Ikemen-kun to Saenai-kun
A look at one of the first print offerings from Gataeu Comics.
I have mixed feelings about Ikemen-kun to Saenai-kun. First off, on a shallow level, I must say I really enjoyed the art in this book. It has this rawness to the lines that I just eat up. Attractive character designs, good facial expressions, good choices when to use backgrounds and when to use white space, varied layouts… it looks good. However, some of the content and characterization detracted from my enjoyment of the work overall. Surprisingly(?!), manga needs more than just some pretty pictures strung together.