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Haridama: Magic Cram School

3.48  ·  Rating Details ·  27 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
MAGICAL FRIENDS

Kokuyo and Harika are a little unusual–and not just because they’re sorcery students. They’re Obsidians, wizards who must use enchanted swords to help them cast spells. Their fellow students think Obsidians are inferior to “normal” wizards. But Kokuyo and Harika have something that their cohorts don’t: the power of friendship!
Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 20th 2008 by Del Rey
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Conan Tigard
Nov 18, 2015 Conan Tigard rated it really liked it
Haridama: Magic Cram School is a fun single-shot manga book that I think should be a series. I quite enjoyed reading it and it ends leaving the impression that there may be more books to follow. But since there isn't a number "1" anywhere on this book, it looks like I may be out of luck.

I liked all three of the main characters, but sometimes found the storyline a little confusing. Maybe this was because of the Translation and Adaptation from Japanese to English, but I am not sure.

The story is
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Nick
Feb 17, 2016 Nick rated it liked it
This single-volume manga is cute, and a fun read, but with so little time for character development it never reaches a level beyond that.
The basic concept is that the two main characters have very limited aptitude for magic, and are attending a "cram school" in order to pass their technical exams to reach at least some level of wizardry.
As a life lesson in learning how to deal with your own strengths and weaknesses, it's actually very good. As a fictional manga, it's only so-so, because the stat
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Miss Ryoko
Jan 01, 2014 Miss Ryoko rated it liked it
Shelves: manga, library-book
I did not intentionally pick up this one shot by Atsushi Suzumi because I just finished reading her series Venus Versus Virus... it was purely coincidental! I really liked this one shot. It was sweet and cute and had a fun little storyline. I actually wish there were more volumes to make this a series!
Selena
An interesting story about two sorcerers who are completely pathetic on their own but together kick massive butt. It's short (only one volume) so I recommend it even if you're not normally into magic manga..
Kaede
This was really cute, and it had a lot of solid potential in terms of characters and story, as well as artwork. I would've preferred this to be a two-three volume series - but it was good nonetheless.

Mini-review to come.
Snow
May 26, 2008 Snow rated it it was ok
reviewed for ICv2's Guide
H
Jan 20, 2010 H rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
Loved the story though I wished it was a bit longer. Definitely good
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