Don’t Meddle With My Daughter Vol. 1 by Nozomu Tamaki: Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me

There’s no denying that single parents have it rough. Taking care of a child after losing a spouse can be a stressful time for all involved--especially if your child happens to be a superhero. This is the plight that concerns Athena, formerly known as the superheroine Eighth Wonder. Athena’s days of rescuing the city from … Continue reading Don’t Meddle With My Daughter Vol. 1 by Nozomu Tamaki: Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me

There’s A Demon Lord on the Floor Vol. 1 by Hato: Familiar Flavors

There's A Demon Lord on the Floor has all the right ingredients for a fun harem comedy set inside a quiet and quaint family restaurant. While this has been my favorite setting for a workplace comedy, the manga has a "been there, done that" feel because it runs against another series that pretty much has the … Continue reading There’s A Demon Lord on the Floor Vol. 1 by Hato: Familiar Flavors

Plum Crazy! Tales of a Tiger-Striped Cat Vol. 1 by Hoshino Natsumi: *infinite squealing*

When it comes right down to it, who doesn't love cats? As a lover of animals big and small, I remember badly wanting a cat when I was growing up. My family had dogs and don't get me wrong, dogs are amazing animals but there's just something so unique about the feline species. They have … Continue reading Plum Crazy! Tales of a Tiger-Striped Cat Vol. 1 by Hoshino Natsumi: *infinite squealing*

Vinland Saga, Vols 1-9 by Makoto Yukimura: History Comes Alive

Vinland Saga is the tale of young Viking named Thorfinn whose experiences tragedy and is twisted by his need for revenge. As the name indicates, it's a sprawling saga whose twists and turns take the reader into unexpected places.  It's hard to review Vinland Saga without giving away too many spoilers. The first story arc … Continue reading Vinland Saga, Vols 1-9 by Makoto Yukimura: History Comes Alive

Please Tell Me! Galko-Chan vol. 1 by Kenya Suzuki: Their Advice Should Never Be Followed

Though I was introduced to it late into the show's run, I've become a devout follower of the McElroy's podcast My Brother, My Brother and Me. I love tuning in each week to hear Justin, Travis, and Griffin dispense hilarious and colorful life advice to listeners and Yahoo! Answers posters. I bring this up because if … Continue reading Please Tell Me! Galko-Chan vol. 1 by Kenya Suzuki: Their Advice Should Never Be Followed