Is there more to Love Live Sunshine than just cute anime girls singing, eating cake and having a good time? Wait, where have I heard that plot description before?
Today, we tackle Sumomomo Momomo: The Strongest Bride on Earth Shinobu Ohtaka. A fun little diversion, nevertheless the slight ick factor could threaten to destroy what is otherwise a good manga. Also, I’ve now discovered the best Japanese tongue twister by researching this title. Click on the download link for more info. As always, click on the post image to buy volume 1 from Amazon US. Or follow the text links below for the volumes I’ve covered so far.[audio:http://eeeperschoice.com/shows/ECP_Season_3_number_2.mp3]
Amazon US links:
- Sumomomo, Momomo, Vol. 1: The Strongest Bride on Earth (v. 1)
- Sumomomo, Momomo, Vol. 2: The Strongest Bride on Earth (v. 2)
Amazon UK links:
A small capsule review of Kaoru Mori’s A Bride’s Story here. I liked this story and I would say that if you’re tired of the usual fare in manga, this is a welcome change of pace. Volume one can be ordered from Amazon by clicking on the post image above and volume two can be preordered by clicking here.
UPDATE: Volume three is now up on Amazon for preorder for March 2012. Here’s the link.[audio:http://eeeperschoice.com/shows/ECP_Season_3_number_huh.mp3]
Thanks to Ed Sizemore and Johanna Draper Carlson for tackling the manga on their sites. Thanks to Kate Dacey over at Manga Critic for reviewing Bride’s Story and also to David Welsh and lastly to Deb Aoki and Melinda Beasi for putting me on the title in the first place.
Tonight from Eeeper’s Choice: a capsule review of The Quest for the Missing Girl by Jiro Taniguchi from Fanfare / Pontent Mon.