How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom (manga) Omnibus Vol 1 Review

Based on an isekai light-novel series by Dojyomaru, this manga adaptation of How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom by Satoshi Ueda, initially drew me in with its striking cover, which pays homage to Jacques-Louis David’s famous painting: Napoleon Crossing the Alps. The premise of a hero who uses their wits and knowledge of the... Continue Reading →

Beastars Vol 9 Review

So, there are just a few minor developments to discuss in this volume of Paru Itagaki’s Beastars. Let’s see, one of the drama club members gets their arm ripped off, we learn a huge secret about Legoshi’s heritage and the identity of Tem’s murderer is revealed!!! Be aware that this review will contain some spoilers... 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 →

Beastars Vol 8 Review

As with my other reviews of the Beastars manga, be aware that this review will contain some spoilers for events that occurred in the previous volumes in the series. Synopsis: After being attacked by the same student who murdered his friend, Tem, Legoshi seeks out Gohin to ask him to train him in combat. Gohin... Continue Reading →

Wonder 3 Review

Wonder 3 is a manga series by Osamu Tezuka, the prolific manga and anime creator who is often referred to as "the god of manga", in honour of how his impressive body of work served to push the medium forward. His more famous works include the likes of Astro Boy, Princess Knight, Pheonix and Black... Continue Reading →

Beastars Vol 7 Review

Oh my god! Did this manga actually remember that it has a murder-mystery subplot? As with my reviews of the earlier volumes in the Beastars series, this review will contain some spoilers for events that occurred in the previous volumes, so I suggest getting caught up on the series before reading this. Synopsis: Things feel... Continue Reading →

Spy x Family Vol 1 Review

Of all of the new manga scheduled to come out in 2020, Spy x Family was the one I was looking forward to reading the most. People who I follow online have been praising this series for months and everyone I know who’s read it only had good things to say about it. I couldn’t... Continue Reading →

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