Manga Reviews


Note: Still busy studying for midterms–have this review I’ve been saving in my buffer!

Since Itachi (moeronpan) has finally finished reviewing the Princess Tutu anime, I thought it’d be a good time to review the Princess Tutu manga. Although many fans have decried it as being so bad that it’s been dropped out of the PT canon, I still think it’s worth a review.

Spoilers ahead! (manga and anime)

Wow that's... a lot of peach.

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Since both me and Moeronpan are both busy with school right now, have an artbook review that I’ve been keeping in my buffer!

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Finally, the review of the last artbook I bought overseas.

Sorry in advance for really crappy photos. I have no idea what happened–either I was very tired the day I took photos or my hands were extremely shakey. The photos didn’t look too bad in the camera, so I didn’t realize how bad they were until I started fixing them up (in photoshop) for this review. I can’t re-take photos now since University has started up again, so my apologies. However, this does not excuse bad photos so I will try to take better ones in the future.

To be honest, I initially bought this artbook just because of the cover...

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Note: Shiki’s taken a few weeks break before the start of the next season, so no Shiki review this week! Since the anime series…es I want to review for the new fall season haven’t aired yet, here’s a little artbook review to tide you over! I should be able to review one new anime next week, though! …Hopefully!

This is another artbook which I bought overseas. The artist’s name is Kaya Kuramoto, but I’ve been unable to find much information about her. Kuramoto seems to be a doujin artist and illustrator for light novels, I’m guessing. Anyway, you can find her site here:

http://home.att.ne.jp/yellow/kuramoto/

The cover's pretty cool.

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When I was on my overseas trip, I was able to get ahold of three new artbooks. This one is my favorite of the three.

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I only really got this magazine in order to get the Black Rock Shooter DVD that came with it, but I might as well review this magazine because I can’t read it. (*doesn’t know any Japanese*)

Warning: Image heavy!

Despite the cover being Strike Witches, I'm glad that it's not overly fanservicey.

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This time, the cover is made of pretty foil material.

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It's hard to see, but there's actually glitter on the cover!

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