Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama

Title: Dragon Ball. Writer(s): Akira Toriyama. Artist(S): Akira Toriyama. Publisher: Viz Media. Format: Digital. Release Date: 1984 to 1989. Volumes: 16. Genre(s): Adventure, Comic Fantasy, Martial Arts. My Overall Rating: ★★★★ If there is one titular Japanese manga series that saw its fanbase grow exponentially over the years, it's Dragon Ball. Growing up, it was one manga … Continue reading Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama

Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Title: Chainsaw Man. Writer(s): Tatsuki Fujimoto. Artist(S): Tatsuki Fujimoto. Publisher: Viz Media. Format: Digital. Release Date: December 3rd, 2018 to December 14th, 2020 (Part One). Volumes: 34. Genre(s): Action, Comedy horror, Dark Fantasy. My Overall Rating: ★★ Young, wild, and free. The period right before adulthood is a slippery slope for many youngsters. Constantly trying to figure … Continue reading Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama

Title: Attack on Titan. Writer(s): Hajime Isayama. Artist(S): Hajime Isayama. Publisher: Kodansha Comics. Format: Digital. Release Date: September 9th, 2009 to April 9th, 2021. Volumes: 34. Genre(s): Action, Dark Fantasy, Post-Apocalyptic. My Overall Rating: ★★★ The buzz and hype around this series are larger than life itself. With the launch of the anime series adaptation in 2013, … Continue reading Attack on Titan by Hajime Isayama

Fullmetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa

Title: Fullmetal Alchemist. Writer(s): Hiromu Arakawa. Artist(S): HIROmu Arakawa. Publisher: Viz Media/Yen Press. Format: Digital. Release Date: July 12, 2001 – June 11, 2010. Volumes: 27. Genre(s): Adventure, Dark Fantasy, Steampunk. My Overall Rating: ★★★★ Grief has a way to gnaw into your rationality, slowly breaking the thin fiber holding it together, and protecting the most sane … Continue reading Fullmetal Alchemist by Hiromu Arakawa

Hellsing (Vol. 1) by Kohta Hirano

Title: Hellsing.Volume: 1. Writer(s): Kohta Hirano.Artist(s): Kohta Hirano. Translator(s): Duane Johnson. Letterer(s) and Retouch: Wilbert Lacuna & Studio Cutie.Publisher: Dark Horse Manga.Format: Hardcover - Deluxe edition.Release Date: June 14th 2020.Pages: 696.Genre(s): Manga, Horror.ISBN13: 9781506715537. My Overall Rating: ★★★★ Sometimes you can't help but wonder if there are supernatural things that humans are spared from seeing in … Continue reading Hellsing (Vol. 1) by Kohta Hirano

Shaman King by Hiroyuki Takei

Title: Shaman King. Writer(s): Hiroyuki Takei. Artist(S): HIROYUKI TAKEI. Publisher: Viz Media/Kodansha USA (Jump Comics/ComiXology). Format: Digital. Release Date: June 30, 1998 - August 30, 2004. Volumes: 32 (35 in the complete edition). Genre(s): Fantasy, Adventure, Supernatural. My Overall Rating: ★★★ Growing up, among the many manga series that I followed, there was one that I religiously … Continue reading Shaman King by Hiroyuki Takei

Bleach by Tite Kubo

Title: Bleach. Writer(s): Tite Kubo. Artist(S): Tite Kubo. Publisher: Viz Media (Jump Comics). Format: Digital. Release Date: August 7th, 2001 - August 22, 2016. Volumes: 74. Genre(s): Fantasy, Adventure, Supernatural. My Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.5/5). Among the many countless Japanese shōnen manga series that took the world by storm, there was one with a orange-haired kid that … Continue reading Bleach by Tite Kubo

Akira (1988) Movie Review

Title: Akira. Universe: Stand-Alone. Rated: R. Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo. Screenplay: Katsuhiro Ôtomo & Izô Hashimoto. Release Date: 1988. Runtime: 124 min. Genre(s): Action, Drama, Science-Fiction. Cast: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Tesshô Genda, and many more! Budget: ¥ 1,100,000,000. Gross in Japan: ¥ 1,700,000,000. My Overall Rating:★★★★★★★☆☆☆ (7/10). Story-telling comes in various forms. Creators around the … Continue reading Akira (1988) Movie Review

Akira (Vol. 6) by Katsuhiro Otomo

Title: Akira. Volume: 6. Writer(s): Katsuhiro Otomo. Illustrator(s): Katsuhiro Otomo. Publisher: Kodansha Comics. Format: Paperback. Release Date: April 12th, 2011 (first published on March 23rd, 1990). Pages: 440. Genre(s): Manga, Science-Fiction. ISBN13: 9781935429074. My Overall Rating: ★★★☆☆. Also in the Akira series: Akira (Vol. 1) by Katsuhiro Otomo Akira (Vol. 2) by Katsuhiro Otomo Akira (Vol. 3) … Continue reading Akira (Vol. 6) by Katsuhiro Otomo

Akira (Vol. 5) by Katsuhiro Otomo

Title: Akira. Volume: 5. Writer(s): Katsuhiro Otomo. Illustrator(s): Katsuhiro Otomo. Publisher: Kodansha Comics. Format: Paperback. Release Date: March 1st, 2011 (first published in 1984). Pages: 416. Genre(s): Manga, Science-Fiction. ISBN13: 9781935429074. My Overall Rating: ★★★★☆. Also in the Akira series: Akira (Vol. 1) by Katsuhiro Otomo Akira (Vol. 2) by Katsuhiro Otomo Akira (Vol. 3) by Katsuhiro … Continue reading Akira (Vol. 5) by Katsuhiro Otomo