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All great adventures must end some day. In the case of Iruka Shiomiya’s manga adaptation of Keiichi Sigsawa’s Kino’s Journey: The Beautiful World, that destination has been reached. After many highs and lows in the series, does Kino’s adventure end

Origin tales can give an eye-opening look into the mentality and personality of our protagonists. While Kino’s Journey: The Beautiful World has shown our traveler’s past in some form, we’ve yet to see how XXXXX (named as such because not

Within the beauty of this world of ours is a fight for survival. This survival could take place in the cityscape, the countryside, the wilderness, the desert, and even the coldest tundra. Our titular hero of Kino’s Journey: The Beautiful

Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? (or DanMachi, as it’s shortened in Japan) is filled with as much great adventure as there is both knee-slapping comedy and cute girls. Its fantasy realm is filled

Why do light novel titles (and their manga adaptations) have to have such long titles? I’ve been told in the past that authors like doing this because it gives everyone glancing at the front cover the gist of what it’s

Explosion-loving mages, a king-to-be, and a manga artist writing out of their comfort zone are some of the new and spinoff titles people can dive deep into this August from Yen Press! Check out the list below to see what's

Humanity can be a curious gaggle, and Kino’s Journey: The Beautiful World has demonstrated the many faces and emotions people have. That may sound like some reworking of a bullshit statement straight from the mouth of a two-bit guru, but

The Boston Bastard Brigade, GamePress, MyAnimeList, All-Comic.com, The Organization of Anti-Social Geniuses, and Anime Herald sit down with renowned illustrator VOFAN at Anime NYC 2019! The man behind the Monogatari art style talks about the inspirations behind the characters, his love

Not everything in Kino’s Journey: The Beautiful World is painted with a grim color. Throughout Iruka Shiomiya’s adaptation of Keiichi Sigsawa’s original light novels, there are moments where Kino and their talking motorrad Hermes get a break from the chaotic

To fans of the Monogatari light novel series, VOFAN is the mastermind behind its dream-like visuals that fills the pages and covers of NISIOISIN’s beloved franchises. The Taiwan-based artist crafts a look & style that belong both in the realms