I’m extremely happy with the newest volume of Horimiya: Hori and Miyamura return to the forefront in Volume 8, and their interactions are absolutely adorable. After the past two volumes, this one is especially refreshing as it returning to a more typical slice-of-life storyline. You can find my full review at Girls in Capes.
Love at Fourteen has been one of my favorite ongoing series to review, but Volume 6 was difficult for me: An extremely uncomfortable aspect of Volume 6 is the continued emphasis on romances and crushes between middle school students and the adults in their lives, in particular between students and their teachers. Students having crushesContinue reading “I struggled with the most recent volume of Love at Fourteen”
I mean, seriously screwed up. In the best way I can think of. Anyone else who was anxiously waiting to find out why Shuusuke was the votekeeper of the previous game will find at least some level of satisfaction as detectives investigating the deaths at the school learn more about what’s going on — andContinue reading “Tohyo Game’s conclusion is screwed up”
My latest review of the Horimiya manga series is live now at Girls in Capes: Volume 6 opens with other characters, but largely explores the nuances of romance as a teen. Not all of the characters could possibly end up with a happily ever after — like another manga I’ve reviewed — yet the storyContinue reading “Horimiya, Volume 6 takes the slice-of-life romance in a new direction”
My newest review at Girls in Capes focuses on the next volume of Tohyo Game. It’s really this volume that introduces my favorite aspect of death match stories: the revealing actions of the players as they try to survive. Volume Two of Tohyo Game features quite a lot of this. Several characters scheme various methods toContinue reading “Tohyo Game’s second volume brings a new dimension to the series”