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Beyond Mere Entertainment

Advantages: gently thought provoking, yet affirming, entertainment
Disadvantages: I think the age recommendation is a bit off

I have to hold up my hand here and admit I have loved anime and manga now for well over 20 years. It's not something I am ashamed of by any means, but I think I should mention the fact in passing as it then follows that over the course of twenty odd years ...

Shroud 31.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Fruits Basket Vol. 1 - Natsuki Takaya

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don't get put off by the title!

Advantages: everything
Disadvantages: nothing!

i started reading this around two years ago when my friend recommended it to me and as soon as i started i couldn't put it down. i was so grasped by the book i forget everything that was happening around me and i remeber just how happy i was whilst i was ...

r_c12345 22.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Fruits Basket Vol. 1 - Natsuki Takaya

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Fruits basket is the best shojo out there!

Advantages: Easy and quick to read, fun, funny, engaging
Disadvantages: Very short, the anime doesn't follow, and there are lots of japanese references

This is my favorite manga! It has everything - drama, romance, comedy and tragedy. If you're looking for a shojo manga that is not too girly this is it. It follows Tohru Honda and the Sohma family. Tohru finds out that if you hug a member of the opposite ...

burntquesadillas 06.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Fruits Basket Vol. 1 - Natsuki Takaya

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"Mr Trask, Your Future Lies In Genocide"

Advantages: Well drawn, fantastically written
Disadvantages: The 2001 Annual is tricky, the series will confuse new readers

The X-Men were one of the original concepts created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby when Marvel Comics was first created, way back in the time before...time. The stories centred around the idea of genetic advancement - through genetic evolution, ordinary peopl ...

Seresecros 11.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of New X-Men: E Is for Extinction - Grant Morrison

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The mutant school staff have to deal with a bit of evolution in t

Advantages: Brave storytelling that works
Disadvantages: Artwork hard to get used to

I have read a lot of various X-Men comics and their offshoots, such as the Wolverine series, the films, etc, and throughout the years, the one thing that has remained the same is the constant artwork and the way the story is related through it. However ...

pmcds 28.10.2009 · Read full review
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Review of New X-Men: E Is for Extinction - Grant Morrison

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