ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 7 by Yuji Kaku

Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 6 by Yuji Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars Even an invincible ninja may not be able to survive Hell’s Paradise! Gabimaru is a ninja on death row with one chance to see his wife again—by finding the elixir of immortality on a supernatural island and delivering it to the … Continue reading ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 7 by Yuji Kaku

ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 6 by Yuji Kaku

Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 6 by Yuji Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars Even an invincible ninja may not be able to survive Hell’s Paradise! Gabimaru is a ninja on death row with one chance to see his wife again—by finding the elixir of immortality on a supernatural island and delivering it to the … Continue reading ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 6 by Yuji Kaku

ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 5 by Yuji Kaku

Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 5 by Yuji Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars Even an invincible ninja may not be able to survive Hell’s Paradise! Gabimaru the Hollow is one of the most vicious ninja assassins ever to come out of the village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthlessly efficient, but a betrayal results in him … Continue reading ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 5 by Yuji Kaku

ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 4 by Yuji Kaku

Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 4 by Yuji Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars Even an invincible ninja may not be able to survive Hell’s Paradise! Gabimaru the Hollow is one of the most vicious ninja assassins ever to come out of the village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthlessly efficient, but a betrayal results in him … Continue reading ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 4 by Yuji Kaku

ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 3 by Yuji Kaku

Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 3 by Yuji Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars Even an invincible ninja may not be able to survive Hell’s Paradise! Gabimaru the Hollow is one of the most vicious ninja assassins ever to come out of the village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthlessly efficient, but a betrayal results in him … Continue reading ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 3 by Yuji Kaku

ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 2 by Yuji Kaku

Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 2 by Yuji Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars Even an invincible ninja may not be able to survive Hell’s Paradise! Gabimaru the Hollow is one of the most vicious ninja assassins ever to come out of the village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthlessly efficient, but a betrayal results in him … Continue reading ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 2 by Yuji Kaku

ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 1 by Yuji Kaku

Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 1 by Yuji Kaku My rating: 4 of 5 stars Gabimaru the Hollow is one of the most vicious assassins ever to come out of the ninja village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthlessly efficient, but a betrayal results in him being handed a death sentence. He has only one hope—in order to … Continue reading ARC Review: Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 1 by Yuji Kaku

Review: Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 4

Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 4 by Fumi Yoshinaga My rating: 5 of 5 stars We move on to the change in the society. While the Inner Chambers are still the focus of the story, we also see what is happening in the villages, and what is creating the society known in the first volume, … Continue reading Review: Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 4

Review: Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 3

Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 3 by Fumi Yoshinaga My rating: 5 of 5 stars Ooh, the story keeps getting better and better. Still chronicling the 3rd shogun, we see a marked change in her temperament. She has learned to become a shogun and not just act like one, but even with all the power … Continue reading Review: Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 3

Review: Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 2

Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 2 by Fumi Yoshinaga My rating: 4 of 5 stars Further in the Oooku story, the 8th shogun investigates why even though the power has shifted to women, do women still have to take on masculine names for their positions. Why does the entire framework of their government show the … Continue reading Review: Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 2