Lil’ Leo Review

Moto Hagio is a hugely influential and award-winning shoujo manga creator who's works have received wide spread acclaim. Her ground-breaking series, like The Poe Clan and The Heart of Thomas, pushed boundaries and explored complex topics, contributing to the expansion in the kinds of stories that were told in shoujo manga that occurred during the... Continue Reading →

Otherside Picnic (Manga) Vol 1 Review

Eita Miyazawa's Otherside Picnic manga is an adaptation of a series of sci-fi/adventure novels that were written by Iori Miyazawa. I haven't read these books, or seen the anime adaptation based on them, so this will be a review of strictly the manga version of this story. Synopsis: Surly college student, Sorawo, isn't very good... Continue Reading →

The Faraway Paladin Omnibus Vol 1 Review

Based on the light novels by Kanata Yanagino, The Faraway Paladin manga by Mutsumi Okubashi is an atmospheric fantasy series that takes it's time establishing it's world and protagonist. This omnibus edition collects the first two volumes of the manga, so we've got a good chunk of story to discuss in this review. Synopsis: As... Continue Reading →

Beastars Vol 13 Review

Yeah, Gosha is on the cover this time around. Not surprisingly, this volume features a lot of everyone's favourite scaly grandfather, and he gets plenty of opportunities to prove that he's still pretty spry! As with my reviews of the other volumes of Paru Itagaki's Beastars manga, this review will contain some spoilers for events... Continue Reading →

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