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Mizuki Episodes 1-2

Mizuki Episodes 1-2
April 6, 2011
Lori Henderson

Mizuki just wants to be a normal teenage girl, however, she has one problem. Whenever she gets angry she transforms …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

Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko Volume 1

Secret Notes of Lady Kanoko Volume 1
March 30, 2011
Lori Henderson

A surprisingly fun title with great characters and good stories and just the right touch of that magic feeling.

The Beautiful Skies of Houou High Volume 1

The Beautiful Skies of Houou High Volume 1
March 28, 2011
Katherine Farmar

A perfect inversion of Maria+Holic (i.e. a girl in a boys’ school rather than a boy in a girls’ school), with added conspiracies and shenanigans; extremely silly and very funny indeed.

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

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

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.