Monday, December 8, 2008

Manga Challenge!

Not that I need an excuse to read more manga, but who could resist Rhinoa's Manga Challenge? It sounds like a lot of fun. The rules are:

Read at least 6 manga novels in 2009 (cross overs with other challenges are fine and please feel free to read more!).
Sign up at her blog with Mister Linky.
She will put up a post each month with a Mister Linky for us to add our reviews to.
You do not need to set a list of books to read in advance, just fill them in as you go if it's easier.

I love reading manga - my main challenge is finding the time to write reviews, since they are such quick reads. I think I will not make up a list at this point, and just read what appeals to me as I go along.

Thanks for hosting this fun challenge, Rhinoa!

I will list my books on the sidebar as I go along, and then I'll do a wrap-up post at the end of the challenge. It's not too late to join in!

6 comments:

  1. I'm excited about this challenge!! I'm catching up on XXXholic for it!

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  2. I love xxxHOLIC!! I've been thinking about rereading them because they're so much fun.

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  3. I'm not making a list in advance because I have no idea where to start...I'll be counting on you for recommendations :P

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  4. Well, xxxHOLIC to begin with, if you've never read any of those. And lately I've been captivated by Yotsuba&!, and I hope to read more of those for the challenge (except my older daughter keeps stealing them from me!) :-) I'll keep you posted on any new discoveries! That's the fun part about challenges, the way they make you branch out.

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  5. I'd like to join but here in Ireland the choice is so limited I don't think I can find anything I want to read! I can't wait to go to Italy and catch up on Nana (sooo behind here....) and see if there's anything new on the market.
    I love classic manga, but they've only been published in Italy for all the nostalgic fans of 80's cartoons, so I couldn't review them :(
    Also they're so expensive here!
    ok I'll stop moaning, maybe I could just join and not review them at all :P

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  6. I'm sorry to hear that, Valentina. I know how you feel. I remember when I lived in Italy, books in English were soooo expensive, and my favorite authors were nearly impossible to find. This was before online bookstores - yes, I"m old! And while I could read in Italian, it was so darn much work that it was hard to lose myself in the books the way I can in English. I admire you and Nymeth for reading so much in a language that (I believe) is not your native language. Now I have the opposite issue, of course - books in Italian are expensive/hard to find. I really need to go back one of these days and stock up!

    My library still only has Nana #1 and #2, and with the current budget crunch, I doubt we'll see much new stuff in the recent future.

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