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Brave 10 by Kairi Shimotsuki – Manga First Impressions

Brave 10 is a historical fiction, fantasy manga series written by Kairi Shimotsuki. I originally read the first volume back in 2014, shortly after watching the anime. The premise intrigued me enough to see if the manga called for my attention. I do remember not being impressed with it at all and decided to drop…… Continue reading Brave 10 by Kairi Shimotsuki – Manga First Impressions

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Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba – Manga First Impressions

Death Note is one of the most popular manga (and anime) serials that I have come across in my past 15+ years of being an otaku. A few years ago, during a holiday sale, I finally found and bought all six volumes of the beautifully remastered Black Editions of the manga. However, the continued hype…… Continue reading Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba – Manga First Impressions

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Mind-Blowing Manga of 2017!

In celebrating all of the things that made 2017 awesome this week, today I’m going to share with you all my top seven manga serials that I absolutely loved and will always recommend to anyone in search of amazing stories in the graphic novel medium. Each one of these completely blew me away by either…… Continue reading Mind-Blowing Manga of 2017!

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Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire by Naoki Serizawa – Manga Review

For my 30th birthday this year, I received the complete manga series of Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire written and illustrated by Naoki Serizawa, with the original concept produced by Capcom. When I first learned of the series back in April, I was ecstatic, and it ended up becoming one of my most-anticipated manga serials…… Continue reading Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire by Naoki Serizawa – Manga Review

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30 Book October Reading Wrap-Up!

October was a really fantastic reading month for me! I kicked some serious arse with novels I ended up devouring, and the vast majority of them were diverse, Asian literature books! I believe I ended up reading approximately 30 titles total! I have never, in all of my 30 years of life, had such a…… Continue reading 30 Book October Reading Wrap-Up!