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Big Order has moments of utter madness and absolute idiocy. That basically leaves it right down the middle of the entertainment aisle.Title: Big Order Genre: Supernatural Publisher: Kadokawa (JP), Yen Press (US) Story/Art: Sakae Esuno Serialized...

By Justin on Apr 12th, 2017
Kiniro Mosaic Volume 2

Kiniro Mosaic Volume 2 has a lot less culture clash, but the one-two punch of cuteness and energy still provide plenty of smiles.Title: Kiniro Mosiac Genre: Slice of life Publisher: Houbunsha (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Yui Hara Serialized...

By Krystallina on Apr 10th, 2017
Fruits Basket Collector's Edition 11

This is the penultimate volume of Fruits Basket, so that means a lot happens story wise. It just takes its time getting there. Title: Fruits Basket Genre: Drama, Supernatural Publisher: Hakusensha (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Natsuki...

By Krystallina on Apr 7th, 2017
School-Live! Volume 6

School-Live continues to be one of the stronger manga reads available in print. Title: School-Live! (Gakkou Gurashi!) Genre: Horror Publisher: Houbunsha (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist: Sadoru Chiba Writer: Norimitsu Kaihou (Nitroplus) Serialized...

By Krystallina on Apr 5th, 2017

Spirits, cat ears, and not much else.Title: Spirits & Cat Ears Genre: Ecchi Publisher: Media Factory (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Miyuki Nakayama Translation: Leighann Harvey Original Release Date: February 21, 2017 A review...

By Helen on Apr 4th, 2017
Rin-chan Now! Volume 1

With little direction on what type of entertainment it wants to provide, Rin-Chan now! might just be for the fans right now.Title: Hatsune Miku: Rin-chan Now! Genre: Comedy Publisher: Ichijinsha (JP), Dark Horse (US) Creators: sezu (original...

By Krystallina on Apr 3rd, 2017
Anonymous Noise

A story that begins with a shout.Title: Anonymous Noise (Fukumenkei Noise) Genre: Drama Publisher: Hakusensha (JP), Viz Media (US) Artist/Writer: Ryoko Fukuyama Translation: JN Productions Original Release Date: March 7, 2017 A review copy...

By Helen on Apr 3rd, 2017
The Devil is a Part-Timer! Volume 8

Volume 8 of the manga adapts Volume 4 of the LN to a tee...which means this volume isn't so exciting.Title: The Devil is a Part-Timer! (Hataraku Maou-sama!) Genre: Fantasy Publisher: ASCII Media Works (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist: Akio Hiiragi Writer:...

By Krystallina on Mar 31st, 2017
Akame ga KILL! Zero Volume 5

This volume focuses on the 3B: babes, boobs, and...bugs. All three are bad, for very different reasons.Title: Akame ga KILL! Zero Genre: Action Publisher: Square Enix (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist: Kei Toru Writer: Takahiro Serialized in: Big...

By Krystallina on Mar 30th, 2017
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