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 →

Mashle: Magic and Muscles Vol 1 Review

I think the best way to describe Hajime Komoto's Mashle: Magic and Muscles is that it's basically the main character from One Punch Man as a teenager attending Hogwarts. Synopsis: In a world where magic is everywhere and you're status is determined by your magical aptitude, any person born without any magic is ostracized and... Continue Reading →

Sadako-san and Sadako-chan Review

Sadako-san and Sadako-chan is a comedy manga starring the ghost from the popular horror franchise, The Ring, and a little girl she intended to curse, but winds up befriending instead. Apparently, this manga by Aya Tsutsumi was created to be a promotional tie-in to the 2019 film, Sadako, which dealt with the aftermath of Sadako's... Continue Reading →

The Tale of the Outcasts Vol 1 Review

Lovers of the Monster Boyfriend genre rejoice, Makoto Hoshino’s The Tale of the Outcasts is here to serve up some spooky and sweet supernatural romance! Synopsis Marbas is a powerful and immortal demon who is consumed by boredom and apathy. Most humans can’t see him nowadays, a sign that demon kind’s influence in the world... Continue Reading →

Beastars Vol 12 Review

Volume 12 of Beastars seems to be kicking off a new era in the series. With the murderer storyline resolved, the plot is moving on and introducing new problems for Legoshi to contend with. Like with my other reviews of the Beastars manga, this review will contains some spoilers for events in this and previous... Continue Reading →

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 →

Beastars Vol 11 Review

It’s finally happening! Volume 11 of Paru Itagaki's Beastars, the official midpoint of the manga, FINALLY features the climactic battle between Legoshi and Tem’s murderer! And boy, do things get coco-nuts! As with my other reviews of the Beastars manga, be warned that this review will contain spoilers for this volume and events that occurred... Continue Reading →

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