Manhua Review

Love Practice

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Publisher: Aqua Kiss
First Published: May 2020
Genres: Horror, Paranormal Romance, Supernatural
Pages: 44
Format: Webpage
Source: Read Online

three-half-stars
Synopsis:

A girl is afraid of confessing her feelings to the boy she likes until she finds a book called "Love Practice" in a mysterious shop. Using the book the girl creates a confession look-alike in order to practice love...


My Thoughts

Well, this was certainly a surprising little manhua that I stumbled on. The premise is simple, a teen girl is in love with a boy but is too shy to confess. It starts off sweet and the art style is dazzlingly cute! Things quickly take a dark turn once she stumbles on a book called Love Practice and begins to prepare herself for the real confession.

“If you still don’t have enough courage to love, just practice some more.”

I can’t go into too much more without heading into spoiler territory, but this manhua was pretty clever and goes in unexpected directions that I couldn’t have predicted. Even when I thought I knew how things were going to end, my expectations were exceeded. It’s a little silly, the main character gives off yandere vibes and you really have to suspend your belief that the main dude wouldn’t be more terrified of the entire scenario.

It’s short so there is not a whole lot of room for character development or a deeper plot but as a standalone it was just fine. An interesting mix of horror and high school romance that somehow goes horribly right? Either way, it’s worth a read for the wonderful art and for those that enjoy cute stories with spooky themes.


Warnings: animal cruelty


Jamie

I’m a Filipino American blogger, historian, and lazy writer. I enjoy books, video games, anime/manga, and smoking hookah.

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