RADIANT has a world that just keeps expanding more and more. If I were to compare it with something else, it’d definitely be Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece, which has characters and realms that are just as vivid and brimming with
The comedic prowess of Keiichi Arawi’s CITY can be a tough nut to crack. Sometimes it delivers visual hilarity for all to enjoy; other times it’s apparent that Arawi is only speaking to his Japanese audience (something that made nichijou
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