Here on the Beneath the Tangles, we recently kicked off a video series called the ABCs of Shojo Manga, and today we are here to continue the fun! Last time, we featured the letter “A” and today, we’re onto the letter “B”! I found there were quite a few shojo manga titles that started with… Read More The Fun Continues in Finding Shojo Manga with the Letter “B”!
Our selection of reviews this week include a couple shoujo titles, a self-published work, a throwback as we dig into the modern classic, The Ancient Magus Bride, and the newest releases from mangaka of Chainsaw Man and ERASED. School Memories While I haven’t read many one-shots, I’m starting to appreciate them as all the ones… Read More Reader’s Corner: Goodbye Eri, Island in a Puddle, and I’m a Wolf, But My Boss is a Sheep!
Bootsleg, Vol. 1 Bootsleg is built like the next big shounen series—all the stars are aligned in its plot: mystical and horrible creatures that steal away children’s family members (and half the hero’s leg); the teaming up of several young people whose powers are awakening; and its own system of powers and fighting, which involves… Read More Reader’s Corner: Sakamoto Days, Nighttime for Just Us Two, and Chainsaw Man (Vol. 10)
Get excited shojo lovers, Beneath the Tangles is kicking off a new video series and it’s called the ABCs of Shojo Manga! That’s right, I’m going to see if I can find a shojo manga for every letter of the alphabet! Think I can do it? I guess we’ll all be finding out, but for… Read More Can We Find a Shojo Manga for Every Letter of the Alphabet?!
Run On Your New Legs, Vol. 1 It’s an amazing feeling when a manga you’ve desperately looked forward to exceeds your expectations. That was the case for me with the recent release of Run on Your New Legs, a manga which centers around a young man, Kikuzato, who dreams of being on a prestigious soccer team when entering… Read More Reader’s Corner: Solo Leveling (Vol. 4), Alice in Kyoto Forest (Vol. 2), and Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 2)