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Thrust Out of the Closet?

Advantages: gentle romantic satire with broad appeal
Disadvantages: need to read 1st volume first

...It's spring and the season for cherry blossoms. As the Ouran High School Host Club takes in this romantic setting for the parties, trouble looms on the horizon. Things have been going swimmingly well for Haruhi as she poses as a boy at school in order to ...

Shroud 20.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Ouran High School Host Club vol 2 - Bisco Hatori

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Hospitable (Ouran High School) Host Club in Volume 2

Advantages: Funny, heart-warming, character revelations, good drawings style, bonus manga.
Disadvantages: Less detail in drawings in bonus manga.

General Plot (shortened from my review of Vol 1) The basic plot revolves around a scholarship student named Haruhi Fujioka, whom stumbles in upon the "Host Club" - a club devoted to helping the rich young ladies (and gentlemen if they are that way incli ...

Nowheresend 21.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Ouran High School Host Club vol 2 - Bisco Hatori

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Beyond Mere Entertainment

Advantages: gently thought provoking, yet affirming, entertainment
Disadvantages: I think the age recommendation is a bit off

I have to hold up my hand here and admit I have loved anime and manga now for well over 20 years. It's not something I am ashamed of by any means, but I think I should mention the fact in passing as it then follows that over the course of twenty odd years ...

Shroud 31.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Fruits Basket Vol. 1 - Natsuki Takaya

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don't get put off by the title!

Advantages: everything
Disadvantages: nothing!

i started reading this around two years ago when my friend recommended it to me and as soon as i started i couldn't put it down. i was so grasped by the book i forget everything that was happening around me and i remeber just how happy i was whilst i was ...

r_c12345 22.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Fruits Basket Vol. 1 - Natsuki Takaya

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Fruits basket is the best shojo out there!

Advantages: Easy and quick to read, fun, funny, engaging
Disadvantages: Very short, the anime doesn't follow, and there are lots of japanese references

This is my favorite manga! It has everything - drama, romance, comedy and tragedy. If you're looking for a shojo manga that is not too girly this is it. It follows Tohru Honda and the Sohma family. Tohru finds out that if you hug a member of the opposite ...

burntquesadillas 06.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Fruits Basket Vol. 1 - Natsuki Takaya

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