July 27, 2015

3 am Dangerous Zone

Momoko, who dreams of becoming an illustrator, finds employment in an ultra fast-paced office that specializes in designing pachinko parlors!! With the office running a yakuza-like business and employing a designer who has a habit of suddenly stripping in the middle of the night, Momoko believes that the company employees are a bit… no, definitely eccentric!! She continues pulling all-nighters, unable even to return home… And in the midst of that cigarette smoke-filled office, where women’s authority takes a step back, she asks herself, “Why am I here?”

June 1, 2015

Knock Your Heart Out!

“One day, like an attack, you are caught in a fire of love. It is beautiful and sad at the same time. Once you are captured by the hands of love, there’s no way. Your love story might be started at this very moment, ……are you surely all right? Those are love stories of the […]

May 31, 2015

Sunadokei

After her parents get divorced, Ann Uekusa and her mother move from Tokyo to rural Shimane. Accustomed to the anonymity of city living, Ann can’t get used to the almost overbearing kindness of the people in her mother’s hometown. But when personal tragedy strikes, Ann discovers how much she needs that kindness. Avelys Rating: 7/10 […]

May 29, 2015

Massugu Kimi e

“The days when I laugh and the days when I cry, there are words I want to tell you who has been by my side.” Avelys Rating: 6/10 Avelys Notes: I just read this one-shot today and I have to say it gave me diabetes. A very nice read if you want a quick dose […]

May 28, 2015

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Aoki Kaoru is a 26-year-old woman who has never had a boyfriend. Normally unattached and unmotivated in her own life, Kaoru decides to start up a nail salon as a side business in addition to her regular job as a medical clerk. Although having a severe adversity to physical touch, she is forced to confront […]

May 27, 2015

Mars

Kira, a shy high school student, lives only for her art. Rei, An arrogant, rebellious and violent playboy, wears his delinquency like a badge of honor. They are exact opposites in every way, but when Kira sees Rei kissing a statue of Mars, she overcomes her fears and asks him to model for her. And, […]

May 27, 2015

Heroine Shikkaku

This could be any girl. Imagine being a heroine of a love story. Hatori also believed that one day she would get married to her childhood friend, Rita. But that’s not how the world works! This is a hilarious comedy that honestly paints a painful unrequited love story of this young girl! Candy’s Rating: 7-9/10 […]

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