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Manga Review – The Demon Prince of Momochi House [Redux]

The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 1

The Demon Prince of Momochi House
百千さん家のあやかし王子 (Momochi-san Chi no Ayakashi Ouji)
SHOUOTO Aya
Shoujo – Romance, supernatural
16 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Himari, an orphan, has suddenly inherited a house While she ignores the stories about it being haunted and cursed, she can’t ignore the three guys crashing there! Himari isn’t going to let squatters push her out of her home, but perhaps there is some truth to the rumors…

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Manga Review – Wild Act [Redux]

Wild Act Volume 1

Wild Act
TAKADA Rie
Shoujo – Adventure, comedy, romance, mystery, smut
10 Volumes (complete)
Tokyopop

Summary:

Superfan Yuniko loves to collect the possessions of a deceased actor — all with a five finger discount! Her next target is a statue owned by Ryu, a young actor being compared to her favorite idol. During her mission, her cover is blown, but Ryu encourages Yuniko to try again?!

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Manga Review – The Way of the Househusband

The Way of the Househusband Volume 1

The Way of the Househusband
極主夫道 (Gokushufudou)
OONO Kousuke
Seinen – Comedy, slice-of-life
3 Volumes (ongoing)
VIZ Media

Summary:

In many households around the world, one person works while the other takes of the home. That’s the way it is for Tatsu and Miku. Sure, it may be a little unusual that Miku, the wife, is the breadwinner. But Tatsu makes a perfect househusband thanks to his past as… a gangster?!

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Artbook Review – Final Fantasy VII Remake World Preview

Final Fantasy VII Remake World Preview

Final Fantasy VII Remake World Preview
ファイナルファンタジーVII リメイク ワールドプレビュー
Artbook
Square Enix Manga & Books

Summary:

Final Fantasy VII: the story of a corporation versus rebel terrorists returns in Final Fantasy VII Remake. In this companion book, the characters and their world are explored through both pictures and supplemental text, including an exclusive side story.

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Return to Maison Ikkoku

Maison Ikkoku Second vs Collector's Edition Volume 1

I know what I’m buying… usually. And I could have sworn I passed on the new version of Maison Ikkoku until I knew what if any differences there were besides the obvious bigger format, etc. Well, image my surprise when I saw what came in the mail.

Well, heck, I have it anyway, so let’s see if I can answer questions I myself had about two hours ago before I opened this package.

Warning: image-heavy post ahoy!

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Manga Review – Photogenic Superstar

Photogenic Superstar

Photogenic Superstar
フォトジェニック☆スーパースター
INOUE Masato
Boys’ Love – Comedy, drama, romance, smut
1 Volume (complete)
Media Do (Nihonbungeisha)

Summary:

Mimasaka returns to his college to work as an assistant for his former professor. But on his way, a student suddenly attacks him and pulls off his clothes — and drools over “the perfect gap”?! Mimasaka beats a hasty retreat, but he learns that Saki is also in the photo department. Saki’s specialty is taking pictures of gaps, and he’s found his angel!

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 – Devils’ Line [Redux]

Devils' Line Volume 1

Devils’ Line
デビルズライン
HANADA Ryo
Seinen – Drama, horror, mature, mystery, romance, supernatural, tragedy
14 Volumes (complete)
Vertical, Inc.

Summary:

Tsukasa has been feeling like someone has been watching her. Otherwise, though, she’s a normal college student, and one of her fellow club members even confessed to her recently. When a stranger approaches Tsukasa and her male friend, she’s about to learn that the so-called vampire murders may be aptly named…

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Comic Review – Aoi House / Aoi House: In Love

Aoi House Volume 1

Aoi House
Aoi House: In Love
Aoi House: The Lost Episode
Arnold, Adam (story), Shiei (art)
OEL Manga – Comedy, ecchi, harem, romance, supernatural
2 Volumes + 2 Volumes + 1 Chapter (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Anime fans Sandy and Alex are thrown out of their dorm thanks to their pet hamster. When the two guys see an ad for an anime club and dorm, they apply… only to find the club is full of women! Not only that, they’re crazy yaoi anime fans — and they think Sandy and Alex are too!

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Collar x Malice x Double x Fun

Collar x Malice -Unlimited- Box

The latest major otome game has hit the shelves! …Except with the pandemic, there are not too many store shelves you can browse safely. The pandemic has also been causing shipping delays and other issues. But hey, the more important thing is to stay safe. Stay inside if you can, which is a perfect excuse to play video games!

Warning: image-heavy post ahoy!

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Manga Review – Ran and the Gray World

Ran and the Gray World Volume 1

Ran and the Gray World
乱と灰色の世界 (Ran to Haiiro no Sekai)
IRIE Aki
Seinen – Adventure, comedy, drama, fantasy, romance
7 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

For Ran, growing up is not something she just wants to do; it’s something she can do! The wannabe sorceress’ favorite tool is a pair of sneakers that allows the 10-year-old to age up. But no matter how physically mature Ran can become, she still has much to learn about the world.

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