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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Sadako at the End of the World balances delicately between a cute slice of life story and a new entry into the Ring franchise that holds up as true canon. Featuring supervision by Koji Suzuki, the author of the original book series that started off all things Ring, Sadako at the End of the World […]

I am always on the look out for more extreme and challenging horror manga as a fan of work that pushes those boundaries of what is acceptable as entertainment. That said, there is a fine line between shock with substance and pitiful attempts to be edgy in a way to draw anyone in. As a […]

The horrors of war don’t just end once a solider returns, in fact one of the saddest aspects of global conflict is societies lack of post-care for soldiers. Unfortunately, heroism is only perceived as such when if fits a narrative and authorities are quick to push human suffering under the rug as soon as it […]

My Deaerst Self With Malice afterthought

 This past year, I have come to grow a deep appreciation of digitally distributed manga. Certainly the appeal of owning a physical book will never be beat, but the digital space does offer a platform for diverse and unexplored talent, allowing unique talent from Japan to be showcased. One such title, the wonderfully named My […]

Elfen Lied Still

Fancy a retro anime review about a kawaii magical girl with an absence of clothes but an excess of psychic killing powers!? Of course y’do! Can you guess what show I am talking about? Of course y’can! ‘Tis none other than Lynn Okamoto‘s controversial horror Elfen Lied. Originally a long running manga serialized in Shueisha’s […]

Konnichiwa! Howdy! Dia Duit! If a gruesomely drawn extremity horror with sick fan service based on a Creepypasta style urban legend with a deranged Gothic Lolita as the lead is your cup of tea then… Welcome! Welcome! Sit down, grab a seat and let Straight Outta Kanto pour you a steaming mug of undiluted nightmare […]

The Laughing Vampire, or Warau Kyuuketsuki in Japanese, is a shocking two volume series of the Suehiro Maruo and follows the vampire of Rakuda as she first emerges from parallel scenes of atomic destruction in World War 2 – evil was already amongst us as despairing truth. In Japan, she subsequently stalks a corrupted modern […]