Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5

Manga Review: Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5

Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5 focuses on Ken Kaneki, a college student who becomes a Ghoul after receiving organs from Rize Kamishiro during an emergency transplant. Ken now finds himself navigating the world as a human and Ghoul hybrid. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5 Written by: Sui Ishida Publisher: Shueisha English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

New Manga Releases for the Week of February 16, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of February 16, 2016

This week sees new manga releases from Dark Horse Comics, Seven Seas Entertainment, and VIZ Media. My “Pick of the Week” goes to VIZ Media’s release of Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 5 by Sui Ishida VIZ Media – MSRP: $12.99 Get it on Amazon for $7.76! Kaneki, Nishio, and Touka struggle to […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

New Anime Releases for the Week of February 16, 2016

New Anime Releases for the Week of February 16, 2016

This week sees new anime releases from Aniplex of America, FUNimation Entertainment, Sentai Filmworks, and VIZ Media. My “Pick of the Week” goes to FUNimation Entertainment’s release of Free! Eternal Summer The Second Season. Free! Eternal Summer The Second Season Blu-ray/DVD Combo | Limited Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo | Premium Edition Blu-ray/DVD Combo FUNimation Entertainment – […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

VIZ Media Launches the Shuriken and Pleats Manga Series

VIZ Media Launches the Shuriken and Pleats Manga Series

VIZ Media announces the launch of Matsuri Hino’s new manga series, Shuriken and Pleats, on Mar. 1, 2016. Shuriken and Pleats, the story of a schoolgirl who’s also a ninja in modern-day Japan, is the latest title from Hino, who created the Vampire Knight shojo series. Shuriken and Pleats is rated “T” for Teens and will be published […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: Deadman Wonderland Volume 13

Manga Review: Deadman Wonderland Volume 13

Deadman Wonderland Volume 13 is the final volume of the series, and it focuses on Ganta Igarashi and Shiro. Deadman Wonderland Volume 13 Written by: Jinsei Kataoka Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February 9, 2016 Volume 13 opens by continuing the major fight Igarashi and the other Deadmen are having with […]

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Manga Review: Magi Volume 16

Manga Review: Magi Volume 16

Magi Volume 16 focuses on Aladdin, a young man who is a Magi and has the ability to gather the Magoi of Rukh. Magi Volume 16 Written by: Shinobu Ohtaka Publisher: Shogakukan English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: February 9, 2016 Volume 16 focuses exclusively on Aladdin and his time at the Magnoshutatt Academy. While […]

 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 […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

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 […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

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 […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

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 […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

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: […]