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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 8

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 8

Volume 8 picks up the hanging plotline of Volume 7: the school's sports festival is about to begin! Hori gets competitive in a surprising way, Miyamura's motivated by his girlfriend's enthusiasm, and the couple gets split onto different teams, leading [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 7

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 7

Hori's friend Yuki is asked out by a boy named Yanagi from another class -- and when Hori and Miyamura follow along to watch her reject him, they're shocked to see how unbelievably good-looking he is. Meanwhile, Miyamura is mildly [...]

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REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 6

REVIEW: Love at Fourteen, Vol. 6

Kanata Tanaka and Kazuki Yoshikawa are very grown-up for middle schoolers. Between Kanata’s womanly grace and Kazuki’s sophisticated manliness, the rest of Class 2-B is awed – and a little intimidated – by their maturity, seriousness, and good grades. But Kanata [...]

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REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 8

REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 8

Typical rom-com manga plotline. Girl meets boy, girl falls in love with boy, girl attempts to confess to boy, boy completely misunderstands what she’s actually trying to say and instead of accepting or rejecting her love, hands her an autograph [...]

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Anime Expo 2017: Days 1 & 2 Con Diary

Anime Expo 2017: Days 1 & 2 Con Diary

I have mixed feelings about my experience at Anime Expo this year (second time going), but the pros, for the most part, outweigh the cons. I’d been fortunate enough to receive a press badge, which saved me from waiting 4-6 [...]

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Girls in Capes Recommends: Summer 2017 Anime

Girls in Capes Recommends: Summer 2017 Anime

It's summertime! And you know what that means? A new season of anime! And my recommendations for this season are sizzling. Sports anime! Sports anime! And more sports anime! But also a little bit of magical realism and Japanese mythology [...]

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