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Illustrated love song

Advantages: Very good
Disadvantages: Puzzling

Japan, 1960s It's only fifteen years since the end of a brutal war, cut short with Japan facing near annihilation. The ANPO treaty with the US reduces Japan to a pacifist state within the very first line. A decade and a half after the treaty is signe ...

mi_wa 23.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Red Colored Elegy - Seiichi Hayashi

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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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Mirror Mirror, On The Wall - Who's The Most Venomous of Them All?

Advantages: Great story, full of action, characters, villains and lively artwork
Disadvantages: Is there a bit too much going on?

A review of the Marvel Comics trade paperback, which reprints material originally published in issues 568 through to 573 of The Amazing Spiderman. The Story So Far – Re-Writing Continuity Following some major events in continuity, the creative team ...

plipplopfromdooyoo 19.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Spider-Man: New Ways To Die - Dan Slott

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