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All My Darling Daughters

All My Darling Daughters
June 23, 2011

Let’s face it – every single person reading this review right now has seen a sitcom. These shows are a …Read the Rest

Bunny Drop Volume 3

Bunny Drop Volume 3
June 6, 2011

I’ve been fairly candid in the past about mentioning my love for Bunny Drop, a Yen Press title with a …Read the Rest

He Said She Said: Bakuman

He Said She Said: Bakuman
May 31, 2011

Reviews are subjective things. A reviewer is drawing on many things when they write their review. Besides technical things such …Read the Rest

Cross Game Volume 1: Manga Movable Feast

Cross Game Volume 1: Manga Movable Feast
May 25, 2011

Some of my critics are quick to point out that I don’t give very many high scores on my reviews. …Read the Rest

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Volume 1

Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Volume 1
April 1, 2011

I had high hopes for Shonen Jump’s latest series, Nura, Rise of the Yokai Clan. Unfortunately, things don’t always go …Read the Rest

Disappearance Diary

Disappearance Diary
March 25, 2011

Is it possible to look at a horrible life experience in a completely positive way? Hideo Azumi takes a shot …Read the Rest

The Story of Saiunkoku Volumes 1-2

The Story of Saiunkoku Volumes 1-2
March 8, 2011

I have been reading quite a bit of shojo lately. I don’t think that my interests have changed all that …Read the Rest

Saturn Apartments Volume 1-2

Saturn Apartments Volume 1-2
February 23, 2011

What happens if the entire Earth becomes a nature preserve, and humans create a ring around it to habitate? This unusual question is the basis for the quiet and reflective Saturn Apartments.

Tegami Bachi Volumes 1-3

Tegami Bachi Volumes 1-3
February 14, 2011

Having moved all over the country for the better part of a year working one-month stints as a pharmacy student, I have come to appreciate the postal system. It has often been a physical link to family and friends when I was in an unfamiliar location…

Sasameke Volume 1

Sasameke Volume 1
February 13, 2011

To put it frankly, and not all that delicately – this shit is horrid.