Category Archives: Manga

Ran to Haiiro no Sekai

I have never encountered something so familiar and yet so refreshing as the manga by Aki Irie called Ran to Haiiro no Sekai. Something about it was just so magical that my stumbling upon it could have been considered the happenings of … Continue reading

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Friends but Maybe Something More (Tamako Market 2)

I’ve taken notice that I have a soft spot for friendship anime (so soft that you could probably poke right through me). K-On is probably the pillar of it all, but there are many smaller examples that at times accomplishes … Continue reading

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Looking forward into 2013

2013 is upon us. With little over 12 hours to go,  2012 is just about over, but instead of looking back on all the good things (or bad) that happened this past year, I figured it would be fun to … Continue reading

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The Faceless in Oyasumi Punpun

I’ve recently come back from a different world, one that doesn’t particularly leave me in high spirits. Over the course of two days, I have read and been captivated by a manga called Oyasumi Punpun, a coming of age story … Continue reading

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11 Days of Anime: 1 Story to End them All

Well, Merry Christmas everyone. I hope you all have a fun filled day full of good food, great people, tons of laughs and some anime. However if you find yourself a bit overwhelmed and need a little bit of a … Continue reading

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11 Days of Anime: 4 Love Stories

2012 has been quite the year of manga for me. Sure there were quite a few stand out Anime as well, but I think when I look back on 2o12 sometime next year, the first thing that will jump into … Continue reading

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11 Days of Anime: 10 Kamisama Kisses

One of the biggest surprises for me this year was Kamisama Hajimemashita (known in manga form as Kamisama Kiss). I came out of episode one fairly pleased but I was quite aware that it was nothing ground breaking. Actually it … Continue reading

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