This article has an addendum going into specifics, themes, and major moments! Thus, the addendum is full of spoilers, and should only really be read if you’ve already read this manga.
This article is for fans of the ping pong/fairly yuri manga Shakunetsu no Takkyuu Musume (灼熱の卓球娘, Scorching Ping Pong Girls) by Asano Yagura (朝野やぐら) who have caught up to the latest chapter of the series. Of course, it is full of spoilers; don’t read this before reading the manga, dude! Read [this] instead, if you are curious about the series and have yet to pick it up.
To my utter surprise, this manga brought me to tears.
Just a word before everything: I love ballet.
Hold, and go no further! Thou willst hear me!
The following article pertains to a doujin manga that takes its setting from part of the Touhou Project video game series. If you’re unfamiliar with it, you should read my Touhou Project Primer first. It’s best to play the games before taking in anything else.
First, [fitting music].
Vector Spectacle is so fucking awesome!
Magics and wonder, tragedies and yearning.
Fantastic, superb, visual manga.
It’s that sort of manga, and more!
Hold on a moment, friend.
If you get really mad about racism, gross things, comic gore, and general offense,
this series really might not be your cup of tea.
The weak of heart won’t do well here.
“But these tears were different.
It’s as if a screaming pain inside me that had been locked up a long time ago had finally busted out by using my tear ducts as its escape route.
And when it finally got out, it shouted…
‘You don’t deserve this.'”