shojo Tag Archive
Much like the titular family of this series, The Poe Clan is a piece of shojo manga’s glory days frozen in time, still dazzling and haunting decades after its debut.
To get into the seaside spirit of Marine Day, check out these ten ocean-themed manga recommendations handpicked by yours truly.
A member of the Year 24 Group, Keiko Takemiya is an award-winning shojo and shonen manga artist. She is considered a pioneer in the shonen-ai genre and is credited with being the first artist to include a male-male kiss in a shojo manga.
Convoluted romances and dangerous relationships can be entertaining—when handled well. But Hot Gimmick left much to be desired.
At face value, Kyou no Kira-kun looks like just another shoujo manga, with staples like the unpopular girl, a charismatic boy, a cute animal sidekick, and endless high school drama. But this manga’s charm lies in how it handles all these cliches.
Tokyo Mew Mew a la Mode follows the formulaic pattern of most magical girl narratives: ordinary schoolgirl gains extraordinary powers, fights a slew of bad guys, and falls in love.
Hatsukoi Rhapsody by Aoyama Haruno follows Abe, a charming high school girl who can’t seem to forget her first love, Fujiwara.