Katakoi Lamp Review

Tokyopop continues its streak of releasing cute and fun BL titles that I thoroughly enjoy. Written and illustrated by Kyohei Azumi, Katakoi Lamp is a fluffy little romance full of both humor and heart. Synopsis: Kazuto notices that Jun, a regular customer at his café, is always staring at him and blushing, and he realizes... Continue Reading →

Penguin Gentlemen Review

I saw someone I follow on Instagram describe Kishi Ueno's manga, Penguin Gentlemen, as a delightful book of “penguinology”, and I immediately knew that I had to buy it! Synopsis: A group consisting of several different species of penguins, all come to admire human society so much, they decide to transform themselves into humans and... Continue Reading →

Beast Complex Vol 1 Review

Beast Complex, is an early work by Paru Itagaki and a precursor to the popular manga series, Beastars. It's set in the same world of anthropomorphized animals as Beastars, and this short-story collection is composed of self-contained stories that explore the tensions between herbivores and carnivores. Short-story anthologies can sometimes be a mixed bag, but... Continue Reading →

I Cannot Reach You Vol 1 Review

Ready for some will-they-or-won’t-they hijinks between a pair of childhood best friends? How about some misunderstood confessions and willful ignorance of the other parties’ intentions? Then look no further then Mika’s I Cannot Reach You! Joking aside, this is a fairly conventional BL manga, but one that still managed to captivate and draw me in... Continue Reading →

Beastars Vol 10 Review

We’re gearing up for a big showdown in this volume of Beastars! Will Legoshi be able to defeat the murderer in a head on fight? Well, we don’t find out in this volume, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a lot that happens. As with my other reviews of the Beastars manga, this review... Continue Reading →

Alter Ego Review

Alter Ego is a yuri romance, by Ana C. Sánchez, that’s been released by Tokyopop, as a part of their International Women of Manga line. Dealing with themes of friendship, unrequited passion and the nature of desire vs. love, Alter Ego is a fun twist on the classic love-triangle set-up, where the two “rivals” end... Continue Reading →

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