MANGA REVIEW | Hardcore Action Can't Mask Character Flaws of "ABARA"

The work of author Tsutomu Nihei is well-known by many manga fans, from his critically-acclaimed BLAME to the popular Knights...

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MANGA REVIEW | "CITY" - Volume Four

It's no wonder why the third volume of Keiichi Arawi's CITY was somewhat low-key; the creator of nichijou was plotting...

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Tony Valente's RADIANT started off on a solid note with its world-building and wonderful characters via its first volume. A...

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MANGA REVIEW | "We Never Learn" - Volume One

Studying can be tough. In my experiences, I often found myself needing a good record to play in the background...

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MANGA REVIEW | "Record of Grancrest War" - Volume One

Ryo Mizuno is considered by many to be the master fantasy creator in Japan, with such series and tabletop titles as Record...

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MANGA REVIEW | "Black Torch" - Volume Two

The debut volume of Tsuyoshi Takaki's Black Torch wowed me when it was first released, showcasing a fantastic smorgasbord of...

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MANGA REVIEW | "Summer Wars" Adaptation As Strong As Family Bonds

Mamoru Hosoda's Summer Wars stands as a true game-changer for anime feature films. The 2009 movie delivered some of the...

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MANGA REVIEW | "Fairy Tale Battle Royale" - Volume One

When thinking of how Japan has recently adapted fairy tales, I often find myself looking unfavorably at this past winter's...

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This year's Another Anime Convention has come to pass, but we at the Boston Bastard Brigade were impressed with this...

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MANGA REVIEW | "Dr. STONE" - Volume Two

There is no greater power than science. It's because of science that tools, weapons, medicine, and even the creation and...

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