Viola! First [Manga Talk] in 2014, the year of horse！ Lately a manga blogger friend asked me briefly about Yume no Ishibumi (夢の碑) by KIHARA Toshie here …..which happens to be one of my FAVOURITE must-read manga series! Whilst I have previously touched base on KIHARA’s Hana no Na no Himegimi (花の名の姫君), a manga adaptation … Continue reading
Following my earlier post on fantasy adventure shoujo manga, I have decided to open a new post for this series as it is so epic! 🙂
Finally! After almost 30 years since it was released, I have finally managed to grab hold of a copy of Crystal Dragon by ASHIBE Yuho (クリスタル・ドラゴン by あしべゆうほ). And guess what? … The series is still NOT COMPLETED! Crystal Dragon has been ongoing since its first release in 1981 on a more or less stop-go … Continue reading
Originally posted on xkazemg's blahs on Kaze Hikaru:
For those who are in pain of waiting for new developments in Kaze Hikaru… well, I hope this will somehow alleviate the pain even by a little: Completed in three volumes (or two for bunkoban), Ten made Agare! by KIHARA Toshie’s (木原敏江) is one of the earlier shoujo manga with the…
I am reading T. E. Rorensu (or T.E. Lawrence, TEロレンス) by KOUSAKA Tomoko (神坂智子) for the tenth time in less than a year, albeit it not being a series that I enjoy reading as much as I do with Aoi no Maharaja by the same artist….
My very over-due [Manga Talk], this time on Niji no Densetsu (虹の伝説) or Legend of Rainbow by HARA Chieko, a true classic shoujo with a “historical” western settings and a lovely artwork which resemble fairly to Igarashi’s Candy Candy (except for the heroine’s long silky hair of course!)….
THE ALLEGORY OF NIJINSKY (or Nijinsky Guuwa) (ニジンスキー寓話／ 芭蕾一世情) by ARIYOSHI Kyoko (有吉京子) Complete: 6 volumes
Ryū no Kesshō (竜の結晶/ 龍之結晶) by MONDEN Akiko (もんでんあきこ/ 門田晶子) Complete: 10 volumes
ANGEL NO KODO (エンジェルの鼓動／ 天使的鼓動) by MONDEN Akiko (もんでんあきこ 門田晶子) Complete: One shot
Nearly a year ago, I started a [Manga Talk] on “Tsubomi-chan, Wasure Mono nai?” by NAKAYAMA Noriko. Since then, I have become quite a fan of her. Lucky for me, lately I finally got the chance to read her Go Go Girls and its sequel, Tachibana Kiku no Amaeta Kankei…. How do I like the … Continue reading
Tsue to Tsubasa 杖と翼 (杖與翼) by KIHARA Toshie (木原敏江) Complete: 6 volumes The story began at the eve of the French Revolution, when Léon, the “wild and transgressive” young man moved to the countryside to stay with a family friend with his mother. There he met the little energetic Adele and her mother, a very … Continue reading
Haven’t done a proper [Manga Talk] on a series for quite a while; this time: Katayoku Doumei 片翼同盟 by KUSAKA Riki (草花里樹/ くさか里樹) Complete: 7 volumes Description: Sawako, a 22 years old female pilot working for a local air freight service provider, WING. One year ago, she married her then-trainer, Tametomo, who was 37 years … Continue reading