Tag Archive: action

Anime Review – Yashahime: Princess Half Demon Season 1

Yashahime: Princess Half Demon Season 1

Yashahime: Princess Half Demon Season 1
半妖の夜叉姫 (Hanyou no Yashahime)
Shounen – Action, fantasy, historical
24 Episodes (completed)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Years after Naraku’s defeat, a fire separated twins Towa and Setsuna, sending Towa into Kagome’s time! Towa clings to her memories of Setsuna as time passes — but an reunion in the present turns into something more!

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Manga Review – Prince Freya

Prince Freya Volume 1

Prince Freya
偽りのフレイヤ (Itsuwari no Freya)
ISHIHARA Keiko
Shoujo – Action, drama, fantasy, gender bender, historical, war
4 Volumes (ongoing)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Crybaby Freya is delighted to see her dear friends Aaron and Aleksi drop by their village for a visit. But once they leave,  she overhears the prince is on his deathbed and Tyr is in danger. So Freya sneaks to the capital to warn them. There, she sees an eerily similar face with a request…

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Game Review – Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido

Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido

Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido
超回転 寿司ストライカー The Way of Sushido (Chou Kaiten Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido)
Action / Puzzle
indieszero / Nintendo
Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo Switch

Summary:

Years ago, war broke out over sushi. The Empire wanted to keep sushi to themselves; the Republic wanted everyone to be able to eat it. The victorious Empire banned sushi in the Republic, and children like Musashi were orphaned. One day, Musashi meets a strange fellow offering sushi, and Musashi’s destiny is changed forever!

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Manga Review – Trigun

Trigun Volume 1

Trigun
Trigun Maximum
トライガン
トライガンマキシマム
NIGHTOW Yashiro
Seinen – Action, adventure, comedy, drama, mature, sci-fi
2 Volumes + 14 Volumes / 5 Omnibuses (complete)
Dark Horse

Summary:

Vash the Stampede: a man with a 60 billion double dollar bounty on his head, wanted dead or alive. This Humanoid Typhoon is said to bring death and destruction wherever he goes. But despite his reputation, he’s actually a pacifist? Will Vash get to lead a life of love and peace, or will his past drag him into more battles even though he doesn’t want to fight?

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Manga Review – Akame ga KILL! Zero

Akame ga KILL! Zero Volume 1

Akame ga KILL! Zero
アカメが斬る! 零 (Akame ga Kiru! Rei)
Takahiro (story), TORU Kei (art)
Seinen – Action, ecchi, fantasy, mature, tragedy, war
10 Volumes (complete)
Yen Press
Review copy/copies

Summary:

Akame, her sister Kurome, and their friends are not your average group of teens. They’re assassins, raised to eliminate anyone who gets in the Empire’s way. Akame isn’t thrilled about taking lives, but as long as the citizens can live in peace, she’ll do her job. But while Akame treasures her extended family, she can’t help but sense something is amiss in the Empire…

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

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Comic Review – Amazing Agent Jennifer

Amazing Agent Jennifer Volume 1

Amazing Agent Jennifer
DeFilippis, Nunzio & Weir, Christina (story); Sison, Kriss (art)
OEL Manga – Action, mystery, romance
2 Volumes (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Long before she was the superior agent (and creator) of Luna, the ultimate secret agent, Jennifer was an amazingly talented college student with a strained relationship with her parents. But when she’s given a chance to join an elite government agency, Jennifer may finally be able to pursue her dreams, as dangerous as they may be!

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Comic Review – Amazing Agent Luna

Amazing Agent Luna Volume 1

Amazing Agent Luna
DeFilippis, Nunzio & Weir, Christina (story); Shiei (art)
OEL Manga – Action, mystery, romance
11 Volumes (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Near the Bruckenstein Embassy in Paris, a boy notices a girl — who seems to disappear! That’s because Luna is no ordinary girl; she’s a genetically engineered secret agent. After her mission to investigate Bruckenstein’s ruler doesn’t go as planned, Luna is given new orders: discover the count’s plot — by attending high school!

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Manga Review – Cells at Work!

Cells at Work! Volume 1

Cells at Work!
はたらく細胞 (Hataraku Saibou)
SHIMIZU Akane
Shounen – Action, comedy, educational, sci-fi
5 Volumes (hiatus)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Every day, cells band together to keep the body running smoothly. But the inside world is a dangerous place: bacteria, viruses, and even rogue cells can try to attack. But no matter if a cell is dedicated to delivering oxygen, fighting invaders, healing injuries, or communicating, everyday, they’re hard at work!

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Manga Review – Splatoon

Splatoon Volume 1

Splatoon
スプラトゥーン
HINODEYA Sankichi
Kodomo – Action, comedy, fantasy, sports
7 Volumes (ongoing)
VIZ Media

Summary:

For the squid-like Inklings in Inkopolis, there’s nothing like a game of Turf War! In Turf War, two teams of four compete to splash the area with their team’s color — the most color wins! The mediocre Team Blue is ready to compete in the latest tournament, but can they win when they’re up against elite players? Well, no matter what happens, one thing’s for sure: they’re going to have a blast!

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Unlicensed Spotlight – Kamisama Gakuen at Armeria

Kamisama Gakuen at Armeria Volume 1

Kamisama Gakuen at Armeria
The God Academy at Armeria

Armeria: The School with Gods
神サマ学園@あるめりあ
KAKIZAKI Muku
Shoujo – Action, comedy, fantasy, magical girl, romance
12 Volumes (complete)
Tosuisha (Ichiraci)

Summary:

Three years ago, a god revealed themselves to the populace with a declaration: turn evil gods back into their holy selves. To do so, 30 teens were chosen to by gaining the ability to house and fuse with gods. But Rikka, one of these 30, doesn’t have a god! But as she witnesses a battle against a pair of evil gods, she sees the rumored savior who can also defeat gods. But who is he, and why can he carry a god while Rikka can’t?

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