Best of 2022 Manga

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

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

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

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)

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)

Reader’s Corner: Bleach (Vol. 1), Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 4), and Shortcake Cake (Vol. 12, Final)

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)

Reader’s Corner: Mission: Yozakura Family (Vol. 1), Wandance (Vol. 2), and I Will Forget This Feeling Someday

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