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October 2019

One thing I appreciate most about Taishi Tsutsui is his way of creating a balance between the funny and sweet moments in romantic comedies. His series We Never Learn rose from being a simply good story to something that this

The Trails series has been a successful shot in the arm in the West thanks to the efforts of XSEED Games, and the work on every version of Trails of Cold Steel I and II in particular. But while they

Vampires, Sailor Senshi, and a deep look into two iconic franchises arrive this November from VIZ Media! Check out below to see what they have in store: Castlevania Season 2 (Available November 5th) Blu-ray MSRP: $29.98 U.S. / $34.99 CAN · DVD

“Somewhere out there, there’s a gun lobbyist getting hot and heavy with a tobacco lobbyist over this.” That’s the PG-rated version of what ran through my brain when I first saw Juzo Inui, the pistol-headed chain-smoking hero of Tasuku Karasuma’s manga

I will say this: I’ve never seen a movie done quite like Violence Voyager. Not exactly animation but also not live-action, the second film from Ujicha (The Burning Buddha Man) employs stick-controlled paper puppetry (called “Gekimation”) with the strangest of

Can Italy save rock & roll? That thought crossed my mind when I first heard Elizabeth The Second, a balls-to-the-wall trio of badasses whose sound shook me to the core! Reminiscent of Louis XIV and Jet, guitarist/vocalist Ben Moro, bassist

Dimension-traveling girls, archery fanatics, and two new steelbooks of anime classics heads our way in the beginning of 2020 via Sentai Filmworks! The releases kick off on January 7th with The Girl in Twilight! Every day, Asuka and her friends Nana,

Everlasting life always has a price. Sometimes it’s the suffering that comes from outliving those you love; other times it can be a shunning of society from those unwilling to understand your plight. In the case of Human Lost, the

Calling the feeling “surprised” is a big understatement when I was first introduced to Paru Itagaki’s BEASTARS. What looked like another story about anthropomorphic characters co-existing with one another instead has taken the route of a deep humanistic drama. With

Rarely have I come across a manga series that has my heart aching as a relaxing sigh lets out of my lungs. Jun Mayuzuki is a marvel at delivering many emotions in her works, especially when it comes to After