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Let’s Play

senscritique.comHello again, everyone!

Today I’ll be talking about another comic from Webtoon called, ” Let’s Play,” by Mongie. The main character ends up being a cute but nerdy girl named, Sam who has always dreamed of being a game developer. She worked her ass off until she was finally able to make her first game and shared it on a game developer site so others could play it and give her some feedback on how she did.

Things were going well until a famous gamer youtuber named, Marshall Law, played her game one day and gave it an awful review. Since, then things started going downhill for the poor girl. Her confidence along with her game developer reputation and dreams were dashed by one single internet icon. If things couldn’t get any worse, her new neighbor ends up being Marshall himself.

Pinterest.comThis story is really entertaining and I love the little emotion moments where the creator makes a person’s emotion look like shadow people. Also, I love the characters in this story and my favorite characters would have to Sam and Link and not just because I want them to end up together really badly. Sam is such a sweet girl and the embodiment of a gamer girl who needs to break of her shell. Link is her exact opposite, he’s not into games as much as she is, but he cares a lot about her and his really protective moments towards her are the cutest.

Besides, her life starting to bloom; she hasn’t given up on her dreams, even though, she was kicked to the curb and thrown away by the internet. Also, I want to put out there that it turns out that Marshall isn’t an asshole or anything. He’s just a popular gamer that didn’t realize how much power he has over the fate of people like Sam.

s7.instago.pwThis comic is still ongoing and I patiently wait for updates, so I can see if Sam and Link finally end up together and everyone else gets over their issues and problems. If your into slice of life or romance type of reads then this would be something I recommend that you read to pass the time. But, if you rather wait for it to be complete then I understand and give you props for your patience for waiting that long for that glorious moment to arrive. Hope you enjoy the story!

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Angel of Death

NextEpisode.comSince its October let’s talk about some horror, shall we?

The anime, Angel of Death, is still kind of ongoing, but I’ll get into that later. It’s about a girl named, “Rachel”, who finds herself in a very strange situation. All she remembers in the beginning of the story is that something happened to her parents, then she went to her first counseling session. Soon after, she wakes up in a strange building where she finds out very quickly that she has been named a ‘sacrifice’ in that strange place and that people are out to kill her for some reason.

Her first encounter with Zack wasn’t a very good one because he was the first person to try to kill her in this show with a scythe. You can tell immediately that Zack hasn’t gotten all his lightbulbs screwed back into his head yet, but he doesn’t seem to mind it. After a couple of near close calls, she makes a deal with Zack that if she successfully help him escape this building then he’ll kill her. Weird, right?

But, I think Rachel has her reasons for agreeing to this.

As you watch the show it starts to feel like your watching a video game and after doing some digging, I wasn’t really surprised to find out that it was a video game before it was turned into an anime. The video game was launched to the world in 2015 in August and was created by Makoto Sanada.

Anyway, as time goes by and they tread deeper and deeper into the insanity of the mystery building more of Zack’s and Rachel’s pasts are revealed in the process. But, there are some questions that haven’t been answered yet. Why is Rachel there? Is she dead or alive? Is she in some kind of purgatory if she is dead? What did she do to deserve being sent to that place? The anime only shows you 12 of the 16 episodes the rest of the episodes you have to search the internet for.

If anyone know where to watch all 16 episodes I would greatly appreciate it if you put it in the comments, so we can all enjoy the ending.

You can play the video game and see if you can beat it to see the plot twist of an ending or if your neither a gamer or a watcher then you can enjoy reading the manga, too. There are so many mysteries to this show and so many unique characters that these two have to go through. For the episodes that I was able to watch, I found it quite enjoyable and I hope you do, too.

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Darkness of Phantom Paradise

Welcome back everyone!

I hope you all had a wonderful 4th of July this year. If not I hope this new comic that I discovered will make your day a little brighter.

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Hayate

This story is called, “Phantom Paradise” which was made by Rurisen (L. Zhu) and its about a young boy named, Hayate, who tells his side of the story and how he became the enemy’s emperor after swearing to his best friend that they would both one day help take down the queen of phantom paradise and go to heaven.

It goes into Hayate’s past of when they were younger and how he became the way he did. Just from reading a chapter or two you realize that he’s not evil, just misunderstood. That he had to make the tough decisions in his past to get where he his now while his best friend was suffering from a demonic coma the entire time this was taking place. From the way the world is described I would say it would be some kind of spirit world or purgatory. That’s because everyone who lives there is aware of spirits, ghosts and demons and that they all had previous lives before they got there.

They don’t really go into detail of each characters pasts since this is still an ongoing story, but until they do I suggest you use your imagination. Now, you’ll notice quickly in this story that women are the dominant gender in that world which I wouldn’t have a problem with if it wasn’t for the fact that almost every female character in this story is an evil bitch! Women are more superior to men in Phantom Paradise because of the fact that they can use magic and have become stronger than men in combat.

Pikcat.comThe only use that men have in this world are their mana which women can absorb to make themselves stronger which is why men are either a woman’s concubine, servant, slave, husband, etc. Pretty much the system is the more men you have under the more powerful that woman happens to be which is probably why the queen is so damn powerful. Speaking of the queen, it hasn’t been explained as to why she’s a skeleton yet in the story which I find odd. When I first saw her I thought she was only wearing a skeleton mask, but then you see later that her whole body is that way.

Does she make her body that way only when she’s in public?

Is it a curse?

Is she so old that her body melted away and the only thing keeping her alive is her magic?

I don’t know and we may never know this answer until the creator decides to put it in the story. If some of you already know the answer by any chance, don’t hesitate to tell me in the comments below. Back to Hayate, he becomes a concubine in training in the royal palace and he constantly has to fend off other trainees, jealous concubines, ghosts, monsters while staying under the radar so nobody finds out that he can do Magic!

Yes. ladies and gentlemen, you heard it right he can do magic which as you know no man in Phantom Paradise was able to do. But, it’s not just the fact he can do magic that makes him important its it the fact of his true identity which if the wrong people found out would do everything in their power to make sure he ceases to exist. What is his true identity you ask?

Well, your going to have to read it in order to find out the answer. This is very good story that will suck you really quick. If your into cute guys, fantasy, action and the supernatural then you’ve got to give this comic a try and see how you like it.

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My Dear Cold Blooded King

AnimeClick.comThis “My Dear Cold Bloodied King” comic was made by Lifelight in Webtoons. It’s about a normal peasant girl named, “Mei”, who one day saved someone of great importance to the royal palace against several deadly assassins. Soon after, she gets an invite to stay and live at the palace to train to fight and learn about medicine.

During her stay there she gets suspicious of the ‘Blood King’s’ true intentions of bringing her here. Not one to sit around and wait for the answers to come to her she decides to find out for herself. The results being her revealing the king’s true identity and suddenly becoming engaged to him. Of course, if your already reading the story than you know that her being engaged to him is just so he can protect her because of all the snooping she likes doing, she’s already made some enemies. Plus he thought it would be a good idea to lure out his unfaithful subjects.

Personally, I think this is going to be one of those “I did this to you to protect you and nothing more but I’ve suddenly fallen in love you” situations. For the ones who haven’t read this yet, I’ll just tell you now that most of the main character guys are hot as hell. The main two that I vote for that are the hottest are Katsu and Kozuke and for obvious reasons. If I was Mei then I would go with Kozuke and I think it’s because he’s got that bad ass charm going on, but you know that deep inside that he cares for Mei and is busting into her life so he can fulfill what he promised her all those years ago.

When Mei realizes who Kozuke is to her, she’s going to flip her lip. I don’t know what she’s going to do after because she’s going to have to choose one of these hot male specimens to be with. Now some you are probably wondering why I don’t think Hayate has a chance with Mei and that’s because he likes her for all the wrong reasons. His main reason for wanting to be with her is because she looks just like his old girlfriend, Shiori. When I found that out I got flashbacks of Inuyasha and immediately took him out the running to be Mei’s bae.

This story is a whole wild ride of secrets, love and betrayal. If your into historical, romance, tragedy and action comics/manga then this is right for you. This is still ongoing but you’ll be happy to know that a new chapter comes in every couple of days, so you don’t have to wait as long other mangas that like to take months to years to publish a chapter or two to the world. Sometimes, in the story their clothing and some situations get a little suggestive so be mature when you read it. Other than that this is a really good story that I hope you enjoy as much as I am.

Cold Bloodied King Trailer: https://youtu.be/D51jCk6OGgM

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Servamp: The Vampires of Sin

Are you enjoying this lovely spring weather like I am? I hope so.

Today’s anime that I’ll be talking about is Servamp that is a manga and an anime show by Strike Tanaka. I happened to come across this one by chance and I thought it looked interesting enough to take a look at. I will say that I only watched the show, but not the manga so this is going to be based on that.

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Kuro’s Cat Form

It’s a teen boy named,”Mahiru”, who likes simple things but hates troublesome things. Already his personality traits are heading for a world of disaster. Anyway, one day he finds a black cat and decides to take it home to keep as a pet and names it, “Kuro”. But, the very next day when he returns from school, he finds a guy there instead of his cat; watching tv and eating all his food. Turns out that the cat he took in was actually a vampire and the reason why he was knocked out when he found him was because he was super weak to the sun.

In this show, instead of vampires burning or glittering in the sunlight they turn into small, cute animals. Kuro’s being an adorable black cat. Long story short Kuro and Mahiru end up making a contract with each other. Soon after another servamp comes out the woodwork that calls himself ,”Tsubaki”, the vampire of Melancholy.

AmiAmi.comKuro is one of the seven vampires of sin. He being the servamp of Sloth for obvious reasons and his other siblings representing the other six sins. Apparently, none of the other vampires knew about Tsubaki’s existence of being the 8th vampire of the sin, Melancholy. Tired of hiding and not being acknowledged by his older siblings, he decides to start a war against the other vampires.

Kuro and Hyde end up being my favorite characters in this show which i find ironic since they HATE each other with a bloody passion. Kuro keeps making me laugh with how lazy he is, he’ll actually avoid fighting because he feels sore or isn’t into it at all. Hyde is the opposite he always seem to be up for a fight at all times and doesn’t care about anyone but himself. He seems to have a bad and ultimately fatal habit of killing his eves when he gets bored with them.

Wattpad.comAnyway, I was kind of disappointed with the fact that only 3 out of the 7 sin vampires (not including Tsubaki) showed up in the show. If it wasn’t for the flashback, you’ve never have known what the other looks like. The beginning of the show made it seem like it was going to be that all seven band together for the greater good of all vampire kind and fight against Tsubaki all at once, but that didn’t happen. So, you could say I was a little miffed about that.

Hopefully, those details are in the manga for your enjoyment. But, this is a very good anime to watch and pass the time with. I hope you enjoy the crazy characters and funny moments that are in this show. See you next time!

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Anatolia Story

Welcome back everyone! I hope you all are enjoying this lovely spring weather that we’re having.

Today’s manga is another classic type of manga that I’ve realized that I’ve read a long time ago, but nnneevvvverrr talked about it for some reason on my blog. I bet I’m going to suddenly remember a ton of manga/anime that I forgot o mention after this, but it’s all good.

Anatolia Story or betterFastMangu.com known as Red River was made by Chie Shinohara and is a total of 28 volumes and is completed, so you all don’t have to worry about cliff hangers and waiting months to years waiting for what happens next. It’s about an average high school girl named Yuri who suddenly gets dragged through a random puddle by a lot of outstretched hands to find herself reappearing not only in hundreds of years in the past, but in a total different country to boost. She goes from Japan to reappearing in Hattusa which is the capital of the Hittite Empire in Anatolia.

This girl then meets the Crown Prince of the Hittite Empire,” Prince Kail”, who protects her from the queen after learning of her situation. Basically, the queen brought Yuri to their time and place because she wants to kill her and use her blood for a curse that will kill all of the remaining princes, so that her son can take the throne and rule the empire. Don’t get it twisted though, this is the queen’s idea not the son’s.

HubPagesThis story is full of romance, murder, drama and conspiracy theories, but their were a lot of touching and romantic moments, too. The story will totally blow you away and you end up loving all the interesting characters that show up in this story (except the queen of course). Besides, Prince Kail my other favorite character would have to be, Ramses, who is a Egyptian general striving to become the next Pharaoh. This guy is not only a handsome devil, but is super smart and a total womanizer and to top it has a thing for Yuri!

(sniff sniff) Do I smell a love triangle? I think I do.

mangarock.comI have read and re-read this series over and over during the last couple of years even though I already know what’s going to happen. So, I can tell you its a really good story if your into romance, murder, conspiracy theories, love triangles, action and history. This manga has a little something for everyone. Also, I want to say that you should only read this series if you are of the mature nature because there is a lot nudity and suggestive clothing in this manga. If you are though, then enjoy to your heart’s content.

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A Girl’s Story From Far Away

PinterestI’m back ladies and gentlemen! I’ll be honest and say I didn’t realize how long ago since I’ve made an appearance on my blog until just recently and I apologize for that. I got distracted with a lot of things going on in the world of reality and I guess I didn’t realize how much time passed. Anyway, let’s move on to better things.

This time I’m going with what I would call a ‘classic’ since I read this manga a llloonnnggg time ago and couldn’t believe that I never talked about it. This one is called  ‘Kanata Kara‘ or also known as ‘From Far Away’ which was made Kyoko Hikawa. It’s about a normal high school girl named,” Noriko”, who suddenly gets thrown into another world which was predicted by the seers of that new world that she would appear as the Awakening. The Awakening is supposed to be a being that will awaken the Sky Demon onto the world which will wreak havoc upon the world into an era of eternal darkness.

Basically, Noriko is going to help start the freaking apocalypse!!!

What the seers in this world didn’t foresee is the Awakening and the Sky Demon to end up looking like two normal people. Noriko is pretty much normal for the most part of this story, but Izark the handsome warrior aka Sky Demon was pretty much super human. He had a lot of different abilities going on, but he was super scared to use them or go deeper in strengthening his powers sometimes because since birth he was told that he would become the Sky Demon and destroy the world. So, in turn would never try to  use too much of his powers. But, since Izark is pretty much unbeatable he never had to push himself that far anyway…….until Keimos came into his life.

Keimos is another handsome devil warrior in this story and is obsessed with being the strongest warrior around. He’ll fight anybody that wants to and make an example of them to prove his point to his enemies. So, when Izark came in and kicked his ass; you could say that Keimos was a little miffed at finally being beaten down.

Keimos ended up being the first of many problems for the two because everyone in the world is looking for those two but don’t know where to look. You would think that would work to their advantage, but these two have the worst luck when it comes to running into trouble. Their main problem ends up being a man named,”Rachef” and for good reason. He ends up brining a world of hurt to the pair and I’m going to say how because your going to have to read it to believe it.

MangaRock.comThis is a very heart warming manga that you will cherish forever if your into the romance/fantasy type of mangas. Its filled with romance, mysterious creatures, dragons and magic that you won’t be able to get enough of. So, if your into this these types of manga then I would suggest you give it a read. The only thing that got me was the ending because I kind of felt like the creator of the manga didn’t know how to properly end the series.  As if they weren’t sure if they wanted it to keep going or not, but it’s still a pretty good ending anyway and I really enjoyed the story.

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Sisterly Love of Citrus

This time I’ll be talking about Citrus which was a manga originally by Saburouta. Later, made into an anime show by Seven Seas Entertainment. I will say that the manga did interest me, but I never got the time to get into it which is why I’m so glad they made an anime show version of it.

It’s about two girls that are total opposites of each other made to be step-sisters after their parents marry each other and not only that have to share a room. Yuzu is the perky, girly type of girl who likes wearing make up, jewelry and being social with others. She’s not afraid to speak her mind either which is why she sticks out like a sore thumb at her new school after she and her mom moved, so they could all live together. Mei, on the other hand, is the strict, bookworm type that follows the rules and makes sure everyone is doing their part. She is the student council president and the chairman’s granddaughter and you can tell just from looking at her that she doesn’t even know what the definition of fun is.

Now here’s the kicker, not long after they meet they both realize that they have feelings for each other. I think Mei already knew about her sexual preferences because she was the one who started this train of hotness. Also, when Mei was engaged to one of the teachers in the school, she didn’t look like she was enjoying any of his ‘affections’ towards her, but liked Yuzu almost instantly.

A lot of different things get between their forbidden love as they struggle to be a gay couple. This is still an ongoing series, so I don’t know how things are going to turn out for them yet. I think some people in this show might get shocked because some people like the parents don’t know about the relationship, but I think Mei’s grandfather had a little inkling of what she wanted especially after the whole teacher fiasco (for those of you who watched it know what I’m talking about).

This anime is nothing short of hot, suggestive and sweet. It’s interesting to see these two girls struggle in being in a relationship and help each other with their personal issues. This anime is very open about gay love, so I wouldn’t recommend this for you people out there that are homophobic in any way shape or form. But, for those other people though, I hope you enjoy this series as much as I did even though their aren’t many episodes out yet for our enjoyment. We can only wait and see what happens next.

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The King’s Game: A Game of Deception and Chaos

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Welcome Back!

Today I’ll be talking about another horror type anime called,“The King’s Game”, also known as,“Osama Game”, that was written by Nobuaki Kanazawa. This is the type of cruel and twisted horror that has no problem sucking you in within minutes of watching it.

It revolves mostly around a teenage boy named,” Nobuaki,” who is transferring from his old school. You can tell right away that something is wrong and he’s waiting for something to happen. He was really scared to get close to anyone and just wanted to be left alone. The only person who tried to really hard to be his friend in the beginning was Natsuko, a cheerful and bright girl who fell for Nobuaki at first sight or so she claims, at least. Not long after he gets there he and rest of his class get a text from the ‘King’ welcoming them to the game and that they must do everything it says or get punished which in most cases was die a horrible and gruesome death.

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Natsuko aka Ms.Two-Faced

Nobuaki knew it was coming, so he wasn’t really surprised, but he didn’t know how to solve the problem. So, his only solution that he could come up with is if he doesn’t obey and dies as punishment then the game will hopefully end. Unfortunately, he ends up going through with the order because of Natsuko who in turn isn’t just a crazy two-faced bitch whose survived a previous King Game, but is Chiemi’s twin sister aka Nobuaki’s exgirlfriend.

Now Nobuaki not only has to find a way for everyone to survive, but stop Natsuko from meddling and getting everyone to turn on each other. This show is a rollercoaster of emotions and gets very twisted and very dark real quick. But, I have to point out some mistakes in the show’s logic and unsolved mysteries. One being the sister’s themselves, we never know how the sister’s got separated in the first place but only know that they born in a village that no longer exists on the map and that’s where the original King’s Game was played. According to the story, the first game was played at the sister’s village and 30 years have passed until Nabuaki/Natsuko’s previous games, correct? My question is how is everyone teenagers? They should at least be at their late 20s in college or something, right? So, that little detail is never explained in the show.

The anime never explains how the King’s Game was created in the first place; it only hinted to the fact that Chiemi and Natsuko’s father had something to do with its creation. Also, on how a virus that started on paper became an extremely intelligent computer virus? Was someone still working on it? Modified it somehow? And another thing that got was the ending to this entire insane scenario which was the hidden rule to end the game forever. The hidden message said that if all participants in the game die then the game will end and will not spread to new hosts. If there is a survivor then the game will spread and spread until all of humanity is destroyed. So, how and why did the game virus somehow transfer to someone who is totally unrelated to the current game?

Pinterest.esMaybe all these questions are answered in the manga, I only watched the anime so my opinions and views are coming off of that. If someone finds the answer then don’t hesitate to leave a comment below. Maybe they plan on explaining it in a second season, I don’t know but I highly doubt a second season is going to come out into the woodwork any time soon because of how it ended. If I had a choose a favorite character in this show, I would have to pick Ria. She was a total badass every time she appeared in the show. Also, the way she died was so cool that I had to give her respect. How can someone be set on fire and act so cool as if nothing was going on is beyond me, but she pulled it off.

Ria had reasons for being the way she was and I’m not going to reveal them. You’ll just have to watch or read the manga in order to find out. I really enjoyed this since I usually go for the horror types of anime. I wouldn’t recommend this to immature people (you know who you are) because there are a lot of sexual and intimate scenes in this and hints of rape as well. Also, if you’re not into horror, gore or very twisted situations and people this isn’t for you. Other than that I really enjoyed the anime overall and if a second season is coming out, I’ll be keeping my eye open for it.

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Jaryuu Tensei: Evil Dragon Journey

amash2092.wordpress.comThis time I’ll be talking about an ongoing manga called,“Jaryuu Tensei”, that was made by Seto Meguru. It’s mainly revolved a person who calls himself, Ja, who was an ordinary person until he died in an accident and was reincarnated into a dragon in a whole different world. In this world, he’s super strong with his own magical powers and the people in that world call him evil for reasons unknown and come from all over the world to fight him in order for them to get stronger.

He lives his life pretty peacefully with the cute little slimes as his servants until a group of really evil and powerful people come to find him and end up killing a good chunk of his slimes in the process. It’s at that moment that he knew he had to leave the mountain before something even worse happens to them. Also, the fact that he ate an Orc pea that transforms beasts to human like forms kind of helped his decision a little.

When he turned human I thought two things and that was he was going to lose his dragon powers and that he would never become a dragon ever again. When you go further into the story you realize that both assumptions are wrong and you become incredibly happy about these facts. Also, I’m really curious on how he remembers his past life and why. That’s a bit of a mystery that has yet to be solved in this manga, but it is still an uncompleted series so they might reveal the reason later on.

MangaOnline.comMoving on, he travels to town to see the world through a human’s eyes and ends somehow at a slave auction where he meets Ireinu, the elf princess. I’m going to assume she’s a princess or at least the tribe chief’s daughter just from what I saw in her back story and making my own theories of who she was before she was being sold as a slave. Ja ends up buying her and help heal her scarred body and heart until she becomes this cute, but unbelievable force. She is extremely loyal to Ja and for good reasons. Ireinu is my favorite character so far in the story because I like how she acts so sweet and cute until someone insults Ja and then she goes into devil mode and attacks.

Eventually, I think Ja is going to have to fight the dragon gods and transform into a real dragon. Which will reveal his true identity to his friends and soon to be friends that have yet to be revealed in this story.

Yes, I shall say once again that this is an ongoing series and it is only a manga right now. I would think for this an anime series will probably show up in the future, but don’t quote me on that. It’s really funny, action packed and full of hot people so I would call this a well-rounded manga to pass the time with. I can’t wait to see what happens next in the story and I wonder if he’s going to choose one of these lovely ladies to be his? Guess you won’t find out until you read it.

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