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Higurashi Abducted By Demons Arc V1: Creepy Murder Mystery

Advantages: Creepy, a great horror and interesting mystery. Effective, scary scenes.
Disadvantages: Didn't always get the humour.

...Age rating: 16+ Around 200 pages. Read in the Japanese right to left way. Can be bought new for £6+ at amazon.co.uk The Higurashi When They Cry series (also known as Higurashi no Naku Koro ni) was originally a Japanese sound novel, which is ...

Mistybrook 11.06.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Higurashi When They Cry: Abducted By Demons Arc Vol. 1 - Ryukishi07

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Take a walk on the mild side...

Advantages: Beautiful book
Disadvantages: Short, maybe boring for some

Introduction The Walking Man (Aruku Hito) is a 1998 manga by Jiro Taniguchi. Reading this wasn't my first experience of Taniguchi's style and storytelling prowess. Though I would suggest this little story is a great place to start within Taniguchi's ...

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Review of The Walking Man - Jiro Taniguchi

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Knights of Sidonia (Vol 1) - Lost in Space with Genderless Clones

Advantages: Great artwork. Interesting universe.
Disadvantages: Some of the comedy isn't that funny. No memorable characters.

Knights of Sidonia is a science fiction comic created by manga artist Tsutomu Nihei (the chap responsible for Biomega, Abara and NOiSE.) The series takes place in the year 3394, which makes me feel rather old. Anyone remember the days when futuristic tale ...

Dentolux 28.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Knights of Sidonia, Vol. 1 - Tsutomu Nihei

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"HE WAS ONE OF US"

Advantages: fantastic drawings, and a heart rending storyline
Disadvantages: lots of swearing, some of the worst kind, bit violent

This is no comic book for children. Like most Milligan/McCarthy collaborations, it teeters somewhere between boggling, hilarious and gut wrenchingly sad. I’m going to be using quotes from the novel, and they contain language of ‘an adult nature’ so if tha ...

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Review of Skin - Peter Milligan

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In Space No One Can Hear You...Moan

Advantages: dystopian society challenges concepts of social mores
Disadvantages: not one for a quick read

June Manga's synopsis: Ceres: a city without ethics or taboos, ruled by instincts and lusts. These are the slums--immutable, eternal, home to those poor, caged souls stricken with a perpetual melancholy. After three years, Riki unexpectedly returns to C ...

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Review of Ai No Kusabi the Space Between - Reiko Yoshihara

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