Are You Ready to Go Manga Shopping? Laura shops for a mystery and magical girl manga this time around!… Read More Are You Ready to Go Manga Shopping?
Bleach: Special One-Shot Bleach is a polarizing show for many fans, whether bys the way the anime ended in filler episodes or because of the shounen tropes in the manga that don’t always work out. I for one am a fan of the series, so I was excited that a one-shot was released, featured on… Read More Reader’s Corner: Unwanted Undead Adventurer, Love Me Love Me Not, and the Return of Bleach
Long time ago, I only read novels. And in that novel reading, dark fantasy was surprisingly one of my favorite genres of fantasy. I say surprisingly because when it comes to manga, I prefer lighter and humorous stories. While I will read the occasional “darker manga,” it’s not too often that I pick it up.… Read More Something’s Wrong With This Fairy Tale: A Video Review of Fairy Tale Battle Royale
Laid-back Camp, Vol. 10 With the recent season long gone and months since volume nine was released, I’ve been suffering from Yuru Camp withdrawal. There’s nothing out there quite like this series, with the sense of peace and fulfillment that it brings (along with plenty of humor). Volume ten, which moves past the point where… Read More Reader’s Corner: Carole and Tuesday, SW Guardians of the Whills, and Laid-back Camp, Vol. 10
The shoujo genre has quickly become one of my favorite manga genres. While sports manga and sports-themed manga is still my favorite, when I browse my shelves, I can’t deny that shoujo dominates my bookcase compared to other genres. I don’t necessarily mind this, thought I’ve begun to recognize themes and tropes that are common… Read More Shoujo with a Shockingly “Violent” Twist: A Video Review of Prince Freya
A Sign of Affection, Vol. 3 A Sign of Affection continues to sweep me off my feet! Volume three begins with all the giddy expectation that volume two left me on. Yuki and Itsuomi continue their conversation of how far does it go when it comes to Itsuomi and the answer to that question leads to… Read More Reader’s Corner: Skip and Loafer, Zom 100, and Megumi Hayashibara’s Characters
Unnamed Memory, Vol. 3 SPOILER WARNING: Spoiler-free tl;dr: I greatly enjoyed this volume and recommend this series. I also recommend that you start with the first volume and encounter the foreshadowing and plot twists naturally. Now, if you don’t mind spoilers… This volume wraps up the year-long contract between Oscar, the cursed king, and Tinasha,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Unnamed Memory, Assassin’s Creed Dynasty, and The Faraway Paladin
Big Hero 6: The Series, Vol. 1 Attention BH6 fans: This new manga series is not a reissue or repackaging of the original Marvel. It’s brand new material and instead a few generations removed, based on the TV show that’s based on the movie that’s based on the Marvel comic book series. Get all that?… Read More Reader’s Corner: Transformers, Big Hero 6: The Series, and The Executioner and Her Way of Life
Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Home Alone Keji Mizoguchi’s Rascal series draws you in by the banter between Sakuta and his harem (particularly Mai), but really hinges on the believability of the Adolescent Syndrome (the mysterious happenings to the the protagonist and the girls around him) in each volume. I have issue, also,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Haruhi’s Intution, Social Media in the RPG World, and a Rascal and Sister Home Alone
Our special month-long promotion of Doki Doki News continues with our third guest host! Today, Jordan Dash Cruz joins us as our newscaster. You’ll recognize his voice from recent anime series like Shadows House (Shaun / John) and Millionaire Detective (Ryo). Follow Jordan on Twitter and Instagram, and please subscribe to us on SoundCloud, our… Read More Doki Doki News: New Bravely Default, Where’s Luffy, and Guest Host Jordan Dash Cruz!