Reader’s Corner: The Elusive Samurai, Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible (Vol. 2), and Cowboy Bebop: Making the Netflix Series

We cover two upcoming releases this week: the second volume of romcom Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible and the first volume of the historical manga, The Elusive Samurai. We also dig into witches, bounty hunters, Jedi, and muscular girls with our reviews of recent manga and light novels! Cowboy Bebop: Making the Netflix Series… Read More Reader’s Corner: The Elusive Samurai, Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible (Vol. 2), and Cowboy Bebop: Making the Netflix Series

Reader’s Corner: Yashahime, A Nico-Colored Canvas, and Wandance

It’s double the Rumiko Takahashi this week as we review the newest release in the special edition of her classic, Maison Ikkoku, as well as the manga adaptation of Yashahime, a spin-off of her famed series, InuYasha. Other volumes we’re looking at include a new villainess series and art-school shoujo! 7th Time Loop: The Villainess… Read More Reader’s Corner: Yashahime, A Nico-Colored Canvas, and Wandance

Reader’s Corner: Alice in Borderland (Vol. 2), To Strip the Flesh, and Golden Gold

Horror and the ancient world weave in and out of the manga and light novels we’re reviewing this week, with moments that will make you squirm and others that convey a warm familiarity, even when featuring the unknown. Then there are also the human dramas we’re reading, which take place in more contemporary settings while… Read More Reader’s Corner: Alice in Borderland (Vol. 2), To Strip the Flesh, and Golden Gold

Reader’s Corner: Fangirl, Deadpool Samurai, and The Dragon’s Soulmate Is a Mushroom Princess!

It’s a MARVELous day here at Beneath the Tangles as we review not one, but two Marvel / Shonen Jump crossover manga from Viz Media that are releasing next week! We also have shonen, fantasy, and more to share with you in this week’s reviews! Crimson Prince • Deadpool Samurai • The Dragon’s Soulmate Is… Read More Reader’s Corner: Fangirl, Deadpool Samurai, and The Dragon’s Soulmate Is a Mushroom Princess!

Reader’s Corner: Ima Koi, Star Wars Leia Princess of Alderaan, and Kokoro Connect: Asu Random

The first two volumes of Summertime Rendering drop today, and we’ve got a review of volume two this week to join our thoughts on the first volume last week. In addition to that UDON Entertainment twosome, we have reviews for new and recent volumes from VIZ Media, Yen Press, J-Novel Club, and Cross Infinite World… Read More Reader’s Corner: Ima Koi, Star Wars Leia Princess of Alderaan, and Kokoro Connect: Asu Random

Reader’s Corner: Summertime Rendering, Crazy Food Truck, and Re:Zero: The Frozen Bond

This week, we’re dropping reviews for a ton of new manga that are releasing today, ranging from romcoms to isekai, and classic shonen to a murder mystery featuring diverse lead characters. We also cover a highly anticipated series not releasing until next week, which is when we’ll also review volume two of that series, Summertime… Read More Reader’s Corner: Summertime Rendering, Crazy Food Truck, and Re:Zero: The Frozen Bond

Reader’s Corner: Cat + Gamer, The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady, and When a Cat Faces West

You Like Me, Don’t You? Vol. 1 This high school romcom is…wildly uneven in terms of quality. On the one hand, it’s got: the stereotypical loser guy (Soukichi) and popular girl (Kasumi) combo in a literature club; cliché, forced romcom scenarios; wonky or missing punctuation; sentence fragments; capitalization errors; ambiguity; tacky emphasis on the female… Read More Reader’s Corner: Cat + Gamer, The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady, and When a Cat Faces West