Manga: Kuzu to Megane to Bungakushojo

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    Title: Kuzu to Megane to Bungakushojo
    Genres: Comedy-Romance-School Life-Shounen
    Publisher: Kodansha/Seikaisha
    Author: TANIGAWA Nico (Same as It's Not My Fault That I'm Not Popular!)
    Status: 2 Volumes - Complete

    Orikawa went to a prep high school for crazy smart kids; being as self-conscious as she is, she decided to be Bungaku shojo "Literature girl"...weelllll, in appearance only.
    Affected by Natsuhiko Kyogoku's look, she decided to buy a black glove and black undershirt, and pretend to read in public places. Somehow, she got someone developing a crush on her cuz of that, and this guy just happens to be trash who has stalker tendencies, nonetheless he's quite harmless.

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    Natsuhiko Kyogoku (Author of The Summer of the Ubume, released by Vertical, but it's outta print now and Loups-Garous, released by VIZ)

    Why should JNC license it?

    1. It's originally a web gag manga with one chapter consisting of one page, so it fits JNC system.
    2. I believe that funny and gag manga fit JNC audience
    3. It covers variety of Japanese literary books, which will be nice way to be exposed to new non-LN titles. (Some are already licensed like Yukito Ayatsuji's The Decagon House Murders and Another and Haruki Murakami's books and some ain't as fortunate)
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      Plus, Is there really anyone can say no to this face?

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    The cover page link is broken at the top.

    Throwing in support. As someone that reads and reviews and discusses works, I like books about readers to discover more interesting stuff . x)

  • @terrence
    It's been happening a lot lately.
    Well, changed the whole thing to better pic

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    What does Kuzu translate to? Google gives me scrap.

    "Scrap and eyeglasses and literature"

    This is neither here nor there, but sometimes I see Kudzu System used in LN titles. I assume that means caste system or something? I dunno. Kudzu is a plant I think?

  • @terrence
    Trash, human trash.
    It means Scum, glasses, and literature girl.
    Which reminds me that I failed to mention he has stalker tendencies.

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