I love this cover. The detail, the perspective the colors. Even before I knew it was a collection of her original doujinshi, the cover alone told me that her kink flag would be flying high in this. I’ve read all of the previously published included stories, but since I’m not into into bondage, I […]
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Beginnings. That’s what comes to mind when I think about her stories, the two that I’ve read anyway. A Truthful Picture and These are the Hungry are great stories about finding your way through a new life experience. Sumako-sensei writes characters that are at once timid and brave, thoughtful and careless, restricted and free. In […]
Kids aren’t always alright with me, but there are exceptions.
Kids and animals. I’m not really fond of cute plot devices, but there are a few stories where a kitty comes into play–and not just for the aww factor–that I like.
The description put me off for a bit. I like Kari, but it was reading like pedophilia/shota and I just couldn’t. I realized that it couldn’t be because DMG wouldn’t have licensed it, but I was still concerned. Fortunately someone submitted a review on eManga explicitly stating that it was not shota, thus allaying my […]
The main story in A Truthful Picture is a cohesive and well-paced string of pivotal moments in the life of a boy who, although he realizes that now is what matters most, is struggling with what he sees as the inevitable. The truth is scary, no matter how much you want it. Sumako honestly depicts […]