Otomen, Vol. 12 (Otomen #12)
Asuka Masamune is a guy who loves girly things--sewing, knitting, making cute stuffed animals and reading shojo comics. But in a world where boys are expected to act manly, Asuka must hide his beloved hobbies and play the part of a masculine jock instead. Can Asuka ever show his true self to anyone, much less to Ryo Miyakozu...more
But I think my favorite was the last chapter, about the Poet of Ginyuri. It's a bittersweet story that focuses on Mr. Amakashi and his students in a way that made me feel like crying. And yet, I loved watching the events unfold.
I think that's one of the things I've come to love about this series. Not everyone gets what they want, but they always get what they ...more
I'm such a sucker for those storylines. As goofy, silly, and kind of outrageous as this series is, there was some really good writing at the heart of this volume.
[Taken from my blog: http://geekyreading.blogspot.com/2012... ]
I generally enjoy this series, but it isn’t my favorite. And, I guess I wasn’t too excited with it (or I was lazy/procrastinative) because I’ve put reviewing it off for several weeks now…
Anyway, the book started with Asuka at his men’s baking class. He’s happily enjoying it, but it doesn’t take long for his mother to find out about it. Instead of there being too big of a show down, though, Asuka comes up with a good excuse, and h ...more
The additional characters bring their own problems, especially since they’re starting to bear a disorie ...more
Some of these answers were a little obvious (such as Chef's identity) and others weren't quite expected.
This volume was a little bit more low-key on the Otoman hating front, which made it a little more likeably in my opinion. There were also plenty of hilarious scenes to balance out the some of the serious ones.
This is mainly an As ...more
I really enjoyed this volume, especially the chapter about poems. I'm also enjoying where things are headed in Asuka's family. Need more focus on Juta soon, though!