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Steins;Gate 0 Manga revealed!

Steins;Gate 0 cover

Young Ace magazine revealed in their July issue that they’ll be serializing a manga adaptation of Steins;Gate 0. The game, produced by Tatsuya Matsubara and a myriad of other writers will receive mangaka Taka Himeno (also known from Grisaia no Kajitsu: L’Oiseau bleu). The first issue will appear in Young Ace’s September issue which comes out August 4th …

Hunter x Hunter Manga continues June 26th

Hunter x Hunter continues June 26

Treasure finding Manga Hunter x Hunter by mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi is continuing on June 26th 2017.  Or so the Shonen Jump website announced today. Resuming the Manga will coincide with the publishing of the 34th book volume of the series the same day, which can hardly be a coincidence at all. Hunter x Hunter previously went …

Attack on Titan takes break from chasing?

Attack on Titan Episode 34

SPOILER WARNING >> WATCH EPISODE 34 OF ATTACK ON TITAN FIRST << Madly popular semi-seinen series Attack on Titan seems to take a break from its usual oeuvre in the latest episode so it seems, with only a brief flashback to support the mostly character development happening in the story. This is ff course against the backdrop …

Anime Review: My Hero Academia Season 1

The Superhero story written and illustrated by Kōhei Horikoshi was brought onto the “big screen” in 2016 and reached quite the acclaim soon after. My Hero Academia is set in an alternate reality in which the current generation has grown up with “comic hero” like powers called “Quirks”. Around 80% of the world’s population is …

Manga Review: Boku wa Mari no Naka (Inside Mari)

Shūzō Oshimi's Boku wa Mari no Naka

From the same author as the soul-searching series Aku no Hana, Shūzō Oshimi takes us on another exploration of the darkest niches of the human psyche in Boku wa Mari no Naka. The story as is almost ubiquitous of Oshimi’s style of writing revolves around a very select few characters but we get to get to know …

Anime Review: Summer Wars

Kenji Koiso is a typical high school student and part time moderator for Oz; an enormous online virtual reality center. Everyone uses Oz – and I do mean everyone; from children to government officials to surgeons – for their information sharing needs. After being invited by his classmate, Natsuki Shinohara, to her family’s home to  celebrate her …

Anime Review: Dragon Ball Super ― The Series so far

Dragon Ball Super is an anime and manga series that began in 2015 as a follow up series to Akiya Toriyama’s Dragon Ball manga and the Dragon Ball Z anime. The manga is currently being written by Toriyama himself alongside Toyotaro― Toriyama’s successor and current illustrator, while the anime is being produced by Toei Animation as it had been in the past.

The Details  Dragon Ball Super is an anime and manga series that began in 2015 as a follow up series to Akiya Toriyama’s Dragon Ball manga and the Dragon Ball Z anime. The manga is currently being written by Toriyama himself alongside Toyotaro― Toriyama’s successor and current illustrator, while the anime is being produced by …

Manga Spotlight: Golden Kamui

A relatively new series in the Seinen demographic has recently piqued my interest. Going by the name of Golden Kamui, written by Satoru Noda and serialized in Weekly Young Jump since August 2014 it has already won an award. The story follows the journey of the young decommissioned soldier, Saichi Sugimoto who just recently returned from the horrific Russo-Japanese war of 1904 and 1905 and his Ainu companion Asirpa.

A relatively new series in the Seinen demographic has recently piqued my interest. Going by the name of Golden Kamui, written by Satoru Noda and serialized in Weekly Young Jump since August 2014 it has already won an award. The story follows the journey of the young decommissioned soldier, Saichi Sugimoto who just recently returned …

Manga Spotlight: Red River

A Shoujo magnum opus by Chie Shinohara and laureated with the esteemed Shogakukan award in 2001; the oft unknown yet masterfully crafted Red River follows the journey of 90’s high school girl Yuri into the ancient past of Anatolia (modern day Turkey).

A Shoujo magnum opus by Chie Shinohara and laureated with the esteemed Shogakukan award in 2001; the oft unknown yet masterfully crafted Red River follows the journey of 90’s high school girl Yuri into the ancient past of Anatolia (modern day Turkey). Synopsis Yuri Suzuki is a high school girl living her ordinary life in the Japan …

Anime Spotlight: Watamote

Have you seen Watamote or Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! ? (En. No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Not Popular!) Chances are probably not. While Watamote has developed a bit of a cult following, it hasn’t been as wide a success as other titles.

Have you seen Watamote or Watashi ga Motenai no wa Dou Kangaetemo Omaera ga Warui! ? (En. No Matter How I Look at It, It’s You Guys’ Fault I’m Not Popular!) Chances are probably not. While Watamote has developed a bit of a cult following, it hasn’t been as wide a success as other titles. …