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.
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.
Doughnuts under a Crescent Moon starts with Hinako’s breakdown in a lonely street and her wish to love herself and to find love. Asahi, her serious and capable co-worker, finds her crouched like that, and from there, they develop a friendship and maybe more.
Wandering Son revolves around two transgender characters who are in the 5th grade. How they learn to navigate their own trans identity around their classmates, family and each other is also explored.
Downfall aka Reiraku is a pity party for an insecure Asano Inio. Here’s the rant review for this abomination of a manga. Pretty abomination.