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    Dororo Complete Collection

    Can a new retelling of Osamu Tezuka's classic manga work for today's modern anime audience? Let's dive into this 24-episode series on Blu-ray and find out. Continue reading...
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    Anime and Manga Storm Names

    Storm Frieza (which is a nice way to discribe the weather we've got at the momnent 😅)
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    Bestia Volumes 2 and 3 Review

    Concluding in just three volumes, can Bestia end on a high note, continuing the goodwill carried over from the first volume? Continue reading...
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    Call of the Night Volume 3 Review

    Ko is ambushed by a group of female vampires, who give him a choice: choose one of them to turn him or die. He wishes for Nazuna to turn him but there's a time limit... Is Call of the Night still a tasty read? Continue reading...
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    A Sign of Affection Volumes 2 & 3 Review

    The romance manga continues to be a wonderful series that delicately explores life as a deaf person and cleverly twists tropes to fit in the protagonists' world. Continue reading...
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    The Whole of Humanity Has Gone Yuri Except for Me Review

    The manga has many good ideas, but sadly they’re fighting for page time within the same story, with the end result that they're never satisfactorily developed. Continue reading...
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    Call of the Night Volume 2 Review

    The first volume of this supernatural coming-of-age comedy twisted many expectations, but how does the second volume hold up? Continue reading...
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    Lord El-Melloi II's Case Files [Rail Zeppelin] Grace Note Collection Review

    Despite not being about any Holy Grail Wars, is Fate's take on a 'detective mystery' still worth checking out? Continue reading...
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    Violet Evergarden: The Movie Cinema Screening Review

    Despite the generic subtitle, Violet Evergarden: The Movie isn’t just a film, but a heartfelt conclusion to one of 2018’s best anime series. Continue reading...
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    What manga are you reading now?

    The anime and manga tell mostly the same story, but the anime takes a more comedic/light hearted tone (until they start building towards the climax) than the manga does, and the endings are very different. If that helps at all :)
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    Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal: The Movie Parts 1 and 2 Streaming Review

    I cannot stress enough how wonderful it is to finally have Sailor Moon anime legally available again in the UK, even though it’s not the best version of the story. Continue reading...
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    The Way of the Househusband Season 1 Review

    The Way of the Househusband has gotten bad press due to it's animation, but is the actual series any good? Continue reading...
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    Call of the Night Volume 1 Review

    An interesting take on vampire romance, without the stereotypical ‘brooding’ vampire in it? The first volume of Call of the Night is full of promise. Continue reading...
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    Mint Chocolate Volume 2 Review

    Does Mint Chocolate continue its blend of sweet and savoury in this story of step-siblings in love? Or has the novelty worn off? Continue reading...
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    Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan Review Volumes 1 and 2

    The anime adaptation of Life Lessons with Uramichi Oniisan is coming July 2021, but is the original manga worth checking out? Continue reading...
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    A Sign of Affection Volume 1

    Fans of A Silent Voice, or anyone who wants a cute, new romance manga to fall in love with, look no further than this. Continue reading...
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    Mint Chocolate Volume 1 Review

    Mint Chocolate doesn’t provide anything that a veteran rom-com manga reader hasn’t seen before, but I couldn’t help but find it an easy-breezy read and enjoyed it regardless. Continue reading...
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    Real Girl Collector's Edition Review

    Real Girl is an awkwardly written romcom about awkward teens finding a place in the world with each other, and in a way, that’s fitting. Continue reading...
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    Elfen Lied Omnibus Volumes 2, 3 and 4 Review

    The full Elfen Lied manga story is out in English, but has the wait been worthwhile? Continue reading...
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    A Witch's Love at the End of the World Volume 1 Review

    This yuri manga series has the right ingredients for a magical love spell, but overall, it’s a quick but disappointing read. Continue reading...