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Like all Alice in the Country of Hearts/Clover, The March Hare’s Revolution is a wild ride of violence, mischief, and romance. I’ve owned this one for a while, but recently reread it and decided to post a review. I had forgotten how much I enjoyed Elliot and Alice’s relationship. Elliot is one of the more interesting characters in the series (at least, in my opinion) with his sorted history. Despite his turbulent life as a mafia member, he has a sweet side and a want to protect Alice from the wars of Wonderland rather than drag her into them. Not to mention, I live for those rabbit ears.
There were several things that I liked specifically about this story line. For starters, that it was one of the easier ones to follow. Because of the chaotic nature of Wonderland, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with the character’s and certain details you need to notice to better understand later parts of the story. This one was pretty cut and dry and considering these stories are just supposed to bit of high action romance, I liked that.
Somehow Alice seemed more mature to me in this book than in others. Maybe it was that the nature of their relationship wasn’t as sexually driven or superficial. They actually spent time together going on dates, and Alice isn’t in denial about her feelings. Being uncertain of his feelings and being uncertain whether his lifestyle was suited to her own are legitimately things any woman would and should worry about. I know I would certainly be concerned if I found myself in a shoot out in the middle of a date.
Elliot bringing Alice the apology necklace she only glanced at while they were in town was the sweetest and most thoughtful thing. I love the way his ears droop whenever he’s worried or feeling bashful. While I also have soft spots for Julius and Boris, Elliot would absolutely be my pick.
The artwork for this one is just amazing. Ryo Kazuki’s art style is gorgeous and it brings so much to the story. I’ve like other Alice in the Country of Hearts/Clover less for their artwork, but The March Hare’s Revolution is on par with the main trilogy. A definite must have if you’re a fan of the series, and my favorite bunny boy.