A School Frozen in Time Vol 1 Review

A School Frozen in Time is a mystery/psychological thriller manga with a bit of a supernatural twist. Written by Mizuki Tsukimura and with art by Naoshi Arakawa, of Your Lie in April and Sayonara, Football fame, this is a suspenseful tale of a group of trapped teens, who must discover why they've been transported into... Continue Reading →

The Apothecary Diaries Vol 1 Review

Based on a novel series by Natsu Hyuuga, The Apothecary Diaries, a seinen manga by Nekokurage and Itsuki Nanao, piqued my interest the moment I read the title and saw the lovely cover image. A period drama about a pharmacist? Sounds good to me! Synopsis: When Maomao is kidnapped and sold to the Imperial palace... Continue Reading →

Moriarty the Patriot Vol 1 Review

Stories that reimagine the villain as the hero are always intriguing to me, so Moriarty the Patriot, which follows the exploits of Sherlock Holmes' most famous foe, immediately caught my interest. This manga, created by Ryousuke Takeuchi and Hikaru Miyoshi, paints a more complicated picture of the title character then the nefarious lord of criminals... Continue Reading →

Angels of Death Vol 1 Review

I’m a huge wuss when it comes to horror and, as such, it's not a genre that I tend to dip my toes into very often. While there are a few horror series that I do enjoy, I usually don’t go out of my way to seek them out and probably wouldn’t have picked up... Continue Reading →

Something’s Wrong With Us Vol 1 Review

Natsumi Ando has had several of her works translated into English in the past but, up until now, they’ve all been shojo titles (manga aimed at teen girls), such as: Zodiac P.I. and Arisa. So, my interest was piqued when I heard that her newest series, Something’s Wrong with Us, was a manga that’s aimed at... Continue Reading →

Zodiac P.I. Series Review

Zodiac P.I. is a series that I have a huge soft spot for, as it's one of the earliest manga series that I ever read and, if memory serves, the second one that I ever bought! Written and illustrated by Natsumi Ando (who is perhaps better known for her other shojo works such as Kitchen... Continue Reading →

20th Century Boys: Perfect Edition Vol 1 Review

20th Century Boys is a series that I’ve been interested in for some time. Written and illustrated by Naoki Urasawa, the award-winning creator behind such classic seinen manga as Monster and Pluto, 20th Century Boys tells a thrilling mystery/adventure story involving evil cults, bioterrorism and a group of washed up adults whose childhood games of... Continue Reading →

Kamen Tantei Series Review

A mysterious figure in a mask and cape, who bears a striking resemblance to Tuxedo Mask, appears right when he’s needed in order to help solve any case. He is the Masked Detective, Taro Suzuki, and he is a fictional character within the world of this manga. Written by Matsuki Akino, who is probably best... Continue Reading →

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