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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 7

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 7

Hori's friend Yuki is asked out by a boy named Yanagi from another class -- and when Hori and Miyamura follow along to watch her reject him, they're shocked to see how unbelievably good-looking he is. Meanwhile, Miyamura is mildly [...]

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REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 6

REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 6

Kanata Tanaka and Kazuki Yoshikawa are very grown-up for middle schoolers. Between Kanata’s womanly grace and Kazuki’s sophisticated manliness, the rest of Class 2-B is awed – and a little intimidated – by their maturity, seriousness, and good grades. But Kanata [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 6

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 6

Crisis averted -- to some extent. The beginnings of a love triangle form between three of Hori and Miyamura's friends, and Hori and Miyamura experience new stages in their relationship that make Miyamura recall his lonely past before meeting Hori at [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 5

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 5

Pretty and popular Kyouko Hori is officially dating gloomy loner Itsumi Miyamura -- and after a pair of classmates saw them leave Hori's house together, now everyone knows. When Miyamura appeared in class at the end of Volume 4 with [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 4

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 4

Kyouko Hori is beautiful and popular, Izumi Miyamura is a gloomy loner, and they couldn't be more different from one another, right? Wrong. Hori is totally faking her positive and upbeat persona, Miyamura's "gloominess" is mostly to hide his piercings [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 3

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 3

Their schoolmates would say Kyouko Hori and Izumi Miyamura are total opposites: Hori is cheerful, pretty, and popular, while Miyamura is a gloomy, loner otaku. But Hori’s really a total homebody, and Miyamura (who does admit he’s pretty gloomy) isn’t [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya Vol. 2

REVIEW: Horimiya Vol. 2

Their schoolmates would say Kyouko Hori and Izumi Miyamura are total opposites: Hori is cheerful, pretty, and popular, while Miyamura is a gloomy, loner otaku. But Hori's really a total homebody, and Miyamura (who does admit he's pretty gloomy) isn't [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya Vol. 1

REVIEW: Horimiya Vol. 1

Everyone has a side they hide from everyone else, and appearances and first impressions can be terribly deceiving. This idea is at the core of Horimiya, a manga series newly publishing in the U.S. by Yen Press.  At school, Hori looks pretty, [...]

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REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 4

REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 4

Kanata Tanaka and Kazuki Yoshikawa are very grown-up for middle schoolers. Between Kanata’s womanly grace and Kazuki’s sophisticated manliness, the rest of Class 2-B is awed – and a little intimidated – by their maturity, seriousness, and good grades. But Kanata [...]

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