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Showing off the Shelves: Naoki Urasawa's Monster

Back in 2004, a friend introduced me to Chobits, a manga series that had an interesting enough premise–lifelike humanoid computers, following one kid and his, which turned out to be a very special one, while he interacted with others around him and learned a big secret. 405 more words

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Thwip!'s Manga Mondays - Pluto

It’s Monday folks! Which means we talk about a favorite manga of ours and why you all should read it – this week’s Manga Monday is all about… 282 more words


Monster, Volume 7 by Naoki Urasawa


I’m pretty far into the series and I don’t want to ruin it for anyone, so I’m just going to say that Dr. Tenma continues his search for justice and getting to the bottom of the Johan situation. 285 more words

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Thinking about Naoki Urasawa

I read a bit of Billy Bat and came across a scene where a mangaka talks about how it’s OK to use other people’s ideas as inspiration for your own work, also he wants to surpass Osamu Tezuka. 596 more words


Naoki Urasawa's Monster, Volumes 1-4


Dr. Tenma is from Japan but is working as a brain surgeon in Germany. He’s all set up for a promotion and to marry the head chairman of the hospital’s daughter. 1,033 more words

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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