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Shoujo, Rape, and Tonari No Kaibutsu-Kun

Let’s talk about Tonari No Kaibutsu-Kun :D

A high-school romance (DUH. ANIME ROMANCES ALL OCCUR IN HIGH SCHOOLS) of a cold girl aiming to be the top student, and a violent but naive dude who’s smart without trying. Aren’t these type of naturally-smart-and-also-hot dudes getting on your nerves?! Continue reading

Cheesy Shojos

There’s always this thing about shojo manga that pulls me in– maybe I’m just a sucker for romance, but no matter how cheesy the plot is, I’d always fall in love with the characters. Well, most of the time. What exactly makes it so intriguing, I wonder?

Is it the heartache that we all feel when the heroine is crying? It certainly makes the male lead wake up and do something after that, and this scene never fails to appear in most shojo mangas. Speaking of these cliches, based on my experience of reading many of such mangas, let me try to name a few! :) Continue reading