mysteries and thrillers

Vampire Princess Miyu, vols. 1-2

Pretty Miyu may look like any other teenage girl going to school and hanging out with friends, but behind her sparkling eyes and musical laughter lie centuries of memories, secrets, and sadness. In reality, she is a Guardian, a vampire…

Shangri-La, part 1 and 2

Kuniko is a spirited girl living in a world that has been turned upside down. After an environmental calamity all but decimates Japan, Kunkio struggles with the remnants of humanity to carve out an existence in the face of deadly…

Burst Angel: Infinity

Burst Angel: Infinity is difficult to view in a vacuum. The single episode OVA serves as an extension to the events of the full Burst Angel series, itself an addendum to a mid-run episode, and it is imperative that the…

Black Butler: Season 1, Part 2

Part two of Black Butler sees the series hurtling towards a resolution for Ciel and Sebastian. Bound together by a dark ritual (hinted at but never shown), Sebastian must serve Ciel until they find who murdered Ciel’s parents and get…

Professor Layton and the Eternal Diva

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If you’ve never played the Professor Layton video games, there are two things you should know. First, you’re missing out on a wonderful series that mixes brain-tickling puzzles with brilliant visuals, dazzling music, and engaging, mysterious plotlines. The games hold…