Monday, May 16, 2011

Mangaka Natsuki Takaya!

As you know, Natsuki Takaya is well known for her work, Fruits BasketFruits Basket won the Kondansha Manga Award in 2001 for Shojo Manga. Due to an injury, Fruits Basket was hiatus for while. She complains that her drawings have gotten worse after her surgery. (Its true Her art is  awesome!) Sweet fact of the day, her real name is Naka Hatake and was born on July 7, 1973.

I really admire her. Her works always inspire me! Espically her older work, Tsubasa: Those with Wings. Oh wait was it Hoshi wa Utau? I can't remember. Anyways, as you wait for me to think about what I have to say, just read these recommendations!

Title: Tsubasa: Those with Wings, 翼を持つ者 Tsubasa o Motsu Mono
Author: Natsuki Takaya
Genres: Romance, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Shojo, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Drama, Slice of life
Reading Direction: Right to Left
Age Rating: 16+ Older Teen
Status: Completed

Summary: Set in the 22nd century, the world has now become a place of poverty and crime. There were many wars and the earth became infertile and the place is being controlled by the army.

Ex-theif Kotobuki and Military Genius Raimon are on a adventure to find the Tsubasa, a special legendary device is believed to grant peoples wishes. It is said it granted wishes before and disappeared.

Oh it is this manga! I love how it has to do with restoring the green in the world. I love this manga! I seriously don't see whats wrong with it. The art is good considering it was made in the 1995. The story is really romantic and cute. I love Raimon! He is soo funny! :D

Title: Hoshi wa Utau, 星は歌う, Stars Sing, Twinkle Sing
Author: Natsuki Takaya
Genres: Romance, Drama, Comedy, Shojo, Slice of life
Reading Direction: Right to Left
Age Rating: 13+ Teen
Status: Completed

Summary: (From If I explained it, it would be too long!) In a small town in the countryside, close to the sea, a young high-school girl lived alone with her cousin.When life seemed to her too painful and too sad, she contemplated the sky and was refreshed by looking at the stars. But one night in spring, she met a boy who sealed her destiny. . . .

This manga is freaking adorable!!!!! >///< I love it!!! I thought the art would crash and burn but it was better! Chihiro is soo cute and I LOVE her hairstyle! I'm sorry I just had to say that. The story is very cute and I highly recommend you read this!! Just to tell you there are similitaries in the characters from the manga Fruits Basket. Just read it and you will know what I am talking about.

Other Manga's/Anime's you can try to read/watch by her!

You must listen to this song! Stay with me by Daichi Miura


1 comment:

  1. *Adds Hoshi wa utau to 'to read' list* Fruits basket is the beeeeest :3 She's a really good mangaka ^_^


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