Tag: seinen

History MMF: #24 – Ooku no Ko by Bikke

Tudors England is quite tricky — especially when you have a king who’s been hacking off his wives’ heads. One can only imagine the level of distrust in a royal court filled with intrigue and political turmoil. Ooku no K0, Child of the Kingdom, by […]

#21 – Beck by Harold Sakuishi

Beck by Harold Sakuishi Serialized in Monthly Shounen Magazine Published by Kodansha and Tokyopop If there’s a manga can transmit sound, then Beck‘s that title. You don’t even need to hear the music itself. The panels alone can cause a riot. For a good long […]

#20 – Breathe Deeply by Yamaaki Doton

Breathe Deeply by Yamaaki Doton Published by One Peace Books Given a choice to defy all laws of humanity and saving your loved one, what would you do? Loaded questions like this often make me uneasy. It’s different when you read it in shounen titles. […]

#18 – No Longer Human vol. 1 by Usamaru Furuya

#18 – No Longer Human vol. 1 by Usamaru Furuya

No Longer Human vol. 1 by Usamaru Furuya Serialized in Shukan Comic Bunch Published by Shinchosha Publishing and Vertical Inc. “I found a word to express my feelings. Right now… I feel forlorn.” – Yozo Oba, No Longer Human.  When I first wrote about my […]

Natsume Ono’s Nigeru Otoko on Sale

Natsume Ono’s Nigeru Otoko on Sale

I was reading through my feeds this morning and caught on Manga Erotics F announcement on the sale of Natsume Ono’s Nigeru Otoko. It’s a title that started last year and for the release of its first volume, it seems that they will hold an […]

#15 – Sundome by Kazuto Okada

#15 – Sundome by Kazuto Okada

Sundome by Kazuto Okada Serialized in Young Champion Published by Akita Shoten and Yen press I read into Sundome after having heard quite an interesting podcast from Melinda of Manga Bookshelf and Ed from Comics Worth Reading. Their review was a thoughtful assessment on the […]

If this is awesome, what can get more awesome than this?

If this is awesome, what can get more awesome than this?

I’ve been trying…. TRYING to restrain myself from oggling a little too much but I honestly can’t. Americans you guys are lucky folks for having Hagio Moto during Comic Con and I think the world is blessed to have more of her stories FINALLY printed […]

#14 – Historie by Iwaaki Hitoshi

#14 – Historie by Iwaaki Hitoshi

Historie by Iwaaki Hitoshi Serialized in Afternoon Published by Kodansha Life has its strange ways of twisting fate. It can take you to the deepest trench of fandom only to fish you out and show you something your heart has always longed for. In this […]

#13 – Kinou Nani Tabeta? by Yoshinaga Fumi

きのうなに食べた?Kinou Nani Tabeta? (What did you eat yesterday) by Yoshinaga Fumi Serialized in Morning Published by Kodansha. What did you eat for dinner last night? Fish and chips? Chinese takeout? Pot Roast? How about a grilled fish, marinated in soy and miso, but not too […]

#12 Saint Young Men by Hikaru Nakamura

Saint Young Men (聖☆おにいさん) by Nakamura Hikaru Serialized in Morning Two Published by Kodansha Lent is the perfect time to reflect over our past sins and contemplate on how THE MAN sacrificed his life for our salvation. In the modern world, this religious ritual becomes […]