Tag Archive: seinen

Manga Review – F

F Volume 1

F
エフ
ROKUDA Noboru
Seinen – Comedy, drama, mature, sports, tragedy
20 Volumes of 28 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (MediBang)

Summary:

Gunma likes to play around with girls, but what he really loves is to put the pedal to the metal. Unfortunately, in rural Japan, there’s not much he can do to fulfill the need for speed. With the help of his friend Tamotsu, he is able to drive fast in a seemingly normal-looking tractor, but yet he wants to go even faster.

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Manga Review – Chow Down Champs / Super Food Bowl

Chow Down Champs Volume 1

Chow Down Champs
Super Food Bowl

大食い甲子園 (Oogui Koushien)
TSUCHIYAMA Shigeru
Seinen – Sports
3 Volumes of 6 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (NIHONBUNGEISHA)

Summary:

Fifteen years ago, Momotaro High School had a come-from-behind victory and took the crown in the national high school competitive eating championship. But after that achievement, the club has struggled to even make it past regionals and is on the verge of shutting down. But with the arrival of a new coach, perhaps Momo High can regain its former glory!

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Manga Review – Battles of the Wandering Chef

Battles of the Wandering Chef Volume 1

Battles of the Wandering Chef
包丁無宿勝負旅 (Houchou Mushuku Shoubu Tabi)
TSUCHIYAMA Shigeru (story/art), TAGAWA Yasuyuki (drafting cooperation)
Seinen – Sports
2 Volumes of 4 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (NIHONBUNGEISHA)

Summary:

Musashi, the second son of a restaurant owner, has gotten into a fight once again and has a stint at juvenile hall. When Musashi returns, his friends are waiting for him, excited to eat Musashi’s cooking once again. But his older brother, Shinichi, is the head chef of the restaurant now and won’t let his delinquent younger brother use the kitchen. A customer suggests a cooking face-off, so which brother will come out on top?

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Manga Review – Bakumeshi! / Food Explosion!

Bakumeshi! / Food Explosion! Volume 1

Bakumeshi!
Food Explosion!
ばくめし!
TSUCHIYAMA Shigeru
Seinen – Adventure, slice-of-life
3 Volume of 6 Volumes (complete)
Torico / Media Do (NIHONBUNGEISHA)

Summary:

It is said that there’s nothing like a good meal, but can a meal change your life? Well, if you meet a certain wandering chef with a talent for gambling, it certainly can!

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Manga Review – All-Rounder Meguru

All-Rounder Meguru Volume 1

All-Rounder Meguru
オールラウンダー廻
ENDO Hiroki
Seinen – Sports
5 Volumes of 19 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Meguru and Takashi were friends who trained at the same dojo, but Meguru had to move away. Years later, he is happily surprised when his first mixed martial arts bout is against his old buddy, Takashi. However, Takashi is hardly interested in a touching reunion. Still, for the one who has no purpose in life and the other who has only one purpose in life, they may be forced to meet in the ring yet again.

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Manga Review – All-Out!!

All-Out!! Volume 1

All-Out!!
オールアウト!!
AMASE Shiori
Seinen – Sports
2 Volumes of 17 Volumes (ongoing)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

It’s the first day of the new school year, and students at Kanagawa High are teasing the new students: one because of his large height and apologetic nature, the other because he’s short. But there may be a sport where they both can shine — if only one knew how to play and the other could get over his past trauma!

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Manga Review – The Music of Marie

The Music of Marie

The Music of Marie
Marieの奏でる音楽 (Marie no Kanaderu Ongaku)
FURUYA Usamaru
Seinen – Drama, fantasy, mystery, psychological
1 Omnibus (complete)
One Peace Books
Review copy/copies

Summary:

In a land full of peace, Pipi has been crushing on her friend Kai, who is oblivious to her crush. As the years pass, their relationship hasn’t changed. Instead, Kai, with his elite sense of hearing, is spacing out more and more, staring up at the sky where the mechanical goddess Maries lives. Will Pipi’s feelings get across to him, or is there a deeper reason as to why Kai keeps thinking about Marie?

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Manga Review – COPPELION

Coppelion Volume 1

COPPELION
コッペリオン
INOUE Tomonori
Seinen – Action, drama, sci-fi, war
26 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

In 2036, three high school girls make their way to Tokyo. But this isn’t a pleasure trip to see the hustle and bustle of the big city. Tokyo is a ghost town, and Ibara, Aoi, and Taeko are searching for survivors of an accident from 20 years ago. But why are these three looking for people, and what happened to Tokyo anyway…?

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Manga Review – The Golden Sheep

The Golden Sheep Volume 1

The Golden Sheep
金のひつじ (Kin no Hitsuji)
OZAKI Kaori
Seinen – Drama, romance, slice-of-life
3 Volumes (complete)
Vertical, Inc.

Summary:

Tsugu is excited to move back to where she lived during elementary school. After all, it’s a chance to reunite with her three close friends Sora, Yuushin, and Asari. When they all arrive to greet her, Tsugu wants to pick up right where they all left off. But she’s about to discover how much has changed in six years.

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Manga Review – Arakawa Under the Bridge

Arakawa Under the Bridge Volume 1

Arakawa Under the Bridge
荒川アンダーザブリッジ
NAKAMURA Hikaru
Seinen – Comedy, gag, romance, mystery, sci-fi
15 Volumes / 8 Omnibuses (complete)
Crunchyroll / Vertical, Inc.
Review copy/copies

Summary:

Kou was raised to never owe anyone anything. So how is he supposed to repay the girl who saved his life?! Since his savior, Nino, wants a boyfriend, Kou moves to her riverside community. But can he hide this fact from his family and handle his eccentric neighbors and girlfriend?

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