Manga Review: One-Punch Man V 11 by ONE & Yusuke Murata @shonenjump


May Contain Spoilers

Metal Bat has his work cut out for him! A gianormous centipede monster, bigger than a city block, is terrorizing City S. This creature is my worst nightmare. I hate bugs, especially bugs with many legs, and this thing has hundreds and hundreds of creepy, crawly legs. Good thing nothing fazes Metal Bat!

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Manga Review: One Piece V 4 by Eiichiro Oda @shonenjump @vizmedia


May Contain Spoilers

I decided to pick up One Piece again because I’m caught up on One-Punch Man, and I haven’t read it in years. My reading tastes have changed, so I was curious to see how well the series works for me now. Spoiler – I like it better  than the first time I read these volumes.  The story is fun and fast-paced, and the fights are appropriately ridiculous. I have a new love for fighting manga, and with its pirates, unique character designs, and Devil Fruit magic moves, One Piece is one of my favorites.

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Manga Review: One-Punch Man V 10 by ONE & Yusuke Murata @shonenjump @vizmedia


May Contain Spoilers

Man, Garo took out so many of the heroes it’s shocking! The entire Tank-Top team, including Tank-Top Master, Mumen Rider, and even poor Charanko. This guy is on fire! Who is going to stop him? (Well, duh!) When is he going to be stopped? How many other heroes is he going to take down before Saitama delivers his one-punch of oblivion?

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Manga Review: Liselotte & Witch’s Forest V 1 & 2 by Natsuki Takaya



May Contain Spoilers

Here’s a quick combo review of the first two volumes of Liselotte & Witch’s Forest. To be honest, the first volume didn’t do much for me, but I like Takaya’s art, so I borrowed V2 from the library. This series features a saccharine sweet heroine, who is modest and self-effacing to a fault. I find this kind of character in shojo manga to be very boring, so after V1, I wasn’t expecting much. Liselotte is a lot like Tohru Honda from Fruits Basket, but without the conflicts of the Sohma’s, it fell flat for me. Then came the end of V2, and I’m a little more invested in the series.

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Manga Review: Slam Dunk V 2 by Takehiko Inoue


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This volume is a nice mix of showing how little Sakuragi knows about basketball, and how much of a tough guy he is. We all know that he has a marshmallow center, mainly where Haruko is concerned, but he’s got his rep to think about, too. When the captain of the judo team makes a play for Sakuragi to join his team, things don’t go exactly the way he expects.

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Manga Review: Honey So Sweet V 5 by Amu Meguro @shojobeat


May Contain Spoilers

Okay, this volume got really weird and awkward during Nao and Onise’s Christmas date, and the grade is getting dinged for it. After a fun gathering with Misaki, Yashiro, and Futami, Nao and Onise find themselves – alone! They are interrupted from their tender handholding by Onise’s mother. She gives Onise chocolates, and because they have booze in them, he passes out. Seems he can’t tolerate alcohol, and even the littlest taste knocks him unconscious. Hmmmm.

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Manga Review: One-Punch Man V 9 by ONE & Yusuke Murata @shonenjump


May Contain Spoilers

Bwahaha! There is new villain in town, and he’s a monster admiring human. Allowed into the Heroes Headquarters to attend the Earth is in Danger Prophecy, he immediately announces his intentions to punish cowards who commit evil, and kill EVERYONE! Gotta love his dedication to pulverizing everyone at the meeting, both heroes and villains.

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