Tag Archives: yaoi

A Beginner’s Guide to Yaoi

Hello readers! I’m Shrutianime (you can call me Shruti) and I just got accepted as a writer for The Otaku’s Blog. A big hug to the staff here! Yoroshiku Onegaishimasu~ There are surprisingly very few posts on Yaoi and as … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Fujoshi: Realism in fiction.

NB: Fujoshi (腐女子, lit. “rotten girl”) refers to female fans of manga and novels that feature romantic relationships between men. I wasn’t always a fujoshi. Somewhere down the road it just happened; symptoms of fanaticism had stricken me after much … Continue reading

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Sekaiichi Hatsukoi Finale

After (finally) watching the last few episodes of Sekaiichi Hatsukoi, I find myself at a bit of a loss. Despite my own misgivings about the series, I had some expectation for a final resolution. And what did I get? Honestly, … Continue reading

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Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 07

Now that we are back to the main couple, I no longer feel like throttling Chiaki someone. Honestly, Onodera is a much more likeable lead character… If you can look past his self-denial, stubbornness, and sometimes overly effeminate nature. (I … Continue reading

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Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 06

Serenata gave me the O.K. to take over in reviewing/recapping Sekaiichi Hatsukoi. Although that means we are jumping from episode 02 straight to 06, hopefully it won’t be too disorienting for you. The plot really isn’t very complicated so it … Continue reading

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Sekaiichi Hatsukoi 02: Facepalm.jpg

Ignoring the fact that I haven’t reviewed the previous episode – heck, I haven’t even watched it – Sekaiichi Hatsukoi is…not my cup of tea. Its plot, which is no better than any other cliché shoujo manga, and characters are … Continue reading

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Hourou Musuko 11: End

Disregarding my gripes, the anime ends on a powerful note. Of course, the ending is upbeat and perfect for a finale.

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Bukiyou Na Silent Chapter 1 / Confessions, Confessions

The one thing which I absolutely love about Bukiyou Na Silent is its main protagonist Toono Satoru. His persona is what makes this series really worth reading and were I to compare it to any other fictional character that I … Continue reading

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