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September 2016 Wrap Up

September was a great reading month considering all the stress I went through (look forward to my stressful September favorites coming your way). Although the consistency of my blog posts definitely suffered. 1,315 more words

Manga Mondays - 20th Century Boys

It took me half a year to properly pick this up.

It was the first manga by Naoki Urasawa that I read, so I wasn’t exactly prepared for the slow start and ended up dropping it multiple times. 741 more words


3 x 3 of my favorite anime shows

These are my favorite anime shows! I didn’t include any feature length films because I feel like they deserve a separate list.

Space Dandy, Hunter x Hunter, Cowboy Bebop (top row from left to right); Bakemonogatari, Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood, Monster (middle row left to right); Samurai Champloo, Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit, and Steins;Gate (bottom row left to right)


All About an Astro Boy : Osamu Tezuka - "Mighty Atom"

Although “New Treasure Island” was a sizable hit for a debut, and “Jungle Emperor Leo/ Kimba the White Lion” had roared off the gate in 1950, it wasn’t until 1952’s “Tetsuwan Atom”/”Mighty Atom”/”Astro Boy” that Osamu Tezuka found the perfect mascot  in a lovable little robot that looked an awful lot like Betty Boop and could fart death rays from his butt… or something. 570 more words

Fantasy/ Sci-Fi

Manga Review: Billy Bat (Naoki Urasawa)

Title: Billy Bat
Author: Naoki Urasawa (Story and Art), Takashi Nagasaki (Story)
Publisher: Kodansha
Published: 2008 – 2016
Length: 20 Volumes

Alternatively, you can read this review on… 765 more words


The Tipping Point / by Naoki Urasawa (and others)

The Tipping Point by Naoki Urasawa

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This was a mixed bag for me, but that makes a lot of sense considering how many artists were involved in the creation of the work. 190 more words


Monster, Volume 1: The Perfect Edition: Naoki Urasawa

Rating: ☕️☕️☕️☕️☕️

With manga or comic books, I usually like to finish reading an entire series before I write a review; however, I needed to talk about Volume 1 of… 424 more words