Category Archives: manga

Juni Taisen: Zodiac War by NisiOsiN

Juni Taisen: Zodiac War is a battle royale type of novel in which 12 warriors representing various Chinese Zodiac animals battle in a fight to the death. Although from Viz, this is not a manga – the only illustrations are … Continue reading

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Gangsta: Cursed Volume 3 by Kohske

Cursed volume 3 continues the story of the Hunters all out war on the Twilights. Caught in the middle, Spas (later Marco) continues his journey of doubt and discovery as he realizes more and more that he may actually be … Continue reading

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A Strange and Mystifying Story Volume 1 by Yuuta Suzuki

This first volume includes two chapters of the main story (completing a story arc) and two side stories unrelated to the main. This is pretty typical fare in this volume – there’s nothing especially new or interesting nor is the … Continue reading

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Bleach 71 by Tite Kubo

By Volume 71 and in the final story, Kubo is using these these minor arcs to give us more backstory of the main characters. Completing the Kurotsuchi and Nemo story as they continue their battle and then on to former … Continue reading

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Children of the Wales Volume 1 by Abi Umeda

Children of the Whales is about as close to a Miyazaki movie as you are going to get. From the character designs, to the subtle characterizations, the random fantasyish setting, the innocence of children and machinations of adults, the intrusion … Continue reading

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Anonymous Noise 5 by Ryoko Fukuyama

Fukuyama really knows how to create an engaging set of characters – even the love triangle here is palatable as there is no one clear winner for our protagonist Nino. This volume mostly covers the big first live concert given … Continue reading

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SP Baby by Maki Enjoji

Those who have read Enjoji’s other English licensed title, Happy Marriage?!, will find more of the same in SP Baby. Once again we have a plucky but fairly banal heroine, a love interest in a position of power but completely … Continue reading

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