31 July 2013

Peach Girl

Title: Peach Girl

Author: Ueda Miwa

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Volume: 18 volumes (Japan version)

Anime: 25 Episodes


The story centered on Momo Adachi. A former member of the swim team, Momo tans easily and her hair is bleached out; unfortunately, she is stereotyped by her ignorant classmates, and is forced to endure rumors about being an "easy girl" that has had many sexual relationships.Her only friend is Sae, who is actually responsible for spreading the nasty gossip due to her jealousy of Momo.

Momo is in love with Toji, a taciturn baseball player, but the scheming Sae also has her sights set on the same boy. Momo's life is further complicated with the introduction of Kairi Okayasu, a wise-cracking playboy who is determined to make her his. He reveals to Momo that she had saved him from drowning the summer before high school started.

Summary source: Wikipedia


I don't know how the manga goes or what feelings it delivers because I only watched the anime. And this review is based on that.

The first thing I want to say is that I enjoyed watching Peach Girl as a viewer it made me feel many different emotions: sad and happy, anxious but many times I get so angry at the characters, well it should be normal to feel it for the antagonist but now I practically have something to dislike on everyone, except for Kairi, (even if he's a playboy).

I was especially feeling frustrated near the end because of Momo's indecision. I feel like grabbing her out of the screen and tell her off. But it all got better in the end so I was fine.

It got the happy ending I always want to get from romance stories but I feel like something is missing, like I like it to continue a bit longer!

And oh, I also love the Taiwanese drama but the anime is better because the "Momo" (forgot the Taiwanese names) wasn't that good to act, but the "Sae" and "Kairi" was good.


20 July 2013

How to Train Your Dragon

I just remember about this wonderful animated film I watch a year ago! It was already two years then since the release but I never heard of it. Bored and searching the internet for some entertainment I bump in to a movie with a title: How To Train Your dragon.

I was skeptic at first thinking that I might not like it but I totally love this movie! I love how the friendship develop, and the romance in the story is great not dominating but there. 
Lot's of flying and 3D effect. The comedy part especially when he was with the dragon the first time was so funny I literally cried from laughing.

Anyway, right now I'm still feverish and too excited after watching it again to give a proper review, but I'll definitely recommend this movie to everyone, if not, you don't know what your missing...



10 July 2013

Free Ebook for July Summer/Winter Sale Specials

Hello everyone!

 I just participated in Smashwords ebook's "July Summer/Winter Sale Specials" that run's from July 1–31.

I listed my 2 of my e-books for free:
1: Tagalog novella Handsome Devil

Handsome Devil (Tagalog Romance)
Agad na nabighani si Yuna sa maamong mukha ni Benjamin nang una niya itong masilayan, ngunit agad rin niya itong kinamuhian matapos siya nitong ipahiya sa harap ng maraming tao. Pinanalangin niyang hindi na sila nito muling magkita. Subalit masyado yatang abala ang Diyos dahil kabaliktaran ang nangyari. Pinagbantaan pa siya nito matapos niyang mapag-alaman na napili pala itong fiancĂ© para sa kanya ng mga magulang, at napagpasyahang sa tahanan nila ito pansamantalang titira. And there’s something more to Benjamin than meets eye.

2: An English short story Dishonest Heart

Dishonest Heart photo MissDishonestweb_zps6b975e51.jpg
Anya wants nothing more than to stay away from Alexander, someone who she considered to be her polar opposite. But, after asking him to keep a secret for her, he never left her alone anymore. Alexander started to constantly tease her, and somewhere along the way, her feelings for him changed. 8,969 words teen fiction based from a true story.

From Smashword: Use the code SW100 at checkout to get this book for FREE during our site-wide promotion!

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