Tag: Nakamura Asumiko

#801MMF Spotlight: BL’s New Wave

When a couple of Japanese BL scholars went down to Manila, I spent a good week with them – interviewing local female artists and getting to know BL fans in Manila. During down time, they had a chance to ask me, “What kind of BL […]

#25: Utsubora by Nakamura Asumiko

Shun Mizorogi is an acclaimed novelist who seems to have passed his prime. He hasn’t written a thing in years yet at his publisher’s party, he becomes infatuated with a young girl who calls herself Aki Fujino. After the debut his new work, the police […]

Sneak Peak: Nakamura Asumiko’s Utsubora

When I first read Utsubora, it was in Kansai airport, waiting for my trip back home. The somber cover was telling that this wasn’t a cheery Asumiko title, but as soon as I inspected past the cover flap, I wondered what I was just reading […]

Happy New Asumiko!

First things first, Happy New Year gaiz! Thank you so much for your support in the last year even if I was quite sparse and suddenly alive again. I feel like I’ll just catch some back log from last year especially with my spotlight series! […]

Nakamura Asumiko’s New Title in Opera 32

Nakamura Asumiko’s New Title in Opera 32

Why, aren’t I quite hardworking today? I’ve got some spare time in my hands, so I thought I’d share some fun news for the wicked. I just caught on my feeds this morning and I saw that Opera No. 32 is coming with a new […]

Nakamura Asumiko’s back in Opera!

Nakamura Asumiko’s back in Opera!

Happy! Happy! Joy! Joy! \o/ I did mention in my spotlight that Nakamura Asumiko has taken a break to recover her health after her hectic work duties. But it seems that she’s back on track and returning to Opera to continue her current work “Sora […]

Ohta Shuppan’s Pocopoco launched!

Ohta Shuppan’s Pocopoco launched!

Ohta Shuppan, publishers of magazine Manga Erotics F has launched their online manga portal called Pocopoco. It’s an interesting website that allows you to preview some of the published Ohta Shuppan Manga titles (mostly from Manga Erotics F) and at the same time read some […]

Spotlight: Nakamura Asumiko

Spotlight: Nakamura Asumiko

I believe I’ve been told by one of my advisers that I shouldn’t write something that I’m obsessed about. Bias, after all, is one of the greatest sins in historical writing. It’s like a painted picture where everything is all right or all wrong and […]

Starting the year right with some handsome boys

Starting the year right with some handsome boys

Last night, I was thinking about the first thing that I should blog about here in Champloo.  I’ve had a couple of hiccups last year and this year, I made a resolve to write more for my blogs than elsewhere. But what should I write? […]

Those Nakamura Eyes

Those Nakamura Eyes

I have been terribly busy as of late due to school concerns but there’s this one mangaka that sets me at ease whenever I read her mangas. I love looking people’s eyes but I never really paid attention to them in manga. To me, most […]