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Mistress Fortune

Mistress Fortune
March 22, 2011

Mistress Fortune is a light-hearted shojo one-shot that makes for a quick afternoon read. 

Crime and Punishment: The Bilingual Edition

Crime and Punishment: The Bilingual Edition
March 16, 2011
Connie C

Russian student Raskolnikov is so fed up and desperate for cash that he resorts to pawning his possessions to a …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

AiON Volume 1

AiON Volume 1
February 28, 2011
Lori Henderson

A mediocre supernatural shoujo that has the potential to be much more.

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.

Barefoot Gen Volume 1: Manga Movable Feast

Barefoot Gen Volume 1: Manga Movable Feast
February 17, 2011
John Thomas

One of history’s darkest days is foreshadowed in this first autobiographical manga volume written by a Hiroshima survivor.

Black Jack Volume 8

Black Jack Volume 8
February 16, 2011
Lori Henderson

Another good volume of more medical mysteries, just not a great one.

With the Light Volume 5-6

With the Light Volume 5-6
February 15, 2011
Lori Henderson

Sachiko’s trials continues in volume 5 as Hikaru moves into his final year in elementary school that comes with changes …Read the Rest

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.