Miss Keiichi (Oh My Goddess! #10) ★★★☆☆ (Manga Monday)

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Title:
Miss Keiichi
Series: Oh My Goddess! #10
Author: Kosuke Fujishima
Rating: 3 of 5 Stars
Genre: Manga
Pages: 117
Format: Paperback

 

Synopsis:

Urd and Skuld are called back to Heaven, giving Kei some alone time with Belldandy. She gets sick, he messes around with some of Urd’s “medicine” and ends up turning himself into a girl. He manages to get ahold of Urd and she and Skuld come back to nurse Belldandy back to health.

Then a former lover of Urds shows up, a Plum Spirit, by the name of Troubador. He professes to want to get together with Urd but is really after her tears so he can complete his training as a bard. He is insanely jealous and so Urd won’t turn Kei back into a guy while he’s around.

Kei gets suckered into taking over the motor club since the two elder students are graduating that year. He wins a competition only to find out that the two Senpais are staying on for advanced mechanical courses and so will still be in charge.

A girl confesses to Kei in a love letter but her ulterior motive is to perform an exorcism on him as she claims she senses “unhuman” energy surrounding him. Due to her own ineptness, she calls forth some super demon dog and it is only thanks to Urd manipulating Belldandy’s jealousy that allows them all to survive.

Megumi has left the motorclub to join the softball team, but with only 4 members, they are being pressured by the baseball club to fold up and become gofers for them. Megumi, Kei and everyone else gets together as a team and end up winning on a technicality. And Urd shows cleavage.

The final story is about Megumi finding a stray dog, it worming its way into everyone’s heart, Megumi finding the owner and Kei admitting he really likes the dog.

 

My Thoughts:

The only amusing part of this manga was when Kei was a woman and preparing to take a bath. I’ll let this picture speak for itself.

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The rest of these chapters? Barely humorous, wallowing in vapid sentimentality (that puppy chapter just about made me barf) and generally feeling like the manga-ka was mailing it in. Nothing happens. There is no overall plot. A good manga doesn’t always need some overarching story. Yotsuba is the perfect example of that and the manga-ka there carries it off really well. I can forgive random crap chapters when they at least entertain me or are funny or “something”. However, this book felt like a big bowl of diet vanilla pudding. I don’t know if “diet” vanilla pudding even exists, but I imagine it tastes like chalk or something and that is what this book came across as. Dry and bleh.

Mediocre is a good word for this volume. “Miss Keiichi” keeps it from dropping to a 2 ½ rating since I found that panel very humorous.

★★★☆☆

 

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10 thoughts on “Miss Keiichi (Oh My Goddess! #10) ★★★☆☆ (Manga Monday)

  1. saloni says:

    I don’t read manga but I feel like I should start. It seems to be taking the world by storm (or at least my school). Anyway, that panel was hilarious. 😀

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  2. piotrek says:

    You’re tough 🙂 I wonder if you’ll actually manage to go through the entire set…
    I don’t think I’m going to read any manga in 2018, but more and more anime turns out on Netlifx and Amazon Prime… some titles look tempting, maybe that will be my way back into Japanese pop-culture, lately it’s been only Ghibli movies & Yotsuba, with my nieces.

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    • Bookstooge says:

      Dude, I am adamantium! 😉
      Actually, I wonder if I’m going to last as well. Only time will tell.

      When I’m done with OMG, whether finish or quit, I’ll probably take a break for a year too 😀

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  3. savageddt says:

    Imagine being aroused by your own tits… would that be vein or narcistic or something?

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  4. diet vanilla pudding???? That made me cringe hard… However, that guy-turn-int-women moment was priceless. 🤣

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  5. hehehehe diet vanilla pudding- yeesh!! 🤣🤣

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