Tag Archive for VIZ Media

Ultraman, vol. 3

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The Ultraman manga is a sequel to the 1960s television show of the same name. If you aren’t familiar with the Ultraman mythos, Ultraman is an alien who came to earth and merged with a human host, Shin Hayata, to…

School Judgment, vol. 1

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“Of the children, by the children and for the children…” is the motto of the School Judgment System, which utilizes classroom arbitration sessions to cut down on corruption, bullying, theft, and other issues that arise during the school day. These…

Tokyo Ghoul, vol. 1

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Ken Kaneki is a shy college freshman who loves to read horror novels and likes to hang out with his best friend, Hideyoshi “Hide” Nagachika, at a coffee shop called Anteiku. The two often discuss ghouls, creatures who appear in human form but eat human flesh,…

Yo-Kai Watch, vols. 1-2

Yo-Kai Watch, volume 1

Nate Adams is a normal elementary school student until he releases a yo-kai named Whisper. Whisper gives him a device called a “yo-kai watch” which allows Nate to see yo-kai and, to Nate’s surprise, Whisper insists on becoming his butler.…

One-Punch Man, vols. 1-2

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Saitama was having a rough life: lingering unemployment, lack of direction, and an omnipresent malaise that threatened to overwhelm him, all adding up to one very unsatisfied individual. Desperately searching for a purpose, Saitama made the fateful decision to become a…

Ultraman, vol. 1

Ultraman Volume 1

   I revisited various incarnations of the storied Ultraman property before reading the all new manga, mostly to remind myself about the character and the main touchstones, but also as an excuse to take a trip down the good old…