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Feb 13, 2012
Half an hour I've never regretted wasting more in my life.

Spoilers included, because seriously? Don't waste your time.

Writing/story
Kid and older brother are ostracized because they apparently have magic powers. A span of time passes, and some other kid comes to free the sister. Why? No freakin clue. That's what he was told to do, and by god, this kid takes his role as lacky seriously.

We know this kid is sent to free the girl from the tower (and why was a kid sent to free the princess in the tower, so to speak?), but aside from a vaguely worded throwaway comment from read more
Aug 17, 2010
Oooku (Manga) add (All reviews)
Preliminary
Wow.

Any words I can use to describe this series pale in comparison to the writing, the art, the direction, the flavor of the series on a whole, and indeed I can already feel myself completely at a loss as to how I should go about reviewing it when it is clearly a series that speaks for itself. Nevertheless, I'll see what I can do.

Simply put, this is shoujo, nay, manga itself done right. When people ask, "What is the greatest manga of all time," they are more often than not met with, say, Berserk. For me, now, that series is Ooku. (While Berserk is a read more