The White Cat’s Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King’s Lap Vol 1 Review

Here we have yet another one of those long-winded, but attention-grabbing, light novel titles! The White Cat’s Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King’s Lap was originally a light novel by Kureha and with character designs by Yamiyo. This manga adaptation, by Aki, is a delightful shojo, isekai series about a young lady who’s always... Continue Reading →

The Witch and the Beast Vol 1 Review

A dark-fantasy manga tinged with elements of horror, Kousuke Satake’s The Witch and the Beast intrigued me, in large part due to it’s beautiful and atmospheric-looking cover art. Satake’s detailed artwork didn’t disappoint and is just as lovely inside the book, but I found the story to be a bit lacking. Synopsis: Guideau and Ashaf... Continue Reading →

Rainbow and Black Vol 1 Review

Rainbow and Black, by Eri Takenashi, is a cute, pet manga about a rigid-minded young lady and her exotic bird. Or is it a mammal? Or is it both? Synopsis: Kuroe is a college student who’s uncompromising approach to life frequently gets her into trouble, costing her several jobs and making it difficult for her... Continue Reading →

Whisper Me a Love Song Vol 1 Review

 Eku Takeshima’s Whisper Me A Love Song is a yuri manga where some major miscommunication problems lead to an unlikely romance between a cheerful high school freshman and the musically-gifted senpai she admires. Synopsis: Himari is blown away by the student band performance at her high school’s welcoming ceremonies and is an instant fan of... Continue Reading →

Fangirl (manga) Vol 1 Review

I’ve been aware of Fangirl, a popular novel by Rainbow Rowell, for quite some time but, despite being more then a little interested in it, I never got around to reading it. Then Viz Media announced that they were releasing an OEL manga version, adapted by Sam Maggs and illustrated by Gabi Nam, and I... Continue Reading →

Canis: Dear Mr. Rain Review

Canis: Dear Mr. Rain, by Zakk, is the second title to be released under Fakku’s new BL manga line, Kuma, and I’m delighted to report that this one is a winner! Synopsis: Satoru has gotten himself into a bit of a pickle. He’s a successful hatter and has planned a big event for his store’s... Continue Reading →

Nightschool: The Weirn Books Series Review

Svetlana Chmakova is one of my favourite Original-English-Language (OEL) manga creators and Nightschool is my favourite of her series. Ever since Nightschool received those lovely, new omnibus editions, I've wanted to write up a review of the series and Halloween seemed like the perfect excuse, so here we go. Synopsis: Weirn are witches who are... Continue Reading →

Heaven’s Design Team Vol 1 Review

Heaven’s Design Team seems like a manga that was custom designed to make me happy. Written by Hebi-Zou & Tsuta Suzuki and drawn by Tarako, this educational series presents information about animals, and all of the fascinating ways in which they are tailored to their environment, through the format of an entertaining workplace procedural. Synopsis:... Continue Reading →

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