October 2021

The word “wholesome” gets thrown around a lot these days, but I can’t think of a better way to describe Misaki Takamatsu’s Skip and Loafer. Three years following its initial serialization in Japan, the critically acclaimed romantic comedy series has finally

Translating a Japanese manga into English doesn't come easy. Words, phrases, and even how they're presented can sometimes be difficult to convey from one language to another. Yet even with these hurdles, there's always a feeling or theme in a

It has been forever since Tony Valente’s RADIANT saw a release here in the West. (In fact, it was last October when its thirteenth volume was unleashed!) Thankfully, the volume begins with a much-needed reminder of what’s been happening in

Poor Deku has it rough. It seems like no matter where he goes, the user of One For All appears to be a magnet for trouble. Of course, in the world of My Hero Academia, trouble is just about everywhere

Rodney Cromwell is quite the interesting bloke. The alias of musician Adam Creswell (formerly of Saloon), Cromwell's synth-powered electronica is both hip-swinging and giggle-inducing. At times, his melodies are like nurses rhymes drowned in absinthe, to the point where one

Life and love can be filled with nauseating moments. Sometimes things look to be right in the world. But thinking of that feeling when the other shoe drops suddenly starts making you nervous, like you’re about to throw up or

When Suda51 goes all in, he never flinches. Out of all the video game creators out there, he’s one of the few that gives his players everything he can fathom. Be it in cult classics like Killer7 or balls-to-the-wall mayhem

Everyone makes mistakes. Some big, some small. It’s natural to want a do-over every now and again, especially when things get rough. In Reina Soratani’s I Swear I Won’t Bother You Again!, Lady Violette Rem Vahan knows this better than

King Baby Duck starts the countdown to Anime NYC, as he wonders whether he should be himself or his persona at the event. But things get a little crazy as talks about the new Nicholas Cage film Prisoners of the

Since 1977, Captain Harlock has taken to the stars in many variations. From his own series and playing second banana in Gun Frontier to cameos in Galaxy Express 999 and on The Misfits frontman Glenn Danzig's shirt, Leiji Matsumoto's anti-hero