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Miss Corona's Bizarre Reading Picks

Miss Corona's Bizarre Reading Picks

05/27/2020
I like drama, I like violence, and I like to look at beautiful things; usually I want to laugh, but sometimes I need to be devastated. Manga provides for all those emotional needs, sometimes all of them at once.

by Nefertiti, Giftseller

My name is Nefertiti and I am a fan of Japanese anime and manga. I’ve been drawn (almost exclusively) to the visuals and storytelling associated with anime for decades at this point; it has influenced my own writing and personal aesthetics, and it is the media that makes me happiest. I take it Very Seriously. Many people will tell you that I am fussy or picky about the things I like, and they will be right. But my interests and fantasies are diverse, varied, and cross a number of genres, with the only common denominator being that they’re meant for people a little bit older. I like drama, I like violence, and I like to look at beautiful things; usually I want to laugh, but sometimes I need to be devastated. Manga provides for all those emotional needs, sometimes all of them at once.