October 24, 2015

Dokuhime – Download

It starts with poisonous herbs under the cradle. Then under the sheets. And inside the clothes. Even mixed in the milk that they feed the newborn. This way the child gradually gets used to poisons and becomes the perfect assassination tool—the “Poison Princess” whose every kiss, tear, and even touch bring death. Her only chance of survival is to fulfill her duty as an assassin and find a way to live on in the enemy land she is sent to…if her heart is strong enough.

October 24, 2015

DOLL: IC in a Doll

In these haunting tales, Dolls– human-like androids– have an uncanny way of working themselves into the lives of their masters. DOLL examines the question of what it means to be truly human. Candy’s Rating: 9/10 Candy’s Thoughts: Sooo, when I realized that Dokuhime and Shigeshoushi was written by the same author, I knew I had […]

August 14, 2015

Usagi Drop (2011)

Daikichi (Matsuyama Kenichi) learns that his recently deceased grandfather has an illegitimate daughter with an unknown mother. The girl’s name is Rin (Ashida Mana) and she is just 6 years old. Everybody in Daikichi’s family looks at the girl as an embarrassment and wants no part of her. Daikichi, annoyed by his family’s attitude, decides […]

August 13, 2015

Soryanaize Darling

“Maiko Ninomiya is college freshman again this year! All because of the accident a year ago that put her in the hospital for half a year. Not to let the fact that she was held back a year dishearten her, she made a complete recovery. But recently she keeps seeing dreams about having passionate sex. […]

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?”

July 27, 2015

Vitamin

High school student Sawako is caught in a compromising situation. As a result, the other students in her school bully and ostracize her to the point she looks to suicide and drops out of school. She starts drawing manga and the hobby becomes her “vitamin.”

July 16, 2015

Hotaru no Hikari

27-year-old Hotaru would rather sleep at home than seek romance, but due to unforeseen circumstances, suddenly she’s living with her boss, Takano. What’s more is that she now has a budding relationship with Makoto, who’s younger than she is. Like a dried fish thrown back into the ocean, can she learn to swim again and rediscover the ways of romance?

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