Hot Gimmick, vol. 3

Hatsumi arrives at a party thrown by Azusa only to discover she has been set-up. Azusa has told his friends that Hatsumi is ready, willing and up for grabs. It turns out Azusa wants Hatsumi to feel the same sense…

Densha Otoko (Train Man): A Shojo Manga

This manga is based on a modern legend, the kind of story that creates a buzz — part truth, part urban legend, part internet chatter, and in the end, it’s anyone’s guess what’s truth and what’s embellishment. The story has…

November Update!

The new reviews are here! As always, please also check out Teenreads.com for our latest manga reviews as well! Please enjoy. Titles include: In No Flying, No Tights Hot Gimmick Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Biography Superman: Secret Identity Tsubasa: Reservoir…

Chocolat, vol. 1

Kum-ji is a huge fan of the boy band DDL, but because she became a fan late in the game, their fan club is already filled and there is no room for her. But she has a plan: she’ll join…

Wolverine, vol. 1: The Brotherhood

Hugh Jackman is a great actor, but one problem with his portrayal of Wolverine is that he doesn’t, and probably can’t, capture the pure animalistic rage which lies at Logan’s very core. Lucy Braddock can see that rage in her…

Powers, vol. 1: Who Killed Retro Girl?

What, Brian Michael Bendis again? I’ll admit, I’m a wee bit biased, but he’s also one of the few authors who consistently works in this genre. This time around, with Oeming’s artwork a wonderful vision of traditionally bright animation cast…

Powers, vol. 2: Roleplay

Powers continues to be one of the strongest and distinctive titles on the market, despite drawing on the familiar tropes of the superhero story and the gritty cop drama. Bendis, with all the usual wit, and slick artist Oeming make…