Too long between posts: Manga Recommendations

こんにちわみなさん!

Hello everyone!

Its been a long time between posts! It’s been about 4 months so sorry for the wait!

Iv been busying planing my wedding and moving into my first home!

So what do i have for you all?

Manga suggestions!

So here are a few who have me waiting month on month for new releases!

Ajin:Demi-Human

Author: Miura Tsuina

The human race is faced with a new fear. Humans that can’t die? Demi Humans or Ajins have recently been discovered and dealt with through out the world’s governments though Japan is going to have a crisis on its hands!

Enthralling and action packed. Art is amazing . The first season is on Netflix and is worth watching though it will force you to the Manga for more!

The Rising Of The Shield Hero

盾の勇者の成り上がり

Author: Aneko Yusagi

After being summoned to a different world 5 player take on the role of hero. Taking on different roles like sword etc one participant doesn’t want to be a part of it and works against the flow. He is not your typical hero though I am drawn to the way he is depicted.

With a random bunch of followers and being eternally hated he goes forth to fulfil his wishes.

Art is great and story is glorious!

Darwin’s Game

ダーウィンズゲーム

Author:FlipFlops

What can I say about this manga?

This needs! I say needs an anime!

This reminds me of Manga like Real Account,  same premises though the way the story is told. A mobile game app gives real power to the player and lets just say they are playing for keeps!

Character development is big without diluting story and art is great!

This will be a hit!

That’s all from me!

Till next time!

See you later!
じゃあまたね
Jā matane

Manga Post: One Piece

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Why ow why did I leave it this late to start the god damn brilliant manga!

Art and story amazing!

Alot more detailed than anime.

Subtle under tones makes for a great read!

Currently at 238 of 813!

Along way to go!

Bring it on!

Recommend to all!

See you later!
じゃあまたね
Jā matane

Nikko, Japan: Our Experience & Tips

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Nikko, Japan
日光市

Population:  90,701

Wow how quick time flies. I have blogged about 4 locations in Japan myself and my fiancée have travelled and now we are on the last one. Nikko at the time we travelled was a far cry from its summer crowd. It was quiet and cold with snow covering the mountains and most places closed. So for this blog I will tell you the two places we travelled and some awesome locations for the summer.

Transport:
Train
There are two train lines in Nikko. One JR line and a privatised line which services further east of Nikko and its region.

Bus
There are many tourist buses in Nikko going to different parts of Nikko’s surroundings from World Heritage areas to Hot Springs. Be aware Nikko’s tourist buses charge differently and your best to get a bus pass from the Nikko Train Station (Non JR Station).

Sightseeing

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Nikko Towncentre
Nikko Town Centre was a typical tourist centre, alot of food and gift shops. As I have said earlier we didnt get to go in season which would have mean Nikko was in full swing. Saying that, it did not stop people comming day after day and kept the lines at the bus stop nice and long.

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World Heritage Bus Route
Nikko’s buses are the best way to view the area. We got an english guide from Nikko Station which put us in great stead. There is A LOT to do on those buses and its not the fastest thing in the world meaning you would probably need to go through and pick what is most important to you!

Shrines and Hot Springs
There we a lot of cool shrines around Nikko and its surrounding area aswell as hot springs and lakes. The maps you can get of the bus route lists out really cool places to go and how long it will be to get there. Plan your time wisely as there is alot to see and do in the right months!

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Food
Food was plentiful and fresh! Nikko was the first time we had gone into a major grocery chain in Japan and were blown away by the variety and prices which were available. We also had to stop off at a Chemist due to myself catching a fever during our stay at Nikko.

I would have loved to spend more time in Nikko though we had to get back to Tokyo to fly out!

That concludes my Japan Travel Blog, Thank you for coming along on the ride with me. I cant wait to get back to Japan and keep exploring a country I love!

Going to branch out abit in my next blog!

Look forward to you reading my work!

じゃあまたね
Ja mata ne!
See you later!

Anime Recommendation:Aldnoah.Zero

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One of the best Mecha anime I have come across in a long time of watching anime.

The story was very interesting and kept me guessing.

Characters where strong with rich back stories.

Animation perfect!

Enjoy!

Author: Gen Urobuchi- Sensei, Katsuhiko Takayama- Sensei
Illustrator: Olympic Knights, A-1 Pictures
Debut: 5th Of July 2014
Serialization: N/A
Genre: Mecha, Action
Volumes: 2
Light Novel: N/A
Anime:  2 Series of 12 episodes

Plot:
Inaho Kaizuka is thrust into a war that has been going on since The Heavens Fall back in 1999.

Inaho is part of the United Earth Forces who has been battling the Vers Empire I’m a never ending battle to prove who is the better colony.

The opposite is said about Slaine Troyard  who is a Earthling who has ended up on Vers because of his farther. He is now in the hands of a Orbital Knight Count Cruhteo and is looked down upon because of his earth origins.

A series with ups and down and plently to learn.

10/10!

じゃあまたね
Ja mata ne!
See you later!

Series Recommendation: Bakuman

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Bakuman is the first Anime I watched religiously in 4 days. There is 3 seasons of 24 episodes so that’s a lot of TV.

This work of art comes from the same people who brought you Death Note….
Yep that’s right Death Note.

Its a great insight into how manga is created and published, as well as a great story which depicts love and comedy.

Author: Tsugumi Ohba – Sensei
Illustrator: Takeshi Obata – Sensei
Debut: 11th Of August 2008
Serialization: Finished Serialisations
Genre: Shonen, Comedy, Drama
Volumes: 20
Light Novel: No
Anime: Yes
Manga: Yes
TV Drama: Yes (2010-2013)
Movie: Yes (October 2015)

Plot:
Mashiro Moritaka is a junior high school student who has lost his way in life, after his uncle died he pushed aside his dream of following in his uncles footsteps to draw manga and become a Mangaka.

It’s not until he was handed an opportunity from Tagaki Akito to partner with him did Mashiro start thinking about his dreams, becoming a Mangaka was at the front of his mind.

After efforts to try and persuaded Mashiro, Tagaki had no choice but to use trickery, Mashiro somehow ended up at Miho Azuki’s house, who he has has a crush on for along time.
After Miho’s dream to become a voice actress is found out, Mashiro makes a bold deal with Miho. If Mashiro and Tagaki make a successful manga and it gets turned into an anime, Miho will be the voice actress that plays the heroine and Mashiro and Miho will get married

Miho agrees and thus the quest to fulfil his dreams begins!

10/10!

じゃあまたね
Ja mata ne!
See you later!

Manga & Anime Update! What I Read & Watch!

Hey guys!

Thought I would give a little update to what I am reading and watching, everyone has different tastes and styles  they love to watch and mine is pretty interesting.

I really love Shoujo Manga.
Though if the right shounen comes by I will read till I pass out.

Below are some titles that i am really loving.
Enjoy!

Attack On Titan

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Type: Manga/Anime
100 years of peaceful living until the titans attack and destroy humanity and its values. Seriously if you haven’t seen or watched this series get around it!

Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma

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Type: Manga/Anime
Soma wanting to take over from his father is pushed into the most prestigious Cooking School in Japan. The pass rate is 10%. How will
Soma over come this to surpass his father.

Tokyo Ghoul

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Type: Manga/Anime
Kaneki is living his life like a normal colleague student until he is dragged into the world of ghouls. How will he survive. How will he adapt to what he is learning.

AKB49- The Rules Against Love 

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Type: Manga
Wanting to help his crush, Minoru follows Yoshinaga to the Japanese idol group AKB48’s audition for moral support, and to his delight she is chosen to progress! Along with himself. Now he has to lead a double life as a girl!

My Love Story Anime

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Type: Anime
Takeo is a 120kg, 2 metre first year who has always lost in love to his good looking friend Suna,That is till he falls in love with Yamato at first sight on a train after he saves her. How will Takeo go? Will he lose to Suna again?

Seraph Of The End

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Type:Anime
A virus destroys humanity. Only people under the age of 13 survive. Enter vampires to rebuild the world. Yuu has to navigate through all of this whilst harbouring his one dream, to one day rid the world of all vampires!

How I read and watch:
Anime: Crunchyroll and Anime Lab
Manga: Buy the book, Crunchyroll and Manga Rock

Thanks for reading guys!
I got all the images off My Anime List Website!

じゃあまたね
Ja mata ne!
See you later!

Hiroshima, Japan: Our Experience and Tips

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Hiroshima, Japan

広島市

Population: 1,174,000

Hiroshima Japan, this is an amazing place with a lot of history. Anyone who participated in the WWII, on either side, knows what’s has happened to Hiroshima. One of the two places USA dropped the newly created A-Bomb or Atomic Bomb. To be in that city was by far amazing.

We spent two nights in this beautiful city and we didn’t even scratch the surface!

Transport
Train
Hiroshima JR station is the main in and out. It is central to all other things in Hiroshima, tram is out the front. As per most major stops in Japan, it has a major mall combining food, clothes and other goods.

Tram
We used mostly trams in this location. It’s cheap and easy to use. Pass are available at Hiroshima station. You can get a tram map to the lines in English at the station.

Bus
Didn’t use this type of transport at all.

Sightseeing
A Dome

Awe inspiring structure. After all the things that it has been through it is still standing. The whole area is amazing. We were in Hiroshima during the restoration check, where they check the dome to make sure the structure is secure. There is the beautiful river to take walk by, information on the war in English right next to the A Dome, with plenty of other things to do in walking distance.

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Ground Zero

Not much to look at really. A plaque and a busy intersection. If you can use your imagination, it is a magical experience seeing and feeling what has happened and to see how it regrows! It hard to imagine this was the ground zero for the Hiroshima Bombings carried out the Americans.

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Hiroshima History Museum

This was one of the most confronting museums I have ever been to. To see a the photos,accounts and all the data on who, what, when, where and why this all happened. It is a must if you’re in Hiroshima. You can get English-speaking tour headset and an English tour book.

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Miyajima Island

What an amazing place. The beauty, history, culture and religious nature of this majestic island took my breath away. We got there by free ferry as we had a JR Pass, otherwise you can pay around 500 yen to cross over. During the ferry across to Miyajima Island you catch your first glimpse at the Floating Torri Gate. Then the five-story pagoda behind it is also amazing. Seafood is a must try on the island as it is well known for oysters.

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Tips
Plan where your going
This really help us with our trip in general. You need to have a fair idea of where you are going as you can plan around it.

Get all the English maps!

You will thank yourself after. Most people have can’t read Kanji (Working on it) so having maps in English will give you a huge advantage to your trip.

Go to see a Baseball game
People in Hiroshima love and I mean LOVE their baseball team. It is everywhere! 7Eleven, restaurants, pubs, and even sewer caps haha!

Hiroshima is a beautiful place. We didn’t see a huge amount of the city due to time constraints. There are plenty of Shrines and Temples to see, so get out and explore the city and get to a Baseball match as even for a man who doesn’t really like baseball, you will be taken over by the atmosphere of the place!

じゃあまたね
Ja mata ne!
See you later!