s death, however, he froze during a competition, and Kōsei hasn’t played the piano since. Two years later, he meets a girl playing the melodica. This encounter forces Kōsei to once again answer the call to music.

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Manga Review – orange [Redux]

Orange Omnibus 1

orange
TAKANO Ichigo
Shoujo / Seinen – Psychological, romance, slice-of-life, supernatural, tragedy
22 Chapters / 2 Omnibuses (complete)
Crunchyroll / Seven Seas

Summary:

Naho thinks it’s a joke when she receives a letter written by her future self. However, when events start to play out exactly as “Naho” said they would, Naho starts to believe in the letter’s contents. Future Naho’s wish is for her past self watch over new student Kakeru, a boy no longer around in her time. Is it possible to change the future?

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