First off, A list of Pending Favorite Books

Strange to think about, but there are some books or series I haven’t been with long enough to know if they really are my favorites. Again, these posts are basically for myself, but if others enjoy them then I have no complaints! Also, this list may grow bigger over time as I scan the archivesContinue reading “First off, A list of Pending Favorite Books”

From Far Away (彼方から, Kanata Kara) 1993-2003

This manga, written by Kyoko Hikawa, is one of those few diamonds lost in the shuffle. What makes this story different then others? It is simple; its execution and profundity. This series is only fourteen volumes long, and uses a classic fantasy plot model. It begins with our heroine Noriko, an ordinary school girl whoContinue reading “From Far Away (彼方から, Kanata Kara) 1993-2003”