Quick Thoughts On : Ajin Demi-Human (vol. 1-8) / story by Tsuina Miura, art by Gamon Sakurai

Ajin Demi-Human, volume 1-8 (ongoing) / story by Tsuina Miura, art by Gamon Sakurai. Translated from the Japanese by Ko Ransom. Published by Vertical, 2014 Originally published as Ajin, in good! Afternoon magazine (Kodansha, Ltd.), 2012- 9781939130846 (volume 1) From GoodReads: High school student Kei Nagai is struck dead in a grisly traffic accident, but … Continue reading Quick Thoughts On : Ajin Demi-Human (vol. 1-8) / story by Tsuina Miura, art by Gamon Sakurai

Manga Review: GoGo Monster by Taiyo Matsumoto

This is seriously one of the most beautiful manga publications in my collection. It has a full color cardboard sleeve, a full color wrap-around image, and the page edges are painted red with further designs. It's gorgeous. And, for that alone, I think it's worth collecting. But, then you have the story... and "my god!" … Continue reading Manga Review: GoGo Monster by Taiyo Matsumoto

Quick Review: Blood Sucker: the Legend of Zipangu / by Saki Okuse and Aki Shimizu

Blood Sucker: Legend of Zipangu, Volume 2 by Saki Okuse My rating: 2 of 5 stars At this point in the series the only thing saving it is the action sequences and art drawn by Aki Shimizu. Shimizu is a great artist, it's such a shame that only 1 of his series actually got a … Continue reading Quick Review: Blood Sucker: the Legend of Zipangu / by Saki Okuse and Aki Shimizu

Video Review: Complex Age, volume 1 / by Yui Sakuma

My thoughts on Complex Age, volume 1 by Yui Sakuma. This is a seinen (marketed to men) manga series about a young woman who loves to cosplay, but is having a hard time feeling comfortable sharing her passion with others. A very relate-able and interesting series! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPMIMmTkOIM One thing I didn't mention in my video … Continue reading Video Review: Complex Age, volume 1 / by Yui Sakuma

Manga Review: Paradise Residence, vol. 1 / by Kosuke Fujishima

Paradise Residence Vol. 1 by Kosuke Fujishima My rating: 4 of 5 stars An a-typical seinen slice-of-life comedy about high school girls dorm residents. A-typical in that most of the jokes used in this book can be found in any comedy series about all-girls schools... But, they are all fun situations. You may find this … Continue reading Manga Review: Paradise Residence, vol. 1 / by Kosuke Fujishima