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REVIEW: Uzumaki by Junji Ito

REVIEW: Uzumaki by Junji Ito

Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the manga Uzumaki. Uzumaki tells the story of high school students Kirie Goshima and her boyfriend Shuichi Saito and their experiences of the spiral phenomenon in the fictional town of Kurouzu. A perfect read [...]

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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: Girls’ Last Tour, Vol. 2

REVIEW: Girls’ Last Tour, Vol. 2

After splitting ways with their friend in Volume 1, Chito and Yuuri continue to explore the ruins in search of food, supplies -- whatever they can find. And whether they're on the road or waiting out a sudden storm, their [...]

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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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