Kase-san and Morning Glories Manga Volume One Review

In the Victorian language of flowers, morning glories are known as representations of love, affection, and mortality because they bloom and die in one day. Kase-san and Morning Glories definitely adopts many of these meanings for this flower to use in the background of this manga, with budding romance and affection being the forefront of … More Kase-san and Morning Glories Manga Volume One Review

Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume Seven

How do children relate to their parents? What do they look for, want, or need from a family? What happens when that dynamic breaks down, when children no longer have someone to look up to or a stable place to call home? I think in a way, Fruits Basket has been slowly exploring these questions … More Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume Seven

Our Dreams at Dusk (Shimanami Tasogare) Manga Volume One Review

I’ve been seeing this manga floating around Twitter for awhile with some very high recommendations from people who either read it before it came out in North America or from people who got early copies of the manga before it released earlier this week. Well it finally came out on Tuesday and I figured with … More Our Dreams at Dusk (Shimanami Tasogare) Manga Volume One Review

Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume Six

We’ve finally reached the halfway point and what a journey it has been. I don’t know if I ever made it this far when I first started reading this series. I have to confess I did read ahead over my short two week break and have finished reading the series all the way through, and … More Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume Six

Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume Four

It’s that time again, time to take another dive into some nostalgic shoujo romance, more Fruits Basket. Volume four brings us about a third of a way through this series with twelve volumes total to look forward to. The story is still slowly unfolding here, with more introductions and a closer look at the intimate … More Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume Four

Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume Two

And I’m back with the continuation of my read-through of Fruits Basket as I try to remember if my childhood memories of this series are as good as I think they are. So far, we’ve read the first volume of the collector’s edition series from Yen Press which had chapters 1-12. Today, we’re continuing on … More Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume Two

Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume One

It’s been such a long time since I’ve thought about Fruits Basket. It was one of the first shoujo manga I ever read and I think I still have some of the original manga volumes. But manga was expensive for a middle-schooler in those days, rising to 10 dollars per volume in high school, so … More Fruits Basket Manga Read-Through: Collector’s Edition Volume One