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Log Horizon Volume 8

A subplot doesn't make this the strongest volume of the bunch.Title: Log Horizon Genre: Adventure, Fantasy Publisher:  Enterbrain (JP), Yen Press (U.S) Creator: Mamare Touno Illustrator: Kazuhiro Hara Translator: Taylor Engel Original...

By Helen on Aug 11th, 2017
Log Horizon: The West Wind Brigade Volume Five

Side stories don't save this so-so volume.Title: Log Horizon: The West Wind Brigade Genre: Fantasy, Action Publisher:  Kadokawa Corporation (JP), Yen Press (US) Creators: Mamare Touno (Original Story), Koyuki (Artist), Kazuhiro Hara (Character...

By Helen on Aug 2nd, 2017
The Royal Tutor Volume 2

Thanks to the humor and Heine's role in Volume 2, The Royal Tutor shows a lot more potential than it originally seemed. Title: The Royal Tutor (Oushitsu Kyoushi Haine) Genre: Comedy, historical Publisher: Square Enix (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer:...

By Krystallina on Jul 28th, 2017
Akame ga KILL! Volume 11

Only unnecessary commentary and poor relationship building with its main character stop Volume 11 from being an excellent manga read.Title: Akame ga Kill! (Akame ga Kiru!) Genre: Action Publisher: Square Enix (JP), Yen Press (US) Story: Takahiro Artist:...

By Krystallina on Jul 24th, 2017
Of the Red, the Light, and the Ayakashi Volume 7

The seventh volume of this series cements its place in any manga fan's collection.Title: Of the Red, the Light, and the Ayakashi (Aka ya Akashi ya Ayakashi no) Genre: Supernatural Publisher: Media Factory (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist: Nanao Writer:...

By Krystallina on Jul 21st, 2017
Sound! Euphonium

This is a perfectly fine slice-of-life light novel that for better or worse will be compared to the anime, and fall short to it in some important areas.Title: Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium – Kitauji Koko Suisogakubu E Yokoso) Genre: Slice...

By Helen on Jul 14th, 2017
your name.

your name. is a wonderful tale about bonds and connections, and it is much more than a typical body swap romance. Title: your name. (Kimi no Na wa.) Genre: Romance, Supernatural Publisher: Kadokawa (JP), Yen Press (US) Writer: Makoto Shinkai Translation:...

By Krystallina on Jul 3rd, 2017

With the big reveal and actual character development, Volume 2 of Big Order is definitely a step above in many areas, except the art. Title: Big Order Genre: Supernatural Publisher: Kadokawa (JP), Yen Press (US) Story/Art: Sakae Esuno Serialized...

By Justin on Jun 30th, 2017
School-Live! Volume 7

Too many new characters and less of an advancement of the world hurt what could be a divisive volume for long-time School-Live! readers.Title: School-Live! (Gakkou Gurashi!) Genre: Horror Publisher: Houbunsha (JP), Yen Press (US) Story: Norimitsu...

By Krystallina on Jun 27th, 2017
Monthly Girl's Nozaki-kun

Where do kids these days get these wacky ideas?Title: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun (Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun) Genre: Comedy Publisher: Square Enix (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Izumi Tsubaki Serialized in: Gangan Online Translation: Leighann...

By Helen on Jun 22nd, 2017