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Mar 30, 2012
Red River is the oldest manga I have ever read, having been released the year I was born. I had put off reading it due to the art style (I was used to round, fluffy shoujos) and finally, after running into it for the hundredth time last year, I decided to stop putting it off. I was caught right away, and I could not stop reading. I read every chapter in three days.
The last volume was a bit dull after the main story ended, but I liked the insight into the side characters lives, and even the little after stories. But either way, it read more
Dec 11, 2010
I really enjoyed this manga. It was very bittersweet, and was probably one of the best shoujos I've ever read. The art style took some getting use to, but I learned to really appreciate it over time.

It was a beautiful, bittersweet story. A demon comes to earth and raises an abandoned human child, and as she grows up they both really start to adore each other. The manga is about them overcoming their challenges to be together, and yes, while it was a romantic manga, the bond is very sweet, and goes beyond the typical shoujo relationship.

Like I said, I wasn't read more