🎨 This Art Club has a Problem! (BBC) - Week 8

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Week 8 January 20th, 2024
Start Page 151
End Page 179
Chapters Chapter 6
Pages 28
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A fun final chapter for the volume. :slight_smile:

I wasn’t sure about this manga at the beginning, but it grew on me and I ended up enjoying it.
Colette was a fun character, so Chapter 4 onwards was more enjoyable for me.

Thanks everyone for reading along, and of course big thanks to @Akashelia for organising the threads. :slight_smile:


I finished this one just there. I mean, I know it’s a slice of life primarily, but even for that was surprisingly episodic for a final chapter in volume 1.

Definitely agree with Lucy that once Collette shows up and the only joke is not Uchimaki being pervy, the series does improve.


Also finished. I enjoyed reading along with everyone, even if the book wasn’t really to my taste :sweat_smile:
Thank you @Akashelia for running this club!


Page 155 - I think the joke is that しゃせい can also mean “ejaculation”, hence Usami’s embarrassment when Colette says it repeatedly…

Agree with others that the manga improved in the last few chapters, I don’t think just because Colette arrived but she definitely was a good addition.

Thanks @Akashelia for running the group!


Yeah, there was definitely a noticeable shift in tone when Collette properly entered the series. Like I mentioned a few chapters ago, Uchimaki moved into the straight-man role (he even specifically mentioned in in dialogue in this chapter), and his one-note “I’M GONNA DRAW WAIFU! WITH PANTSU!” character turned into just a weird quirk instead. Meanwhile Usami’s “THAT’S NOT REAL ART!” has also been toned down a fair bit, though she’s receded into the background somewhat as well.


Thanks for participating everyone :slight_smile:
I have to admit that I didn’t find really enjoy this manga, maybe chapter 3 and 4 were okay but this one I didn’t find anything funny or interesting. So I’m not going to try and read more of the series after all. So many other things I want to read :stuck_out_tongue:
(and thanks @heikimi for the tip of reading the omake together!)


Agree with what’s been said already. This manga also wasn’t really my thing, but at least it got better towards the end. Thanks for organizing!


Actually, this manga wasn’t bad at all. It was certainly not my thing, but not because it wasn’t good, I’m just more into less episodic, overarching plots. Otherwise, as a BBC pick, it was decently well chosen, though from time to time I did feel like it was maybe just a bit too easy (though that’s fine mostly). I won’t be joining an offshoot however, just not my thing.


I was disappointed when I started reading this manga. I was expecting a story that would focus on the everyday lives of high school students, but instead, it turned out to be a full-blown pantsu manga, which I’m not the target audience for.
I have dropped a few mangas in the past after realizing that they were too focused on pants, like NHK and Daily Lives of High School Boys. I would have dropped this one also after the first chapter if I hadn’t been reading it with the book club. I’m glad I stuck with it. The manga started to grow on me once Colette was introduced.
I will keep reading and might give some of those pantsu mangas I wrote off another chance too.