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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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Art for Hope: Nepal

Art for Hope: Nepal

VIZ Media, the largest publisher, distributor and licensor of manga and anime in North America, has announced a special collaboration with leading design software company Autodesk, Inc. to release ART FOR HOPE: NEPAL, a poignant digital art anthology to benefit the [...]

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REVIEW: Solanin by Inio Asano

REVIEW: Solanin by Inio Asano

Isn't it better to regret things you've done than regret things you've never even tried? Author’s note: This article contains spoilers for the manga Solanin. Recently, I've been on the lookout for a short, one-shot manga with characters and a story that [...]

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REVIEW: So Cute It Hurts!! Vol. 1

REVIEW: So Cute It Hurts!! Vol. 1

Twins Megumu and Mitsuru were named for historical figures, but only Megumu grew up with a taste for history -- so Mitsuru asks her to fill in at his all-boys' school to take his tests for him. They're twins, and they [...]

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REVIEW: Asura Girl by Otaro Maijo

REVIEW: Asura Girl by Otaro Maijo

Aiko is a high school girl whose world is, quite frankly, kind of shitty.  She has casual sex because she doesn't understand what love is supposed to feel like.  She's surrounded by casual violence, made worse by an Internet forum [...]

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REVIEW: Sweet Rein Vol. 1

REVIEW: Sweet Rein Vol. 1

What are the holidays without Santa Claus and reindeer? In the first volume of Sakura Tsukuba's SWEET REIN, protagonist Kurumi is about to spend Christmas alone - with no Santa or reindeer - when she bumps into Kaito, who suddenly tells [...]

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REVIEW: Voice Over! Seiyu Academy Vol. 1

REVIEW: Voice Over! Seiyu Academy Vol. 1

VOICE OVER! SEIYU ACADEMY follows the journey of Hime, a first-year high school student who has been accepted to Holly Academy High School, a performing arts school specializing in voice acting. She's there to follow her dream of becoming a [...]

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