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ラーメン大好き小泉さん

Ms Koizumi Loves Ramen Noodles

Summary

Japanese

クールで無口、他人と馴れ合わないミステリアスな転校生・小泉さん。彼女は、日ごと美味しいラーメンを求めるラーメンのプロだった――!?あんなラーメンやこんなラーメン、すべて美味しくいただきます!ガツンと本格派ラーメングラフィティ、いよいよ着丼!

English

Cool, quiet, and mysterious, Koizumi-san is a transfer student who doesn’t get along with others. She is a ramen professional who searches for the best ramen every day! Ramen like this and ramen like that are all delicious! The authentic ramen graffiti is finally here!

Availability

Amazon
Bookwalker
Can also read chapters 1-3, and assorted others, for free on the publisher’s website.

Personal Opinion

Well, ramen is yummy. And they eat at real places that you can actually go and try for yourself. And this series is pretty amusing.

Pros and Cons for the Book Club

Pros

  • Fairly short chapters, fairly straightforward.
  • Real world situations, so easy to relate to.
  • FIrst three volumes (and counting) have been released in English. There’s also an anime series and a four-episode-plus-two-specials drama series.

Cons

  • Dangerous to read while hungry.
  • Some technical ramen terminology is used, but they generally get explained to the viewpoint character.
  • No furigana.

Pictures

First Three Pages of Chapter One

Additional Pages

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