Angels of Death Vol 1 Review

I’m a huge wuss when it comes to horror and, as such, it's not a genre that I tend to dip my toes into very often. While there are a few horror series that I do enjoy, I usually don’t go out of my way to seek them out and probably wouldn’t have picked up... Continue Reading →

Primitive Boyfriend Vol 1 Review

You may be looking at the cover image and title of this manga and thinking to yourself, “Is this a comic about a girl dating an early hominid?” Yes. Yes it is. Synopsis: Farm girl Kamigome Mito is a peerless beauty admired by everyone at her school, but she just can’t seem to catch a... Continue Reading →

Yuzu the Pet Vet Vol 1 Review

Has anyone out there heard of Wannyan Dobutsu Byouin: Suteki na Juui-San ni Narou! before? Apparently, it’s a video game for the 3DS that was released in 2015 and is based around the player caring for a series of adorable animals at a veterinary hospital. It doesn’t look like the game was ever localized to... Continue Reading →

Prince Freya Vol 1 Review

Sword fights, treacherous plots and an ordinary peasant girl who turns out to be one hell of an actress are just some of the elements that comprise this thrilling new fantasy manga by Keiko Ishihara. Some readers might be familiar with Ishihara’s other works, such as of The Bride & the Exorcist Knight and The... Continue Reading →

Love Me, Love Me Not Vol 1 Review

Love Me, Love Me Not is a new shojo romance manga by Io Sakisaka, who has several other works available in English, such as Strobe Edge and Ao Haru Ride. The hook that makes Love Me, Love Me Not unique is that it features two heroines, both of whose love lives are given equal weight... Continue Reading →

A Man & His Cat Vol 1 Review

A Man & His Cat is the debut release of the new, North American manga publisher: Square Enix Manga & Books. Square Enix has been licensing out its manga titles for years, but they just recently established their own publishing company in North America and they’re kicking this new venture off with a bang, as... Continue Reading →

Living-Room Matsunaga-San Vol 1 Review

I can’t tell you how many shojo manga stories I’ve read where the writer has concocted some convoluted scenario that forces the romantic leads to live together. It’s a classic set-up that throws the potential couple together in an intimate setting and then lets the sparks fly. Keiko Iwashita, the writer/artist of Living-Room Matsunaga-San, has... Continue Reading →

The Rose of Versailles Vol 1 Review

Penned by Riyoko Ikeda and beginning publication in 1972, the manga series The Rose of Versailles was a sensationally successful period-drama that's had a huge and lasting impact on the landscape of shojo manga since its release. The story has been adapted into a hit anime, as well as several movies and musicals, and now... Continue Reading →

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