Posts tagged with "Shõjo"

Altar Girl: Comic Review

Altar Girl: Comic Review
Altar Girl is an online comic created by Kata Kane that replicates the style typical of shoujo manga. The plot revolves around a girl named Ashley who’s just the tiniest bit in love with a cute guy at school. As hard as it is to be in love with someone who barely knows you exist, it becomes even harder when total strangers start to get involved. And not just any strangers, two of them are angels and one of them is a man brought back from the... 

2011’s Hana-Kimi

2011’s Hana-Kimi
It’s all happening this month for manga dramatisations! We recently revealed the upcoming Ouran High School Host Club live-action, due to be aired on the 22nd of July; now a second familiar title has reared its head! Hanazakari no Kimitachi e: Ikemen Paradise (‘Hana-Kimi‘ for short) is another highly anticipated drama derived from a popular shōjo manga of the same name (published in the UK by Viz Media). The story follows Mizuki... 

Ouran Goes Live-Action

Ouran Goes Live-Action
Arguably one of Japan’s greatest Shojo Mangas and Animes has been confirmed to have a live-action adaptation in production. Romantic comedy Ouran High School Host Club by Bisco Hatori  is one of the most popular Shojo manga in Japan and the western world, and had an anime adaptation consisting of 26 episodes helmed by the famous Studio BONES (Fullmetal Alchemist, Soul Eater), which is available on DVD now from Manga Entertainment UK. The anime... 

A Ph.D. in Manga? A Masters degree in Comics?

A Ph.D. in Manga? A Masters degree in Comics?
If you know the difference from your Shõnen and Seinen Manga, have been drawing your own Yonkoma strips, and can predict the outcome in Shõjo Manga; then this might be for you. Kyoto Seika University are offering students the opportunity to study for Japan’s first Ph.D. in Manga. Kyoto University already have Manga and Anime programs, and even began a Master’s degree course in Manga last year. The Ph.D. course will delve into contemporary comics... 
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