Manga Reviews

Manga Reviews

Unboxing Fukkan’s Cyborg 009 Graphics Treasure Box

To commemorate the 55th anniversary of the manga’s serialization, Fukkan released Cyborg 009 Graphics, an art book that compiles years of 009 illustrations into one volume.

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The Poe Clan: A Timeless Tragedy

Much like the titular family of this series, The Poe Clan is a piece of shojo manga’s glory days frozen in time, still dazzling and haunting decades after its debut.

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Blue Flag: The Color of Youth

If you’ve ever felt uncertain about the future or struggle with defining your identity, then do yourself a favor and give Blue Flag a shot.

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A Few Thoughts on A Silent Voice [Spoilers]

It’s been a long time since a contemporary manga has affected me quite like A Silent Voice.

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My Manga Wishlist: Desert Rose

With the police stretched thin and no option for military mobilization, Mariko realizes it’s up to her team to save the day. Enter the anti-terrorism group known as CAT, Mariko’s squad of deadly women mercenaries and the stars of Kaoru Shintani’s seinen manga, Desert Rose.

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One Shot Spotlight: Hello Baby

Morita’s no-holds-barred writing and Obata’s realistic artwork offer a pretty bleak look into the oft-romanticized yakuza lifestyle. Sure, things might look good from the top of the pyramid, but for the little guys at the bottom, life is hell.

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Hot Gimmick is a Hot Mess

Convoluted romances and dangerous relationships can be entertaining—when handled well. But Hot Gimmick left much to be desired.

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Reading Blush-DC for the Plot [NSFW]

Reading Blush-DC is like watching a train wreck: you just can’t look away. If you’ve got a hankering for some good ‘ole schadenfreude, then this is the manga for you.

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