Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: Maid-sama! Omnibus Volumes 5-6

Manga Review: Maid-sama! Omnibus Volumes 5-6

Maid-sama! Omnibus Volumes 5-6 collects two volumes of Maid-sama! into one release. In the series, 16-year-old Misaki Ayuzawa is the student council president at a formerly all-boys’ high school and has to deal with a lot of the boys resenting her. Misaki’s family doesn’t have much money, so she secretly works at a maid café […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

VIZ Media Announces the Release of Bleach Movies: The Unforgiven Double Feature

VIZ Media Announces the Release of Bleach Movies: The Unforgiven Double Feature

VIZ Media offers a special treat to Bleach fans as it announces the release of Bleach Movies: The Unforgiven Double Feature, a special home media edition. Set for retail release on Feb. 16, 2016, this new DVD set contain Bleach the Movie: Fade to Black as well as Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse. The two-disc set will carry an […]

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Manga Review: So Cute It Hurts!! Volume 5

Manga Review: So Cute It Hurts!! Volume 5

So Cute It Hurts!! Volume 5 focuses on twins named Megumu and Mitsuru Kobayashi. They had cross-dressed as each other for a week to attend the other’s school, and both found themselves falling in love with a student at their sibling’s school. So Cute It Hurts!! Volume 5 Written by: Go Ikeyamada Publisher: Shogakukan English […]

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New Manga Releases for the Week of February 9, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of February 9, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Seven Seas Entertainment, Vertical Comics, and VIZ Media. My “Pick of the Week” goes to VIZ Media’s release of Magi Volume 16. Magi Volume 16 by Shinobu Ohtaka VIZ Media – MSRP: $9.99 Get it on Amazon! Aladdin’s studies at the Magnoshutatt Academy are going well, and he […]

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New Anime Releases for the Week of February 9, 2016

New Anime Releases for the Week of February 9, 2016

This week sees new anime releases from Eastern Star, FUNimation Entertainment, NIS America, PONYCAN USA, Sentai Filmworks, and VIZ Media. My “Pick of the Week” goes to Sentai Filmworks’ release of Akame ga KILL! Collection 1. Akame ga KILL! Collection 1 DVD | Blu-ray | Blu-ray/DVD Combo Collector’s Edition Sentai Filmworks – Sub and Dub […]

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Manga Review: Food Wars! Volume 10

Manga Review: Food Wars! Volume 10

Food Wars! Volume 10 focuses on the Fall Classic competition at the prestigious Totsuki Culinary Academy. For this volume, main character Soma Yukihira is more of an observer than an active participant. Food Wars! Volume 10 Written by: Yuto Tsukuda Publisher: Shueisha English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February 2, 2016 Volume 10 begins by […]

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Manga Review: My Hero Academia Volume 3

Manga Review: My Hero Academia Volume 3

My Hero Academia Volume 3 focuses on Izuku Midoriya, a Quirkless boy who yearned to be a hero. He gains a Quirk through an encounter with a hero named All Might, and Izuku is now a student at U.A. High School. My Hero Academia Volume 3 Written by: Kohei Horikoshi Publisher: Shueisha English Publisher: VIZ […]

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VIZ Media Makes the Naruto Feature Films Available on Steam

VIZ Media Makes the Naruto Feature Films Available on Steam

VIZ Media brings the action of Naruto to Steam, an interactive content delivery platform by software company Valve Corporation. All 10 full-length feature films from the Naruto and Naruto Shippuden story arcs are available with an English dub. They can be purchased or rented on Steam in the U.S. and Canada. The films available on […]

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Manga Review: Behind the Scenes!! Volume 1

Manga Review: Behind the Scenes!! Volume 1

Behind the Scenes!! Volume 1 focuses on Ranmaru Kurisu, a son of fisherfolk who isn’t talented in fishing. Ranmaru has an inferiority complex, and he goes away to college in the city with the hope of finding a sense of belonging. Behind the Scenes!! Volume 1 Written by: Bisco Hatori Publisher: Hakusensha, Inc. English Publisher: […]

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Manga Review: Assassination Classroom Volume 8

Manga Review: Assassination Classroom Volume 8

Assassination Classroom Volume 8 features Koro Sensei, a powerful octopus creature that’s the homeroom teacher for Class 3-E at Kunugigaoka Junior High School. He intends to destroy Earth within a year, unless the students in his class can assassinate him before the deadline. But even with assassination attempts going on, Koro Sensei still teaches his […]

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VIZ Media Announces Digital Manga Update for February 2016

VIZ Media Announces Digital Manga Update for February 2016

VIZ Media starts February 2016 with a new digital manga update that features a wide variety of series debuts and new additions to continuing titles. New manga series launches for the month include Behind the Scenes!!, the latest romantic shojo comedy by the creator of Ouran High School Host Club. Also debuting in February 2016 […]

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Manga Review: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 2 – Battle Tendency Volume 2

Manga Review: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 2 – Battle Tendency Volume 2

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 2 – Battle Tendency Volume 2 is set in 1938 and focuses on Joseph Joestar, the grandson of Jonathan Joestar. JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Part 2 – Battle Tendency Volume 2 Written by: Hirohiko Araki Publisher: Shueisha English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February 2, 2016 Volume 2 sees Joseph Joestar meeting […]

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New Manga Releases for the Week of February 2, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of February 2, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Dark Horse Comics, Kodansha Comics, Seven Seas Entertainment, and VIZ Media. My “Pick of the Week” goes to VIZ Media’s release of Kamisama Kiss Volume 20. Kamisama Kiss Volume 20 by Julietta Suzuki VIZ Media – MSRP: $9.99 Get it for $7.66 on Amazon! It’s the third day […]

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New Anime Releases for the Week of February 2, 2016

New Anime Releases for the Week of February 2, 2016

This week sees new anime releases from Eastern Star, FUNimation Entertainment, Lucky Penny, and Sentai Filmworks. My “Pick of the Week” goes to FUNimation Entertainment’s release of Evangelion 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo. Evangelion 3.33 You Can (Not) Redo DVD | Blu-ray FUNimation Entertainment – Sub and Dub – MSRP: $29.98 | $34.98 Get it […]

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VIZ Media Announces Digital Anime Update for February 2016

VIZ Media Announces Digital Anime Update for February 2016

VIZ Media moves into February 2016 and continues to heat up the winter season for fans with the latest monthly digital anime content update. This month, audiences will be treated to the latest Naruto Shippuden episodes straight from Japan in subtitled weekly simulcasts every Thursday. Also dive into the exclusive U.S. premiere of Sailor Moon Sailor […]