Manga Reviews

My Manga Wishlist: Kyou no Kira-kun

At face value, Kyou no Kira-kun looks like just another shoujo manga, with staples like the unpopular girl, a charismatic boy, a cute animal sidekick, and endless high school drama. But this manga’s charm lies in how it handles all these cliches.

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Manga Reviews

What Went Wrong With Usagi Drop

Usagi Drop could have been a fantastic josei manga that dealt with real-world issues in a lighthearted, fun way. But its ending had many readers, myself included, asking some uncomfortable questions and wondering just where things took a controversial turn.

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Manga Reviews

On Chobits: From Technophobes to Technophiles

At first blush, Chobits seems like your run-of-the-mill ecchi manga. But beyond the provocative illustrations and suggestive dialog lies a poignant story that taps into a classic sci-fi conundrum: can man love machine?

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Manga Reviews

We All Start Somewhere: Tokyo Mew Mew a la Mode

Tokyo Mew Mew a la Mode follows the formulaic pattern of most magical girl narratives: ordinary schoolgirl gains extraordinary powers, fights a slew of bad guys, and falls in love.

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Misc

30 Day Manga Challenge

Talking about manga but not sure where to start? Check out these 30 manga writing topics for inspiration!

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Manga Releases

March 2018 Top 3 Manga Releases

Get through March’s notoriously fickle weather with all-new manga titles from Viz Media, Seven Seas Entertainment, and Yen Press!

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Events

Blasting off to Galactic Con 2018

This past Saturday, I spent my rainy afternoon over at Galactic Con, a small (and pretty new) comic convention that’s held in Middletown, Delaware.

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Manga Reviews

One-Shot Spotlight: Hatsukoi Rhapsody

Hatsukoi Rhapsody by Aoyama Haruno follows Abe, a charming high school girl who can’t seem to forget her first love, Fujiwara.

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