A list of the best and worst mothers I’ve encountered in shoujo and josei manga.
Posts Tagged ‘Skip Beat’
Here’s a list of some of the most memorable birthday moments in shoujo manga.
New York Times Manga Best Seller List for the week ending October 17th, 2009.
New York Times Manga Best Seller List for the week ending October 10th, 2009.
Undoubtedly, those who have read manga or watched anime for quite some time will have determined that Japanese school systems are organized somewhat different than in native English speaking countries. The most marked difference is the fact that upper secondary education (high school) is not mandatory in Japan.
Both series have extremely devout fan bases, and are produced by very talented mangakas. If you haven’t already, find a copy of either of these titles and find out what you’ve been missing!
For a long time I knew the honorific of senpai, but didn’t realize that the “underclassman” also has the honorific of kōhai. There’s only been one instance in which I’ve seen kōhai used. This made me wonder why the English publishing companies don’t keep ALL the honorifics.
If you’ve read the story then you know the connections between Koo, Ren, and Kuon. The fact that Kyoko nails the role just shows how well she understands “Kuon”. The two guys’ reactions are priceless. Two very memorable Skip Beat moments. Great plot, Nakamura!