Beastars continues to be an intriguing character piece that focuses on the troubled psychology of our teen animal protagonists. Volume 2 introduces a new character who seems to be looking to stir up conflict and we also learn a surprising fact about the Drama Club that only raises more questions. Synopsis: Legoshi is thrown off... Continue Reading →
Songs to Make You Smile is a single volume anthology of short stories by Natsuki Takaya, the creator of Fruits Basket. The five stories collected in this book are all from early in Takaya’s career and thus have a much older and, is some cases, less polished look then her more recent work. The majority... Continue Reading →
The Sailor Moon anime started airing in Canada when I was around 10 years old, and I instantly fell in love with it. I adored the art style, the epic fights and all of the drama! My friends and I would talk about the show together all the time and this series, along with Dragon... Continue Reading →
Boom! Box has done it again! The Avant-Guards is a bright and charming comic series featuring a diverse cast of characters that’s right at home with the publishers growing catalogue of inclusive comics. Synopsis: Charlie has just transferred to an Arts College, after losing her scholarship to a State University, and she almost immediately catches... Continue Reading →
Cells at Work! is a hilarious and education manga series by Akane Shimizu, where the various cells that comprise the human body are represented as anthropomorphized workers carrying out various jobs. Red blood cells are personified as delivery workers carting oxygen canisters around the body and white blood cells are soldiers who constantly fend off... Continue Reading →
It can be frustrating, and even crushing, when ones abilities don’t line up with ones dreams. These feelings of angst are beautifully articulated in Become You, the latest shojo manga from Ichigo Takano.
I love it when a book’s title just tells me everything I need to know about what I’m about to read. Super Fun Sexy Times is a collection of five erotic short stories that feature superheroes and villains with a range of body types, sexualities, gender-identities and ethnicities. And yes, these stories are fun, and... Continue Reading →