Manga

Manga Review – Until Your Bones Rot

Until Your Bones Rot
骨が腐るまで (Hone ga Kusaru Made)
UTSUMI Yae
Shounen – Horror, mature, mystery
3 Volumes of 7 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

For years now, five friends have always met up to mark a certain anniversary. For them, it’s a ritual and a way to remember the sin they share. But as the fifth year passes, is their joint secret in jeopardy? Or are they keeping things from each other?

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Manga Review – Tsuredure Children

Tsuredure Children Volume 1

Tsuredure Children
徒然チルドレン
WAKABAYASHI Toshiya
Shounen – 4-koma, comedy, romance
6 Volumes of 12 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Love is in the air! Or is it?! For students at this particular high school, there are a lot of miscommunications, missed opportunities, and mistakes. But maybe — just maybe — the person they like knows those same feelings. Or maybe that person doesn’t have a clue!

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Manga Review – Towa!

Towa Volume 1

Towa!
きみのとわ (Kimi no Towa)
Ryoku
Webcomic – Romance
3 Volumes (ongoing)
Publingual

Summary:

As clumsy, short, and unacademic Tsuyu studies for her high school entrance exams, a boy she doesn’t know encourages her. His positivity moves Tsuyu, and upon learning his name and school, she’s determine to get in — and does! When a friend points out a Towa is on the student council, Tsuyu joins despite the scary student council member she met. But that guy is also named Towa, and Tsuyu’s Towa is nowhere to be found!

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Manga Review – The Trouble with My Boss

The Trouble with My Boss Volume 1

The Trouble with My Boss
こんな上司にお困りでしたら (Konna Joshi ni Okomarideshitara)
SAKURANO Mika
Shoujo – Comedy, romance, slice-of-life
1 Volume of 4 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (Akita Publishing)

Summary:

Emi is constantly making mistakes at work and getting scolded by her boss. What nobody knows is that Koji and Emi spend a lot of time after work together. But they’re not dating; it’s just that Koji has a leg fetish and enjoys spending time with her long legs! Emi enjoys being the one who knows this side of Koji, but she can’t help but wish their relationship is something more.

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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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