Discovering Boys Love: Ten Count Manga review and spoilers

Ten Count manga review

Welcome once more to the Nyaa! Romantsu! section!

Another jewel that I have discovered recently is this story by Rihito Takarai that is absolutely a must-read.

There are few yaoi stories in which the plot focuses on something more than the relationship between the main characters, and this is one of them.

Ten Count manga began to be serialized in 2013 in Dear+ magazine and the chapters are released on a monthly basis. It’s currently on chapter 25.

The first thing that captures you is the atmosphere that the characters create.

And if you think about it, there are really only two characters and a couple of secondary ones, aside from characters that appear in flashbacks to keep the plot going.

The story – Ten Count Chapter 1

Let’s meet Shirotani Tadaomi.

The first thing that caught me in this story in the outstanding cover artwork that frankly speaks for itself.

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Fairy Tail anime schedule November 2015 + news

Fairy Tail anime episode release dates November 2015

Better late than never, I will begin to post more information on this and other series, not only Naruto Shippuden.

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Episode 258 “Tartaros Chapter – Fire Dragon Iron Fist” (冥府の門編 火竜の鉄拳) November 7, 2015
Episode 259 “Tartaros Chapter – 00:00″ (冥府の門編 00:00) November 14, 2015
Episode 260 “Tartaros Chapter – The Girl in the Crystal Ball” (冥府の門編 水晶の中の少女) November 21, 2015
Episode 261 “Tartaros Chapter – The Definitive Demon” (冥府の門編 絶対の悪魔) November 28, 2015

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Boruto Naruto the movie review (full spoilers) + full plot synopsis 2015

This review is based on all the cam leaks that I watched/gathered.

You can still read the version with mild spoilers here.

One thing I can tell you for sure: this movie is wayyy better and more exciting than the Last.

Of course, this all depends on tastes, and mind me, I DID like the Last: Naruto the movie, but I felt that the plot was just too simple, even for Naruto movie standards, and it was a device to rush up Naruhina in the process.

And I want to clarify from the beginning: my bias is towards SasuNaru/Narusasu, but I don’t mind at all a well done NaruHina or other pairing for that matter.

But let’s cut to the chase:

This review of course is not definitive, as the BD/DVD release date is still to be known in Japan and the US, but I’m betting for a February / April release in the midst of the hype of Ultimate Ninja Storm 4.

Boruto Naruto the movie full recap /synopsis/ storyline

It’s been 15 years after the events of chapter 699, it has been a time of peace and development after the last war.

Konoha begins to resemble a small scale Tokyo with its concrete buildings and first skyscrapers, the old mingles with the new. However, the faces of the 7 Hokages still stand out.


This is interesting because at last we get an inkling that the Naruto original series may have taken place around the 70’s, and the ‘actual’ time of this storyline must be around the 90’s.

But Kishimoto-sensei clarified at NYCC that it’s its own continuity, with elements from different decades.

So, what happened to Sasuke?

‘To atone for my sins’, as he has said, he has gone away on S-rank level missions all these years to confirm a possible threat around the ruins of Kaguya’s Castle.


And the movie opens with him battling two guys that appeared in this dimension, who may be Kaguya’s relatives.

It is not clearly specified, but both Naruto’s and Sasuke’s arms can still form some seals, though they are badly damaged beyond repair.

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Naruto Shippuden anime schedule November 2015 and news

Naruto Shippuden anime schedule for November 2015

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(Updated November 10 w/ full titles now)

The possibility of seeing the contents of Icha-Icha tactics finally on anime is becoming more and more of a reality at this point. Who knew? o.o

Episode 436 “Jiraiya Ninja Scrolls ~The Tale of Naruto the Hero~ The Masked Man” (自来也忍法帳 〜ナルト豪傑物語〜 仮面の男) November 5, 2015
Episode 437 “Jiraiya Ninja Scrolls ~The Tale of Naruto the Hero~ The Sealed Power” (自来也忍法帳 〜ナルト豪傑物語〜 封印されし力) November 12, 2015
Episode 438 “Either Rules or Friends” (掟か、仲間か)   November 19, 2015
Episode 439 “The Child of Prophecy” (予言の子)  November 26, 2015

The odds of getting canon again in the January 2016 new anime season are almost a given now :/

Meaning that the success of Boruto movie gave a blank check to Studio Pierrot to troll us all the way all these months.

No wonder Kishimoto wanted to just move on as soon as possible and dedicate to his new sci-fi series, which points to the conspiracy theory that he may have sold at least more than 50% rights to Studio Pierrot, an scheme that backfired quite badly.

This could mean that we may be seeing the end of Naruto Shippuden circa 2017.

(Updated November 13): You can read my full review, synopsis and full of Boruto movie here, with screencaps!

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11 Manga gifts ideas for drawers and artists: 2015 guide

Manga gifts guide for drawers and artists 2015

This is one of the years with the most variety and options to choose from when it comes to giving that manga- themed gift for your relatives, friends or loved ones who love drawing manga, either as a hobby or professionally.

As I indicated in last year’s guide, something interesting happened as there emerged (finally) some serious competitors for Wacom’s tablets, which have been dominating the markets for decades.

But how has Chinese manufacturers Huion and Turcom fared since last year?

While Huion didn’t exactly defeat Wacom this year, and its little brother Turcom seems to be focusing more on the least expensive alternatives,  they have achieved something that no other manufacturer has in years: they have officially and cleverly positioned themselves as Wacom’s competitor.

The model that has been selling the best with the best ratings on Amazon is their Huion H610 Pro.

  • Manga Gift Idea #1: Huion H610 professional graphics pad review

For the moment being, this drawing pen tablet is their most competitive at a price of $76 and 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity and measuring 10 x 6.25” of active area, what would be a Medium size in Wacom.

The hot keys feature in which you can set up a function that you do repeatedly (free transform, mask, a special filter, etc) is a deal-maker.

manga gifts - HUION H610 Pro Graphics Drawing Tablet + Anti-fouling Golve + 15 Inch Wool Felt Liner Bag

This should be enough to defeat Wacom, right?

Not so much yet. But the tablet is perceived as the absolute best for beginners that don’t want to spend that much money.

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Naruto Shippuden anime schedule October 2015 and news

Naruto Shippuden anime schedule  October 2015

(Updated October 8 w/ full episodes) This month proves how succesful Itachi and Nagato’s special combined jutsu has proven to be for Studio Pierrot.

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We are simply deep into this fillerology Eternal Tsukiyomi Rikodou Sennin style no Jutsu.

While it’s not as powerful as Madara’s, it’s bound to send us into a path of Infinite Frustration.

It’s obvious that Boruto movie success has driven them to keep killing us with filler all year now.

But could this backfire? I mean, there will be a point in which general audiences know how Naruto ends.

Then why bother watching fillers or even canon anymore?

It’s quite a dangerous game they’re playing there. They’re threading quite a thin line now.

People could just get fed up with Naruto the same way it has happened with Hillary Clinton and Attack on Titan movies.

(Update November 1st) Here’s November 2015 schedule

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Naruto Shippuden anime schedule September 2015 and news

Naruto Shippuden anime schedule  for September 2015

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(Updated September 9th with full episode titles.-)

This month begins with some conflicting information, as originally I had the data that the first two episodes would be a two-hour special about the team entering Kaguya’s dimension.

From what I’ve seen in the previews, it seems like they made some last minute edits, and so it’s a 2 hour filler trollpisode o.o

I’ve never believed they were even capable of that.

Thus we have a new category, a filler trollpisode.

Then, the Killer Bee filler is confirmed.

Episode 427-428       Road to TenTen: into the Dream World            September 3, 2015

It seems like the dimension in the Road to Ninja movie and the current get fusioned in TenTen’s head as she is put into Infinite Tsukiyomi by Madara o.o

Episode 429          “Killer Bee’s Rap Chronicles: Scroll of Heaven” (キラービー落風伝・天の巻) September 10, 2015

This must bee Killer Bee’s dream (apparently).

Episode 430           “Killer Bee Rappuden: Roll of Ground” (キラービー落風伝・地の巻)  September 17, 2015

More Killer Bee dream.

Episode 431           “That Smile Again”  (あの笑顔をもう一度)      September 24, 2015

Update October 3rd: Here’s October 2015 schedule

From this it seems like they could keep up with Tsukiyomi Dream Fillerology for each character in Naruto.

At this rate, we will get sucked too into Fillerology Infinite Tsukiyomi, a secret jutsu developed by Itachi and Nagato for Studio Pierrot.

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Naruto Shippuden anime schedule August 2015 and news

Naruto Shippuden anime schedule August 2015

Excitement is in the air as the Boruto movie Japanese premiere date approaches on August 7

Meanwhile, the upcoming US theater release on October 10 will cover 80 cities.

The movie’s soundtrack is ‘Diver’, by KANA-BOON, whose single comes out precisely tomorrow August 5.

Thus this month we have a two hour Naruto Shippuden anime special :


Foreshadowing and nostalgia

Episodes 422-423 – Special: The Ones Who Inherit (受け継がれるもの) –August 6, 2015

Yes, a filler special with Naruto and Konohamaru. Hopefully full of fugly cuteness ^^ With plenty of Sexy no Jutsu

Episode 424                                                   Stand Up (立つ)                                             August 13, 2015

Yes, we back to canon as we are introduced to Hagoromo, the Sage of the Six Paths!

Episode 425                                                   “The Infinite Dream” (無限の夢)                August 20, 2015

Episode 426                                                    “The Infinite Tsukuyomi” (無限月読)       August 27, 2015

And yes, there will be no break this month!

Just got the report also that next month will introduce the final fight with Kaguya and some fillerology with Killer Bee.

Update August 29th: here is Naruto Shippuden anime schedule for September 2015

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Boruto Naruto the movie spoilers + news + speculation 2015

Boruto Naruto the movie is due to premiere in Japanese theaters on August 7 of this year.

The future of the Naruto franchise depends on the success of this movie.

But for the moment Kishimoto-sensei himself has no plans for a continuation story in manga beyond Naruto Gaiden.

And I can hardly blame him, working for 96 hours a week, for 16 years straight and ultimately getting backlash from fans that didn’t get their ship pairing made a reality.

And in the process he left out in the open quite some questions that we may not see answered for a long, long time.

Finally the movie got a US release date on October 10th, Naruto’s birthday, as Kishimoto-sensei will attend NY Comic Con during those days.

Among other good news is that we’ll definitely know more about Mitsuki and his abilities in this movie:

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Deemed as a brilliant shinobi, Mitsuki remains a mystery with his calm and composed behavior, quite the contrast to Boruto and Sarada. Seemingly his main ability is to stretch his limbs to imprison his oponents.

Does this sound quite familiar to you??

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Axent Wear cat ear headphones are a roaring success

Nekomimi headphones: the campaign raised $3.4 million and they will be released on November 2015

Since the launch of their campaign on IndieGogo,  on November 2014, these superbly designed cat ear headphones are not only about aesthetics, but also about quality.

That’s why their manufacturers have strived all the way to find a decent factory to produce them with the highest standards.

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you just can’t deny the amazing design concept here

What I love is how they kept updating their buyers through Tumblr with their situation and made everything clear from the beginning.

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