[manga] Dengeki Daisy

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I have finally finished Dengeki Daisy! I started the series in April and finished it on December 23rd. The series is 16 volumes long.

This manga series quickly became one of my favorites. I loved the characters, the relationships between them ,and the overall story.

I really liked how Teru and Kurosaki’s relationship was depicted. I considered it a very healthy relationship and I really like how the author focused on communication between the two. They had their ups and downs, but they always learned from their mistakes. All the characters were flawed in some way, but they really tried to work through their shortcomings by talking and relying on each other.  Continue reading

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[Manga] Dengeki Daisy vol. 2

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When Teru’s home gets burglarized, she ends up staying at Kurosaki’s apartment. The close quarters lead to tension, but things get even more complicated when a woman named Riko Onizuka shows up, bringing up a past that involves Kurosaki… – Goodreads

Volume 2 was way better and a lot more exciting that the synopsis makes it sound. I just can’t really write a synopsis without giving spoilers, so I decided to stick with this simple one from Goodreads.

I have a couple of things I want to discuss about the series so far, which is why volume 2 is getting its own post. I’ll probably start doing bulk reviews with the next volume. Continue reading

[Manga] Dengeki Daisy vol. 1

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After orphan Teru Kurebayashi loses her beloved older brother, she finds solace in the messages she exchanges with DAISY, an enigmatic figure who can only be reached through the cell phone her brother left her.

One day at school Teru accidentally breaks a window and agrees to pay for it by helping Kurosaki, the school custodian, with chores around school. Kurosaki is a slave driver and a bit of jerk. Despite their constant disagreements Kurosaki is there to help Teru in her greatest time of need.
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