While I’ve talked long about shoujo manga that I liked, I haven’t actually spoken much about the things I dislike in shoujo manga. A lot of shoujo is cliche and sugar sweet to the extent that it’s disgusting, but when I actually payed attention, I realised that there’s a lot of tropes or patterns that … More “You Read Manga? What a Freak…” (The Shady Sides of Shoujo) Part 1
Reading shoujo manga is equal parts “doki doki” and tearing out one’s own hair. It’s a proved study that people who read shoujo manga have more chances of going bald. Anyway, recently, during my long hiatus, I was searching for some short COMPLETED manga (stress on completed for all those who my addiction to ongoing … More Lovesick Ellie #CrapIt’sDifferent #OrMaybeNot
A few years back, I didn’t do too well in an exam. I was upset and I think it’s the first time it showed on my face in front of others. A friend of mine had stopped me then. And he had said, “It’s fine if you did bad , you know? Marks are just … More When It’s No Longer JUST a Number : Assassination Classroom (OWLS Blog Tour)
A recent study was conducted by two bloggers who turned scientists in their free time. Dr. Acacia Aurora and I, Dr. Nairne Nebulae have conducted an experiment to determine the effects of shoujo manga on a reader’s physical health. I have taken liberty to summarize our findings into a short report. For the better understanding … More The Relation between Shoujo Manga and A Reader’s Hair: A Report
“Mhmm…” Auri waved her spoon around, “Tasty!” “There’s not enough sweet.” “Hush. We have a cold anyway Nairne.” she scolded as she ate another piece of her cake. “Got to do some blogging today.” “Mhmm…” I licked my lips, savoring the taste, “You have stuff to draw too. Let me blog.” “Huh?!” “People prefer me … More Chapter 0.5 : Of Complaints and Cakes
Honestly. I talk. I write. That’s all the same. But people listen. People read. That’s amazing on a whole different level! This year, quite some good things have happened. The first being 1 year of blogging and now 100 blog posts in total! It’s been great. *sighs contentedly* Celebrations~ Well, I live by the principle, … More Reaching a Century. Well Damn.
Well, it’s finally over! The 12 Day challenge~ Then what is this post for, hmm? It’s Acknowledgements time! Also, a place to keep track of my personal favourites. A journey is no fun alone, at least a 12 day one isn’t. Quite some of you have stuck with me throughout the trip, so thank you … More 12 Days of Manga: Completed!
And we have another art related post from Auri! Why do I feel like no one is surprised? Not a fan of food? Well, not really. I like tastes but I don’t enjoy eating in general. Sweets are ok, but only as long as they aren’t TOO sweet. I love chocolates, but not white chocolates. … More I’m Not a Fan of Food but Yumeiro Patissiere looks TASTY (Day 11)
After I gave up on a super interesting post yesterday, I’m back today with a more generalised topic. The effect blogging has on my reading style. Before I start with that, I’d like to share some good news- I’ve made a 100 posts on Manga Toritsukareru Koto! I’ll be doing a special post for that … More How Blogging Changed My Reading Style. Or Not. (Day 10)
This was a series that I had heard a LOT about before starting it, sort of like Yuri On Ice!! However, despite the great animation reviews the anime had got, I had begun with the manga, because, well, it’s manga. And I’m Auri. ^^ Anyway, let’s get to the topic. I don’t want to digress … More The Effect Art Style Has on Story Line: Mahou Tsukai no Yome (Day 1)