Nardio Manga Review
IS The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 1 WORTH YOUR TIME?
WHAT DID I THINK WITHOUT SPOILING IT?
This was a fun, engaging and interesting read.
The Demon Prince of Momochi House was a random buy for me. I saw the cover and it intrigued me. Yes, I am a shallow person. Give me an interesting book cover and I will give you my money. An awesome manga book cover is my weakness. Thankfully the story and art lived up to my expectations.
The Demon Prince of Momochi House is about a sixteen year old orphan named Himari Momochi who inherited an old mansion for her birthday. Excited to have a home and a connection to her family she immediately moves in. What greets her, unfortunately, is a run down house, squatters, beautiful teenage boys, secrets, and a lot more. Things aren’t what they appear and Himari quickly finds herself in an magical adventure she doesn’t understand. Despite all this, she never runs away.
Aya Shouoto creates a mesmerizing story with beautiful art to boot.
The Demon Prince of Momochi House is a slow burn. You should definitely put at least a half hour aside for it. Trust me, you want this extra time to really admire all the little details. As I read, the story slowly unfolds and introduces more of the characters and setting. I never really got the answers I wanted, but the little bits I did get kept me going. The final chapter brought more questions than answers, which led me to immediately purchase the next volume on Amazon.
This is an interesting first volume experience for me.
I love Himari as a lead character because she is curious and scared at the same time. She doesn’t feel cliché at all right now. Hopefully she stays that way. She manages to be both the strong lead and damsel in distress, but it doesn’t ever feel forced or annoying. I think and hope that she will become an even more interesting character over time. The rest of the cast is full of mystery so far. None really have had a chance to rshine yet besides Aoi. Even then I’m still not sure we can really trust him yet.
The Demon Prince of Momochi House volume 1 was a good read and an interesting introduction to the world. It does its job and gave me enough entertainment, and reread value to want to invest in more of the series. I recommend this.
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- Amazon: Kindle for $6.29
- Amazon: Paperback $8.52
- Barnes and Noble: Nook for $6.49
- Barnes and Noble: Paperback $8.69
- Author: Aya Shouoto
- Genre: Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Young Adult/Supernatural
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