Week 12: マリアビートル 🐞 (Advanced Book Club)

Week 12


Start Date Sections Page Numbers Page Count
October 14 木村, 果物, 王子, 天道虫 453 - 489 36

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Proper Noun Readings

Proper nouns
Name Reading
木村雄一 きむらゆういち
蜜柑 みかん
檸檬 れもん
峰岸良夫 みねぎしよしお
寺原 てらはら
七尾 ななお
王子慧 おうじさとし
槿 あさがお

I feel like the line in the first section さあ、食べましょうよ。辛いのと甘いのを交互に。あと、果物があれば完璧なんだけど is the author deliberately referencing the construction of the book itself

Also, that’s both Lemon and Mikan now definitely dead, while Ouji dodges being killed yet again, which I’m a bit sad about.


Unexpected development again for me. I was somehow convinced 蜜柑 would make it to the final destination. As for 王子, I had already assumed that we will not be lucky enough to get rid of him any time soon.

By just ignoring the unpleasant background story, I have been enjoying the book pretty much the past few weeks. It is kind of hard to not just read to the end now. I am not sure whether I will manage to wait patiently. :face_with_peeking_eye:


Hmm, so maybe the line about the sweet ones being stronger was an admission that the fun chapters are the good part :thinking:.

Yeah, me too :slight_smile:.