Category Archive: Shoujo

Review: Watashi no Ookami-kun

I’m baaaaaaaack guys! Since I started living in Japan, you’d think that there’d be more manga reading at the manga cafes and more video game playing, but sadly this is not the case… Continue reading

Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Oujo: Wow, what happened in Chapter 41?

So, I just finished reading the latest chapter of Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji… Gosh, that was a roller coaster ride of emotions. So many emotions. Honestly, my thoughts here are gonna have… Continue reading

Is Ookami Shoujo to Kuro Ouji too formulaic?

Hello, everyone. This is going to be a rather short post since it’s midnight already and I want to sleep sometime in the near future. Plus this was something I wanted to talk… Continue reading

What is Hana Doki Kira?

Hello, everyone! I got an email a short time ago from Annie Stoll, one of the people behind an exciting new shoujo anthology, Hana Doki Kira! Hana Doki Kira is a shoujo anthology… Continue reading

Currently reading: Taiyou no Ie

Hello, everyone. I have been away for a while (again!), attending university, writing midterms, attempting to learn Mandarin Chinese, and applying for internships in various places. But I’m back now! I really want… Continue reading

Currently Reading: Yokohama Monogatari

Hello everyone! Before we get down to business, I am happy to report that this blog won the SILVER award in MOB! I honestly can’t believe it. Thanks so much to everyone that… Continue reading

Currently Reading: Ao Haru Ride

Hey everyone! I just finished my last exam of this semester TODAY. I’M FREEEEEEEE! *ahem* First, a little bit of housekeeping: please cast your votes for my latest (and final) MOB entry here!… Continue reading

Five reasons why I generally prefer shoujo manga to shoujo-based anime

This post is late. I know. I deeply apologize m(____)m Real life, Hawaiian stress patterns, and issues relating to Canadian sovereignty got in the way (actually, they’re still kind of in the way….)… Continue reading

A few reasons why I favour shoujo manga

Aaaand, here is MOB, take THREE! Please vote for me in the following places: For my first post on masculinity in shoujo manga here. For my second post on shoujo manga parenting here.… Continue reading

MAN UP! The role of shoujo in depicting men, masculinity and relationships

Hello, all. Here’s my entry for the Manga Olympics for Bloggers. My writer cap is on and ready to give periodic electrical pulses to my neurons, so let’s get started, shall we? *ahem*