Today's post is on Otomen volume 16 by Aya Kanno. It is the sixteenth in her Otomen series. It is 192 pages long and is publishes by Shojo Beat. As this is the sixteenth volume in this series, you need to have read the first fifteenth volumes to understand the story. The cover is deep pink with Asuka and his mother on it looking at each other. The intended reader is someone who likes shojo manga, humor, and love stories. There is no foul language, no sex, and no violence in this manga. The story is told from third person close of the main character with moments of the other characters added in for plot development. There Be Spoilers Ahead.
From the back of the book- At a school play, Asuka competes against his friends for the hand of Princess Kaguya- played by Ryo! While on stage, Asuka inevitably displays his otomen qualities while his anti-otomen mother is watching... is Asuka about to face the biggest crisis of his life?
Review- Asuka's mother is beginning to realized that her son is his own person and she does not like this person. She wants him to someone he is not no matter what that does to Asuka himself. In addition to all that she blames Ryo for Asuka acting this way. She begins to push Asuka and he is beginning to become who he was at the beginning of the manga and that scares him. But I'm really curious about how Asuka is going to handle things when his mother tries to break him and Ryo up. The manga ends with a cliffhanger and I cannot wait to see where it is going to go. Only two volumes left.
I give this volume a Five out of Five stars. I get nothing for my review and I bought this manga with my own money.