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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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REVIEW: ERASED, Vol. 2 by Kei Sanbe

REVIEW: ERASED, Vol. 2 by Kei Sanbe

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the manga and anime ERASED. What's really scary to me... is the thought of someone not believing me. Satoru Fujinuma's time traveling adventures continue in ERASED, Volume 2 by Kei Sanbe. After witnessing the murder of [...]

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REVIEW: REZero Chapter 2, Vol. 1

REVIEW: REZero Chapter 2, Vol. 1

“The only ability Subaru Natsuki gets when he’s summoned to another world is time travel via his own death. But to save her, he’ll die as many times as it takes.” Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World- Chapter 2, Volume 1 [...]

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REVIEW: ERASED, Vol. 1 by Kei Sanbe

REVIEW: ERASED, Vol. 1 by Kei Sanbe

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the manga and anime ERASED. Anyway, I'll try to put it into words... I... want to change the future. ERASED centers on Satoru Fujinuma, a 29-year-old mangaka cum pizza deliveryman who possess a unique ability [...]

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REVIEW: Revolutionary Girl Utena Complete Deluxe Box Set

REVIEW: Revolutionary Girl Utena Complete Deluxe Box Set

SHOJO KAKUMEI UTENA © 1997 Chiho SAITO, Be-PaPas /SHOGAKUKAN, GEKIJOBAN SHOJOKAKUMEI UTENA ADOLESCENCE MOKUSHIROKU © 1999 Chiho SAITO, Be-Papas /SHOGAKUKAN Using clues she’s collected over the years, Utena Tenjou transfers to Ohtori academy, determined to reunite with the handsome man [...]

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REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 7

REVIEW: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, Vol. 7

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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REVIEW: Puella Magi Tart Magica, Vol. 2

REVIEW: Puella Magi Tart Magica, Vol. 2

Jeanne, called La Pucelle by the people of France and Tart by her companions, seeks an audience with the Dauphin to offer her help to drive the English from their nation. With his approval, she leads the French soldiers as [...]

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