I thoroughly enjoyed this. The pace was slow, but necessarily so, and then it jumps a year and some months at the end. As much as I like couples who start out at odds with each other, those stories aren’t always the most interesting. Not that a case of prejudice as never been used, but […]
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I admire bands that can stay together for years, decades. Music is such a personal expression and to have more than one person share the same feelings and intentions for an extended period of time is nothing short of a miracle. I suppose the same can be said of love.
I believe the first story I read by Konohara Narise was “Dousokai”, a oneshot illustrated by Asou Mitsuaki. At the time, the other things I had read by Asou left me wanting so I don’t think I was in the frame of mind to appreciate it. This is not to say that a later re-reading […]
I was looking at the cover of Cold Fever (novel) by Konohara Narise & Saikawa Nanao and briefly thought that the artwork resembled Asou Mitsuaki’s work. And wouldn’t you know, Asou is doing the work for the manga series. Although some part of me thinks I knew this already. I enjoyed the Cold novel series, […]
Above Love is such an amazing, romantic tale. Just thinking about the way the characters nurture, fight for, and maintain their bonds… it brings tears to my eyes. Genuine, ruminant, disarming, and melodic; this story will rock you into a beautiful BL dream. Sometimes I love stories so much that I can’t talk about them. I mean I […]
As a writer, I know every story has an ending. As a reader, I know this as well, but it is my reader’s heart that holds out hope that the story will continue. This hope has caused me to scour the internet for the non-existent next volume, finding nothing but other works by the author—this […]