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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

OUSAMA NO SHICHIYA


GENRE: Comedy, Romance, Shoujo
AUTHOR:  Sakurakouji Kanoko
PUBLISHER: Shogakukan
STATUS: Complete
VOLUMES: 1
CHAPTERS: 4


Hamada Amy has a really bad luck in terms of falling in love with men and is much worse in judging them. Even with things. Her first crush had actually turned her into a slave, making her run around doing tasks. Second, after she confessed to a guy, she was literally pushed down immediately at that exact time. She has been cheated so many times. Now, she was forced to pawn her watch at a certain pawnshop to lend her boyfriend some money just to realized that she was being cheated... again. The money is gonna be use for another girl's abortion (Now that's what I call "unfortunate" (o_o) ).


Because of this, she was given an advise by Yamamoto Shuu, the guy who manages the pawnshop, and, eventually ended up working in the store. Well, things doesn't seem to work out well with Shuu, especially when your staff is prone to being trick. What will happen with the store? Will Amy finally be able to distinguished the good guys from the bad ones? Or will she be tricked again?



Manga Fox - http://www.mangafox.com/manga/the_king_s_pawnshop/

One Manga - http://www.onemanga.com/The_Kings_Pawnshop/

Manga Animea - http://manga.animea.net/ousama-no-shichiya.html

Manga 123 - http://www.manga123.com/read/The-Kings-Pawnshop




Tuesday, March 1, 2011

THE BRIDE OF THE WATER GOD



GENRE: Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Romance, Shoujo, Supernatural
AUTHOR:  Yoon Mi-kyung
PUBLISHER: Seoul Cultural Publishers
STATUS: Ongoing
VOLUMES: 14 - Ongoing
CHAPTERS: 100 - Ongoing


Is an unforgettable story of love, hate and suffering. This story narrates a heart-breaking romance that ensues between a god and a human.





The series is about a girl named Soah, who was living in a small village that is experiencing a devastating drought for a long period of time. The people decided to appease the Water God by sacrificing the most beautiful woman in their village. Soah was decided by then to be the sacrifice (In other term, the bride of the water god). She was actually sold by her father to be the replacement of the supposed-to-be-sacrificed. Dreading the Water God himself, Soah was surprised to learn that the God she met is totally different from the monster she was imagining it to be who was supposed to eat her.



Habaek, the name of the Water God, is actually a child. Soah was shocked since she never even had expected this. By then, Habaek decided to let her live in the Water kingdom and took good care of her. As the story goes on, a complicated love affair seems to form. Soah was drawn to the mysterious Mu-i, who always comes to visit her every night. The affair gets complicated when Hoo-Ye, the kingdom's commander takes a liking to her.


Things get worse for Soah because it seems that there is no one she could trust anymore. Because of this circumstances, Hoo-Ye became her close friend. Later in the story, it was revealed that the Water God is actually a good-hearted and kind person. Soah also learned about Habaek's first wife, Nakbin, whom he love and cherished very much even until she died. This news seems to disheartened Soah since someone told her that she is the reincarnation of Nakbin and because Mu-i only loves her for that.


What will happen to their complicated love story especially when Habaek's mother, Suh-wang-mo (Yanghee), decided to visit? How will Soah react when she learns that Mu-i is Habaek's true form? Follow this exciting chase as Soah and Habaek find each other while being forcely separated by the people they thought to be allies? And what if Nakbin didn't really die? Will Habaek be forced to break up with Soah?








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