When the devil girl Patty finds she’s too weak to summon an animal familiar, she chooses a human instead. His name: Norman Volcanello — an eccentric guy with a dangerous fascination with exotic life forms. As Patty and Norman set out to find her missing father, an offbeat adventure begins!
High schooler Natsuo is hopelessly in love with his cheerful and popular teacher, Hina. However, one day at a mixer, he meets a moody girl by the name of Rui and ends up sleeping with her. Soon after, his father announces that he’s getting remarried to a woman with two daughters of her own. And who shows up in tow, other than both Hina and Rui?! Natsuo’s outrageous new life starts now!
The human body is a microcosm of activity that is far beyond anything we can imagine. Everything from keeping agents of sickness at bay to healing a small cut is a process that is easy in theory to understand, but probably far from simple. So what would it be like to live the life of a cellular organism? Well, that is what Volume 1 of Cells at Work aims to answer and does so in a most unexpected manner. Continue reading →
A year ago, I wrote a post expressing my preference for reading manga physically over its digital counterpart. While that article came from a less than tenuous viewpoint as I dipped into the illegality side of things, I realized that it wasn’t fair of me to write it without taking a closer look at the more lawful services to see what they had offer. With more and more manga getting released I’m interested in reading, I decided to fire up my old Nook Color and Hienese Tablet to put some of the services to the test. Needless to say, I found both pros and cons about these services as well provide suggestions on what they could do better. Despite this written with the Android ecosystem in mind and the usual detailed and formal research discard for a more informal view, I do self-righteously think I bring up some interesting points. It’s a relativity short read for now, but will add onto this article in the future.
With the “Not-so-sudden” exodus of Jmanga already announced, it has only reinforced my own preference for manga in physical bound form. While I have not made any purchases with Jmanga or see why it gained the support it did, I feel that the tangible realm still has a lot to offer over such legal alternatives and illegal ones like scans. In fact, there are many favorable and desirable reasons why I still purchase/read publications in their corporeal formats. In the end, it all centers around one word: Experience.
Riding high on the memory of a boy named Hikaru with whom she spent a day during her last year of grade school, Megu went through middle school without romance. Now that she’s a high school student, she has decided she is finally completely over her first love and can look towards the future. But! Megu meets a pretty girl on her first day of high school who gives her a big hug, and her name is Hikaru?!