Shiga Hime Manga Review

 The vampire sub-genre in the West is one that is marked dull media with the odd standout title slipping through – the creatures seldom seeing reinvention or popularity of their other undead counterparts (zombies). However, I have found a fondness for the bloodsuckers throughout the pages of manga (currently collecting Cirque Du Freak omnibus editions

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Soil is a title I have been familiar with for some time, existing as a cult title that had yet to be published in English. Consequently, I had been tempted previously to get into the series, but I found my desire for acquiring a physical copy of it kept leading me to put it down

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Lovesickness review Junji Ito

Junji Ito’s at it again with the suicide-filled creepfest that is the Lovesickness collection, and like all of his work, it is worthy of a manga review. Taking its name from the story told in the first half of the book (printed elsewhere as The Boy At The Crossroads and The Lovesick Dead), the first

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“You’re going to be all right. You just stumbled over a stone in the road. It means nothing. Your goal lies far beyond this. Doesn’t it? I’m sure you’ll overcome this. You’ll walk again… soon.” On May 6th, 2021, we lost one of the greatest creative minds of our time. While the masses may not

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Reading Club is advertised as the first Korean horror comic for girls. That line alone enticed me enough to pick it up over a decade ago from Udon Entertainment. Many of the main characters are female, including an amazing coroner that gives Abbey from NCIS a run for her money. Fans of the Whispering Corridors

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Yoshimi Seki Horror Collection

 Collecting eight stories from mangaka Yoshimi Seki, the Yoshimi Seki Horror Collection is a title divided in two parts thematically. Focusing on horrors associated with war, both realistic and born of paranoia, the first half presents a few doomsday scenarios and a game of death through a minefield. The second half focuses on personal insecurities leading

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Soul Liquid Chambers Vol 1-3

Every now and then, when I’m browsing for new media to enter my brain hole, I come across a title that has managed to capture my interests by just viewing the cover art. This creates enough intrigue from a single piece of artwork that I subsequently purchase and commit to the whole series. Although I

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Man-Eater-Review

Always on the prowl for new horror manga to check out, you sometimes have to browse off the beaten path. Randomly looking into titles lead me to Man Eater by Yosuke Takahasi, a mangaka I had never heard of previously. Having had moderate success in the past on going with gut instinct on a title,

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Homunculus-film-review

Susumu Nokoshi once worked for a top foreign financial company. He is now a 34-year-old homeless man, usually found around a park in Shinjuku. He then meets medical school student Manabu Ito, who is looking for volunteers to undergo a surgical procedure known as trepanation. The surgery involves drilling a hole in the skull. Susumu

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