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Successful Adaptations – Manga to Anime

For the past year and a half, I have been steadily reading manga... I had stop doing that for a long time -- it was hard to find and I tend to forget what the heck I'm reading anyway... but thanks to blogging I'm getting better at keeping track and have actually finish some of my favorite series (those that don't last forever) and found quite a few new ones to follow through.. But I know this isn't why you are here (Not my journey through getting back… Continue reading Successful Adaptations – Manga to Anime

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Manga, Comics & Graphic Novels Review – Given

Title: Given Volumes: 5 Status: Publishing Genres: Drama, Music, Yaoi Authors: Kizu, Natsuki (Story & Art)  The Story High schooler Ritsuka Uenoyama is the electric guitarist for a band composed of himself, bassist Haruki Nakayama, and drummer Akihiko Kaji. He becomes a reluctant guitar teacher to Mafuyu Sato, a shy classmate, after repairing the broken strings on Mafuyu's Gibson ES-330. Ritsuka quickly realizes that Mafuyu… Continue reading Manga, Comics & Graphic Novels Review – Given

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Popular Manga Tropes — And Some Recommendations

We bookworms read a lot, that's a given right? but we also read many things and not just traditional books... we read, comics, poetry, graphic novels and of course we read Manga... Some of us do at least.. Since deciding to host #Tropeathon (@tropeathon on Twitter) I have been doing my recommendations for every challenge -- helpful little bookworm that I am -- and I couldn't leave… Continue reading Popular Manga Tropes — And Some Recommendations

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Raph’s Comic Book Ramblings (part 2) In a Game of Throneless World

And once again my Blog has been Hijacked... Enjoy... Ok, say what you want about the final season but the thing is I’m going to miss game of thrones! There is not a series quite like it on TV. Not with that level of production and storytelling and I’m afraid that there isn’t going to… Continue reading Raph’s Comic Book Ramblings (part 2) In a Game of Throneless World

Manga, Comics and Graphic Novels · Reviews

Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari/ The Rising of the Shield Hero – Manga Review

Title: The Rising of the Shield Hero / Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari Status : Ongoing Volumes: 13 Author: Aneko Yusagi Artist: Aiya Kyu Category: Action, Comedy, Seinen, Romance, Fantasy, Harem The Story Iwatani Naofumi is summoned to another world to become one of the 4 heroes, namely the Shield Hero. Starting out with poor popularity and labeled as the weakest, Naofumi found himself betrayed on the… Continue reading Tate no Yuusha no Nariagari/ The Rising of the Shield Hero – Manga Review