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Beast Master
by palumbo.eli on July 14th, 2011, 9:17pm

Rating - 8.8 / 10.0

User rating of this review - 5 out of 5
Story/Plot - 3.5 out of 5
Characters - 4 out of 5
Drawing Style - 5 out of 5
Enjoyment - 5 out of 5
Overall - 4.4 out of 5

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Yuiko Kubozuka, an average female high school student, is loathed by the one thing she loves: animals. In steps Leo Aoi, a new transfer student with a facial expression that terrifies everyone away, but seems to be an attraction for all types of animals. Yuiko is the only one to befriend him, and discovers that he is actually as sweet an innocent as a child. She's shocked to find out that he turns crazy at the sight of blood - just like a wild beast! Yuiko learns that while he is in this state, she is the only one who can stop him. The series tells the story of these two characters as Yuiko learns more about Leo's past and their relationship develops.

It's a light-hearted story with many comedic moments, and even a couple of romantic ones.The plot isn't the thickest, or the most intriguing, speaking long-term, but it does hold your attention for the two volumes the manga spans across. It's a cute story, something shoujo fans will appreciate, and a quick read. If it had gone on for longer, I'm sure many would have dropped the series as the plot would have gotten old quite quickly. The two volumes satisfy without leaving readers starving for more or overstuffed.
There are not many characters in this, making it easy to keep track of everyone. The two main protagonists are Yuiko and Leo, who both have unique characteristics that make the story quirky and fun. There is also Toki, Leo's caretaker, who adds more comedy to the manga (although Yuiko and Leo take care of that very well also). They aren't very deep characters, but for such a short manga, who could ask for complexity? They are each simple and straight forward, easy to understand.
Drawing Style
The art is wonderful in this series. It is very clean and adorable, easy on the eyes. Everything is nicely drawn and there's nothing obnoxious about the drawings.
I personally really loved this and gobbled up this manga in one night. It is very easy to get into. It is definitely worthy of your time, if only a moment of it.
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I recommend this. . . by saefunnie on July 22nd, 2014, 6:41am Rating: 5

the stories are funny enough. Well, I only say tht am satisfied with the Motomi Kyousuke-san's work
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