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 →

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 →

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 →

Heterogenia Linguistico Vol 1 Review

I’ve always been kind of a dummy when it comes to learning other languages. I was terrible at the mandatory French classes I took in grade school and my short-lived attempt to learn Japanese in University was a disaster. It's just not something that comes easily to me, so I greatly admire people who can... Continue Reading →

The Witch and the Beast Vol 1 Review

A dark-fantasy manga tinged with elements of horror, Kousuke Satake’s The Witch and the Beast intrigued me, in large part due to it’s beautiful and atmospheric-looking cover art. Satake’s detailed artwork didn’t disappoint and it's just as lovely inside the book as on the cover, but I found the story to be a bit lacking.... Continue Reading →

Rainbow and Black Vol 1 Review

Rainbow and Black, by Eri Takenashi, is a cute, pet manga about a rigid-minded young lady and her exotic bird. Or is it a mammal? Or is it both? Synopsis: Kuroe is a college student who’s uncompromising approach to life frequently gets her into trouble, costing her several jobs and making it difficult for her... 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 →

Sazan & Comet Girl Review

Sazan & Comet Girl, by Yuriko Akase, is an action-packed space-opera that features vibrant, full-colour artwork and a diverting story that feels like it was plucked out of a bygone era. Strap on your spacesuits and get ready to blast-off into adventure! Synopsis: Sazan is a bright and idealistic young man who loves outer-space and... Continue Reading →

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