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Demelza

Adventuring Alchemist
AUKN Staff
I Saved Too Many Girls and Caused the Apocalypse volume 11 (light novel)

The Magic in this Other World is Too Far Behind! volume 8 (light novel) - I must admit the fact that J-Novel released these in 4 (later 6) parts a volume really didn't help me grow attached because of the breakneck speed. That said I find myself eagerly awaiting volume 9 after the events of volume 8, so I guess it has something going for it!
 

Demelza

Adventuring Alchemist
AUKN Staff
Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku volume 3 (volumes 5-6 of the Japanese release). I remain incredibly happy that I got the chance to review the series originally for the site because boy did I fall hard for these dorks. How can anything be this cute and entertaining and just downright funny all at the same time?! It's a huge shame Kodansha are doing two in ones now though as we're caught up to Japan so the wait for another volume in English is going to be really long...
 
Yuru Camp△ Vol 4
The Outdoor Exploration Club gets an advisor and a Christmas camp:

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All caught up with the anime now. Wonder how many volumes we'll get before the second season? Next one is due in February, so at least one as it not down for Winter 2019.
 

Demelza

Adventuring Alchemist
AUKN Staff
An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride volume 3 (light novel)

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash volume 12 (light novel) - One more volume until we're caught up to Japan! I really enjoyed this volume for doing something a little different and going down the route of a fantasy filled 'adventure' story compared to the usual fight for survival our cast go through.

I Hear the Sunspot - Limit Vol.1 by Yuki Fumino
I'm assuming by the name that's a sequel to I Hear the Sunspot?
 

Sarah

Staff
AUKN Staff
An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride volume 3 (light novel)

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash volume 12 (light novel) - One more volume until we're caught up to Japan! I really enjoyed this volume for doing something a little different and going down the route of a fantasy filled 'adventure' story compared to the usual fight for survival our cast go through.

I'm assuming by the name that's a sequel to I Hear the Sunspot?
@Demelza: Yes - in fact it follows directly on from the second volume: Theory of Happiness. One Peace Books have (at last) credited the translator too! :) Highly recommended if you like the earlier volume/s.
 
Gunsmith Cats: Revised Edition Volume 1

Back when I was an edgy schoolboy, I really liked Gunsmith Cats, but never finished it, so having noticed this version on the free library-sponsored Comics Plus app, I figured why not.

It's hard to remove the nostalgia goggles, but what still strikes me straight off is how much the kind of bright, slightly cutesy look of Sonoda's character art contrasts with the lurid content of the story. While I think the action has always been the main draw of the series, the sheer amount of sleaze contained herein may take some folk by surprise, although, given that the manga is effectively a love letter to pulp crime cinema, you can't really say it's out of place either.

Once you get a feel for what the manga is doing, however, I think it still holds up brilliantly. The action scenes are brilliantly choreographed (it's a surprise that Sonoda has never directed anime) and the crisp, clean artwork is as good as it ever was. Sonoda's background as a character designer is quite evident in the detail - even the bit part players who might only have a line or two of dialogue seem fully realised and distinct. It's story is quite episodic and, as this revised edition covers about two and a half of the original tankobons, it ends just around the point I think the manga really hits its stride, but there's more than enough in this one to get a flavour of what to expect going forwards.
 
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Part 2 Battle Tendency Volume 4(Part 2 COMPLETE): Loved Part 2 just as much as Part 1.
Really like Joseph's trickery and the well thought out rather original duels done by Araki was brilliant. As usual loved the art by Araki throughout parts 1 and 2 and dem poses are just brilliant. 9/10
 
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