• Graphic Memoir Review,  Yuri Manga Review

    My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness

    Also in this series: My Alcoholic Escape from Reality, My Solo Exchange Diary Vol. 1, My Solo Exchange Diary Vol. 2 Warnings: Sex, Self Harm, Eating Disorders, Depression My Thoughts I have had my eye on this manga since its initial release, but had held off on reading it. I don’t know why I didn’t pick it up until now because My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness is absolutely worth all of the attention it received when it first went viral. This humble manga is a graphic memoir about the author, a non-binary lesbian and NEET. While I knew that this manga was about the author’s experiences hiring an escort, this…

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    Bloom into You

    Warnings: Sex My Thoughts Bloom Into You is, without a doubt, one of the best coming of age love stories that I’ve ever read. Yuu is a young girl that dreams of experiencing the dazzling love that she sees through books and film. Despite this, she doesn’t find herself feeling at all excited when faced with romantic prospects. There is also some wonderful aromantic and demiromantic representation that I didn’t expect to find in this manga, and the subtle differences between each are written well. The story is paced well, while many romances fall back on overblown drama to keep the narrative going with many ups and downs, Bloom Into…

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    Citrus

    Warnings: Nudity, Mild Fan Service, Sexual Situations My Thoughts Citrus had been on my radar for a while being one of the more well-known Shoujo Ai manga available in the west. I finally sat down to read it and found myself feeling conflicted about it. The art is spectacular and the manga is worth reading to appreciate that in itself. The characters and the story can be charming and genuinely heartfelt at points, and horribly cliche and boring at other points. My ratings for each volume ended up moving up and down wildly and left me wondering how much I really enjoyed it. The story follows Yuzu, a loud-mouth gyaru,…