Category: Manga

Otomen – Not a Dandy & The Japanese Metrosexual

Aya Kanno’s Otomen challenges the dandy trope in anime along with commenting on metrosexuality in Japan. It’s more common in Japan than you realize. The reason why metrosexuality and Otomen...

/ August 22, 2016

New Manga Licenses by Viz Media Announced at Otakon 2016!

Great news for manga fans is here, because VIZ Media announced three new manga titles at their Otakon panel this year! These new pickups include some big names!

/ August 13, 2016

Exploring the Pacing and Time in Genshiken

Genshiken is my favorite manga of all time, and now that it’s going to be ending it seems like the right time to explore it (though, I started writing this...

/ August 2, 2016

Genshiken Second Season Manga to End

It’s a sad day for fans of Kio Shimoku’s manga Genshiken: Second Season, as it has just been announced that it will end it’s run in the next issue of...

/ July 21, 2016

Tetsugaku Letra and What it Takes to Change Someone’s Life

Tetsugaku Letra is a manga about Flamenco. The spanish style of dance is full of energy and temperament, inspiring lots of people. But it’s not exactly the dance who does that,...

/ July 15, 2016

The Sweet Simplicity of Hanayome wa Motodanshi

I’ve recently been learning about the idea of primary sources and secondary sources, and how they have different purposes.  Most manga would be a secondary sources on any given topic,...

/ July 8, 2016
Anime News

Hiatus x Hiatus Returns on This Week In Anime

It’s been one week since you looked anime news, cocked your head to the side, and said I’m angry, or at least you should be, at least if you’re a fan...

/ July 1, 2016