Hello World The Manga Review

Hello World The Manga, by Manatsu Suzuki and Yoshihiro Sono, is a sci-fi adventure story about a withdrawn boy who discovers that he'll need to come out of his shell and fight if he wants to save the love of his life. A shocking revelation, considering he hasn't even fallen in love with the girl... Continue Reading →

I Am A Cat: The Manga Edition Review

Soseki Natsume's I am a Cat is a famous work of classic Japanese literature that follows a wise cat as he observes his fool-hardy master and his bumbling interactions with his family and neighbours. This manga edition, by Chiroru Kobato, presents the well known tale with the addition of some adorable art. Synopsis: When a... Continue Reading →

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 →

Bad Boys, Happy Home Vol 1 Review

Are you ready for a story about some tough boys playing house? Written by Shoowa and with art by Hiromasa Okujima, Bad Boys, Happy Home is a humorous and dramatic tale of fist fights, broken homes and idiots in love. Synopsis: Akamatsu is a troubled teen who needs some kind of an outlet for his... Continue Reading →

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