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)
Run On Your New Legs, Vol. 1 It’s an amazing feeling when a manga you’ve desperately looked forward to exceeds your expectations. That was the case for me with the recent release of Run on Your New Legs, a manga which centers around a young man, Kikuzato, who dreams of being on a prestigious soccer team when entering… Read More Reader’s Corner: Solo Leveling (Vol. 4), Alice in Kyoto Forest (Vol. 2), and Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 2)
The Apothecary Diaries, Vol. 1 This is quite a different light novel from what we’re used to seeing. It features a unique setting inspired by a historic Chinese imperial palace, complete with consorts, eunuchs, internal politics, and people of varying levels of morality. The protagonist, Maomao, is a teenage girl and apothecary worker in a… Read More Reader’s Corner: Frozen 2, Those Not-So Sweet Boys, and My Friend’s Little Sister Has it it for Me!