[Top 5] Moms in Mangas

Hi, there. How’s your March so far? As first post of this month, I’d like to list Five Unique Moms in Mangas – of course – in my opinion. Hm, why discussing mothers? Well, my mother is having her birthday this month, I’d like to dedicated a post for her. ^^ Anyway, care to read this? Let us start the list, shall we?

From Left to Right: Shuko, Mrs. Takano, Kikyo, Misae, and Bellemere. All images acquired through googling and all characters’ copyright(s) are not mine. They belong to their manga authors and/or manga publishers and/or other copyright holder (s), if any.

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H2 ~Kimi to Itahibi~ (JPN, 2005)

H2 ~Kimi to Itahibi~ (JPN, 2005)

Haaa… I’m glad it is weekend!!! Tehehe. To celebrate my “finally my task is done even for a while” thing, guess I’m going to post a review of a sport dorama. Like most of my reviews, this dorama is an adaptation from a manga. This time, it is adapted from H2, a manga by Adachi Mitsuru.

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[TOP 5] They should be together, right?

Hm, what do you expect? Sometimes, your favorite couple in an anime, dorama/tv series, game, isn’t canon. And the worst part is, one of the couple becomes another character’s girlfriend/boyfriend. A fangirl may feel, “gah!” for this. And a fanfiction writer writes an AU fiction to make the couple has the story of their own…

To close this month, I’m going to list non canon couple from anime, manga, tv series, and game that (at least for me) are good to be seen together, despite their love relationships aren’t clearly stated at the medias. Continue reading

Liar Game (JPN, 2007)

Liar Game (JPN, 2007)

What will you do if you have the chance of winning big prizes in a competition of deceiving and cheating? Will you have the guts to win the games? Will you have the heart to let the other in despair? Seolah dunia masih kekurangan kejadian-kejadian merugikan, maka sambutlah sebuah permainan “gila” yang berjudul Liar Game ini. Dikenalkan oleh Shinobu Kaitani pertama kali dalam bentuk manga, Liar Game bisa menjadi pilihan bagi para pecinta cerita-cerita bersifat misteri yang sarat unsur psikologi.

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Ikigami (JPN, 2008)

Ikigami (JPN, 2008)

Ada-ada saja ide imajinasi mangaka dan pengarang Jepang akan pemerintah/negaranya. Tapi, ide-ide nyeleneh ini mampu mereka tuangkan dalam manga/novel yang mampu menggugah sisi kemanusiaan kita. Masih ingat dengan novel dan film Battle Royale yang mengisahkan sebuah undang-undang Battle Royale Act? Undang-undang yang kemudian memaksa  anak-anak SMP yang saling membunuh untuk mempertahankan hidup? Kalau masih ingat, tema akan sikap apatis pemerintah akan anak muda di era yang -untungnya- imajinatif tersebut, ternyata kembali diangkat menjadi manga oleh Mase Motoro dengan judul Ikigami (Death Notice) yang kemudian diangkat menjadi film oleh Tomoyuki Takimoto.

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[Top 5] Best Live Action Adaptation from Manga/Anime/Game

Wah, ada kabar terbaru buat kalian pecinta dorama terutama dorama-dorama adaptasi dari manga. Peace Maker Kurogane akan tayang tahun 2010! Dan si imut Furukawa Yuta akan berperan menjadi Tatsunosuke, kakak si pemeran utama. Yosh, semoga bener ya beritanya. 😀
Ngomong-ngomong soal live action adaptation, Continue reading