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.
Country Diaries is a BL manga by Isino Aya where Kurumizawa, a professor, abandons his city life for farming and it’s all very pure. He loves nature and finds peace and joy in working his little farm and finding a community among the other farmers there.
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.