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 →

Mashle: Magic and Muscles Vol 1 Review

I think the best way to describe Hajime Komoto's Mashle: Magic and Muscles is that it's basically the main character from One Punch Man as a teenager attending Hogwarts. Synopsis: In a world where magic is everywhere and you're status is determined by your magical aptitude, any person born without any magic is ostracized and... Continue Reading →

Devil’s Candy Vol 1 Review

Devil's Candy is an OEL (Original English Language) manga that has a surprisingly long history. Written by Bikkuri and with art by Rem, this title began as a short story that was published by Tokyopop as part of their first ever Rising Stars of Manga Anthology. In fact, it was the grand prize winner of... Continue Reading →

The Tale of the Outcasts Vol 1 Review

Lovers of the Monster Boyfriend genre rejoice, Makoto Hoshino’s The Tale of the Outcasts is here to serve up some spooky and sweet supernatural romance! Synopsis Marbas is a powerful and immortal demon who is consumed by boredom and apathy. Most humans can’t see him nowadays, a sign that demon kind’s influence in the world... Continue Reading →

Beastars Vol 12 Review

Volume 12 of Beastars seems to be kicking off a new era in the series. With the murderer storyline resolved, the plot is moving on and introducing new problems for Legoshi to contend with. Like with my other reviews of the Beastars manga, this review will contains some spoilers for events in this and previous... Continue Reading →

Dick Fight Island Vol 1 Review

Reibun Ike's Dick Fight Island has turned out to be the raunchy little BL manga that could, reaching #1 in Amazon's Romance Manga and Yaoi & LGBTQ+ Manga categories and, much more surprisingly, #2 in Amazon's Action & Adventure Manga category! I guess that tongue-in-cheek title was just that intriguing. I'm going to tell you now, this... Continue Reading →

Love of Kill Vol 1 Review

Fe’s Love of Kill began life as an online comic, before eventually being published as a print manga, and it’s one of the series that I’ve been most looking forward to reading in 2021. There aren’t a ton of action-focused shojo series being published in English, so I was excited to give this one a... Continue Reading →

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