The Count of Monte Cristo Manga Classics Review (#Sponsored)

The Count of Monte Cristo has been one of my favorite classic stories for a long time. I knew of the story by Alexandre Dumas for a while, but my first introduction to it was through a movie adaptation from 2002. It’s one of my favorite versions and I have returned to it multiple times … More The Count of Monte Cristo Manga Classics Review (#Sponsored)

The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen Graphic Novel Review

Trung Le Nguyen (or Trungles on Twitter) has been one of my favorite artists since I found him in Fresh Romance. His art was just mesmerizing and really fit into a fairy-tale context, matching the weird tale of princess and beast that he illustrated. He’s done a ton of other stuff for Oni Press, Image … More The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen Graphic Novel Review

Mermaid Saga Manga Collector’s Edition Volume One Advanced Review

Rumiko Takahashi is one of the most well-known and wealthiest manga artists in all of Japan. Her works are known far outside of Japan and translated into a bunch of other languages. She is probably the most well-known for her series Inuyasha or Urusei Yatsura. Both received high critical acclaim and had anime adaptations that … More Mermaid Saga Manga Collector’s Edition Volume One Advanced Review

Caturday Treat: Why You Should Read Cats of the Louvre

I know a great manga or graphic novel when it continues to stick in my head long after I’m done reading it. Cats of the Louvre is that kind of manga. Created by the Eisner Award Winner Taiyo Matsumoto, who also created Ping Pong the Animation and Tekkon Kinkreet as well as many more manga. … More Caturday Treat: Why You Should Read Cats of the Louvre

Spicy Specials: Fire in His Fingertips Manga Volume One Review [NSFW]

I feel like smut often gets overlooked when we talk about romance, or people wind up feeling uncomfortable admitting that they like it. For a long time, women would hide the fact they would read explicit romance novels. But I think with the publication of Fifty Shades of Gray, women have felt more comfortable reading … More Spicy Specials: Fire in His Fingertips Manga Volume One Review [NSFW]

[Patreon Exclusive] Why I Don’t Use a Numerical Rating System on My Reviews

Whether it’s a scale of stars, five points, or 10 points, many review sites or media aggregate sites like to use rating scales for the content they host and discuss. It’s a pervasive system among the most popular websites including IMDB, Goodreads, Amazon, My Anime List, etc. A lot of consumers rely on this system … More [Patreon Exclusive] Why I Don’t Use a Numerical Rating System on My Reviews