[Manga Monday] Yotsuba&! Vol. 2 ★★★★★

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Title: Yotsuba&! Vol. 2
Series: Yotsuba&! #2
Author: Kiyohiko Azuma
Rating: 5 of 5 Stars
Genre: Manga
Pages: 192
Words: 8K


Chapter List:

Yotsuba & Drawing

Yotsuba & Revenge

Yotsuba & Cake

Yotsuba & Donmai

Yotsuba & the Pool

Yotsuba & the Frog

Yotsuba & Asagi’s Gifts

My Thoughts:

Ahhh, this was just what I needed. After the previous week having been such a mess, reading this Saturday morning was perfect. I laughed, I laughed and then I laughed some more. Not uproariously, not side-splittingly kind of laughing, but a continual amusement and fluffy kind of laugh.

The above picture is a chapter where Yotsuba is watching a gangster tv show with her dad and Jumbo and sees a gangster kill someone. She then proceeds to squirt gun her dad and Jumbo to death and then switches characters to hunt down the person who killed her beloved dad and friend. She goes next door and kills all of the girls next door, except for the eldest, Asagi, who ends up killing Yotsuba. The chapter ends with Yotsuba admitting to her dad and Jumbo that she failed to avenge them and died. Jumbo moralizes that nothing good ever comes from revenge.

I am finding that Azuma is able to do a ton of world building and character sketches in just a couple of panels. It is rather amazing. It gives the manga a bit of depth that makes it easier to digest. It also makes this re-read possible and future re-reads a real possibility, if not a sure thing.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

19 thoughts on “[Manga Monday] Yotsuba&! Vol. 2 ★★★★★

  1. “I laughed, I laughed and then I laughed some more”…and you know what they say right? Laughter really is the best medicine😀 Glad to see you are still enjoying this series so much. It makes me want to start with the Urusei Yatsura manga’s but still in the middle of Alita and Orange.😀

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  2. And it ends with 14 volumes too! I hope it stays this strong till the end. Will definitely have to give it a go in the near future. Currently progressing through my own reread of Shaman King among other manga. Let’s just say that teenage-me clearly loved it more than I ever could today hahahha

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