Author Archive for Emily Serven

Shugo Chara Chan!, vol. 1-3

Warning: I’m far enough out of the intended age range for the audience of these books, but I will keep this review as fair as possible knowing that fact. Story- There’s no contiguous story in these three volumes. At max…

Toriko, volumes 1-6

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In the gourmet age, everyone’s looking for the next best meal. However, the best meals are always the most dangerous. Enter Toriko, a gourmet hunter trained to take down the toughest meals. With his better-than-an-average-human’s nose and brawn-over-brains fighting style,…

Gandhi: A Manga Biography

Story- Most people know who Gandhi is, but they don’t know much beyond the fact that he used peaceful protest and sat on beds of nails. Many people don’t know that he spent time protesting in Africa, or that he…

WINX Club Vol. 1

Story- A seemingly normal girl discovers she has powers on her 16th birthday and begins her enrollment at the Alfea school for fairies. Of course, that’s just the one sentence summary. The main character, Bloom, feels under-appreciated, like she needs…

Jason and the Argonauts

Story and Writing- Jason is heir to a throne that was violently taken away from his parents by his uncle, Pelias. In his youth he was trained by Chiron, the centaur, and then went back to his home town to…