Manga Reviews

In-depth reviews of manga and other comics:

12 Days
Adolf, Volume 1: A Tale of the Twentieth Century
Adolf, Volume 2: An Exile in Japan
Adolf, Volume 3: The Half-Aryan
Adolf, Volume 4: Days of Infamy
Adolf, Volume 5: 1945 and All That Remains
After School Nightmare, Volume 1
After School Nightmare, Volume 2
After School Nightmare, Volume 3
After School Nightmare, Volume 4
After School Nightmare, Volume 5
After School Nightmare, Volume 6
After School Nightmare, Volume 7
After School Nightmare, Volume 8
After School Nightmare, Volume 9
After School Nightmare, Volume 10
Ajin: Demi-Human, Volume 1
Ajin: Demi-Human, Volume 2
All You Need Is Kill
The Angel of Elhamburg
Aqua, Volume 1
Aron’s Absurd Armada, Omnibus 1
Attack on Titan: Junior High, Omnibus 1
Attack on Titan: Junior High, Omnibus 2
Attack on Titan: No Regrets, Volume 1
Attack on Titan: No Regrets, Volume 2
Barefoot Gen, Volume 1: A Cartoon Story of Hiroshima
Battle Royale: Angels’ Border
Before You Go
Between the Sheets
The Bible: A Japanese Manga Rendition
Biomega, Volume 1
Black Bard
Black Sun: Enslaved King
Black-Winged Love
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 1: Blood of a Thousand
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 2: Cry of the Worm
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 3: Dreamsong
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 4: On Silent Wings
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 5: On Silent Wings II
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 6: Dark Shadows
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 7: Heart of Darkness
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 8: The Gathering
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 9: The Gathering, Part II
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 10: Secrets
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 11: Beasts
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 12: Autumn Frost
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 13: Mirror of the Soul
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 14: Last Blood
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 15: Trickster
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 16: Shortcut
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 17: On the Perfection of Anatomy
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 18: The Sparrow Net
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 19: Badger Hole
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 20: Demon Lair
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 21: Demon Lair II
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 22: Footsteps
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 23: Scarlet Swords
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 24: Massacre
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 25: Snowfall at Dawn
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 26: Blizzard
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 27: Mist on the Spider’s Web
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 28: Raining Chaos
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 29: Beyond Good and Evil
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 30: Vigilance
Blade of the Immortal, Volume 31: Final Curtain
Blue
Bond of Dreams, Bond of Love, Volume 1
Bond of Dreams, Bond of Love, Volume 2
Bond of Dreams, Bond of Love, Volume 3
Bond of Dreams, Bond of Love, Volume 4
Breathe Deeply
Brilliant Blue, Volume 1
Brilliant Blue, Volume 2
Chicago, Volume 1: The Book of Self
Chicago, Volume 2: The Book of Justice
Clover
Cross Game, Volume 1
Complex Age, Volume 1
Death Note, Volume 1: Boredom
Death Note, Volume 2: Confluence
Death Note, Volume 3: Hard Run
Death Note, Volume 4: Love
Death Note, Volume 5: Whiteout
Death Note, Volume 6: Give-and-Take
Death Note, Volume 7: Zero
Death Note, Volume 8: Target
Death Note, Volume 9: Contact
Death Note, Volume 10: Deletion
Death Note, Volume 11: Kindred Spirit
Die Wergelder
Dorohedoro, Volume 1
Dororo, Volume 1
Dororo, Volume 2
Dororo, Volume 3
Dr. Makumakuran and Other Stories
Flowers & Bees, Volume 1
Fullmetal Alchemist, Omnibus 1
Gakuen Polizi, Volume 1
Gatesmith, Volume 1
Genkaku Picasso, Volume 1
Genkaku Picasso, Volume 2
Genkaku Picasso, Volume 3
Ghost in the Shell
Ghost in the Shell 2: Man-Machine Interface
A Girl on the Shore
Good-bye Geist
Goth
Grand Guignol Orchestra, Volume 1: Overture
Gyo: The Death-Stench Creeps
Happy Mania, Volume 1
The Heart of Thomas
Henshin
Hey, Sensei?
Hide and Seek, Volume 1
Hide and Seek, Volume 2
Hide and Seek, Volume 3
Hikaru no Go, Volume 1: Descent of the Go Master
House of Five Leaves, Volume 1
Ichi-F: A Worker’s Graphic Memoir of the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant
The Immortal: Demon in the Blood
In Clothes Called Fat
Insufficient Direction
The Infernal Devices, Volume 1: Clockwork Angel
Japan as Viewed by 17 Creators
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Part 1: Phantom Blood, Volume 1
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Part 1: Phantom Blood, Volume 2
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Part 1: Phantom Blood, Volume 3
Junji Ito’s Cat Diary: Yon & Mu
Kisses, Sighs, and Cherry Blossom Pink
Kitaro
Kitaro, Volume 1: The Birth of Kitaro
The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service, Volume 1
The Legend of Bold Riley
The Legend of Kamui, Volume 1
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, Volume 1
Love Hina, Omnibus 1
Loveless, Omnibus 1
Lychee Light Club
Maid-sama!, Omnibus 1
Mahou Josei Chimaka
Maka-Maka: Sex, Life, and Communication, Volume 1
Manly
Mardock Scramble, Volume 1
Maria the Virgin Witch, Volume 1
Maria the Virgin Witch, Volume 2
Maria the Virgin Witch, Volume 3
Maria the Virgin Witch: Exhibition
Massive: Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It
Mermaid Saga, Volume 1
Message to Adolf, Part 1
Message to Adolf, Part 2
Midnight Stranger, Volume 1
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Volume 1: Activation
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Volume 2: Garma
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Volume 3: Ramba Ral
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Volume 4: Jaburo
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Volume 5: Char & Sayla
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Volume 6: To War
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Volume 7: Battle of Loum
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Volume 8: Operation Odessa
More and More of You and Other Stories
Mushishi, Volume 1
Mushishi, Volume 2
Mushishi, Volume 3
Mushishi, Volume 4
Mushishi, Volume 5
Mushishi, Volume 6
Mushishi, Volume 7
Mushishi, Volumes 8, 9, and 10
Nijigahara Holograph
No. 6, Volume 1
No. 6, Volume 2
No. 6, Volume 3
No. 6, Volume 4
No. 6, Volume 5
No. 6, Volume 6
No. 6, Volume 7
No. 6, Volume 8
No. 6, Volume 9
No Longer Human, Volume 1
No Longer Human, Volume 2
No Longer Human, Volume 3
NonNonBa
Of the Red, the Light, and the Ayakashi, Volume 1
Off*Beat, Volume 1
Off*Beat, Volume 2
Oishinbo, A la Carte: Fish, Sushi & Sashimi
Oishinbo, A la Carte: Japanese Cuisine
Oishinbo, A la Carte: The Joy of Rice
Oishinbo, A la Carte: Ramen & Gyōza
Oishinbo, A la Carte: Sake
Oishinbo, A la Carte: Vegetables
One Piece, Volume 1: Romance Dawn
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 1
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 2
Ōoku: The Inner Chambers, Volume 3
Orange Junk, Volume 1
Parasyte, Volume 1
The Passion of Gengoroh Tagame: The Master of Gay Erotic Manga
Persona 4, Volume 1
Pineapple Army
Planetes, Omnibus 1
Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Volume 1
Priapus
Princess Jellyfish, Omnibus 1
Ranma 1/2, Volume 1: Battle of the Sexes
Real, Volume 1
Real, Volume 2
Real, Volume 3
Real, Volume 4
Real, Volume 5
Requiem of the Rose King, Volume 1
Requiem of the Rose King, Volume 2
Requiem of the Rose King, Volume 3
Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena
The Ring of Saturn
Rohan at the Louvre
Sakuran: Blossoms Wild
Sand Chronicles, Volume 1
Sankarea: Undying Love, Volume 1
Saturn Apartments, Volume 1
Secret Comics Japan: Underground Comics Now
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends, Omnibus 1
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends, Omnibus 2
Sherlock Bones, Volume 1
Short Cuts, Volume 1
Short Cuts, Volume 2
Skip Beat!, Omnibus 1
S.S. Astro: Asashio Sogo Teachers’ Room, Volume 1
Stay Close to Me
The Strange Tale of Panorama Island
Sugar Sugar Rune, Volume 1
The Summit of the Gods, Volume 1
The Summit of the Gods, Volume 2
The Summit of the Gods, Volume 3
The Summit of the Gods, Volume 4
The Summit of the Gods, Volume 5
Sweat & Honey
Tenken
Tropic of the Sea
Utsubora: The Story of a Novelist
Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror
Vagabond, Omnibus 1
Vagabond, Omnibus 2
Vagabond, Omnibus 3
Vampire Hunter D, Volume 1
Vinland Saga, Omnibus 1
Vinland Saga, Omnibus 2
Vinland Saga, Omnibus 3
Vinland Saga, Omnibus 4
Vinland Saga, Omnibus 5
Vinland Saga, Omnibus 6
Vinland Saga, Omnibus 7
Vinland Saga, Omnibus 8
Wandering Son, Volume 1
Wandering Son, Volume 2
Wandering Son, Volume 3
Wandering Son, Volume 4
Wandering Son, Volume 5
Wandering Son, Volume 6
Wandering Son, Volume 7
Wandering Son, Volume 8
Wayward, Volume 1: String Theory
Wayward, Volume 2: Ties That Bind
What Did You Eat Yesterday?, Volume 1
What Did You Eat Yesterday?, Volume 2
What Did You Eat Yesterday?, Volume 3
What Did You Eat Yesterday?, Volume 4
What Did You Eat Yesterday?, Volume 5
What Did You Eat Yesterday?, Volume 6
What Did You Eat Yesterday?, Volume 7
What Did You Eat Yesterday?, Volume 8
What Is Obscenity?: The Story of a Good for Nothing Artist and Her Pussy
What’s Michael?, Book Two
Whispered Words, Omnibus 1
Wild Adapter, Volume 1
Windrose, Volume 1
Wolf
Your Lie in April, Volume 1
Your Lie in April, Volume 2
A Zoo in Winter