K-On – Read It and Rate It

K-On by Kakifly Manga Realistic Fiction Review #1 * Star (A waste of time!) This manga series is about a group of high school girls who try to revive their school’s pop music club. To be honest, I did not like this book at all. Sure, it’s well-drawn, and they give you great guitar playing tips at the end, but those are just about the only things I liked about this book.  For starters, I … Read more

Homecoming – Read It and Rate It

Homecoming Avalon High: Coronation #2 by Meg Cabot and Jinky Coronado Adventure Graphic Novel Manga Realistic Fiction Romance Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Ellie must get her boyfriend Will Wagner to believe that he is the reincarnation of King Arthur before homecoming. Not an easy task as Will is having problems with his parents. Ellie knows that in order to get Will to believe, she must first help fix things with his … Read more

Anonymous Noise (manga series) – Read It and Rate It

Anonymous Noise #1 by Ryoko Fukuyama Manga Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) Nino Arisugawa is a girl who loves to sing. Her childhood friend “Momo” moves away. Soon she meets a new person, Yuzu, a music composer. Nino experiences another sad parting. Both Momo and Yuzu have promised Nino that her singing would bring them back to her. Now she is in high school where she reunites with Yuzu. She … Read more

Kuroko’s Basketball – Read It and Rate It

Kuroko’s Basketball (manga series) by Tadatoshi Fujimaki Manga Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) This is a book about their training camp while practicing for the Winter Cup Games. They also run into two of Kuroko’s old friends’ basketball team. They train hard and also to practice their game. Serin loses. At the end they go to watch Inter-high finals. I liked this book because of their being human, but also … Read more

Assassination Classroom #1 – Read It and Rate It

Assassination Classroom #1 by Yusei Matsui Manga Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) A book about a being that comes to Earth and blows up a lot of the moon.  This being demands that he’s made a teacher of a class of misfits.  He says that in one year he’ll blow up the Earth, too.  The students of this being’s class are tasked with killing it before the year is up.  … Read more

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (series) – Read It and Rate It

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (series) by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko Adventure Manga Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) “Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin” is a manga series detailing a war between the Earth Federation and the Principality of Zeon. In the distant future, humanity is forced to build colonies in outer space due to overpopulation. These colonies soon revolt, wishing to become independent. Both sides of the war start an arms race, … Read more

Earl and the Fairy – Read It and Rate It

The Earl and the Fairy Story and art by Ayuko Fantasy Manga Supernatural Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) The Earl and the Fairy is about Lydia Carlton, who is a fairy doctor, helping an Earl named Edgar Ashenbert.  They go on adventures helping fairies and humans alike.  I liked this book because it was very fantasy-like.  It showed a fairy in the world doing stuff.  There were many types of fairies and … Read more

Kimi ni Todoke – Read It and Rate It

Kimi ni Todoke by Karuho Shiina Adventure Fantasy Graphic Novel Manga Realistic Fiction Romance * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Kimi ni Todoke is about a 15 year old girl (but then she turns 16 later on). She is very shy and she has very long black hair. She is actually really nice, but she has no friends because she’s an outsider because of the way she looks. She’s actually really pretty. Her name … Read more

Animal Academy – Read It and Rate It

Animal Academy by Moyamu Fujino Manga Review #1 * * * * Stars (Great!) The fun never stops at Morimori high school. Fune and Miiko are settling into their new classes and dorm life, but there are plenty more surprise in store as Fune learns more about the strange school rules, as well as some of its more mysterious students. And when it comes time to pick extra-curriculars, what will Fune do?  I liked it … Read more