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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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Naruto: Volume 60 Review

Naruto: Volume 60 Review Naruto: Volume 60 Author: Masashi Kishimoto Illustrator: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: Viz Media/Madman Release Date: March 10, 2013 Price: $14.95 – Available Here Overview Naruto has been around for a very, very, very long time. It’s been around long enough for someone like me to be able to...
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Tiger & Bunny: Volume 2 Review

Tiger & Bunny: Volume 2 Review Tiger & Bunny: Volume 2 Author: SUNRISE Illustrator: Mizuki Sakakibara Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: July 9, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Since the first release of Tiger & Bunny in North America in February, Viz Media has also started bringing the manga for the series over as...
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Tiger & Bunny: Volume 1 Review

Tiger & Bunny: Volume 1 Review Tiger & Bunny: Volume 1 Author: SUNRISE Illustrator: Mizuki Sakakibara Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: April 9, 2013 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview: The Tiger & Bunny series originally debuted as an original anime back in 2011 that turned out to be so popular that not only are two...
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Kanokon Omnibus 1-2 Review

Kanokon Omnibus 1-2 Review Kanokon Omnibus 1-2 Author: Katsumi Nishino Illustrator: Rin Yamaki Publisher: Seven Seas Entertainment Release Date: April 16, 2013 Price: $18.99 – Available Here Overview: Those familiar with the Kanokon franchise may have heard of the series thanks to the anime series which was brought to North...
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Weekly Shonen Jump Issue 1-28-13 Review

Weekly Shonen Jump Issue 1-28-13 Review Weekly Shonen Jump Issue 1-28-13 Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: January 28, 2013 Price: $0.99 per issue – Available Here Overview: One of the biggest complaints that people raise against the English manga world is the fact that translations of their favorite manga take far too long and lag too far...
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Rosario + Vampire: Season II Volume 9 Review

Rosario + Vampire: Season II Volume 9 Review Rosario + Vampire: Season II Volume 9 Author: Akihisa Ikeda Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: July 3, 2012 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview: It is standard practice for a manga to introduce a powerful new force which is capable of soundly defeating every main character, leaving them with barely any...
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Rosario + Vampire: Season II Volume 8 Review

Rosario + Vampire: Season II Volume 8 Review Rosario+Vampire: Season II Volume 8 Author: Akihisa Ikeda Publisher: Viz Media Release Date: April 3, 2012 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview: Any manga series which can say that it has been around for over eight years now can likely be considered successful in one way or another. One such manga series...
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