Tag Archive: seinen

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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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.
Review copy/copies

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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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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Manga Review – After the Rain

After the Rain Volume 1

After the Rain
恋は雨上がりのように (Koi wa Ameagari no You ni)
MAYUZUKI Jun
Seinen – Drama, romance, slice-of-life
5 Omnibuses (complete)
Vertical, Inc.

Summary:

Seventeen-year-old high school student Akira works at a family restaurant run by a 45-year-old man. He doesn’t understand his much younger employees, especially the quiet, sharp-eyed Akira. But this middle-aged man in a rut is about to get the shock of his life when Akira confesses to him!

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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 – The Delinquent Housewife!

The Delinquent Housewife! Volume 1

The Delinquent Housewife!
ふつつかなヨメですが! (Futsutsuka na Yome Desu ga!)
NEMU Yoko
Seinen – Comedy, slice-of-life
4 Volumes (complete)
Vertical, Inc.

Summary:

Dai’s older brother, Tohru, suddenly shows up at home with his fiancée, Komugi. Komugi seems like a lovely young woman, but she is extremely rattled when Tohru leaves for a business trip. Then Dai learn’s Komugi’s secret: not only does she not have any basic household skills, but she was a delinquent!

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Manga Review – Cash Boy

Cash Boy Volume 1

Cash Boy
キャッシュボーイ
MURAO Mio
Seinen – Romance
2 Volumes (complete)
Media Do (NIHONBUNGEISHA)

Summary:

Everyone is thrilled to see such a happy wedding between two single parents. But the honeymoon turns into a funeral, leaving their kids, Takanori and Hikaru, alone. The stepsiblings are about to give up their college dreams, but then they learn they are inheriting a large sum of money! They can draw cash only if both agree, so how will these near-strangers handle balancing living out their fantasies and with each other?

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 – Knights of Sidonia

Knights of Sidonia Volume 1

Knights of Sidonia
シドニアの騎士 (Sidonia no Kishi)
NIHEI Tsutomu
Seinen – Action, drama, ecchi, mature, mecha, sci-fi
15 Volumes (complete)
Vertical, In.c

Summary:

Nagate’s whole world consisted of just him and his grandfather. Now alone, the young man ventures to find food and is surprised to discover other people exist. Even more shocking is the fact humanity is under attack by creatures known as Gauna, and now Nagate is abruptly drafted to fight in the legendary spacesuit weapon Tsugumori!

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Manga Review – Seven Shakespeares

Seven Shakespeares Volume 1

Seven Shakespeares
7人のシェイクスピア (7-nin no Shakespeare)
7人のシェイクスピア NON SANZ DROICT (7-nin no Shakespeare Non Sanz Droict)
SAKUISHI Harold
Seinen – Drama, historical
4 Volumes (ongoing)

Summary:

Long ago, a man with little education rose up and became the most famous writer of all time. But how did William Shakespeare achieve success? Guts, determination, and, most importantly, allies with their own incredible gifts. All the world may be a stage, but for Shakespeare, there’s not doubt that the play’s the thing!

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Manga Review – Until Death Do Us Part [Redux]

Until Death Do Us Part
死がふたりを分かつまで (Shi ga Futari wo Wakatsu Made)
TAKASHIGE Hiroshi (Story), DOUBLE-S (Art)
Seinen – Action, mature, sci-fi, war
13 Omnibuses (complete)
Yen Press

Summary:

A girl suddenly begs for help from a blind man. Mamoru, a member of a vigilante group who is always itching for a fight, agrees to be hired. But he is taken aback when Haruka proclaims their contract is “until death do us part”! Why? And in a world threatened by terrorists and corrupt governments, how long will this contract really last?

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