Reader’s Coffin: Junji Ito’s Black Paradox, Zombie Makeout Club, and Kaiu Shirai x Posuka Demizu: Beyond The Promised Neverland

Welcome to a special Reader’s Corner—or should we say, Reader’s Coffin! As Halloween looms, we dive not only into the usual fray, but also the unusual: series with titles like MonsTABOO and Zombie Makeout Club; a collection of one-shots from a series that is perhaps best described as horror, The Promised Neverland; and a classic… Read More Reader’s Coffin: Junji Ito’s Black Paradox, Zombie Makeout Club, and Kaiu Shirai x Posuka Demizu: Beyond The Promised Neverland

Reader’s Corner: D-Genesis, The Liminal Zone, and Bleach 20th Anniversary Edition

In this week’s column, we look back to a couple of classics (including one getting a reprint), and to the usual suspects: isekai, romcom, and…magical school? Bleach: 20th Anniversary Edition (Vol. 1) • Chitose is in the Ramune Bottle (Vol. 1) • D-Genesis: Three Years after the Dungeons Appeared, Vol. 1 • The Liminial Zone… Read More Reader’s Corner: D-Genesis, The Liminal Zone, and Bleach 20th Anniversary Edition

Reader’s Corner: Frieren, Pop Life, and Reign of the Seven Spellblades

Deserter: Junji Ito Story Collection Christmas season is a time for ghost stories, right? Just read A Christmas Carol to get the idea. So how about this collection, a Junji Ito one entitled Deserter? Let me tell you—it’s a lot. Each of the 12 stories are dark and filled with sadness and body horror, while… Read More Reader’s Corner: Frieren, Pop Life, and Reign of the Seven Spellblades

Reader’s Pumpkin Patch: Sawanabe Zombie, Phantom Tales of the Night, and an Orc Editor

Welcome to the Reader’s Corner, or as we’re entitling it this week, the Pumpkin Patch. We’ve got an array of series for you as usual, but with a number of spooky titles haunting our readings this week, just in time for fright night. Check our reviews boo-low, a mix of howling good and ghastly! Heroine… Read More Reader’s Pumpkin Patch: Sawanabe Zombie, Phantom Tales of the Night, and an Orc Editor