Author Archives: hardhikaputri

Itou Junji No Neko Nikki: Yon & Mu

The difference between fear and comedy is paper thin. Here’s a cat comedy from a horror manga author. Ito Junji’s Cat Diary: Yon & Mu is another manga about daily life of pets and their mangaka owner. But if you

Itou Junji No Neko Nikki: Yon & Mu

The difference between fear and comedy is paper thin. Here’s a cat comedy from a horror manga author. Ito Junji’s Cat Diary: Yon & Mu is another manga about daily life of pets and their mangaka owner. But if you

Kakukaku Shikajika

Reading Kakukaku Shikajika just gives me such a nostalgic feeling, makes me remembering the days between my third year of high school and early college. I was crazy about manga and hoping someday to become a mangaka. While every student

Kakukaku Shikajika

Reading Kakukaku Shikajika just gives me such a nostalgic feeling, makes me remembering the days between my third year of high school and early college. I was crazy about manga and hoping someday to become a mangaka. While every student

Genji Monogatari

The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari) by Murasaki Shikibu is a book from a distant era. Widely recognized as the world’s first novel. Written by an aristocratic woman for other women of her rank, sure this wasn’t an easy read.

Genji Monogatari

The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari) by Murasaki Shikibu is a book from a distant era. Widely recognized as the world’s first novel. Written by an aristocratic woman for other women of her rank, sure this wasn’t an easy read.

Sayonara, Tama-chan

‘Sayonara, Tama-chan’ or literally translated as ‘Goodbye, My Ball-chan’  is a manga by Kazuyoshi Takeda Takeda was an assistant artist under GANTZ author Hiroya Oku’s studio when he was diagnosed with Testicular cancer. He then turned his experience of losing

Sayonara, Tama-chan

‘Sayonara, Tama-chan’ or literally translated as ‘Goodbye, My Ball-chan’  is a manga by Kazuyoshi Takeda Takeda was an assistant artist under GANTZ author Hiroya Oku’s studio when he was diagnosed with Testicular cancer. He then turned his experience of losing

Blade of Immortal

Mugen no Jyuunin means something like dweller of infinity, or better known by the title Blade of the Immortal, manga by Samura Hiroaki. This is one of the greatest samurai manga I’ve ever read. This 2013, finally it come to

Blade of Immortal

Mugen no Jyuunin means something like dweller of infinity, or better known by the title Blade of the Immortal, manga by Samura Hiroaki. This is one of the greatest samurai manga I’ve ever read. This 2013, finally it come to

Makimonogatari

Some people collect expensive works of art or historical artifacts and some just collect bottle caps. But the truth is, the value of their collection is not monetary, but emotionally valuable. When one collects, they experiment with arranging, organizing, and

Makimonogatari

Some people collect expensive works of art or historical artifacts and some just collect bottle caps. But the truth is, the value of their collection is not monetary, but emotionally valuable. When one collects, they experiment with arranging, organizing, and

High School Sweetheart

Stand Up! and Tomodachi no Hanashi, this two manga are pretty similar, tells about school life romance. Actually it’s a classic formula but with Yamakawa Aiji’s touch this two manga turn to be a relaxing shoujo manga. I still love

High School Sweetheart

Stand Up! and Tomodachi no Hanashi, this two manga are pretty similar, tells about school life romance. Actually it’s a classic formula but with Yamakawa Aiji’s touch this two manga turn to be a relaxing shoujo manga. I still love

The Witch and Me

Been obsessed lately with Yamakawa Aiji. I found Majo to Boku, lovely but damn so short.

The Witch and Me

Been obsessed lately with Yamakawa Aiji. I found Majo to Boku, lovely but damn so short.

Ennichisai in Little Tokyo, 2013

A couple weeks ago, my friend and I visited an annual traditional Japanese summer festival. The two-days festival, have various booths providing Japanese foods and goods, traditional art and Japanese pop-culture performances creating a matsuri atmosphere in Melawai Blok M,

Ennichisai in Little Tokyo, 2013

A couple weeks ago, my friend and I visited an annual traditional Japanese summer festival. The two-days festival, have various booths providing Japanese foods and goods, traditional art and Japanese pop-culture performances creating a matsuri atmosphere in Melawai Blok M,

Yajirobee

I’m not really into shoujo manga because mostly it has typical cliche plot, sparkling big eye and over tone background, but yeah, there are always exception for few. Some diamonds in the pile of shoujo and it takes time to

Yajirobee

I’m not really into shoujo manga because mostly it has typical cliche plot, sparkling big eye and over tone background, but yeah, there are always exception for few. Some diamonds in the pile of shoujo and it takes time to