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May 12, 2009
Inu Neko Jump is not primarily a sports manga. It's also a romance and a comedy - hard to pull off altogether, huh? Well, this manga did it well.

The story was decent -- a retired high-school long jumper goes to college where he meets a lot of weird people (on the track team that he doesn't want to join) and meets one special person who forces him to jump again and make him realize his talents again, even if that's not her intention. It's touching, it's funny. But it won't bring you to your knees in tears or leave you wanting an encore especially bad. read more
May 4, 2009
Usagi Drop is one of those manga I just randomly stumbled upon, read the description and put it on my read-it-later list. Months later when I remembered I actually had a list, I went back to read it. I regret putting it off for so long.

Usagi Drop follows Daikichi on his journey from being a bachelor to being a guardian for a little girl who is actually his half-aunt. When everyone else in the family makes excuses to not keep her or disapproves of little Rin, Daikichi takes custody, slightly disturbed by the shallowness of his relatives. The two start to grow accustomed to each read more