Sugar Sugar Rune

Chocola and Vanilla from Sugar Sugar RuneSugar Sugar Rune is a manga written by Moyoco and the anime TV series is an adoptation of it. The manga won the Kodansha Manga Award for children's manga in 2005.

It is the story involves the two young witches from the Magical World. The two little witches are Chocola Meilleure and Vanilla Mu, they were chosen to compete in a contest to become Queen of the Magical World. Chocola is an outgoing and daring girl with a forceful personality and Vanilla's best friends. In the Magical World, she lives with her grandfather. Her magical spell is “Sugar Sugar Rune! Choco-Rune!”. Vanilla is a shy and timid girl and the daughter of Queen Candy. Her magical spell is “Sugar Sugar Rune! Vani-Rune!”. The past queen candidates contest is a close fight between their mothers. Chocola mother, Cinnamon Meilleure, won in the contest but because of the ogres, Vanilla's mother, Candy, became the queen. That's why Chocola is now determined to win the contest, and be that bright star (A Radiant Queen of Light) for her mother.

Queen Candy, Queen of the magical world, give them a task in order to know whose the deserving one among the two candidates. They need to go to the human world and steal human hearts as jewel, the more hearts the more chance to be a Queen. The two girl was given each pendant (a heart catcher) to keep in there those hearts that they will be collected and a stick (magic wand). The hearts reflect the feelings of each and every individual and as a result, these hearts have different colors. The value of each heart will be dependent on its color. The two girls went to the human world and was meet by Rockin' Robin, their mentor and guardian in human world. Robin is the most brilliant in collecting hearts, in human world he is a popular rock star. He enrolled the girls in school to mingle with other kids and in order to collect hearts. He gives the girls a human name Chocola Kato and Vanilla Aisu. The two girls have their own familiars which they achieve when they cast a spell. Chocola got Duke, the red-and black striped and green-eyed magical frog, he tries to help Chocola to steal hearts however he isn't much help at the beginning but he prove to be useful later on. And for Vanilla is Blanca, the magical mouse, she is good in helping Vanilla to steal hearts and she enjoys teasing Chocola, Duke, and almost anyone who annoys her.

Chocola and Vanilla from Sugar Sugar Rune

In school they meet the mysterious boy name Pierre, he is handsome and popular in school but he has a cold heart. He's the captain of the fencing and tennis teams of the school and has a fan club of beautiful but cruel and cold junior-high students. He is also a prince of the clan called Orge. He serve the King of the Darkness in the Orge kingdom that's why he need to do some tricks to trap Chocola and Vanilla.He need to get the heart of the witches for strong power. There is the rules in magical world that one the witch lost his/her heart they will faced death.

There is a lot of adventure that Chocola and Vanilla engage with especially in the cruel hands of Pierre. In the finale, Vanilla lost her faith of friendship and accepted Pierre offer to become Orge Queen. Being an Orge Queen, she need to collect black heart, a heart that filled of sadness and hatred but in doing that herself is in jeopardy because at the end her life will be the price for it. Chocola as her bestfriend risk her life to save her, fortunately she win and she bring Vanilla back to light. In her quest to save Vanilla she discover that Pierre is her long lost childhood friend. Both Chocola and Pierre memory comes back when they where face each other in the forest where they first met. In the final battle Chocola fight the Graus, the King of Darkness, but it is too strong. Graus told her that Pierre was already dead but she didn't believe, she awaken Pierre's pink heart by saying “Pierre I will give you my heart”. Then Pierre awaken and kick Graus away from his body and everything backs to normal.

Chocola and Vanilla from Sugar Sugar Rune together with Pierre

Vanilla has greater collection of heart rather than Chocola that's why she won and became the Queen of the Magical World, but she refuse to be and give the crown to her best friend. Chocola deserve the title because she gave her best even her life to save others. The two girls wish to go back to human world to learn more things in life. Pierre and Chocola continue their good relationship with each other and Pierre used to collect orange heart rather than black for good change. Eventually Pierre and Chocola fell in love with each other and Chocola became the first Queen of the Magical world and the Orge.

The story shares a lot of good value in life especially in friendship. Those two girls remain friends despite the competition they are engage with. Pierre despise his black heart only for true love. What an awesome story so inspiring.


reg'z said...

"Sugar Sugar Rune" story shows a true value of friendship..Chocola and Vanilla are really cute, no wonder they can get a lot of crystal hearts...


I lyk sugar sugar rune alotz..
muaxx~ <3
i love chocola de moz..
coz she's 2 cute..
n @ de end she s wif pierre..
i m so happy..^^

keen vanessa said...

***Sugar Sugar Rune*** i like chocola & pierre
the anime that give us a moral lesson how to keep friends & i think it can make us cry,love& laugh...
go for it sugar sugar rune.....

rockii said...

too bad chocolat doesnt win i read the book also bad its wont happend in real life cause my bf looks like vanillaand my f says i look like chocolat!!!!!!!!!!!!

rockii said...

chocolat did not win
in the book but still
my bf looks lke vanylla
and n all mi friends thynk
i leuk lyk chocolat n im sorda hve hr behavior!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!