Absolute Boyfriend, Vol. 2 (Absolute Boyfriend #2)
Overall Rating: A
Summary: A romantic comedy manga with a splash of science fiction created by Yuu Watase. Absolute Boyfriend is six volumes long and is the story of Riiko Izawa. Riiko is a high school girl with an addiction to buying things online, and has never had a boyfriend. In fact, she is rejected by every boy she asks out. The manga begins with Riiko asking out her current crush, and being immediately rejected.
After the rejection, she is wandering in the park, and finds a ringing cellpho
In my previous review of Absolute Boyfriend, I mention that the main character Riiko keeps getting rejected by boys and so she literally purchase a boyfriend from Kronos Heaven(unsure what kind of agency this is, but dying to find out!). The boy she gets is perfect in every way. He is super smart, super strong, and he is super sexy and he wants no one but her. Of cour...more
Seriously this is one of the best manga I have ever read! It is filled with romance and comedy and enjoyable characters. I fell in love with every aspect of this series right from the beginning. There is an interesting l...more
I feel for poor Soushi. In that aspect, it must be really hard to keep seeing the woman you love every day (within your grasp)...especially when you have to keep watching her blantantly throwing herself all over another "man". What makes that even harder for Soushi...more
For some unknown reason I'm not a fan of Watase's manga.
This is a sad thing because it's hard to find a manga author so prolific as to write so many different series' to like, love, or something in between. I have read volumes of her Alice 19th,and Ceres and in each series there is something...missing. I can't define it really, but it feels like if the book had a head, legs, or arms it would be missing one of them.
Watase has written a lot, and I wish so m...more
Really good story - about love between human and android. About feelings, that the mechanical thing can feel. And sad ending :<
Maybe I've just grown up since my FY days. Then again to this day I would still love to punch Yui in the face!
She received the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo for Ceres, Celestial Legend in 1997. Since writing her debut short story "Pajama de Ojama" ("An Intrusion in Pajamas"), Wata...more