Animanga: Book Reivew – Blue Period Vol. 1 – Tsubasa Yamaguchi

Hello!

Continuing with the Animanga Fridays (complete with new banner), today I am reviewing Blue Period Vol.1. In terms of anime, making the Horror Top 10 List last week has seen me rewatching some old favourites, starting with Black Blood Brothers and I have plans to rewatch Highschool of the Dead this weekend, especially as I am currently quarantining and trying to stop myself climbing the wall!

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Disclaimer – I received an e-arc via netgalley in exchange for an honest review*

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Book Summary:

Winner of the 2020 Manga Taisho Grand Prize! A manga about the struggles and rewards of a life dedicated to art. Popular guy Yatora realizes he’s just going through the motions to make other people happy and finds himself in a new passion: painting. But untethering yourself from all your past expectations is dangerous as well as thrilling…


STILL LIFE

Yatora is the perfect high school student, with good grades and lots of friends. It’s an effortless performance, and, ultimately… a dull one. But he wanders into the art room one day, and a lone painting captures his eye, awakening him to a kind of beauty he never knew. Compelled and consumed, he dives in headfirst–and he’s about to learn how savage and unforgiving art can be…

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