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I fell in love with Sherlock Holmes at a very young age. Although my attention span couldn’t handle the bigger books of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s sleuth, his short stories were like wonderful brain teasers. However, it was in the

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

We Never Learn may always showcase the importance of trying your hardest to achieve your goals, but this is the first time it demonstrates a far greater factor in life. Being happy almost always gets lost in the hustle-and-bustle of

When in doubt, write what you know. It’s this sort of mantra that leads people to craft great works of entertainment. Kevin Smith’s Clerks was based on his time working at a convenience store; Harvey Pekar’s American Splendor was his

Tatsuki Fujimoto’s bio is but three words: “I love chainsaws!” And who could blame him? The entertainment world has given us heroes like Ash in Evil Dead or Juliet Starling in Lollipop Chainsaw, who wield these tools like they were Excalibur.

Okay, now we’re getting funny! In my review of the daily lives of high school boys’s first volume, I criticized it for not being as strongly comedic as slice-of-life manga with female protagonists. Normally I would say something along the lines

I’ve lost count of how many twists and takes the world of entertainment have created through the lore of King Arthur. From hit Broadway musicals and comics to movies that both praise and parody his adventures, the story of the

I’m greatly disturbed by what Shuzo Oshimi is able to bring to the manga realm. And yet, I’m also fascinated by his storytelling. The only person that I can compare his narrative style is the late Satoshi Kon, whose films

It’s hard to describe my love for what Kenjiro Hata has brought to the manga and anime world. His Hayate the Combat Butler still stands as one of my all-time favorite series, as it showcased many huge laughs and endearing

You ever see someone with a new look, and it instantly makes your eyebrows squint? Think of when a person dyes their hair a strange color, or perhaps grows a mustache or goatee, and it makes onlookers ask “Why?” This