It’s a MARVELous day here at Beneath the Tangles as we review not one, but two Marvel / Shonen Jump crossover manga from Viz Media that are releasing next week! We also have shonen, fantasy, and more to share with you in this week’s reviews! Crimson Prince • Deadpool Samurai • The Dragon’s Soulmate Is… Read More Reader’s Corner: Fangirl, Deadpool Samurai, and The Dragon’s Soulmate Is a Mushroom Princess!
Our selection of reviews this week include a couple shoujo titles, a self-published work, a throwback as we dig into the modern classic, The Ancient Magus Bride, and the newest releases from mangaka of Chainsaw Man and ERASED. School Memories While I haven’t read many one-shots, I’m starting to appreciate them as all the ones… Read More Reader’s Corner: Goodbye Eri, Island in a Puddle, and I’m a Wolf, But My Boss is a Sheep!
Bootsleg, Vol. 1 Bootsleg is built like the next big shounen series—all the stars are aligned in its plot: mystical and horrible creatures that steal away children’s family members (and half the hero’s leg); the teaming up of several young people whose powers are awakening; and its own system of powers and fighting, which involves… Read More Reader’s Corner: Sakamoto Days, Nighttime for Just Us Two, and Chainsaw Man (Vol. 10)
Farewell to My Alter A collection of one shots including the debut commercial work by Nio Nakatani, the writer of Bloom into You, Farewell to My Alter is one of the engaging volumes I’ve read in 2021, not least of which is because the stories contain twist endings. It’s like The Outer Limits or Twilight… Read More Reader’s Corner: A Dissociated Haruhi, Reincarnated Dragon Hatchling, and (Already) Dead Detective
Three chapters in to Blue Box, a manga serialization on Shonen Jump, and my love for the series continues to grow. Did I mention I’m a fan of manga that has a seamless blend of sports and romance? It’s definitely one of my favorite genres, and I have continued to be impressed, excessively giggly, and… Read More Review: Blue Box, Chapter Three
“A badminton guy falls for a basketball girl. Do these sports-crossed lovers have a chance?” Whoa, hold the phone! Did I just see the words “badminton guy” and “basketball girl”into?! Okay, Shonen Jump, you have my attention! Actually, Shonen Jump already snagged my attention with another of the newest releases on their app called Candy… Read More Review: Blue Box, Chapter Two
Candy Flurry is the newest manga series from Shonen Jump. With art by Mitarashi Santa and written by Takegushi Ippon, the series features a very different and interesting concept. It opens up by discussing a magical candy called “Cyndy’s Toy Toy Candy,” which allows the person who eats it to be able to create sweets… Read More Manga First Impression: Candy Flurry