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Ai Hime ~ Ai to Himegoto, Vol. 01 by Kako Mitsuki Review

Title: Ai Hime ~ Ai to Himegoto, Vol. 01

Author: Kako Mitsuki

First published January 1, 2006

172 pages, Paperback

ISBN: 9784091305633 (ISBN10: 4091305636)

Rating: 4.14


In Seduced by the Storm by Sydney Croft, Wyatt Kennedy and Faith Black met in a Florida bar and shared a night of intense pleasure. Both are secret agents with unique telekinetic abilities, but their combined sexual powers have left them both reeling.

Despite Wyatt’s assignment from the Agency for Covert Rare Operatives, he can’t seem to forget Faith. However, Faith is not an easy woman to seduce, and she has her own agenda.

With a deadly hurricane bearing down on them, Faith’s psychic gifts may be the only thing that can save someone she loves. But her actions could put her in danger, and Wyatt may be the only one who can protect her.

As the storm rages on, their desire for each other grows stronger, but they must learn to trust each other if they hope to survive. Seduced by the Storm is a thrilling tale of passion, danger, and the power of the storm.

About the Author

In the German versions of the book, the author’s name is spelled as Kaco Mitsuki.

Editoral Review

Ai Hime ~ Ai to Himegoto, Vol. 01 by Kako Mitsuki is a heart wrenching, but beautifully crafted manga that is sure to leave readers feeling emotional and satisfied.

This imaginative work was first published on January 1, 2006, and has since become a beloved classic in the genre of romance manga, deftly balancing the themes of love, grief, and healing. The story is set in a high school in Japan and follows the character, Hachimaru Kusakabe, who is forced to move in with his aunt after his parents die in a tragic accident.

He is a quiet and reserved boy who struggles to fit in with his new surroundings. However, things take a turn when he meets his new neighbor, a beautiful girl named Aihime Irino.

She is a bubbly and outgoing girl who is passionate about music and songwriting. Despite being from different worlds, the pair quickly form a connection and begin to develop feelings for each other.

The plot may seem predictable at first, but Kako Mitsukis writing introduces unique twists and turns that keep the reading experience engaging and intriguing. The characters are all well-developed and realistic, making them relatable to readers of all ages.

In addition, the themes of grief, loss, and healing are explored throughout the manga in a sensitive and compassionate way. Kako Mitsuki paints a vivid picture of Japanese culture, making readers feel as though they are transported to another world while they read.

One of the strengths of Ai Hime ~ Ai to Himegoto, Vol. 01 is its incredible pacing.

The plot unfolds at a steady pace that keeps readers engaged from beginning to end. Additionally, the mangas artistic style is visually stunning, complementing the emotional depth of the story.

Kako Mitsukis use of shading and detail add an immense amount of depth to each panel and enhance the story’s emotional impact. However, the mangas biggest limitation is that it falls into some tropes that fans of romance manga might find predictable.

Nonetheless, Kako Mitsuki effectively subverts these tired motifs and instead provides a refreshing take on the genre. Overall, Ai Hime ~ Ai to Himegoto, Vol.

01 by Kako Mitsuki is a masterpiece that strikes a chord with readers of all ages. The mangas themes of love, loss, and growth make it a relatable and inspiring read.

I would highly recommend this manga to those who enjoy romance stories, as well as to anyone looking for an emotional and beautifully crafted journey. With its delightful characters, well-developed plot, and arresting art style, Ai Hime ~ Ai to Himegoto, Vol.

01 earns a solid 4.5 out of 5 rating.