Posts Tagged ‘ Manhwa ’

Summer Break 2014 Recommendation Requests

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So as it happens, today was the day I graduated from high school and I’m…..still not sure how I should feel.  I mean, on one hand, it feels so liberating to be free from high school, preparing for the glorious world of college, and at the start of a long, beautiful, relaxing summer with a lot in store.  At the same time, however, I’m really gonna miss my friends and the other fabulous people I’ve met at school.  I never thought much about it, but my class was really amazing and had some of the greatest people I’ve ever met, and it’s sad to think I won’t be seeing some of them for a very long time, though I know they’re capable of great things and I’ll definitely be seeing the results of that in a few years.  Feelsy reminiscing about high school aside, however, the long summer vacation has arrived.  So what does that mean for you all?  Well, this shall be the first time that I ask for recommendations from everyone who is reading my blog. Continue reading

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The Breaker Review: A Martial Arts Disciple’s Growth

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About a month ago, I read through a manhwa called The Breaker.  Some of my AIM friends have a lot of love for this series and demanded I get to it as soon as possible.  It took me a while, and sadly I still have only finished the first part of the series, but it was quite a fun read.  The Breaker is my second manhwa, the first being Tower of God.  While both are action manhwa, the two are very, very different series and Breaker certainly feels more like a manga than ToG did.  I say that Breaker’s style is more reminiscent of manga, though truth be told I don’t know a whole lot of manga quite like it.  I guess that part of it is simply the fact that I haven’t read a whole lot of martial arts manga to begin with (only ones I’ve read much of anything for are probably Baki the Grappler and History’s Strongest Disciple Kenichi, both of which have their similarities to it but aren’t quite the same deal).  Apparently the early stages of Breaker are supposed to be similar to Great Teacher Onizuka as well, though I’ll have to see just how similar GTO is once I actually do start that.  In any case, The Breaker was quite a good series and I look forward to seeing what New Waves has to offer as well. Continue reading

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