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REVIEW: THE MAN WITHOUT TALENT and the grind of poverty

The Man Without Talent allows the author and the reader to explore the fantasy of leading a contemplative life while remaining honest about the consequences.

REVIEW: A shot at redemption comes in HELL’S PARADISE: JIGOKURAKU

Jigokuraku is alternately a violent action series and a psychological thriller with compelling, complex characters.

REVIEW: Coming out of our shell with KOMI CAN’T COMMUNICATE

Komi Can't Communicate is cute and fun, something that injects a little positivity into the world.

REVIEW: OUR DREAMS AT DUSK is a powerful and necessary queer...

Our Dreams At Dusk is a masterpiece of a series that will surely influence, inspire, and uplift readers for many generations to come.

REVIEW: The devious charm of NICOLA TRAVELING AROUND THE DEMONS’ WORLD

For that kid who has a penchant for the odd, and for any grown-up who hasn’t lost their sense of wonder.

REVIEW: The nightmare landscape of THE PITS OF HELL

Ebisu Yoshikazu’s The Pits of Hell, takes its readers on a wild ride through an angry, disturbed, frustrated man’s psyche.

REVIEW: THE WIZE WIZE BEASTS OF THE WIZARDING WIZDOMS is a...

Wize Wize Beasts is a boys’ love anthology, full of relatively tame stories of male demi-humans navigating same-sex romances against a backdrop of wizarding education.

REVIEW: Art appreciation with CATS OF THE LOUVRE

If you’ve got a penchant for gentle, melancholic magical realism stories involving humanoid cats and explorations of fine art, Cats of the Louvre might just be the manga for you.

REVIEW: Manly domesticity in THE WAY OF THE HOUSEHUSBAND

A wacky, no-holds-barred glimpse at the life of a former criminal who has given up on his crime family to focus on a more traditional family.

REVIEW: Highlighting the retail struggle with SKULL-FACE BOOKSELLER HONDA-SAN

Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san pulls back the curtain on working in book retail through a loosely fictionalized autobiographical account by someone in the industry.

REVIEW: Every artist’s journey beings with a BLANK CANVAS

Higashimura is not afraid to make fun of herself, and not afraid to show those parts of her story that are less than flattering.

REVIEW: When CLASSMATES fall in love

An exciting addition to the North American manga oeuvre as an example of excellence within its genre.