Fantasy romance and the modern kind take center stage in Reader’s Corner this week, as we dive into light novels and manga that revolve around love, some with sweeter tones and some more biting and fun. But it wouldn’t be a column without some sort of isekai, so we’ve got that, too, as well as… Read More Reader’s Corner: Fly Me to the Moon (Vol. 11), A Sign of Affection (Vol. 5), and Magical Explorer (Vol. 1)
It’s that time again: Time for more shojo manga recommendations! I could not be more excited for today’s choices! I’m continuing through the alphabet as I pick and choose different manga titles, with this video’s feature centering on the letter “D”! Prepare for all the fangirl excitement because two titles are ones I absolutely love!
Just when you assume you’ve sobbed your last tear for Fruits Basket, the franchise returns to dampen your eyes once again with Fruits Basket -prelude-, a prequel film featuring Tohru’s parents and connecting them to the relationship that is most central to the series. While arranged somewhat as a compilation of episodes about Kyo alongside… Read More Review: Fruits Basket -prelude- (Dub)
I’ll admit it: I have an agenda. It is my goal to spread the word about Kageki Shojo!! and inspire more anime and manga fans to check out this delightfully comedic, surprisingly deep, and altogether beautifully-crafted series! The story follows the ups and downs and all round antics of a group of theatre-girl hopefuls (or… Read More Kageki Shojo!! Manga Review, Vols. 0-5 (for manga-only readers)
The shojo manga love continues in the video series of ABCs of Shojo Manga! I am especially excited for this video because this specific series helped me finally read one of the titles that has been at my library for what feels like forever, but also because I discovered a new manga that I’m desperately… Read More Will You “C” Your Favorite Shojo Manga Mentioned?!
Banished from the Hero’s Party, Vol. 1 (manga) Having been surpassed in power by the members of his party—a group of chosen adventurers ridding the continent of a great, devastating evil—and called out by one as “not a true comrade,” Gideon leaves his sister (the hero) and the others, and settles in Zoltan, a peaceful,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Record of Ragnarok, Higehiro, and Cosplay: The Fictional Mode of Existence
Here on the Beneath the Tangles, we recently kicked off a video series called the ABCs of Shojo Manga, and today we are here to continue the fun! Last time, we featured the letter “A” and today, we’re onto the letter “B”! I found there were quite a few shojo manga titles that started with… Read More The Fun Continues in Finding Shojo Manga with the Letter “B”!