The White Cat’s Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King’s Lap Vol 1 Review

Here we have yet another one of those long-winded, but attention-grabbing, light novel titles! The White Cat’s Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King’s Lap was originally a light novel by Kureha and with character designs by Yamiyo. This manga adaptation, by Aki, is a delightful shojo, isekai series about a young lady who’s always... Continue Reading →

Whisper Me a Love Song Vol 1 Review

 Eku Takeshima’s Whisper Me A Love Song is a yuri manga where some major miscommunication problems lead to an unlikely romance between a cheerful high school freshman and the musically-gifted senpai she admires. Synopsis: Himari is blown away by the student band performance at her high school’s welcoming ceremonies and is an instant fan of... Continue Reading →

Canis: Dear Mr. Rain Review

Canis: Dear Mr. Rain, by Zakk, is the second title to be released under Fakku’s new BL manga line, Kuma, and I’m delighted to report that this one is a winner! Synopsis: Satoru has gotten himself into a bit of a pickle. He’s a successful hatter and has planned a big event for his store’s... Continue Reading →

Cutie and the Beast Vol 1 Review

Cutie and the Beast, by Yuhi Azumi, is a shojo romance manga about a young fan-girl who falls in love with a beefy professional wrestler. Unfortunately, this manga doesn’t seem too interested in really dealing with any of the ethical issues surrounding said relationship. Synopsis: Momoka is a fan of professional wrestling and a special... Continue Reading →

Ao Haru Ride Series Review

Ao Haru Ride, by Io Sakisaka, is a shojo romance manga that has both impressed and frustrated me as I’ve read it. Since the final volume just recently came out, I’m eager to share all of my thoughts on this series. Synopsis: In middle school, Futaba didn’t like boys and found them to be too... Continue Reading →

Maison Ikkoku Collector’s Edition Vol 1 Review

Rumiko Takahashi is a hugely successful and influential manga creator who’s penned numerous beloved, smash-hit series, such as: Ususei Yatsura, Ranma ½ and Inuyasha. Maison Ikkoku is an example of one of her earlier works (originally published from 1980-1987) and this seminal manga has been adapted into an anime, several OVA’s and multiple live-action versions.... Continue Reading →

Toritan: Birds of a Feather Vol 1 Review

I think this manga might be taking the term "bird-lover" a little too literally! By Kotetsuko Yamamoto, Toritan: Birds of a Feather is a boys love manga with a supernatural twist and a rather unique love triangle. Synopsis: Inusaki is a detective who mostly winds up doing odd jobs around his sleepy neighbourhood, like: walking... Continue Reading →

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