Beastars Vol 11 Review

It’s finally happening! Volume 11 of Paru Itagaki's Beastars, the official midpoint of the manga, FINALLY features the climactic battle between Legoshi and Tem’s murderer! And boy, do things get coco-nuts! As with my other reviews of the Beastars manga, be warned that this review will contain spoilers for this volume and events that occurred... Continue Reading →

Dear NOMAN Vol 1 Review

I’m a fan of a good supernatural manga and I’m also always on the lookout for exciting new yuri titles. So it's a joy to find a series like Neji's Dear NOMAN, which fits the bill on both counts. Synopsis: Mashiro has always been able to see spirits, but it’s not something that usually troubles... Continue Reading →

Katakoi Lamp Review

Tokyopop continues its streak of releasing cute and fun BL titles that I thoroughly enjoy. Written and illustrated by Kyohei Azumi, Katakoi Lamp is a fluffy little romance full of both humor and heart. Synopsis: Kazuto notices that Jun, a regular customer at his café, is always staring at him and blushing, and he realizes... Continue Reading →

Penguin Gentlemen Review

I saw someone I follow on Instagram describe Kishi Ueno's manga, Penguin Gentlemen, as a delightful book of “penguinology”, and I immediately knew that I had to buy it! Synopsis: A group consisting of several different species of penguins, all come to admire human society so much, they decide to transform themselves into humans and... Continue Reading →

Beast Complex Vol 1 Review

Beast Complex, is an early work by Paru Itagaki and a precursor to the popular manga series, Beastars. It's set in the same world of anthropomorphized animals as Beastars, and this short-story collection is composed of self-contained stories that explore the tensions between herbivores and carnivores. Short-story anthologies can sometimes be a mixed bag, but... Continue Reading →

I Cannot Reach You Vol 1 Review

Ready for some will-they-or-won’t-they hijinks between a pair of childhood best friends? How about some misunderstood confessions and willful ignorance of the other parties’ intentions? Then look no further then Mika’s I Cannot Reach You! Joking aside, this is a fairly conventional BL manga, but one that still managed to captivate and draw me in... Continue Reading →

Beastars Vol 10 Review

We’re gearing up for a big showdown in this volume of Beastars! Will Legoshi be able to defeat the murderer in a head on fight? Well, we don’t find out in this volume, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a lot that happens. As with my other reviews of the Beastars manga, this review... Continue Reading →

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