Covers all of The Young Master’s Revenge by Meca Tanaka
What if you had scars on your butt. From being bitten by snapping turtles when you were little. That is the whole premise of this comedy from Meca Tanaka, and for such a quick, silly series, it really is delightful. The revenge that Leo, the boy with the turtle butt scars, wants to exact on his childhood friend and crush Tenma of course turns into true love. You’ve seen all these tropes before, but not quite with this amount of disregard and subtle subversion. Shojo & Tell host Ashley and librarian and manga reviewer Anna discuss their favorite scenes (girls kabedon'ing boys!!), how this slots into the current crop of shojo manga with male leads, and have a very silly shipping corner. A short and sweet episode for a short and sweet series!
- The Young Master’s Revenge is available in English from Viz Media
- “I Like Turtles” Meme
- One of the most epic mashups of all time that samples the “I like turtles” meme
- If you like Maid-Sama, you’ll probably like The Young Master’s Revenge
- What the heck is a kabedon?
- Other shojo manga with male leads: My Love Story!!, Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty, Behinds the Scenes!!, Otomen
- The one thing in Shonen Jump with a female lead: The Promised Neverland
- Outro song: “Smile Its Me!” by Danosongs