Daily Archives: December 12, 2012

Josei Oneshot: “Butakai Ouji to 100-kai Kisu” (The Swineherd Prince and the 100 Kisses”) Part 1

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It’s been a while! But I suppose that’s to be expected since mature content is not our focus at Omari’s Sister. Anyhow, this is our first adult josei project. It’s by no stretch hentai or anything you’d see in a ledicomi, but it’s graphic enough that I’d say this is for folks 16 and older.

This oneshot is based on the Hans Christian Anderson fairytale “The Swineherd.” The first 75% of the first part adheres to the original story.  The second part, though, is a continuation of the story purely from the mind of Tsunami Umino.  I like Umino-sensei’s version a lot better. This is a story I can easily visualize as a live action movie. Actually, I would love to see this as a movie. It’d make a great chick-flick.  Needless to say, this is one of my favorite oneshots so far.  I still like “World’s End Garden” better. I’ll have more to say about my thoughts on this oneshot when I release the second part. The matters in this story are complex and the full complexity isn’t revealed until the second part.

Please let us know if you like stories like this. If you want more, then I’ll keep my eye out for mature oneshot and short project possibilities. I have more works in my manga collection by this mangaka, so we can and we will explore more of this artist’s work in the future.

And now onto the release! Read the rest of this entry