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Manga Review – SHOKU-KING

SHOKU-KING Volume 1

SHOKU-KING
食キング
TSUCHIYAMA Shigeru
Seinen – Adventure, slice-of-life
5 Volumes of 27 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (Nihonbungeisha)

Summary:

Throughout Japan, there are restaurants on the verge of closing. Chefs who have lost their mojo, are looking for something new, or keep trying to take shortcuts can all lead their shops to decline. However, with the help of a certain restaurant revival specialist, these pass-turants can become yes-urants!

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Manga Review – Shojo Fight

Shojo Fight Volume 1

Shojo Fight
少女ファイト
NIHONBASHI Yoko
Seinen – Sports
2 Volumes of 18 Volumes of 19 Volumes (ongoing)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Neri has been a benchwarmer at a middle school famous for its volleyball team. But she’s sworn to herself not to make friends, not even to the nice team captain who offers to help her train so that she can attend the school’s high school division. But what she and most of their teammates don’t know is that Neri has been purposefully holding back her true ability. But why?

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Manga Review – SETO UTSUMI

Seto Utsumi Volume 1

SETO UTSUMI
セトウツミ
KONOMOTO Kadzuya
Shounen – Comedy, slice-of-life
1 Volume of 8 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (Akita Publishing)

Summary:

Seto and Utsumi like to sit and chat after school. Whether it’s not wanting to study, figuring out how to talk to a girl, or a casual game of badminton, who knows where the conversation’s going to go!

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Manga Review – S and M

S and M Volume 1

S and M
SとM (S to M)
MURAO Mio
Seinen – Adult, drama, harem, romance
5 Volumes of 28 Volumes of 31 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (Nihonbungeisha)

Summary:

Thirty-nine-year-old Makoto is always careful. With a nice family and a good job, his life on the straight and narrow has been good. His only regret in life was running away from the girl he liked in high school when she approached him. At his 20 year reunion, he’s nervous to see Saori again, but she doesn’t show up. Instead, her daughter Saya attends, and little does Makoto know that she came with one purpose: to get revenge for her mother!

Warning: this review is of a series that is recommended for ages 18+ and is not safe for work!

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Manga Review – Rogue Samurai

Rogue Samurai Volume 1

Rogue Samurai
無頼侍 (Burazamurai)
SUZUKI Masakazu
Seinen – Historical, mature
1 Volume of 3 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (MediBang)

Summary:

Ganjūrō, a samurai with no lord, is wandering without his sword. But he could easily replace it and then some if he were able to kill a man with a huge bounty on his head. But with a large reward on his head, others are surely going to have an eye on the prize — and the man in question isn’t going to go down easily either!

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