ARC Review: Spy x Family, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Endo

Spy x Family, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Endo My rating: 5 of 5 stars An action-packed comedy about a fake family that includes a spy, an assassin and a telepath! Master spy Twilight is the best at what he does when it comes to going undercover on dangerous missions in the name of a better … Continue reading ARC Review: Spy x Family, Vol. 2 by Tatsuya Endo

ARC Review: The Legend of Dororo and Hyakkimaru Vol. 1 by Osamu Tezuka & Satoshi Shiki

The Legend of Dororo and Hyakkimaru Vol. 1 by Osamu Tezuka My rating: 3 of 5 stars A modern remake of Osamu Tezuka’s legendary samurai tale about reclaiming stolen humanity–and don’t miss the stunning 2019 anime! A young swordsman travels alone through war-torn Japan, hunting demons wherever they might hide. His name: Hyakkimaru. Soon he … Continue reading ARC Review: The Legend of Dororo and Hyakkimaru Vol. 1 by Osamu Tezuka & Satoshi Shiki

ARC Review: At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino

At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars By day, Adachi is a normal student. By night, he's a terrifying creature of many eyes and many legs who lurks in the darkness. One night, while haunting his own school, he comes across his classmate Yano Satsuki--she's been an … Continue reading ARC Review: At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino

ARC Review: Blue Flag, Vol. 3 by KAITO

Blue Flag, Vol. 3 by KAITO My rating: 4 of 5 stars An unexpected love quadrangle with a dash of unrequited love as two classmates, a boy and a girl, begin to fall for each other when each of their best friends have already fallen for them. It’s the last year of high school, and … Continue reading ARC Review: Blue Flag, Vol. 3 by KAITO

ARC Review: Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 8 by Tomohito Oda

Komi Can't Communicate, Vol. 8 by Tomohito Oda My rating: 4 of 5 stars The journey to 100 friends begins with a single conversation. Socially anxious high school student Shoko Komi’s greatest dream is to make some friends, but everyone at school mistakes her crippling social anxiety for cool reserve! With the whole student body … Continue reading ARC Review: Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 8 by Tomohito Oda

ARC Review: Bluebeard’s First Wife by Ha Seong-nan & (translated by) Janet Hong

Bluebeard's First Wife by Ha Seong-nan My rating: 3 of 5 stars Disasters, accidents, and deaths abound in Bluebeard’s First Wife. A woman spends a night with her fiancé and his friends, and overhears a terrible secret that has bound them together since high school. A man grows increasingly agitated by the apartment noise made … Continue reading ARC Review: Bluebeard’s First Wife by Ha Seong-nan & (translated by) Janet Hong

ARC Review: Cagaster Vol 1 by Kachou Hashimoto

Cagaster Vol 1 by Kachou Hashimoto My rating: 3 of 5 stars It's the year 2125, and a strange plague called "Cagaster" appears. One-in-a-thousand people is infected by this disease, which turns humans into monstrous cannibalistic insects. Two-thirds of humanity is decimated... 30 years later, young expert bug exterminator and mercenary adventurer Kidou and newfound … Continue reading ARC Review: Cagaster Vol 1 by Kachou Hashimoto

ARC Review: Shortcake Cake, Vol. 9 by Suu Morishita

Shortcake Cake, Vol. 9 by Suu Morishita My rating: 4 of 5 stars An unflappable girl and a cast of lovable male roommates at a boardinghouse create bonds of friendship and romance. When Ten moves out of her parents' home in the mountains to live in a boardinghouse, she finds herself becoming fast friends with … Continue reading ARC Review: Shortcake Cake, Vol. 9 by Suu Morishita

ARC Review: Love Me for Who I Am, Vol. 1 by Kata Konayama

Love Me for Who I Am, Vol. 1 by Kata Konayama My rating: 4 of 5 stars An LGBT+ manga about finding friendship and common ground at an untraditional maid café! Mogumo is a cute but lonely high school student who just wants a few loving friends. Fellow student Iwaoka Tetsu invites Mogumo to work … Continue reading ARC Review: Love Me for Who I Am, Vol. 1 by Kata Konayama

Review: The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 8 by Aya Shouoto

The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 8 by Aya Shouoto My rating: 4 of 5 stars Himari Momochi inherits a mysterious house that comes with its own gorgeous demon guardian. On her sixteenth birthday, orphan Himari Momochi inherits her ancestral estate that she’s never seen. Momochi House exists on the barrier between the human … Continue reading Review: The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 8 by Aya Shouoto

ARC Review: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 15 by Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 15 by Koyoharu Gotouge My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tanjiro sets out on the path of the Demon Slayer to save his sister and avenge his family! In Taisho-era Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted boy who makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered … Continue reading ARC Review: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 15 by Koyoharu Gotouge

Review: The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 7 by Aya Shouoto

The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 7 by Aya Shouoto My rating: 4 of 5 stars Himari Momochi inherits a mysterious house that comes with its own gorgeous demon guardian. On her sixteenth birthday, orphan Himari Momochi inherits her ancestral estate that she’s never seen. Momochi House exists on the barrier between the human … Continue reading Review: The Demon Prince of Momochi House, Vol. 7 by Aya Shouoto

ARC Review: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 14 by Koyoharu Gotouge

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 14 by Koyoharu Gotouge My rating: 4 of 5 stars Tanjiro sets out on the path of the Demon Slayer to save his sister and avenge his family! In Taisho-era Japan, Tanjiro Kamado is a kindhearted boy who makes a living selling charcoal. But his peaceful life is shattered … Continue reading ARC Review: Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 14 by Koyoharu Gotouge

Review: Queen’s Quality, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomi

Queen's Quality, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomi My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars The adventures of mind Sweepers continue in this supernatural romance! Fumi Nishioka lives with Kyutaro Horikita and his family of Sweepers, people who specialize in cleaning the minds of those overcome by negative energy and harmful spirits. Fumi has always displayed mysterious … Continue reading Review: Queen’s Quality, Vol. 1 by Kyousuke Motomi

ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 7 by Paru Itagaki

BEASTARS, Vol. 7 by Paru Itagaki My rating: 4 of 5 stars At this high school, instead of jocks and nerds, the students are divided into predators and prey. At a high school where the students are literally divided into predators and prey, friendships maintain the fragile peace. Who among them will become a Beastar-a … Continue reading ARC Review: BEASTARS, Vol. 7 by Paru Itagaki