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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 4

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 4

Kyouko Hori is beautiful and popular, Izumi Miyamura is a gloomy loner, and they couldn't be more different from one another, right? Wrong. Hori is totally faking her positive and upbeat persona, Miyamura's "gloominess" is mostly to hide his piercings [...]

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REVIEW: Black Science

REVIEW: Black Science

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not adding a tomato to a fruit salad. —Grant McKay One of the elements I enjoy most about science fiction is its ability to imagine the unimaginable, to expand the mind [...]

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REVIEW: Penny Dreadful, the Comic

REVIEW: Penny Dreadful, the Comic

After the exceptionally disappointing conclusion of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, I was hesitant to pick up the comic series. The Season Three fiasco left me sour, and the announcement of the comic series seemed like a rushed half-apology instead of an [...]

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REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 3

REVIEW: Horimiya, Vol. 3

Their schoolmates would say Kyouko Hori and Izumi Miyamura are total opposites: Hori is cheerful, pretty, and popular, while Miyamura is a gloomy, loner otaku. But Hori’s really a total homebody, and Miyamura (who does admit he’s pretty gloomy) isn’t [...]

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REVIEW: Akuma no Riddle Vol. 1

REVIEW: Akuma no Riddle Vol. 1

A new class has started at Myojo Private School, but this one's a bit different: Class Black is filled with 12 teenage assassins, all after the same target -- their thirteenth classmate, Haru. Azuma Tokaku is one of these assassins [...]

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