Tag Archive: manga

Manga Review – Shugo Chara Chan!

Shugo Chara Chan! Volume 1

Shugo Chara Chan!
しゅごキャラちゃん!
MIZUSHIMA Naphthalene et al (story/art), Peach-Pit (original story)
Shoujo – 4-koma, comedy, fantasy, magical girl
4 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Amu’s Guardian Characters may be small, but their personalities are not! With each of the eggs having such different interests — not to mention the search for the Embryo –, every day is a big adventure!

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Manga Review – Shugo Chara!

Shugo Chara!
しゅごキャラ!
Peach-Pit
Shoujo – Comedy, fantasy, magical girl, romance
12 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Everyone sees Amu as a cool, confident young girl with a bit of a rebel streak. In truth, Amu is shy, easily flustered, and wants to be more feminine. After wishing to be more like her true self, Amu discovers three eggs have appeared out of nowhere. Before she knows it, she’s boldly confessing to her crush in front of the entire school. What is going on?!

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Anime & Manga Deals: 2019 Party Edition

Happy New Year

We’ve made it to 2019, everybody! So whether you are (or have) celebrated this new year with your friends and family or are just content to binge something, take a look at how all these stores are celebrating the start of 2019. This is the last of the holiday deal roundup-a-thon, as many holiday sales are ending today or tomorrow. So take advantage of these specials before they disappear!

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Manga Review – Comic Party

Comic Party Volume 1

Comic Party
こみっくパーティー
INUI Sekihiko
Shounen – Comedy, drama, harem
5 Volumes (complete)
TOKYOPOP
Out-of-print

Summary:

Kazuki is feeling a bit lost after failing to get into an art college. His friend Taishi decides to drag him to an event — a huge convention full of fan-made comics! Seeing the passion the artists put into their work awakens something in Kazuki. His other friend, Mizuki, however, can’t stand to see him enter a world full of disgusting fanboys.

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EXPIRED Anime & Manga Deals: Christmas Day Edition

Christmas Tree

Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate it, and happy holidays to everyone! I hope that no matter what you are doing and/or celebrating, you have a great day.

If you need to pick up some gifts for yourself, make sure you look at the deals below. Also look at the previous roundup, as many of the sales are still going on but are getting ready to end, including the awesome Sentai Filmworks Sale.

And on to the deals!

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Manga Review – The Seven Princes of the Thousand-Year Labyrinth

The Seven Princes of the Thousand-Year Labyrinth Volume 1

The Seven Princes of the Thousand-Year Labyrinth
千年迷宮の七王子 (Sennen Meikyuu no Nana Ouji)
ATORI Haruno (story), AIKAWA Yu (art)
Josei – Historical, myster
4 Volumes (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Country boy Ewan suddenly finds himself in an ancient, collapsing castle with several famous and talented individuals. They then realize one of them must be selected to serve as the emperor and the others as his advisors. But when one of the eight is found murdered, will any of them even survive to become emperor? And why was Ewan selected anyway?

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EXPIRED Anime & Manga Deals: Stupid Toy Day Edition

Deal Alert & Sales

Today is Stupid Toy Day, a day to think about all the dumb playthings that you may have gotten or have seen in the toy aisle. So if you don’t want to get or give a bad gift this year, why not check out some of the offers below?

If you are ordering for the holidays, make sure you check the shipping deadlines. Some may have already passed, but at other places, you might just get in under the wire.

And on to the deals!

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EXPIRED Anime & Manga Deals: December 3rd Edition

Deal Alert & Sales

Amazon has a nice sale on anime today only, and there are a few other deals as well. Several offers expires today. In particular, check out Amazon’s deal of the day before they sell out!

There are also a lot of observances today including the first full day of Chanukah, International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Make a Gift Day, and more. So Happy Chanukah to all my Jewish readers, and to all persons with disabilities, I applaud your strength and hope the world accepts you for who you are.

And on to the deals!

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Manga Review – Black Butler

Black Butler Volume 1

Black Butler
黒執事 (Kuroshitsuji)
TOBOSO Yana
Shounen – Drama, historical, horror, mystery, supernatural
26 Volumes (ongoing) of 28 Volumes (ongoing)
Yen Press

Summary:

Ciel may be young, but he’s already inherited the title of Earl Phantomhive and is running the family conglomerate. Fortunately, he has a capable butler to support him and help keep the household running smoothly. But Ciel’s family history and his connection with Sebastian may be more than just that of a talented noble and his even more talented butler…

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