Brave 10 by Kairi Shimotsuki – Manga Review (Seinen)

Brave 10 (ブレイブ・テン) is a seinen, historical fiction, fantasy manga series authored and illustrated by Kairi Shimotsuki. My first encounter with the series was back in 2014, when I watched the anime as it was simulcasting. I didn’t find it mind-blowingly brilliant but entertaining enough to read the first volume of the original source material.…

Erased by Kei Sanbe – Manga Review

Erased (僕だけがいない街) by Kei Sanbe is a seinen, mystery, crime thriller manga series that I decided to pick up after watching both the anime and Japanese live-action adaptations. There are eight total volumes, or four omnibus volumes, which are the editions that I read. I was quite surprised by the quality of the manga when…

June’s Gigantic Reading Wrap-Up! (2018)

When I think about all the books that I read in the month of June, my heart swells with disbelief, to be honest. I just can’t believe that I blew through so many reads! It has been years since I was able to read more than twenty books in one four to five-week period, and…

Bout of Books Readathon Half-Way Progress!

Yo, ho, ho, ho and a gaggle o’ books! Okay, I’ll stop now… Good morning to all y’all bibliophiles and otaku neko! Today is officially the half-way mark for the Bout of Books Readathon that I have participating in this past week, so I thought it would be fun to share my progress so far…