Tag Archive: comedy

Manga Review – A Polar Bear in Love

A Polar Bear in Love Volume 1

A Polar Bear in Love
恋するシロクマ (Koisuru Shirokuma)
Koromo
Shoujo – Boys’ love, comedy, gag, romance
4 Volumes (ongoing)
Yen Press
Review copy/copies

Summary:

For Polar Bear, it was love at first sight! For Seal, it was fear at first sight! What kind of connection will form between these two when one wants to be a doting partner and the other just doesn’t want to be eaten?

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Manga Review – SP Baby

SP Baby Volume 1

SP Baby
SP×ベイビー
ENJOJI Maki
Josei – Comedy, romance, slice-of-life
2 Volumes (completed)
VIZ Media

Summary:

On her way to an interview, Tamaki sees a man being chased and steps in to help. But she misunderstands the situation, and although she ruins her skirt and her job interview, she accepts responsibility and doesn’t need an apology from the man she was trying to protect. But he reappears with a job offer: be his bodyguard! Tamaki doesn’t want to get mixed up in anything shady, but why is he so interested in her?

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Manga Review – W Juliet

W Juliet Volume 1

W Juliet
Wジュリエット
Emura
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, gender bender, romance, supernatural
14 Volumes (complete)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Handsome and strong Ito is perfect for the role of Romeo… but she’s a girl! But Ito is happy to form a friendship with Makoto, the beautiful transfer student. However, Ito is shocked to discover Makoto is really a guy… and “she” is playing Juliet?! All the world’s a stage, but with a jealous schoolmate and a strict father, what will happen to the performance?

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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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Manga Review – The Gentlemen’s Alliance †

The Gentlemen's Alliance † Volume 1

The Gentlemen’s Alliance †
紳士同盟+(クロス) (Shinshi Doumei † [Cross])
TANEMURA Arina
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, reverse harem, romance
11 Volumes (complete)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Haine is at the bottom caste of her school thanks to her adopted family’s finances, but that’s not the only reason people tend to ignore her: she’s a former gang member. It’s a far cry from the position of Emperor, aka the student body president. Like many of her schoolmates, she’s in love with the Emperor, and when she hears he’s kidnapped, this may be her chance to tell him of her feelings! But Shizumasa has his own secrets…

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Manga Review – Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju

Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju Volume 1

Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
昭和元禄落語心中
KUMOTA Haruko
Josei – Comedy, drama, historical, romance, slice-of-life, supernatural
10 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

A recent parolee has only one goal: to be trained in the art of Japanese storytelling under a certain master, one who has never had an apprentice before. Yakumo, considered the last of the greats, shockingly agrees. But this still doesn’t mean smooth sailing for Yotaro: Yakumo treats him like a pet, the young lady Yakumo looks after resents both of them, and mastering the art is tricker than Yotaro thought.

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Manga Review – Cactus’s Secret

Cactus' Secret Volume 1

Cactus’s Secret
サボテンの秘密 (Saboten no Himitsu)
HARUTA Nana
Shoujo – Comedy, romance
4 Volumes (complete)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Miku is all set to confess to her crush, Kyohei, but she crashes and burns before she can say anything! Friendly Kyohei can’t understand why Miku is acting so prickly all of a sudden. Will he ever understand why?

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