Author Archive for Saeyong Kim

Black Lagoon: Roberta’s Blood Trail

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In Venezuela, Garcia Lovelace and his ex-terrorist maid Roberta enjoy peace after their harrowing experience in Roanapur (during which Garcia was kidnapped, then retrieved by Roberta through extreme violence). When a political party meeting becomes the site of a terrorist bombing attack, however, Garcia’s father…

Thermae Romae, vol. 3

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Lucius Modestus Quintus, the time-traveling Roman architect, continues to research Japanese bathing culture with Satsuki’s help. Ito’s traditional bath houses are beginning to struggle to keep up with the times and Lucius is indignant that, thousands of years in the…

K-On! High School

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K-On! High School succeeds K-On!, continuing the story of the high school pop music club after most of its members have graduated, leaving third-year student Azusa as the club’s captain, guitarist, and lone member. The story of Afterschool Tea Time’s…

Bubblegum Crash: Total Crash Collection

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Bubblegum Crash is a three-part continuation of the eight-episode series Bubblegum Crisis. Both series are distributed by AnimEigo. In the year 2034, humans are becoming accustomed to the use of Boomers, androids with various abilities and functions that assist with human tasks.…

Trigun Maximum Omnibus, vol.1

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  Trigun Maximum can best be described using the line of text on its contents page: “DEEP SPACE PLANET FUTURE GUN ACTION!!” The series includes lots of over-the-top, gunslingin’ action, with machines and weapons advanced far beyond what the Wild West-style setting suggests, coupled with a…

A Bride’s Story, vol. 5

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The series A Bride’s Story represents “life on the nineteenth-century Silk Road,” according to the publisher’s blurb. The reader travels with an English researcher, Henry Smith, a bespectacled nice guy who asks awkward questions and takes copious notes in his journals. This allows…