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Favorite Manga Reads for 2014

2014 was a very busy year for me. The bulk of my research was done during this year and in terms of manga reading, I actually spent more time catching up or reading manga related to my research more than reading all the new manga […]

36. In Clothes Called Fat

I knew exactly what the book was going to talk about and I wanted to see how Moyoco Anno would pull off this fragile title about women and their body issues. There’s brutal honesty In Clothes Called Fat. I wasn’t ready to see that in a manga.

Winners for #whatiateyesterday

A week came like a whirlwind, didn’t it? But I had so much fun eating and cooking these meals, as well as seeing everyone’s awesome meals that I am full to the brim!  Anyway, I’m happy to announce the winners and random.org was helpful in […]

What Did I Eat Yesterday: Earl Grey Sherbet

When I saw this recipe, I didn’t hesitate to make it. If you love tea and sherbets, Shiro’s dessert is an awesome treat without breaking a sweat! 

What Did I Eat Yesterday: Green Peas Rice and Chicken Mushroom in Tomato Sauce

  When I first started blogging about cooking meals from What Did You Eat Yesterday, someone was telling me about how he just can’t have the time or the chance to cook it because the ingredients were hard to find. I suppose that raised the […]

What Did I Eat Yesterday: Banana with Yoghurt and Honey

Yesterday was such an odd morning because it started out as a really hot day and so I prepared a really cold breakfast I learned from What Did I East Yesterday. I was hoping this breakfast would keep me cool, but as soon as the […]

Celebrating ‘What Did You Eat Yesterday’

I’m not exactly sure if you guys know but I love Yoshinaga Fumi’s What Did You Eat Yesterday? LIKE WHOA. By that I mean it’s a book staple that won’t disappear from my bookshelf for many reasons other than it’s a Yoshinaga Fumi manga. I’ve […]

#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 […]

#19 – Flowers of Evil by Shuzo Oshimi

#19 – Flowers of Evil by Shuzo Oshimi

Aku no Hana, Flower of Evil by Shuzo Oshimi Serialized in Shounen Magazine Licensed by Vertical A young boy falls in love with prettiest girl in class and makes a crucial mistake. A girl witnesses the young boy’s act and uses it against the boy’s […]

The Tale of Three Tezuka Ladies

The Tale of Three Tezuka Ladies

It’s hard to imagine Tezuka with heroines. People often associate Tezuka with heroes like Astroboy (Atom), Black Jack, and Buddha. In the last five years, the most fervent of readers would possibly have heard of Sapphire from Princess Knight. Unless you’re Japanese, she is a […]

Starting 2012 with Manga Taishou Nominees

Starting 2012 with Manga Taishou Nominees

It feels like 2012 took me in like a tornado. I spent the first week thrown into the fray of work and my lungs were hacking a lot more than what I inhale. That said, the year has started to calm down and I am […]