ARC Review: With the Sheikh in His Harem Vol 1 by Rin Miasa

With the Sheikh in His Harem Vol 1 by Rin MiasaMy Ratings: 3.5/5 Sanagi loves nothing more than money—not even love. After all, it's what keeps her small family going. But when a chance encounter with a stranger leads her to push away his offer of riches, she wonders if she's gone crazy...and starts to … Continue reading ARC Review: With the Sheikh in His Harem Vol 1 by Rin Miasa

ARC Review: Boys Run the Riot Vol. by Keito Gaku

Boys Run the Riot Vol. 1 (Boys Run the Riot #1) by Keito GakuMy Ratings: 5/5 A transgender teen named Ryuu finds an escape from the expectations and anxieties of his daily life in the world of street fashion. This personal, heartfelt, fictional story from a Japanese transgender manga creator made waves in Japan and … Continue reading ARC Review: Boys Run the Riot Vol. by Keito Gaku

ARC Review: The Dawn of the Witch Vol. 1 by Tatsuwo, Kakeru Kobashiri and Takashi Iwasaki

The Dawn of the Witch Vol. 1 by Tatsuwo (Illustrator), Kakeru Kobashiri (Original Creator) and Takashi Iwasaki (Character Design)My Ratings: 4/5 Saybil is a magic student with no memories of his life before he met a mysterious silver-haired woman in an alley. Now he travels with his teacher, Loux -- another student, Holt, and the … Continue reading ARC Review: The Dawn of the Witch Vol. 1 by Tatsuwo, Kakeru Kobashiri and Takashi Iwasaki

ARC Review: Cells at Work! Baby, Vol. 1 by Yasuhiro Fukuda & Akane Shimizu

Cells at Work! Baby, Vol. 1 by Yasuhiro Fukuda My rating: 4 of 5 stars BEING A BABY IS HARD WORK! Join these cute baby cells as they work hard within their tiny body! A mini-Red Blood Cell picks up oxygen from the helpful ladies at the Placenta, and meets a White Blood Cell for … Continue reading ARC Review: Cells at Work! Baby, Vol. 1 by Yasuhiro Fukuda & Akane Shimizu

ARC Review: Haru’s Curse by Asuka Konishi

Haru's Curse by Asuka Konishi My Rating: 5/5 After Natsumi's younger sister and best friend Haru dies at the age of 19, she begins dating Haru's fiancee Togo - on the condition that he take her only to places he had taken her sister. Their relationship deepens as the seasons pass, but Haru's curse lies … Continue reading ARC Review: Haru’s Curse by Asuka Konishi

ARC Review: Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie, Vol. 1 by Keigo Maki

Shikimori's Not Just a Cutie, Vol. 1 by Keigo Maki My rating: 3 of 5 stars Shikimori seems like the perfect girlfriend: cute, fun to be around, sweet when she wants to be... but she has a cool dark side that comes out under the right circumstances. And her boyfriend Izumi loves to be around … Continue reading ARC Review: Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie, Vol. 1 by Keigo Maki

ARC Review: The Witch and the Beast, Vol. 1 by Kousuke Satake

The Witch and the Beast, Vol. 1 by Kousuke Satake My rating: 4 of 5 stars A WITCH'S CURSE Guideau: a feral girl with long fangs and the eyes of a beast. Ashaf: a soft-spoken man with delicate features and a coffin strapped to his back. This ominous pair appears one day in a town … Continue reading ARC Review: The Witch and the Beast, Vol. 1 by Kousuke Satake

ARC Review: Blue Period, Vol. 1 by Tsubasa Yamaguchi

Blue Period, Vol. 1 by Tsubasa Yamaguchi My rating: 4 of 5 stars STILL LIFE Yatora is the perfect high school student, with good grades and lots of friends. It's an effortless performance, and, ultimately... a dull one. But he wanders into the art room one day, and a lone painting captures his eye, awakening … Continue reading ARC Review: Blue Period, Vol. 1 by Tsubasa Yamaguchi

ARC Review: Heaven’s Design Team 1 by Hebi-Zou, Tsuta Suzuki & Tarako

Heaven's Design Team 1 by Hebi-Zou My rating: 5 of 5 stars God created the heavens and the Earth -- but, little-known fact, he outsourced the animals to the office of Heaven's Design Team! This hilarious and educational manga features weird real-life animals and puts even some humdrum critters in a strange new light. THIS … Continue reading ARC Review: Heaven’s Design Team 1 by Hebi-Zou, Tsuta Suzuki & Tarako

ARC Review: Wave, Listen to me!! Vol 1 by Hiroaki Samura

Wave, Listen to me!! Vol 1 by Hiroaki Samura My Ratings: 3/5 From manga legend Hiroaki Samura, creator of Blade of the Immortal and Die Wergelder, comes something completely different, the journey of one disgruntled young woman's journey into the wild rapids of talk radio! The stage is Sapporo, Hokkaido. One night, our heroine, Minare … Continue reading ARC Review: Wave, Listen to me!! Vol 1 by Hiroaki Samura

ARC Review: Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 1 by Hiroaki Samura

Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 1 by Hiroaki Samura My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars From the legendary creator of Blade of the Immortal comes something completely different: the wild ride of one disgruntled young woman down the rapids of talk radio! Minare thought she was just venting to a stranger when she told a … Continue reading ARC Review: Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 1 by Hiroaki Samura

ARC Review: Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition Vol. 1 by Koji Kumeta

Kakushigoto: My Dad's Secret Ambition Vol. 1 by Koji Kumeta My rating: 4 of 5 stars Kakushi Gotou is a single father with a secret: He’s a top-selling manga artist of a raunchy series that perhaps isn’t suitable reading material for his young daughter, Hime. So he does what any doting father would do—he hides … Continue reading ARC Review: Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition Vol. 1 by Koji Kumeta

ARC Review: The Golden Sheep Vol. 3 by Kaori Ozaki

The Golden Sheep Vol. 3 by Kaori Ozaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tsugu and Sora ran away from home, Yuushin took on the challenging professional boxer test, and Asari broke off ties with the girls in her class … Nothing is turning out the way they’d hoped. Even in the face of such … Continue reading ARC Review: The Golden Sheep Vol. 3 by Kaori Ozaki

ARC Review: The Golden Sheep, Vol. 2 by Kaori Ozaki

The Golden Sheep, Vol. 2 by Kaori Ozaki My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars After rumors start to spread at school that Tsugu and Sora have run off together to Tokyo, Asari tries to get closer to Yuushin. Yuushin, having lost his living punching bag, is left with aimless aggression, until he asks his coach to … Continue reading ARC Review: The Golden Sheep, Vol. 2 by Kaori Ozaki

ARC Review: Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition Vol. 1 by Koji Kumeta

Kakushigoto: My Dad's Secret Ambition Vol. 1 by Koji Kumeta My Rating: 3.5/5 Kakushi Gotou is a single father with a secret: He’s a top-selling manga artist of a raunchy series that perhaps isn’t suitable reading material for his young daughter, Hime. So he does what any doting father would do—he hides it all from her, … Continue reading ARC Review: Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition Vol. 1 by Koji Kumeta