You wouldn’t be blamed for forgetting just how good the Jujutsu Kaisen anime often is. After all, it’s been close to three years since season one premiered, and two since the franchise’s below-average film. Season two—which premiered this summer and is currently ongoing—reminds us, however, that Jujutsu Kaisen is a unique shonen entry as engrossing… Read More Review: Jujutsu Kaisen: The Official Anime Guide: Season 1
When Disney released the first episode of The Mandalorian in 2019, it was almost universally well-received. Featuring brand new characters, a spaghetti western feel (from both the story and the soundtrack), and wonderful set designs, it was a unique and strong entry into the Star Wars universe. So it’s little surprise that a manga adaptation… Read More Review: Star Wars: The Mandalorian: The Manga, Vol. 1
This week, we feature releases from a variety of manga and light novel publishers with DENPA, Yen Press, VIZ Media, TOKYOPOP, and Seven Seas all showing up in the column. Readers receive an overall better experience when there are a variety of publishers, so we’re happy to see these and others putting out so much… Read More Reader’s Corner: Helck (Vol. 5), Imitation (Vol. 1), and Sengoku Youku (Vol. 2)
I continue the ABCs of Shojo Manga with these kind-hearted heroines are sure to win over your heart in these series that start with the letter “K”! From performing to baking to coming out of their quiet shells, each of these series could be an old or new favorite, including ones loved by editor Claire… Read More “K”ind-Hearted Heroines Thrive In These Shojo Manga!
Welcome to the first edition of “Win Twwk’s Manga,” where I give away like new and new copies of manga and light novels! With the help of two of our reviewers, Laura and sleepminusminus, I’ve developed six questions for you to answer for our contest. These are the volumes up for grabs, all to be… Read More Win Twwk’s Manga: Cheat Skill, No Longer Heroine, Sunbeams in the Sky, and More!
It surprises me to admit that one of my favorite shows this season has been Horimiya: The Missing Pieces—surprising because viewing the original series was a frustrating experience for me. That “first season” skipped much of the in-between material in the manga, which is now being animated in this “second season.” Without all the “missing… Read More Horimiya and Scripture: The Missing Pieces
It’s been quite a few letters (or videos) since I struggled with finding at least one shojo title for a letter, but unfortunately, this is exactly what happened with the letter “J”! While this “J” title wasn’t among my favorite of the manga I’ve featured in the ABCs of Shojo Manga video series so far,… Read More The Letter “J” is Leaving Me Jilted With Shojo Manga Picks!