As manga continues to become more and more accessible through legal means, English-reading audiences are being exposed to the wide variety of series (and one-shots) being created. While our top ten and honorable mentions this year feature traditional fare, they also include manga about grieving and no less than three series featuring a protagonist with… Read More Best of 2022 Manga
It’s the weekend and Youko and Airi are off on their Yamaha Serow for an adventure in Shuumatsu Touring! They are traveling the coastal route to Tokyo, hitting all the famous tourist spots along the way. Or at least trying to? If you squint, maybe you can see the resemblance between the glossy promo pics… Read More Review: Touring After the Apocalypse, Vol. 1
In this week’s column, we review manga and light novels featuring angels, spies, and young people isekai’d, as well as ex-yakuza, cheeky brats, and adopted cats. Oh, so many cats! So get comfy, curl up with your own kitty (or another furry friend), and enjoy our reviews. We hope you’ll find one or two among… Read More Reader’s Corner: Nights with a Cat, Ex-Yakuza and Stray Kitten, and I Kept Pressing the 100-Million-Year Button and Came Out on Top
News of a second season of Banished From the Hero’s Party recently dropped, and coincidentally, we have a review of the newest volume of the manga to share with you today, along with volume one of Sugar Apple Fairy Tail, also soon to be adapted into an anime! Today’s column also features reviews of several… Read More Reader’s Corner: Fly Me to the Moon (Vols. 12 and 13), Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible (Vol. 4), and Sugar Apple Fairy Tale (Vol. 1)
The ABCs of Shojo Manga video series has returned! After a long hiatus, I’m excited to share the manga titles I found for the letter “E,” which was surprisingly more difficult than I anticipated! Please watch and subscribe, and let us know your “E” shojo recommendations!
Everything old is new again! This anime season has seen the return of classics like Urusei Yatsura and Bleach, so we thought…why not cover the latter as a throwback by a reviewer who has never read it? We’re also looking at the first volume of another classic that’s soon to receive a reboot, Trigun: Maximum.… Read More Reader’s Corner: Bleach (Vol. 1), Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 4), and Shortcake Cake (Vol. 12, Final)
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