Monster Musume, vols. 1-2

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Did you know that centaurs, mermaids, and harpies really exist, and they’ve been living in secret in Japan? Monster Musume features a Japanese government that has formally acknowledged the existence of liminal species. To foster goodwill between humans and liminals, Japan…

Shiro Amano: The Artwork of Kingdom Hearts

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Shiro Amano illustrates the manga series based on the video game Kingdom Hearts. He also draws the covers and illustrations for the game novels. In Shiro Amano: The Artwork of Kingdom Hearts, readers will find a varied collection of Amano’s…

Unico

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Unico fits perfectly among the Greek myths: the pet of Psyche kidnapped by a jealous Venus, sprightly Unico is transported to different times and places, only to be whisked away with his memory wiped after a few days’ time. At worst, Unico leaves his new friends…

Three Thieves: The King’s Dragon, Book Four

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This fourth volume in the Three Thieves series focuses on the backstory of the main villain of the piece, Captain Drake. Told alternatively in a palette of bright colours (the present) and black-and-white (flashbacks and memories), this volume explores the…

Mishka and the Sea Devil

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The true star of Mishka and the Sea Devil is author and illustrator Xenia Pamfil’s quick change act: each chapter of the nine that make up the book is illustrated in a different style, creating an entirely new atmosphere for…

Bayonetta: Bloody Fate

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Bayonetta: Bloody Fate may be difficult for mainstream audiences to grasp. The concept originated in 2009 with a video game published by SEGA that received accolades for its insane sights, sounds, and over-the-top action. At its center is Bayonetta, a sexy,…

Gast

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Helen has just moved to rural Wales with her parents. She’s quiet and solitary, but she isn’t shy. She’s the kind of child whose mother must ask her not to bring any more dying animals to the house. Helen loves watching nature…