Paradise Kiss – Review Blurb

August 28, 2008

Title: Paradise Kiss
Japanese Title: Paradaisu Kisu
Author: Ai Yazawa
Genre: Drama/Romance
Licensed: Yes (Tokyopop)
Release Date: May 14, 2002
Volumes: 5

Quick Summary
Paradise Kiss is about a struggling high school student named Hikari, she attends one of the most intellectual high schools in Japan. This leaves her with very little time to do anything but school work. One day she comes across a group of high school students who study fashion design, they have their own amateur clothing label known as “Paradise Kiss”. The group was looking for a model to wear their outfit in their school’s competition and they forcefully select Hikari. Hikari had never met such odd people before and as a result of their paths crossing not only will she experience her first love, but her time with them results in her discovery of her true self.

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Kyon’s Sister (FREEing) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya

August 28, 2008

This figure is of Kyon’s Sister from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya and is made by FREEing. This figure is part of FREEing’s 1/4 scale Haruhi Suzumiya Bunny Collection. The outfits (and some of the poses) from this collection seem to be inspired from the Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya illustration pictured below. I happen to have this wall scroll hanging up in the bedroom, it was an impulse buy from the f.y.e. in the mall.

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