Hana is pressed into a marriage meeting with Takane, a scion of a business empire, impersonating her sister to save her father's job! Ready to put that fiasco behind her Hana is shocked that Takane actually seems interested in her! She is exasperated by his immaturity but intrigued despite herself at the fun she has as they try to outwit one another...
In an endless desert floats the Mud Whale, an island city of clay moving by magic, containing a small community where most die young their life spans cut short by their own magic. Chakuro diligently chronicles their lives... This all changes when he meets a young girl and they are suddenly attacked by an Empire! What will be the citizens of Falaina do?!
Asahi was a little girl happily living with her parents in modern times until she's pulled through a pond and wakes up in feudal Japan. It's now been some years and Asahi has grown into a lovely young woman under the protection of the local water dragon god, the young man she befriended whose village she lives in, Subaru and Tsukihiko, the priest teaching her the duties of a priestess.
Yachiyo's dream comes true to volunteer overseas... but then her plane goes down in a storm! She dies and wakes up in another world called Gulgraf where she is identified as their reincarnated goddess! Blau are monsters that attack the people and from which Yachiyo with her goddess power can help protect... thus begins her adventures in the afterlife!
Nina immigrated to the small country of Ruberia in Europe where there are legends of werewolves and roses. There she realizes everyone lives an extremely rich lifestyle... and when she is bit by a wolfboy called Roy she learns their secret... With her own symptoms of the wolf she must hide she used to be human as she navigates the wolf school/prison Abigaile!
Asahi is a little girl happily living with her parents in modern times. One day she approaches a pond and is pulled in, waking up in feudal Japan. A boy her age comes to her aid, offering to take this frightened girl to his village. She's not treated well and is rescued on the whim of the water god.
When I saw this cover I was totally intrigued! I’m super excited to share the first volume of this horror genre manga sequel with you… And (of course) THE ART!! Come see… Genre Seinen, Action, Mystery, Drama, Horror, Supernatural, Psychological In the sequel series to Tokyo Ghoul, Haise Sasaki has been tasked with teaching his… Continue reading Tokyo Ghoul:re Vol. 1
Yokai, or supernatural monsters from Japanese folklore, are some of my FAVORITE subjects for stories... I’m super excited to share the first volume of this horror genre manga with you… And THE ART!! Come see…
Children of the Whales, Vol. 1 review by Abi Umeda
Review of The Ancient Magus' Bride, Vol.1-2 by Kore Yamazaki
Bride of the Water God Vol.1-4 by Mi-Kyung Yun review
Fantasy series are lush and rich with details, characters and sprawling landscapes... once you get to the end of 500 pages of lusciousness you are worn out due to all the FEEELLLSSS and exciting action! The last thing you want to do is read another one... you need a palate cleanser (as I like to call them) to give yourself a change of pace before you head back in...
The purpose of this primer is to give anyone new to manga a run down of the important points to remember when trying out this medium. Join me!
Saturday Morning Cartoons is a new feature created by A Thousand Lives of Frankie Lovely on her blog (check it out, she's so great!) She told me there was a lot of interest for this to be converted into a meme and that I was free to be the first one!! YAY!!
I want to get back to reading more manga so I decided to make a list...
Are there Characters you'd Follow Anywhere?
It's the characters that bring the world to life, the trials they overcome and the experiences they give us access to.
One of the most beloved characters of all times is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes. With his 254 depictions, Guinness World Records has awarded the fictional detective a world record for "the most portrayed literary human character in film and TV." I believe it! Not only has there been 75 different versions of Sherlock Holmes, but… Continue reading The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes