Younger Man

  • Boy & Cool, by HARUKI Saki Boy & Cool, by HARUKI Saki Title: Boy & Cool Author: HARUKI Saki ISBN# 978-4-06-341703-6 Kodansha Comics, 2010 I picked up this cute oneshot volume because of the boy on the cover (oooh big surprise there!). I liked his mischievous expression. There is something about him that reminds me of Kikuchi Kamaro’s Rock Shounen works. All he needs is the tongue piercing! He looks very sneaky, while she definitely looks worried. I just love his eyes! They are kind of hypnotic. Anyway, this turned out to be a nice little ...
  • Hidari Te no Love Letter, by CHIBA Kozue Hidari Te no Love Letter, by CHIBA Kozue Title: Hidari Te no Love Letter (Left Hand Love Letter) Author: CHIBA Kozue ISBN# 978-4-09-132298-2 Flower Comics, 2009 This is such an adorable book! I was attracted by the cover, as usual. In this case, the lead character’s direct stare and glasses made it stand out amidst all the happy shoujo couples that are on most other covers. I like how she is sort of hunched over her desk, as if she is letting us in on a secret. Also, I don’t think there ...
  • Kimi wa Petto!, by OGAWA Yayoi Kimi wa Petto!, by OGAWA Yayoi Title:Kimi wa Petto! Author:OGAWA Yayoi ISBN# 4-06-325918-8 Kodansha Comics, 2000 There were two main things that attracted me to this manga- the title, “Kimi wa Petto” – “You’re a Pet” and the fact that the heroine of the story is shown on the cover eating Pocky. Now I am wondering which member of the food-sharing couple pictured here is the pet, and who is the master. Hmmm…. and I really love Pocky.. ok, I’ll get it! Heheh, it’s as simple as that. As ...