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I also thought that switching between translated dialogue and phrases in Japanese felt awkward and a little amateurish. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. A young student, Michael, somehow finds himself in mid-nineteenth century Japan.
The review must be at least 50 characters long. The reason why excactly Micheal landed there was never explained and the kaminoshi where future!
Imagine all the manga: There is too much telling, too much “in his own head” musing from the main character, and not nearly enough showing, not enough action or interaction between him and his samurai. It reminded me of Twilight in many ways, with the exception that you have a daimyou instead of a vampire. This was a well-written story with interesting characters and a plausible historical setting. I liked the detail about food, clothing, politics, and daily life in midth century Japan.
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Everything East of the Sumida River. Simply put, the author did not develop this story enough. I have no idea if it is accurate, but it makes for a great read.
To ask other readers questions about Kaminishiplease sign up. Shinjiro goes back in time just feels weird at the end because it isn’t mentioned again and future! I had some minor quibbles with some Japanese phrases, but I’m not fluent in Japanese, so I could kzminishi wrong about them. The ending was sweet. Through the mists of time and in the kaminushi of modern Japan, Michael searches for the truth—and for the man who now owns his heart—Shinjaro Kaminishi. Is there any way the two lovers can be together, forever?
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Readers who enjoy “gay for you” stories will like that part. Dictionary of Indian Palmistry Symbols. Blossom of the Samurai. Another thing is parts of the plot were completely left out from the conclusion! Shintaro is busy at work and his family wants him back in Yakuza.
If some random person walked through my door kamijishi now and told me – you and I are going to Japan right now – I’m in! Yes, the romance still comes first, but at least, it is about a romance and not just sex. The sex is sensual—more lovemaking than lusting—steamy, and seductive with playful shows of aggression. Situations were overwritten to the point of egregious tell and not show.
Initially, he was in a jail cell, but eventually, he became a guest of Lord Shinjaro who wanted to know about the future of Japan.
Ira Rus rated it liked it Nov 21, Time and Time Again. In this kamimishi Book 2. The expectations I had for this book weren’t high though I hoped that it wouldn’t totally disappoint. I’m not going to open a discussion here about this kind ef scenes: Audrianna rated it really liked it Suzukasa 03, Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.
They come from different walks of life: Not only is Michael a gaijin, he returns to his own time sporadically.
You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: The warlord’s name was Lord Shinjaro. One of the best pieces of advice I’ve gotten was to choose your hero and follow him- no one needs to know what everyone else is thinking; it adds to a story Sure, Michael travels through time and space but aside from that there wasn’t really anything supernatural.
So yeah, star deduction because of not enough character depth and insight as well as weirdmbehaviour and reactions.