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Gleam Volume 1 Review

Gleam has a lot of potential thanks to its heroine, but the way the world and its large cast of characters are introduced hurts Volume 1.Title: Gleam Genre: Action, mystery Publisher: Cross Infinite World (US) Story/Artist: Aya Shirosaki Serialized...

By Krystallina on Mar 27th, 2017

This other world makes for a terribly boring game.Title: Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody Genre: Adventure Publisher: Fujimi Shobo (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Hiro Ainana (Writer), shri (Character Design), AYAMEGUMU (Art) Translation: Jenny...

By Helen on Mar 25th, 2017
Japan map

Now may be the best time.Let’s face it: Japan has a lot of cool stuff. Whether you want to read your favorite author’s other series, finally play that a never-released-in-English video game, or even own a plushie army, Japan has...

One show down, three more to go... Yes, this week marked what I thought was Sangatsu no Lion‘s finale…after what seemed like so long and now we’ve learnt that it’s coming back in October… When the show first came...

By Neomo on Mar 22nd, 2017
The OASG Podcast

Helen and Justin comment on how Kodansha's licensed everything (digitally), One Peace Books's newest license, Ancient Magus' Bride getting a TV anime, and more! http://theoasgpod.s3.amazonaws.com/INMFTPIPEp23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

Precarious HEader

Could there be another bubble? Krystallina investigates.With news like Kodansha Comics licensing Chihayafuru or Crunchyroll’s celebrating 1 million members, it seems like the anime and manga companies are just booming. But could this so-called...

Should have chosen better shows. Fuuka is back. Has diomedea realised that not everyone liked the show? Could that be the reason why Fuuka isn’t a 2-cour show? Meh, what do I care…this was the obligatory show I regret choosing… Just...

By Neomo on Mar 15th, 2017

The visuals of Part 2 of The Ancient Magus' Bride are not enough to hide its narrative and character flaws.Title: The Ancient Magus’ Bride: Those Awaiting A Star Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Wit Studio Original Creator: Kore Yamazaki Director/Series...

By Helen on Mar 14th, 2017

Will Horimiya fall prey to the dreaded love triangle?! ...

By Helen on Mar 13th, 2017
Manga Piracy Header

Is there ever a definitive answer? Krystallina looks at one study for clues.Where do you get your manga? Hopefully, you answered something like, “At my local bookstore!” or, “At an online retailer!” or even one of the...