Now appearing on Mangastream, Silver Spoon is a manga by the mangaka of Fullmetal Alchemist. If you're expecting another hit shounen manga, then you'd be wrong. Silver Spoon will seem quite different from Arakawa's more famous works, but I think there's a lot that is the same. I already see Arakwas great balance attitude and respect for people showing in the manga. Her tone is so genuine in how she neither glorifies or dismisses the type of people she writes about. I like how the main character is entering the school for a somewhat selfish reason, and that it isn't going to be as easy as he thought. I like how quickly he gets a bit of humbling.
I'm not sure if I'll enjoy the subject matter of the series, but I definitely dig the tone.
Edit: haha, the physical examiner reminds me of Armstrong; I hope he's a permanent character.
Edited, Apr 18th 2011 4:01am by Allegory