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World Trigger Volume 1 Review

World Trigger Volume 1 Review World Trigger Volume 1 Author: Daisuke Ashihara Artist: Daisuke Ashihara Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: October 7, 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Attempting to kick off a new manga series is a difficult endeavor. Not only do authors need to introduce the world to the audience, they...
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Terra Formars Volume 2 Review

Terra Formars Volume 2 Review Terra Formars Volume 2 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: September 16, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Usually when a manga is started with what can be seen as a self-contained story, it can be seen as a one-shot with the author hoping the...
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Monster: Volume 1 Perfect Edition Review

Monster: Volume 1 Perfect Edition Review Monster: Volume 1 Perfect Edition Author: Naoki Urasawa Artist: Naoki Urasawa Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: July 15, 2014 Price: $19.99 – Available Here Overview There are few manga series that can be considered classic but one that is mentioned often is Naoki Urasawa’s Monster. Originally...
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Terra Formars Volume 1 Review

Terra Formars Volume 1 Review Terra Formars Volume 1 Author: Yu Sasuga Artist: Ken-ichi Tachibana Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: July 15, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Wars have been fought over land and resources and the concept of dwindling resources is brought up quite often in the world today. As such the...
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Battle Royale: Angels’ Border Review

Battle Royale: Angels’ Border Review Battle Royale: Angels’ Border Author: Koushun Takami Artists: Mioko Ohnishi, Youhei Oguma Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: June 17, 2014 Price: $12.99 – Available Here Overview Koushun Takami’s Battle Royale is a novel that many are very familiar with due to its dark content and an extremely...
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Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Volume 1 Review

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Volume 1 Review Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal Volume 1 Author: Kazuki Takahashi Artist: Naohito Miyoshi Publisher: Madman Release Date: 10th May 2014 Price: $14.95 – Available Here Overview Yu-Gi-Oh is a franchise that has become synonymous with the younger crowd of anime/manga fans of the world. As time passes, more and more...
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Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Volume 1 Review

Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Volume 1 Review Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign Volume 1 Author: Takaya Kagami Artist: Yamato Yamamoto Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: June 3, 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Vampires are everywhere in the world despite not actually existing. There have been numerous vampire novels and movies and...
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Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 5 Review

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 5 Review Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Volume 5 Author: Shinobu Ohtaka Illustrator: Shinobu Ohtaka Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: April 8, 2014 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview Sometimes the best way to attract a large number of readers is to take something many people are familiar with, such as names and...
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Deadman Wonderland Volume 2 Review

Deadman Wonderland Volume 2 Review Deadman Wonderland Volume 2 Author: Jinsei Kataoka Illustrator: Kazuma Kondou Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: April 8, 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Deadman Wonderland was first introduced to the majority of its Western audience thanks to an anime adaptation that began airing in English...
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Dragon Ball: Full Colour – Saiyan Arc Volume 1

Dragon Ball: Full Colour – Saiyan Arc Volume 1 Dragon Ball: Full Colour – Saiyan Arc Volume 1 Author: Akira Toriyama Illustrator: Akira Toriyama Publisher: Madman Entertainment Release Date: 10th March 2014 Price: $24.95 – Available Here Overview Dragon Ball (Z) has been around since the mid 80s and to this day I can’t honestly say...
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Gangsta Volume 1 Review

Gangsta Volume 1 Review Gangsta Volume 1 Author: Kohske Illustrator: Kohske Publisher: Madman Entertainment Release Date: 10th March 2014 Price: $14.95 – Available Here Overview “Gangsta” began its run back in 2010 and, to this day, has 24 chapters under its belt. Unfortunately though Western countries...
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Phantom Thief Jeanne Volume 1 Review

Phantom Thief Jeanne Volume 1 Review Phantom Thief Jeanne Volume 1 Author: Arina Tanemura Illustrator: Arina Tanemura Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: March 4, 2014 Price: $10.99 – Available Here Overview As the years pass various books often become difficult to find, especially when the original company stops re-printing their books and...
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Dragon Ball: Full Color Volume 1 Review

Dragon Ball: Full Color Volume 1 Review Dragon Ball: Full Color Volume 1 Author: Akira Toriyama Illustrator: Akira Toriyama Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: February 4, 2014 Price: $19.99 – Available Here Overview It has been nearly thirty years since Dragon Ball first started to run in Weekly Shōnen Jump and while a lot of people may...
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Nisekoi: False Love Volume 1 Review

Nisekoi: False Love Volume 1 Review Nisekoi: False Love Volume 1 Author: Naoshi Komi Illustrator: Naoshi Komi Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: January 7, 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Romantic comedy manga can thrive or end up cancelled depending on how the series begins. Even the most stereotypical manga can turn into a...
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Sweet Rein Volume 1 Review

Sweet Rein Volume 1 Review Sweet Rein Volume 1 Author: Sakura Tsukuba Illustrator: Sakura Tsukuba Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: November 5, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview The weather is getting colder and although a tornado just swept on through here, it is starting to feel like Christmas now that stores have...
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Vampire Hunter D Volume 2 Review

Vampire Hunter D Volume 2 Review Vampire Hunter D Volume 2 Author:  Hideyuki Kikuchi Illustrator: Saiko Takaki Publisher:  Digital Manga Publishing Release Date: December 19, 2012 Price: $6.95 – Available Here Overview We recently reviewed the first volume of the Vampire Hunter D manga series right here, last week. The world...
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Heretic Monk Volume 1 Review

Heretic Monk Volume 1 Review Heretic Monk Volume 1 Author: Shinji Hiramatsu Publisher: eManga/DMG Release Date: September 24th, 2013 Price: $9.95 – Available Here Overview Monks are generally known for living quiet peaceful lives offering prayers for people in need, but this is not the idea behind Heretic Monk. Instead the...
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Vampire Hunter D Volume 1 Review

Vampire Hunter D Volume 1 Review Vampire Hunter D Volume 1 Author: Hideyuki Kikuchi Illustrator: Saiko Takaki Publisher:  Digital Manga Publishing Release Date: October 19, 2011 Price: $9.95 – Available Here Overview Hideyuki Kikuchi and his Vampire Hunter D series have been around nearly three decades. The series has seen animated...
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S&M Volume 1 Review

S&M Volume 1 Review S&M Volume 1 Author: Mio Murao Publisher: eManga/DMG Release Date: September 24th, 2013 Price: $9.95 – Available Here Overview Just the letters S & M put together carry a very specific connotation, but there is a lot of range than can exist within the term. While S & M does match the...
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Voice Over!: Seiyu Academy Volume 1 Review

Voice Over!: Seiyu Academy Volume 1 Review Voice Over!: Seiyu Academy Volume 1 Author: Maki Minami Illustrator: Maki Minami Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: October 1, 2013 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview Without good voice actors many industries would struggle to make a name for themselves. However despite being a major factor in any form...
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Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Side B Review

Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Side B Review Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Side B Author: Masafumi Nishida Illustrator: Tsutomu Oono Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: October 8, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning may serve as an alternate introduction to the series, but the limited change in the intro...
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Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Side A Review

Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Side A Review Tiger & Bunny: The Beginning Side A Author: Masafumi Nishida Illustrator: Tsutomu Oono Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: October 8, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Despite being animated back in 2011 and being rather successful, Tiger & Bunny has not been given a second anime season....
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Library Wars Volume 3 Review

Library Wars Volume 3 Review Library Wars: Love & War Volume 3 Author: Kiiro Yumi Illustrator: Kiiro Yumi Publisher: Viz Media/Madman Release Date: March 10, 2013 Price: $14.95 – Available Here Overview Library Wars has had some teething issues with volume 1 and volume 2, but with this third volume things are beginning to...
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Library Wars Volume 2 Review

Library Wars Volume 2 Review Library Wars: Love & War Volume 2 Author: Kiiro Yumi Illustrator: Kiiro Yumi Publisher: Viz Media/Madman Release Date: March 10, 2013 Price: $14.95 – Available Here Overview Library Wars started out slow and calculated, introducing us one by one to the line-up of potential princes for our feisty...
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Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Manga Box-Set Review

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Manga Box-Set Review Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind Box-Set Author: Hayao Miyazaki Illustrator: Hayao Miyazaki Publisher: Viz Media/Madman Release Date: December 10, 2012 Price: $55.95 – Available Here Overview Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind is arguably one of the most important anime films of all time. It is the...
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Library Wars Volume 1 Review

Library Wars Volume 1 Review Library Wars: Love & War Volume 1 Author: Kiiro Yumi Illustrator: Kiiro Yumi Publisher: Viz Media/Madman Release Date: February 10, 2013 Price: $14.95 – Available Here Overview Library Wars is an interesting manga for a number of reasons. First of all it is loosely based upon the highly popular...
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