Anime Adaptation of popular Manga ‘Orange’

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Anime Adaptation of popular Manga ‘Orange’

Fans can start rejoicing now cause Takano Ichigo’s popular Manga ‘Orange’ is finally getting an Anime adaptation. 🙂 The show is schedules to premiere in Summer 2016. Here is the official poster –  Continue reading “Anime Adaptation of popular Manga ‘Orange’”

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Three-Day Quote Challenge – Day 3

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Thanx to krystallina ( Daiyamanga ) for letting me join in this challenge. 🙂

The Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you for this challenge.
  • Post one quote a day for three days, you can use different sources.
  • Nominate 3 other bloggers to participate on this challenge. (Per Post)

Quote 2:

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“When the stars fall into darkness I will quietly shine for you. During happy times, during sad times, I will always be there for you. Your hand, your smile, your everything. For as many years to come, I shall watch from the place closest to you. My existence will become your daytime shooting star.” – Suzume Yosano (Hirunaka No Ryuusei)

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Hirunaka No Ryuusei – Gallery (Favorite Moments)

A Gallery dedicated to one of the most wonderful Manga ever. ❤ I don’t own the manga-caps, I only collected and edited them. 🙂  


~ Memories of First Love ~ 


~ Few ‘Mazume’ moments in between ~


~ Confession and Rejection ~


~ Moments where Mamura won my heart over ❤ ~


~ Few favorite moments of my 2nd Ship ❤ ~


~ Blooming love ~


~ And Mamura strikes back with his awesomeness again ❤ ~


Ta-da~ That’s all for now. Will upload rest of my favorites images in part 2. So do check back later. 🙂

Meanwhile don’t forget to check out my other articles on HNR – Review & Quotes

My thoughts on ‘Hirunaka No Ryuusei’

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Name  – Hirunaka No Ryuusei
Author – Yamamori Mika
Status – Complete (2011-1015)
Genre – Romance, Slice of Life, Shoujo, School Life, Comedy.

Summary – Suzume Yosano has lived deep in Japan’s countryside all her life until she’s forced to move to Tokyo to stay with her uncle. A new city, a new crowd, and a new tall, dark haired peculiar stranger that just happens to be her homeroom teacher.
Daytime Shooting Star is about a young girl’s experience of the heartbeat of first love, and the agony of what comes after. *Source Mangafox

My thoughts – Before I start with my thoughts on this Manga, let me tell you beforehand, I knew about the ending right from the beginning. To be honest the ending was what made me think “I need to read this Manga”. So there are chances that my review is biased. Deal with it okay. 🙂

Okay so how do I put it, I don’t know if words will do justice expressing my feeling for this Manga. To me, ‘Hirunaka no Ryuusei’ was probably one the most wonderful Manga I’ve come across till now. It was not just another typical shoujo Manga with full of cliche stuffs, rather it was matured and more realistic. The way every single pages of this Manga touched the deepest parts of my heart, the way it made me cry over fictional characters, I don’t remember when was the last time I felt like this while reading a Manga online.

The name of the Manga ‘Hirunaka No Ryuusei’, which means daytime shooting start, itself had a lot of meaning in the Manga. Suzume Yosano, the main female character of the Manga was an adorable brave girl, who moved to Tokyo from the countryside. With the passing of time she fell in love with her homeroom teacher Shishio. To Suzume, Shishio was like a daytime shooting star. The whole ‘falling in love for the first time’ thing was so beautifully executed that it still aches my heart. The story may not seem anything extraordinary, main girl falling in love with the main guy, what was so different about it? The ans is, it was the beautiful execution of the plot. It was a story that made readers realize that it’s okay to move on in life and find new love.

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Hirunaka No Ryuusei – Quotes

Hirunaka No Ryuusei/Daytime Shooting Star – Quotes

A collection of all my favorite quotes from ‘Hirunaka No Ryuusei’. This Manga is my current obsession, so I tired to post every single quote that touched my heart, even a little bit. So there are quite a few of them and all the quotes won’t fit into this article alone, so I’ll probably finish updating all the quotes in part 2. 🙂

Don’t forget to check out my other articles on ‘Hirunaka No Ryuusei’ – Review & Gallery

# “He emitted a light as bright as that of a falling star..” – Suzume
# “Being by yourself is actually very lonely. Where did yesterday’s happiness go?” – Suzume

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Akatsuki No Yona Manga Quotes

Quotes From ‘Akatsuki No Yona’ Manga – 

# “You can go anywhere, as long as you survive!” – Hak
# “Don’t die hak. Because if you do .. I wont forgive you.” – Yona
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# “Ever since we were little … I can’t help but lose all self composure when I’m with the princess” – Hak 
# “That sky the three of us looked up together … doesn’t exist anymore.” – Yona
# “Use me so that you can live. That .. that is what I’m here for” – Hak Continue reading “Akatsuki No Yona Manga Quotes”

Akatsuki No Yona Review

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Akatsuki No Yona Review

Episodes: 24
Status: Complete
Genres: Historical, Fantasy, Romance, Shoujo, Adventure.
Rating: PG-13

Story – King Il of Kouka, a land said in legends to have been founded by four dragons, has only one remaining heir, a daughter named Yona. She lives a happy life in the palace with her cousin Soo-won, who she loves in spite of her father’s opposition to them marrying. Her life is turned upside down when Soo-won murders her father and steals the throne. Yona, with her childhood friend and bodyguard Hak, must retreat to gather allies and reclaim her place as ruler of the kingdom. *Source ANN

My Thoughts – Akatsuki No Yona is one of the most wonderful shoujo Anime I’ve watched recently. There were a lot of action, humor, emotional moments, adventure and romance in the show, literally everything that I’ve been looking for in an Anime these days.yona screenshots (6)

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Earl & Fairy – Review

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Name – Hakushaku To Yousei (Earl & Fairy)
Episodes: 12
Status: Complete
Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Shoujo.
Rating: PG-13

Story – The story, set in Victorian Britain, follows the adventures of 17-year-old Lydia Carlton, nicknamed the “Fairy Doctor” due to her interest and understanding of fairies. Her life takes a 180-degree turn when she meets Edgar J.C Ashenbert, the “Legendary Blue Knight Earl” and his crew on a sea voyage to London. Edgar hires her as an adviser during his quest to obtain a treasured sword that was supposed to be handed down to him by his family. *Source Wiki

My Review – I enjoyed this show despite it’s flaws & cliches. The story was interesting in my opinion. Edgar’s tragic past & his never ending desire for revenge, sudden re-appearances of his old enemies and the bitter sweet relationship between Lydia & Edgar; all these things kept the story going. But the story lacked the depth that was expected & needed. Moreover it seemed a little bit rushed sometimes. However these negative sides didn’t stop me from enjoying this show. 😛 

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Boys Over Flowers – Manga, Anime & Drama

   ‘Boys Over Flowers’

Boys Over Flower (Hana Yori Dango ) is the most popular name in the  shoujo manga/drama industry. It’s the best-selling shoujo manga in Japan of all time, having sold 54 million copies as of 2005. The Manga got adopted into an Anime in 1997.  Hana Yori Dango had been adapted into several live-television dramas as well.

  • 2001 – Meteor Garden (Taiwan)
  • 2002 – Meteor Garden II  (Taiwan)
  • 2005 – Hana Yori Dango  (Japan)
  • 2007 – Hana Yori Dango Returns (Japan)
  • 2009 – Boys Over Flowers (South Korea)

Meteor Garden was hugely successful and set Asian drama phenomenon in the country at that time. The japanes drama was a succesful one as well. The Korean version of ‘Boys Over Flowers’ was a bumper hit. It created another Korean wave throughout Asia. The cast members became household names and shot to stardom overnight. *Source  – Wikipedia

I started watching the Korean drama first and I got addicted. 😛 Afterwards I watched the Anime, and then ended up reading the Manga as well. So I’ll just share my opinions on the different versions of ‘Boys Over Flowers’ here in this article. 🙂

Korean Drama – 
Genre – Comedy, Romance, Drama, School Life, Shoujo, Slice Of Life
Episodes – 25
Status – Completed

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Orange Manga Review

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Name – Orange
Author & Artist – Takano Ichigo
Genre – Romance, Drama, Psychological, School Life, Slice Of Life, Tragedy.
Volume – 5 (22 Chapters)
Status – Completed

Summary Of Story – One day, Takamiya Naho receives a letter written to herself from ten years in the future. As Naho reads on, the letter recites the exact events of the day, including the transfer of a new student into her class named Naruse Kakeru.The Naho from ten years later repeatedly states that she has many regrets, and she wants to fix these by making sure the Naho from the past can make the right decisions—especially regarding Kakeru. What’s more shocking is that she discovers that ten years later, Kakeru will no longer be with them. Future Naho asks her to watch over him closely. *Source Mangafox

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My thoughts – Author Takano ichigo did a great job with this Manga. It was short but covered lots of emotional/serious issues like first love, friendship, regret, sacrifice, depression, suicide and much more. Though its premise may not seem extraordinary at first glance, the execution of the story was mind blowing. Once you start reading the manga you won’t be able to stop, the urge to know what’s gonna happened at the end will keep you engaged.

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The story compelled me to start reading this. Everyone has something in their life that they wish they could change. If I had the chance to change some of the decisions I made in my life, how would I react to this? Would I rewrite those moment completely? And If I did … how would that effect my present life? All those thoughts were lingering on my mind while reading the Manga. And that was the most interesting part of the story. It will give you a bittersweet feeling. Some moments will make move you to tears, and some moments will put a smile on your face.

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