Love Me For Who I Am Vol 1 Review

It took me a long time to track down a copy of Kata Konayama’s Love Me For Who I Am. COVID 19 has, of course, caused a number of printing delays, as well as some continued distribution issues, at least in Canada, anyway. Thankfully, I finally got my hands on volume one and it was... 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 →

5 Underrated/Forgotten Cat Manga

It's the Thanksgiving long weekend in Canada and I've been cat-sitting my brother's two cats while he and his wife are out of town visiting the in-laws. Looking after these two needy fur-babies got me thinking about all of the great cat manga I've read over the years and I decided to create a list,... 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 →

Moriarty the Patriot Vol 1

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 →

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 →

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 →

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