Wednesday, May 23, 2012
MISC. MANGA, *Princess Prince
From Tomoko Taniguchi, the creator of Popcorn Romance and Call Me Princess, comes this funny spin on an old fairy tale.
In order to fulfill an ancient prophecy, pretty boy Prince Lawrence’s father had him raised as a princess and renamed him Lori. However, a young angel bird threatens to expose his secret. That and the handsome young suitor Brandon has intentions on kidnapping him, although he believes that Lawrence’s sister is really the princes posing as a princess. This while Lawrence under the guise of Lori escapes with the Princess Jenny who are being chased by other pursuers.
Princess Prince is an enjoyable shojo manga, although mainly for hardcore manga fanatics. The American graphic novel collects the entire series originally printed by CPM Manga in comic book format.