Elfen Lied Omnibus Vol 1 Review

Don’t let that innocent-looking cover art fool you. Elfen Lied may feature some harem-manga tropes, such as having a hapless, every-man protagonist living under the same roof as multiple young ladies, but this is in fact a brutal and bloody science fiction/horror manga. Be prepared for graphic violence and dark themes if you decide to... Continue Reading →

Snow White with the Red Hair Vol 1 Review

Despite its title, it would be a stretch to call this manga an adaptation of Snow White. There’s no evil queen, dwarves or magic and the only plot element the two stories seem to share is a poisoned apple. Rather, this is a fairytale-esque story that borrows a few elements here and there, but imbues... Continue Reading →

Aria The Masterpiece Vol 1 Review

Aria was previously partially released by Tokyopop, and, now that they’ve gotten back to publishing manga, this title has been resurrected from license limbo and is being released again in fancy new two-in-one omnibus editions. I never picked up the original release, but I recalled hearing good things about it, so I decided to dip... Continue Reading →

Pilu of the Woods Review

I picked up Pilu of the Woods, a children’s comic by Mai K. Nguyen, on a whim while browsing through my local comic book store. I immediately fell in love with the adorable art and promptly handed the cashier my money so I could take the book home with me. Upon reading it, I found... Continue Reading →

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