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Manga Review – Hot Gimmick

Hot Gimmick
ホットギミック
AIHARA Miki
Shoujo – Drama, reverse harem, romance, mature
12 Volumes / 4 Omnibuses (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Hatsumi’s family lives in company housing and fears crossing the wife of a company executive. Hatsumi’s peaceful life is threatened when their son, Ryoki, learns a juicy bit of gossip about her family. Desperate to keep him quiet, Hatsumi finds herself as Ryoki’s slave. Perhaps her old friend Azusa can help stop Ryoki’s harassment? If not, maybe her brother…

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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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Comic Review – Super Mario Adventures

Super Mario Adventures
Super Mario Adventures マリオの大冒険 (Super Mario Adventures: Mario no Daibouken)
TAKEKUMA, Kentaro (story); NOZAWA, Charlie (aka SAKURA, Tamakichi) (art)
Kodomo – Action, adventure, comedy, fantasy
1 Volume (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Mario and Luigi are hard at work fixing the Mushroom Kingdom’s plumbing system. But when a bunch of green pipes suddenly appear, the kingdom may face its greatest crisis yet!

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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 – YuYu Hakusho

YuYu Hakusho Volume 1

YuYu Hakusho
幽☆遊☆白書
TOGASHI Yoshihiro
Shounen – Action, adventure, comedy, supernatural
19 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Yusuke is a junior high delinquent: he drinks, smokes, fights, and skips school. That’s why no one expected him to die saving a child, including those in the Underworld! With no place for him in heaven or hell, Yusuke is given a test in order to be revived. Can this bad boy do enough good deeds to pass? And will his life be any different the second time around?

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Manga Review – Dawn of the Arcana

Dawn of the Arcana Volume 1

Dawn of the Arcana
黎明のアルカナ (Reimei no Arcana)
TOMA Rei
Shoujo – Adventure, drama, fantasy, romance, tragedy
13 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Princess Nakaba of Senan marries Prince Caesar of Belquat. But this isn’t time for a celebration: the two countries are enemies, and Nakaba knows that either land would love to see her killed. With only her half-human, half-beast attendant Loki at her side, how long can Nakaba survive? Perhaps the strange dreams she’s having can help…

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Manga Review – Fall in Love Like a Comic

Fall in Love Like a Comic Volume 1

Fall in Love Like a Comic
まんがみたいな恋したいっ! (Manga Mitai na Koishitai!)
続まんがみたいな恋たいっ! (Zoku Manga Mitai na Koishitai!)
YAGAMI Chitose
Shoujo – Comedy, romance
2 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Rena is still in high school, but she is also the creator of a well-liked romance manga. However, Rena herself has never had a boyfriend. One day, the most popular boy in school, Tomoya, finds her manuscripts. Rena then suddenly asks him to be her boyfriend in order to gain experience and improve her manga.

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Manga Review – Idol Dreams

Idol Dreams Volume 1

Idol Dreams
31☆アイドリーム (thirty-one idream)
TANEMURA Arina
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, romance, sci-fi
3 Volumes (ongoing) of 4 Volumes (ongoing)
Viz Media

Summary:

Once a popular girl in school, 31-year-old Chikage is now an ordinary office worker. She goes to her high school reunion only to be humiliated in front of everyone, including her crush. On the brink of suicide, Chikage agrees to take an experimental drug that reverts her back to age 15. She intends to enjoy her second youth — and ends up as an idol?!

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Manga Review – Bakuman.

Bakuman. Volume 1

Bakuman.
OHBA Tsugumi (story), OBATA Takeshi (art)
Shounen – Comedy, drama, romance, slice-of-life
20 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Moritaka has a talent for drawing, but he plans on getting a normal job. His life takes a turn when a classmate, Akito, asks him to team up to create manga. Moritaka is reluctant until he learns Miho, his crush, wants to be a voice actress. Moritaka and Akito work towards getting an anime green-lit so that Moritaka and Miho can get married.

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