Review: Leaper

Published in the west by Irodori Comics under their Aqua (All-Ages) line, Leaper is a one-shot doujinshi by mangaka, Isaki Uta. For those unfamiliar, doujinshi are manga that are generally self-published or published by a small company. This means that as a general rule, they tend to have a much smaller reach than manga published by… Read More Review: Leaper

Review: Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan, Vol. 1

Imagine Barney the Dinosaur, surrounded by all his child friends, bursting into a song about…how rough it is to be a single thirty-something and the meaningless of his life. That’s the basic premise of Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan, in which the titular character, a former gymnast turned sardonic children’s television host, mopes through his… Read More Review: Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan, Vol. 1

Review: Sweet Blue Flowers (Aoi Hana), Blu-Ray

Reunited as teenagers after spending their middle school years apart, Fumi and Akira don’t recognize each other at first, especially since the latter has far surpassed her friend in height (to latter’s dismay)—but everything else remains nearly the same: Akira is spunky and self-confident, Fumi is more gentle and prone to crying, and though they… Read More Review: Sweet Blue Flowers (Aoi Hana), Blu-Ray