Top 100 Bishounen Chart: 97- Takada Shuuji

Isn't He Sweet? He's waiting for her!

Isn't he sweet? He's waiting for her!

What I Know About Him

Name: Takada Shuuji

Age: 17

Occupation: Student

Family: Mother, Father, Younger Brother

Financial Status: Middles class

Favorite Activity: Going to rock concerts.

Favorite Thing: He likes music, especially heavy metal.

Favorite Band: Orange Market

What Upsets Him the Most: Other guys trying to make a move on his girlfriend.

About the Manga

Author: Nagata Masami

Title: Love Catalogue

Summary: Hanamoto Mika is your typical 17 year-old high school girl. She’s a bit insecure and she longs to finally have a boyfriend. One day at a goukon she meets Takada, and falls in love at first sight. After a series of embarrassing moments, upon seeing him again at another goukon, she surprises herself by asking him out. Here begins a tale of a teenager’s first love…

Bishounen Type:
Realistic Boyfriend/ Sweet Bishounen

Physical Attributes (24 out of 40):

Fashion Sense (6/10)

Face (6/10)

Body (7/10)

Strength (5/10)

Personality (18 out of 40):

Angst Factor (4/10)

Mysteriousness (2/10)

Loyalty (7/10)

Humor (5/10)

Good or Evil (8/10): Good

His Take on Love (8/10):
He’s guy-ish, and thus not quite so romantic, but he really cherishes Mika. He’s nice, faithful and loyal. He forgets a good night kiss from time to time.

Special Abilities/ Facts (Bonus Points): Plays the piano (3), wants to call her by her first name (cute!) (4), is refreshing in his everyday-ness and lack of angsty past (5), protects girlfriend from perverts (3), likes rock music (2).

Conclusion:
If I didn’t know better, I would think that this guy was loosely based on my boyfriend in the way he acts indifferently and then suddenly does something unexpectedly sweet! I also like that he too has insecurities and can be jealous and immature, that is so charming. But he is a serious (at times even mature), honest and tolerant guy who only has eyes for the girl he loves! I love the strong, clear lines of his body: he looks strong and tall! His face also looks quite manly but the manga-ka draws him rather averagely, so that aspect of him gets a bit downgraded. Furthermore, he’s personality is realistic, which means that he’s not angsty or mysterious at all! Despite him only being 75% Bishounen, he has somehow managed to gain my sympathy…maybe it’s because of his unfaltering love for that annoying and insecure thing which he calls girlfriend… he seems almost heroic!

Other Info:

This manga ran for 34 volumes between 1995 and 2007. It doesn’t look like this manga has been licensed into other languages, but it being scanlated by en•tro•py. But please support the author to the best of you ability!

A Fangirl’s Autumn Apologies

...my blogs posts? oh! my dog ate them...seriosly!

"...my blogs posts? oh! my dog ate them...seriosly!"

Again, I’ve been a very bad blogger! I feel like the kid who spend the whole yesterday playing instead of doing homework, and now I have to give the teacher a better excuse for not doing it than “my dog ate it”. I feel very Kona-chan-like, although I have to say that normally I’m a bit more like Kagami. Anywho, I shall now account for my failure to blog:

  1. I’ve moved to a new city, so it usually takes a little time before my brain actually decides to join me in settling in in this new city. But I’m more familiarized with where things are and how people live here that I actually have the energy to think about fun things!!!
  2. University started again! And you may be thinking: “Oh that otaku is probably studying Japanese!” Well, this fangirl will have to say that, no; I’m studying something much worse: French. So it takes a while to getting used to hearing French 13h a week, and reading all my course literature in… well, French. *Pity me! I wish I was studying Japanese everyday!*
  3. My new dorm is full of friendly people, and it has a cable TV! Need I say more? … -_- … I rest my case.

But no matter how hectic and distracting life gets, a fangirl tends to miss all her bishies, and when that happens I know it’s time to swiftly enter the world of Bisharem! So, to order to get my fill of bishies I shall resume disclosure of the Top 100 Bishounen Chart, only now I’ll have to decrease entries to once a week… please look forward to it, and don’t desert me!

PS.

Skip Beat anime premiered on the 5th of October! So all you fans and non-fans (what am I saying? There are no non-fan on Skip Beat! ^-^), check it out! Here is the Japanese preview:

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