Jul 15, 2015
I can't believe Merry Checker doesn't have an MAL review yet. Or an OVA.
Let me start with the story. An office-worker who also writes a fairly successful blog meets a fellow blogger at an IRL meetup. They're both drawn to each other, first and foremost as friends, but their undeniable attraction is bringing them closer and closer to each other. Only 6 chapters, but so much happens! For a short manga, MC never stops trying to put a smile on your face or warmth in your heart. When I picked up MC, I thought it might be unsatisfying, considering it had only 6 chapters. Boy,
was I wrong! The story's straightforward and feels very real and sincere. If you're looking for shounen-ai/yaoi tropes, you won't find them here. The humor's adorable, I read this entire manga with a giant grin that lasted long after I finished reading it. I even read it twice back to back and still smiled all the way!
The characters - my most favorite part. Oh dear lord, the two leads. The uke (glasses-toting senpai
Reviewer’s Rating: 10
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