Tag Archive: supernatural

Manga Review – As The Gods Will: The Second Series

As the Gods Will: The Second Series Volume 1

As The Gods Will: The Second Series
神さまの言うとおり弐 (Kami-sama no Iu Toori Ni)
KANESHIRO Muneyuki (story), FUJIMURA Akeji (art)
Shounen – Horror, mature, supernatural
15 Volumes of 21 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Third year of high school. It’s a time most students prepare to either go on to college or enter the workforce. But two best friends end up in an argument over whether to chase after their childhood dreams of becoming soccer pros. Their mutual friends urge them to make up, but the day where they can hang out together again may never come, as they soon find themselves in another type of fight: a game to the death!

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Comic Review – Vampire Cheerleaders

Vampire Cheerleaders Volume 1

Vampire Cheerleaders
Vampire Cheerleaders Must Die
Vampire Cheerleaders In Space…And Time?!
Arnold, Adam (story); Shiei (art); Comipa (art); Cang, Ian (art); Shelfer, Michael (art)
OEL Manga – Comedy, ecchi, fantasy, mature, sci-fi, supernatural
4 Volumes (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

At Bakertown, the A Squad cheerleaders are something special. Really special — they’re vampires! When their fifth member has an accident, the girls have no choice but to — ugh! — bring a B Squad member up. But Heather manages to impress, and now it’s time for initiation — into the squad and into a vampire! Plus, the Paranormal Mystery Squad is ready to fight monsters, but are they ready for new rules and their biggest crisis yet?

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Manga Review – Mao-chan

Mao-chan Volume 1

Mao-chan
陸上防衛隊まおちゃん (Rikujou Boueitai Mao-chan)
AKAMATSU Ken (story), Ran (art)
Shounen – Comedy, fantasy, sci-fi, supernatural
2 Omnibuses (complete)
Del Rey
Out-of-print

Summary:

Aliens are invading Japan! No tourist icon or national treasure is safe with them around. But the aliens are too adorable, and officials can’t attack for fear of a public outcry! Against such cuteness, three little girls are Japan’s only hope. An eye for an eye, a cutie for a cutie — Mao and her friends will protect their homeland!

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Comic Review – Dracula Everlasting

Dracula Everlasting Volume 1

Dracula Everlasting
DeFilippis, Nunzio & Weir, Christina (story); Silvan, Rhea (art)
OEL Manga – Drama, horror, romance, supernatural
3 Volumes (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Nicholas is orphaned after his parents’ deaths. Jill, the daughter of a lawyer, is upset about moving to this area but tries to cheer him up. As they explore Nicholas’ family heirlooms, they find a pocket watch with the word “everlasting” carved on it. Nicholas has a strange reaction to it, and the face he sees in the mirror is…?

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Manga Review – Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits

Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits Volume 1

Kakuriyo: Bed and Breakfast for Spirits
かくりよの宿飯 あやかしお宿に嫁入りします。(Kakuriyo no Yadomeshi: Ayakashi Oyado ni Yomeiri Shimasu.)
IOKA Waco (art); YUMA Midori (original story); Laruha (character design)
Josei – Romance, supernatural
6 Volumes (ongoing)
VIZ Media

Summary:

Aoi, like her recently deceased grandfather, can see spirits, but she uses her cooking skills to placate them. After giving her lunch to a masked creature, Aoi is whisked away to a strange world — and the being she fed welcomes her as his bride?! Can Aoi avoid marrying a spirit?

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Manga Review – The Demon Prince of Momochi House [Redux]

The Demon Prince of Momochi House Volume 1

The Demon Prince of Momochi House
百千さん家のあやかし王子 (Momochi-san Chi no Ayakashi Ouji)
SHOUOTO Aya
Shoujo – Romance, supernatural
16 Volumes (complete)
Viz Media

Summary:

Himari, an orphan, has suddenly inherited a house While she ignores the stories about it being haunted and cursed, she can’t ignore the three guys crashing there! Himari isn’t going to let squatters push her out of her home, but perhaps there is some truth to the rumors…

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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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Comic Review – Aoi House / Aoi House: In Love

Aoi House Volume 1

Aoi House
Aoi House: In Love
Aoi House: The Lost Episode
Arnold, Adam (story); Shiei (art)
OEL Manga – Comedy, ecchi, harem, romance, supernatural
2 Volumes + 2 Volumes + 1 Chapter (complete)
Seven Seas

Summary:

Anime fans Sandy and Alex are thrown out of their dorm thanks to their pet hamster. When the two guys see an ad for an anime club and dorm, they apply… only to find the club is full of women! Not only that, they’re crazy yaoi anime fans — and they think Sandy and Alex are too!

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Manga Review – Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty

Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty Volume 1

Wake Up, Sleeping Beauty
おはよう、いばら姫 (Ohayou, Ibara-hime)
MORINO Megumi
Shoujo – Comedy, drama, romance, psychological, supernatural
6 Volumes (complete)
Kodansha Comics

Summary:

Money-loving Tetsu works as a housekeeper, but he’s caught sleeping on the job by his client’s daughter! Shizu agrees to keep that a secret if he visits her. Tetsu can’t help wondering why the mysterious Shizu can’t leave home, nor can he keep his feelings for her from growing stronger.

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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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