Love so Life – Mia’s manga review

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General Information Love So Life, also titled Rabu sō raifu (ラブ・ソー・ライフ) or Rabusora (ラブソラ) is a Japanese shōjo manga series written and illustrated by Kaede Kochi. The series was serialized in Hana to Yume from 2008 to 2015. Overall, there are 17 volumes of this manga. How the story goes Shiharu Nakamura is a high school girl who works at a daycare where twins Aoi and Akane Matsunaga go. The twins are in custody of their uncle, Seiji, because their father abandoned them after his wife suddenly died. One day when Seiji goes to pick up the twins from day care, he notices that they are particularly attached to Shiharu in comparison to the other workers. He hires Shiharu as their personal babysitter as he is very busy with work and this begins the love story of Shiharu and Seiji. This manga is full of […]

Fleeting Rain: A Review on Kotonoha no Niwa

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“A faint clap of thunder, clouded skies. Perhaps rain will come. If so, will you stay here with me?” – Yukari Yukino ⌈ General Information ⌋ From renowned director Makoto Shinkai comes Kotonoha no Niwa, a 2013 anime drama film starring Irino Miyu and Hanazawa Kana. Also known as The Garden of Words, the film is a product of CoMix Wave Films. Additionally, this anime movie acquired a manga adaptation with illustrations by Motohashi Midori. ⌈ Synopsis ⌋ During rainy mornings, 15-year-old shoemaker Takao Akizuki visits the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. There, he meets the mysterious 27-year-old woman Yukari Yukino. The pair has personal reasons as to why they regularly come to the garden. Takao skips his morning classes to design shoes and Yukino avoids work due to personal problems. While Takao freely opens up about his life, Yukino tells him nothing about herself. When […]

Rano’s Top 5 Completed Manga

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Hey guys ! In this article, I want to share with you my favorite ever read completed manga 😍😍😍. These series contains  romance and are primarily shoujo, which any girl would fall in love with. ❤❤❤ With no further delay, I’m gonna start talking about this awesome list! My Top 5 Completed Manga: 1) Kaichou wa Maid-sama Misaki Ayuzawa a student council president at Seika High school which formerly was an only boys school. Unfortunately, most of the students are still male and stuck in their slovenly habits. The so man-hating Misaki is doing her best to make the school presentable to attract more female students. But what will Misaki do when the sexiest boy in school finds out her secret. This is a must read manga 😍😍😍 you will find all what you need from romance, comedy and shoujo. 2) Special-A A manga full […]

Special Service: Blend S Anime Review

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Special service cafes are a common sight in anime shows nowadays. But there’s always that one missing factor: character variation. With Blend S in Fall 2017’s comedy roster, get ready laugh to your heart’s content! ⌈ General Information ⌋ Written and illustrated by Miyuki Nakayama, Blend S is initially a four-panel comic strip manga. In October 2013, it first appeared in Hobunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Carat magazine. The studio A-1 Pictures produced an anime adaptation for the series that premiered in October 2017. The show is still ongoing to this day. ⌈ Synopsis ⌋ Sakuranomiya Maika, a high school student who dreams of studying overseas, wants to save up money through a part-time job. Although naturally sweet and friendly, Maika has one big problem. No one wants to hire her because of her scary smile! Failing multiple times at job interviews, she finds herself a […]

Emma – A Victorian Romance

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Emma – A Victorian Romance, also known as Eikoku Koi Monogatari Emma, is a classic anime which some of you may know already. Its first season was released in 2005 while the 2nd season was aired in 2007.  For the sake of others who are not yet familiar with the series though, I’ll try reviewing it without spoiling as much. I’ll be reviewing the two seasons together in this article, in order to give you a full coverage. Emma’s Story The story is happening in 19th century so if you are a lover of this era just like me, then you will probably love it. Our heroin is none other than Emma. She is a maid working at the house of an old teacher since she was a 15-year-old. One day, a former student from a rich family named William came to visit his teacher. He […]

Just Because

Just Because: Remembering Your High School Days

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Just Because, an original animated series by PINE JAM will surely take you back to your days in high school. Hajime Kamoshida, the author of The Pet Girl of Sakurasou light novel series, is the creative mastermind behind the series. Kiseki Himuro, the author of Sword Art Online Progressive, is the person behind the original character designs. Furthermore, Hiroyuki Yoshii, author of Getsuyoubi no Tawawa, is the one responsible for the anime character designs. When you look at it, that’s a pretty nifty line-up there for an anime series. In North America, Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series and they stream it in Amazon’s Anime Strike service. Just Because: The Story In A Nutshell Eita Izumi has finds himself in the most peculiar place for a high school student. After moving away four years ago, he ended up transferring back for the last semester. Do note that […]

Of Mages and Men: A Mahoutsukai no Yome Review

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In a world of magic, wonders and mysteries abound the creatures of the land. Be it mage, monster, or man, there are those fortunate enough to possess the ability to wield magic. But even such a prowess can become a tool to bring misfortune upon others. “If you were to disappear, life without you would be truly dreadful.” – Elias Ainsworth ⌈ General Information ⌋ From Kore Yamazaki‘s fantasy Shonen manga comes one of 2017’s most enchanting anime, Mahoutsukai no Yome. Originally published in Japan, the series was one of the features in Mag Garden‘s Monthly Comic Garden magazine. Following the success of its three-part OVA, Wit Studio produced an anime adaptation for the hit manga series. Mahoutsukai no Yome began airing on October 2017 and is still ongoing to this day. ⌈ Synopsis ⌋ Oftentimes, magic is fascinating and beautiful. But nothing is ever perfect, […]