Blade of the Immortal Omnibus I by Hiroaki Samura – Manga Review

Blade of the Immortal is a seinen, chanbara (media about/involving samurai), jidaigeki (period drama) manga series with supernatural elements. It’s a series that has been credited with redefining the jidaigeki genre with its near-flawless execution. Dark Horse Manga picked up the series and has been releasing them in breathtaking (yet very heavy) omnibus editions where…

Top 5 Tuesday: Seinen Manga

Welcome to my very first instalment of Top 5 Tuesday. I think traditionally it’s a Top 10, but I settled on 5 because it just felt like a nice, comfortable number to me. I decided to focus on seinen manga for this post. For anyone who is unfamiliar with the term, “seinen” refers to one…