Blue Spring Ride Episode 7 – “I Just Have to Tell Her”

Whaaa?? I’m looking online for bloggers writing posts on Blue Spring Ride anime and  - **crickets**. Really? I know there are some fangirls out there somewhere. I really want to talk about this anime with other viewers! I guess I’m coming in midway through, but somethin’ is better than nothin’!

Episode 7 begins where 6 left off at the train station. Futaba is fighting her attraction to Kou because her best friend Yuuri admitted she likes him. Futaba doesn’t want to betray Yuuri, so she’s trying to suppress the “doki, doki”, but failing miserably. And Kou isn’t helping.

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LaLa and LaLaDX – Current Serializations

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LaLa is a shoujo manga magazine published by Hakusensha on a monthly basis. The titles in LaLa that have been licensed here in North America are mostly from Viz with a few grabbed by TokyoPop and CMX early on.

Which popular series have been in LaLa?   Kare Kano, Vampire Knight, Ouran High School Host Club, Natsume’s Book of Friends, La Corda d’Oro, and Maid-Sama. That’s a great list of series, right?  Well, what’s running now, you say? Here’s what’s currently running in LaLa and LaLa DX:

Shoujo Wallpapers for August 2014

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New wallpapers of your favorite shoujo series! Here are the latest images from japanese mangaka for your desktop or mobile device. Some manga magazines post multiple per month. I claim no right to these images and only provide links to make them easy to find. All images are copyright the artist and publisher. Enjoy!

Demon Love Spell – Mayu Shinjo: Series Review

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Demon Love Spell, translated from Ayakashi no Koi Emaki, is a shoujo manga by Mayu Shinjo that ran in Shueisha’s Margaret magazine from 2009 to 2014. The six volume series was published in North America under Viz’s Shojo Beat imprint.

The Gist: Miko is a shrine maiden who has never had much success at seeing or banishing spirits. Then she meets Kagura, a sexy demon who feeds off women’s feelings of passion and love. Kagura’s insatiable appetite has left many girls at school brokenhearted, so Miko casts a spell to seal his powers. Surprisingly, the spell works – sort of – but now Kagura is after her! How will Miko cast off Kagura, and does she really want to?

Betsuma – Current Serializations

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Betsuma, short for Bessatsu Margaret, is published by Shueisha on a monthly basis. The titles in Betsuma that have been licensed here in North America are mostly from Viz with Itazura na Kiss published by DMP.

Which popular series have been in Betsuma?   Kimi ni Todoke, Strobe Edge, High School Debut, Love * Com, Crimson Hero, and Itazura na Kiss to name a few. That’s a great list of series, right?  Well, what’s running now, you say? Here’s what’s currently running in Betsuma: