Juliet, You Idiot does a disservice to the topics it handles. Not only by rushing through, but by giving us an ending where it feels like the victim confronts himself.
Tokyo in April by Haru is one of the rare gems that everyone agrees is amazing. And that’s despite the heavy topics that could have very much ruined the story if not handled properly.
The live-action adaptation of Our Dinning Table makes more of an effort to establish the conditions of the salaryman and the sense of loneliness than the manga does. The adaptation sets up why Yutaka does not join in with his coworkers, how he eats alone, and how he ends up agreeing to teach Minoru how to make his grenade-sized onigiri.
Hikaru ga Shinda Natsu or The Summer Hikaru Died is a soft horror. Hikaru ga Shinda Natsu is about Yoshiki and his best friend Hikaru. Or not. Because Hikaru is dead and that’s not a spoiler—it’s in the title.
After… too many months, we’re back with 5 recommendations and a bonus for a valentine’s day full of heart-warming romance.
We all know the BL world is a shining example of problematic but Hideyoshico’s Wait for Me at Udagawachou takes the cake. While easy to read, this 2011 manga fails in its accuracy or character development.
Our Dining Table by Mita Ori is the perfect blend of cute and sad, so prepare your kleenex. I want this yaoi EVERYDAY FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE. GIVE IT TO ME.
The Dragging Sound is a 2015 BL manga by Harada, part of the doujinshi circles Paraiso. That means that no children are allowed and you better be ready to lay awake at night pondering why you subject yourself to such things.