The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen: From Villainess To Savior Vol 1 Review

Based on the light novels by Tenichi, the manga adaptation of The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen: From Villainess to Savior by Bunko Matsuura is an exciting isekai adventure where the terrible villainess of a fantasy video game becomes a pure-hearted heroine hell bent on preventing tragedy. Not only does she wish to save herself,... Continue Reading →

Lil’ Leo Review

Moto Hagio is a hugely influential and award-winning shoujo manga creator who's works have received wide spread acclaim. Her ground-breaking series, like The Poe Clan and The Heart of Thomas, pushed boundaries and explored complex topics, contributing to the expansion in the kinds of stories that were told in shoujo manga that occurred during the... 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 →

Ossan Idol! Vol 1 Review

I’m not someone who really follows idols or is big into idol culture, but I thought that the plot of Ossan Idol!, which centers around three middle-aged men forming an idol group, sounded like a ton of fun. Adapted from a novel series by Mochiko Mochida, this manga series by Ichika Kino is all about... Continue Reading →

Love on the Other Side Review

Love on the Other Side is a collection of various short stories by Nagabe that focus on relationships - some platonic, some romantic - between humans and an assortment of supernatural creatures, animal-men and some just straight-up animals. Much like Nagabe’s other work, The Girls From the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún, the stories in... Continue Reading →

Perfect World Vol 1 Review

I’ve wanted to read Rie Aruga’s Perfect World was quite a while and have been eagerly awaiting its print release. This is partially because it is a josei title, a.k.a. a manga aimed at adult women, a demographic that has been under-served in the North American manga market. I was also drawn to this series... Continue Reading →

BL Metamorphosis Vol 1 Review

When I was describing this manga to my friend, her first guess as to what it was about, based on the title, was that it was a romance between a cockroach man and Franz Kafka. She was only mildly disappointed when I explained that Kaori Tsurutani’s BL Metamorphosis is instead a sweet story about female... Continue Reading →

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