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 →

Sasaki and Miyano Vol 1 Review

Well, this has got to be the most adorable Boys Love manga I’ve read in a good long while! Shou Harusono’s Sasaki and Miyano was originally self-published on Pixiv before being picked up for physical publication. It’s largely told in the format of 4-panel gag strips and chronicles the blossoming love story between an awkward... Continue Reading →

Mama Akuma Vol 1 Review

Mama Akuma, by Kuzushiro, is a series that I decided to pickup simply because the cover looked cute and this turned out to be an example of a time when judging a book by it's cover was a great decision. This is a fun and charming comedy about a lonely girl and a forlorn demon... Continue Reading →

The Demon Girl Next Door Vol 1 Review

Izumo Ito's 4-panel manga, The Demon Girl Next Door, is a whimsical comedy about a clumsy and cute demon and her nemesis: a retired magical-girl who seems more interested in being friends then fighting. It's quite delightful! Synopsis: Yuko wakes up one morning and is shocked to discover that she's suddenly grown horns and a... Continue Reading →

Henchgirl: Expanded Edition Review

I’m new to Henchgirl, but I’ve enjoyed Kristen Gudsnuk’s all-ages graphic novel series, Making Friends, and I was interested in checking out some of her other work. This new edition of Henchgirl gave me the perfect opportunity to do just that, and I’m very glad that I picked it up! Synopsis: In a city where... Continue Reading →

Mob Psycho 100: Reigen Review

You know him; you love him; he’s everyone’s favourite con-artist: Master Reigen! This new manga by ONE focuses on the fan-favourite character from the Mob Psycho 100 series and examines what makes him so great, despite that fact that he’s a fake and a liar! Synopsis: Tome Kurata has always been fascinated with anything supernatural... Continue Reading →

Ossan Idol! Vol 1 Review

I’m not someone who really follows idols or is big into idol culture, but I thought that the plot of Ossan Idol!, which centers around three middle-aged men forming an idol group, sounded like a ton of fun. Adapted from a novel series by Mochiko Mochida, this manga series by Ichika Kino is all about... 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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