Category Archives: Manga

Manga Review: “The Lion and the Bride”

Title: ラィオンと花嫁 / Lion and Bride / The Lion and The Bride Mangaka: 桜みか / Mika Sakura Japanese Publisher: Akita Shoten Publishing / Petite Princess Magazine English Language Publisher: Media Do Company Demographic: Shoujo Genre: High School Romance ASIN (English Language Electronic Version): Volume 1: B07758HDTW Volume 2: B07758CHGK ISBN (Japanese Language Print Version): Volume 1: 9784253198264 Volume 2: 9784253198271 Volume

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First Chapter Reviews: New Fantasy Series in Hana to Yume

Toward the end of last year, Hana to Yume debuted two new fantasy series “Azfareo no Sobayounin” (The Chamberlain of Azfareo) by Shiki Chitose and “Niehime to Kemono no Ou” (The Sacrificial Princess and the King of the Beasts) by Yu Tomofuji. (Yes, I localized the titles. The ones given by the Hana to Yume editors aren’t proper English.) Both

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Manga Review: “Yuureina Kanojo to Shinreina Boku” Volume 1

Title: Yuureina Kanojo to Shinreina Boku (Ghost Woman and Psychic Me) Mangaka: 南国ばなな (Banana Nangoku) Publisher / Publication: Kodansha / Itan Demographic: Josei Genre: Supernatural, Gag Comedy, Romance ISBN: 9784063806649 Purchase: Amazon JP / Amazon US / Yes Asia / Kinokuniya US Synopsis: Genji, who’s always wanted to sense and photograph ghosts, deliberately moves into an apartment where a tragedy

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Manga Review: “Kanna to Detchi” Volume 1

Title: カンナとでっち (Kanna to Decchi, Kanna to Detchi (this is the mangaka’s preferred romanization), Kanna and the Apprentice) Mangaka: 餡蜜 (Ammitsu) Publisher / Publication: Kodansha / Bessatsu Friend (Betsufure) Demographic: Shoujo Genre: Slice-of-life, romance, comedy ISBN: 9784063419597 Purchase: Amazon JP / Yes Asia / Kinokuniya US Synopsis: Kanna’s father, who is a carpenter, brings home a live-in apprentice, Katsuhiko. As

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