Among the offerings we cover this week are a couple of one-volume releases from the mangaka of Beastars and the author of I Want to Eat Your Pancrease, respectively. We also review the newest releases from several other series and the opening volume of a Shonen Jump favorite. Animal Crossing: New Horizons Deserted Island Diary… Read More Reader’s Corner: Mission: Yozakura Family (Vol. 1), Wandance (Vol. 2), and I Will Forget This Feeling Someday
This week we continue with the newest volumes of favorites like Solo Leveling, which is receiving an anime adaptation, and Uncle from Another World (which has one currently airing), and review the initial offerings from a couple of fantasy series as well, including one in which the MC becomes a dragon…skeleton. Who says light novels… Read More Reader’s Corner: Solo Leveling, Uncle from Another World, and My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong As I Expected (Final)
Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 8 I’ve been both anticipating volume eight of Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki and dreading it, worried that this series I’ve come to adore might just fall off a cliff. While I’ve obviously enjoyed Yuki Yaku’s writing all this time, volume seven concluded with such a significant event—and one that seems as much… Read More Reader’s Corner: Frieren (Vol. 4), My Wife is an Oni, and I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World
Uncle from Another World, Vol. 4 As Uncle continues his travel with the trio of adventurers, including Alicia, not only will he accompany them on a quest born out of childhood, but he’ll also discover that time spent with the group is part of a grander scheme. None of this, of course, is out of… Read More Reader’s Corner: Josee, the Tiger and the Fish, The Eminence in Shadow (Vol. 3), and Minami Nanami Wants to Shine
Witch Watch, Vol. 1 Adolescent witch Nico is thrilled to move back to the city and start high school, though she’s most excited to be paired with her childhood friend, Morihito (Moi), who just happens to be both an ogre and her new familiar. As the incorrigible Nico starts school life, Morihito must protect her… Read More Reader’s Corner: Witch Watch, FMA Fullmetal Edition Vol. 15, and Earthchild, Chapter 1
Fungus and Iron, Vol. 1 Dante is an unusual case among the soldiers of Amigasa. He doesn’t become angry on cue at their enemy, the Ether. He complains about their food. And he questions everything. Normally, this would be grounds for immediate executed, but that hasn’t occurred, though now the why of his being left… Read More Reader’s Corner: Yoshida the Catch, Falling Drowning, and Yu-Gi-Oh!
Came the Mirror & Other Tales What a treasure of a collection! If you’re a fan of Rumiko Takahashi like I am (read through any of my reviews of Maison Ikkoku to see why she’s so special), Came the Mirror & Other Tales will captivate and titillate you—then again, the most diehard fans may have… Read More Reader’s Corner: Fly Me to the Moon Vol. 9, Zom 100 Vol. 5, and I Had That Same Dream Yesterday