Manga Review: The Water Dragon’s Bride V 2 by Rei Toma @shojobeat


May Contain Spoilers

Asahi is terribly ill after Subaru’s mother burned her in a ritual. The water dragon god heals her, making Subaru realize how insignificant he is, when compared to the powers of the god. He’s fearful that the water dragon will take her from him, and he knows that she will always be the bride of the god.

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Manga Review: Haikyu!! V 18 by Haruichi Furudate @shonenjump

May Contain Spoilers

The pressure is on! If Karasuno can’t stop Shiratorizawa, they are going to get knocked out of the Spring Tournament, and their dreams of going to Nationals will be over. Shiratorizawa is a powerhouse, with the huge playmaker Ushijima driving the team. Will Karasuno be able to adjust their techniques to make it through the match?

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Manga Review: Kuroko’s Basketball Vol 3 & 4 by Tadatoshi Fujimaki @shonenjump


May Contain Spoilers

Gah! I am such a sucker for these sports manga series! Basketball is one of my least favorite sports, and still I was turning away at the pages like they were on fire. Kuroko’s Basketball is like ninja basketball; players have basketball super powers that allow them to dominate the court, and when several of these gifted athletes come together, watch out!

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Manga Review: Bakuman V 1 by Tsugumi Ohba &Takeshi Obata


May Contain Spoilers

The library is slowly adding manga to their digital catalog, so I have been borrowing random volumes in hopes that they will keep adding more to the catalog. I was interested in Bakuman because I enjoyed previous series by both creators, and I think the cover is visually appealing. I’m not sure how I feel about this one yet, though.

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Manga Review: The Water Dragon’s Bride V 1 by Rei Toma

May Contain Spoilers

I’m not sure why I checked this particular book out of the library. The cover isn’t  all that appealing to me because Asahi looks so young, scared, and helpless standing in front of the water dragon god. I’m glad I did, though, because I loved the art, with its clean lines and dramatic expressions. The story was engaging, and I’m looking forward to the next volume.

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Manga Review: Haikyu!! V 15 by Haruichi Furudate


May Contain Spoilers

Shit’s about to get real!  Karasuno has their long awaited rematch with Aoba Johsai.  After Date Tech, missing all of their seniors, loses to Bluecastle, Karasuno has the fight of their life. If they are going to stay alive in the Spring Tournament, they have to beat them. With their previous loss dredging up ghosts of the past, can they overcome their own doubts and rise to the challenge?

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