Boys Love: Often abbreviated as BL, this term refers to manga featuring romantic and/or sexual relationships between men. Its primary audience is women, and most BL mangaka are also women. As an example, VIZ Media’s imprint, SuBLime, is devoted entirely to this category and if you look carefully, you’ll notice something about the stylization of... Continue Reading →
3 BL (Boys Love) Manga I Read.
Boys Love: Often abbreviated as BL, this term refers to manga featuring romantic and/or sexual relationships between men. Its primary audience is women, and most BL mangaka are also women. Male-male romance manga, referred to as yaoi or "boys' love" (BL), is a significant subgenre of shōjo manga. Sasaki to Miyano by Shou Harusono Rating:... Continue Reading →
3 Manga Series I Want to Start ASAP.
This month so far I haven't read much manga and that's mainly because I can't decide on what series to start so I decided to make a TBR. So this is a list of 3 manga series that are at the top of my tbr and hopefully start soon. The King's Beast by Rei Tōma... Continue Reading →
3 Shoujo Manga I Want To Read.
Shōjo manga (少女漫画, lit. "girls' comics", also romanized as shojo or shoujo) is an editorial category of Japanese comics targeting an audience of adolescent females and young adult women. It is, along with shōnen manga (targeting adolescent boys), seinen manga (targeting young adult and adult men), and josei manga (targeting adult women), one of the... Continue Reading →
3 Shoujo Manga I read.
Like shonen manga, shojo manga usually features the coming-of-age story of a young protagonist. You can usually identify shojo covers by their use of pretty pinks, flowers, or other cutesy images. This is not to say that shojo manga consists only of cute, fun stories. Shoujo manga and anime are typically geared toward young girls,... Continue Reading →
Manga Review: Chainsaw Man Vol.1 by Tatsuki Fujimoto.
Synopsis: Denji’s a poor young man who’ll do anything for money, even hunting down devils with his pet devil-dog Pochita. He’s a simple man with simple dreams, drowning under a mountain of debt. But his sad life gets turned upside down one day when he’s betrayed by someone he trusts. Now with the power of... Continue Reading →
Manga Review: Puppy Love by Tsuchida Haru.
Synopsis: Inukai works at a company where he's exploited and unappreciated, but one day he stops at a pet shop and meets a gentle clerk named Hoshi. Playing with cute dogs and the soothing conversation with Hoshi makes Inukai decide to quit his job and change his life situation so he can have a dog... Continue Reading →
3 Shonen Manga I Want To Read.
Literally meaning “few years,” “shonen” (少年) typically refers to young boys under the age of fifteen. Thus, shonen anime and manga are aimed at that demographic. A lot of these anime and manga have a young male hero and are focused on action, adventure, and fighting. Seraph of the End by Takaya Kagami Rating: 8/10... Continue Reading →
3 Shonen Manga I read.
I’m going, to be honest, reading books has gotten a little boring for me recently. However, I have quite a few on my other bookshelf that has to be read at some point but not now. So reading manga has helped give my brain a well-needed break since the most recent article I read was... Continue Reading →
New Year, New Books | TBR 2023
The time is finally here! Let's do this! I'm excited to start reading all the books I have added to my TBR. I have so many. I have left it quite open to compensate for my mood but this list has mostly romance books, sequels, and manga. I have shojo, shonen, bl and so many... Continue Reading →