Lesley Aeschliman

Manga Review: Requiem of the Rose King Volume 3

Manga Review: Requiem of the Rose King Volume 3

Requiem of the Rose King Volume 3 is based on two of William Shakespeare’s works: Henry VI and Richard III. This series follows Henry and Richard as they experience the Wars of the Roses. Requiem of the Rose King Volume 3 Written by: Aya Kanno Publisher: Akita Publishing Co., Ltd. English Publisher: VIZ Media Release […]

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Manga Review: Twin Star Exorcists Volume 3

Manga Review: Twin Star Exorcists Volume 3

Twin Star Exorcists Volume 3 focuses on two teenage exorcists named Rokuro and Benio. They are the “Twin Star Exorcists” who are fated to marry each other and give birth to a prophesied child. Twin Star Exorcists Volume 3 Written by: Yoshiaki Sukeno Publisher: Shueisha Inc. English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: January 5, 2016 […]

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Manga Review: My Love Story!! Volume 7

Manga Review: My Love Story!! Volume 7

My Love Story!! Volume 7 focuses Takeo Goda, a large high school boy who believed he would never have a girlfriend. Now he’s going out with Rinko Yamato, and the series primarily focuses on their relationship. My Love Story!! Volume 7 Written by: Kazune Kawahara English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: January 5, 2016 Even […]

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Manga Review: Blue Exorcist Volume 14

Manga Review: Blue Exorcist Volume 14

Blue Exorcist Volume 14 focuses on Rin Okumura and his classmates, who are students at True Cross Academy training to become Exorcists. They are trying to rescue Izumo, who is in the hands of Professor Gedoin. Blue Exorcist Volume 14 Written by: Kazue Kato Publisher: Shueisha English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: January 5, 2016 […]

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VIZ Media Announces Digital Anime Update for January 2016

VIZ Media Announces Digital Anime Update for January 2016

VIZ Media gets 2016 underway with a digital January 2016 update for its free anime content streaming platform. Throughout January 2016, audiences are invited to catch newly-added dubbed and subtitled episodes for several anime series including Sailor Moon, Sailor Moon Crystal, Hunter x Hunter, Naruto Shippuden and Inuyasha: The Final Act. Newly added anime content […]

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Manga Review: One-Punch Man Volume 4

Manga Review: One-Punch Man Volume 4

One-Punch Man Volume 4 is about Saitama, a superhero who can defeat an opponent with just one punch. His disciple is Genos, a cyborg out for revenge against another cyborg that killed his family. Both Saitama and Genos are now members of the Hero Association. One-Punch Man Volume 4 Written by: ONE Publisher: Shueisha Inc. […]

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VIZ Media Announces Digital Manga Update for January 2016

VIZ Media Announces Digital Manga Update for January 2016

VIZ Media gives fans and readers a wide range of fresh choices for 2016 with its digital manga update for January 2016. New series launches include Honey So Sweet, a romantic comedy about an unlikely relationship that blossoms between a pair of seemingly mismatched high school students, along with Saving Life, which tells the story about […]

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Manga Review: Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring

Manga Review: Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring

Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring is a one volume spin-off for the Naruto manga series. This story focuses on the next generation of ninja, with the primary emphasis placed on some of the children of Naruto and his peers. Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring Written by: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: […]

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New Manga Releases for the Week of January 5, 2016

New Manga Releases for the Week of January 5, 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 Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring. Get it for $6.03 on Amazon! Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring by Masashi Kishimoto VIZ Media – […]

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VIZ Media Announces Its Final Digital Manga Update for 2015

VIZ Media Announces Its Final Digital Manga Update for 2015

VIZ Media finishes 2015 with a second digital manga update for December. New titles include the launch of Boys Over Flowers Season 2, which debuts digitally on Dec. 22, 2015 and resumes creator Yoko Kamio’s shojo manga story set two years after the conclusion of the original series. Eri Sakondo’s modern-day spin on a classic Japanese […]

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Manga Review: Tokyo Ghoul Volume 4

Manga Review: Tokyo Ghoul Volume 4

Tokyo Ghoul Volume 4 focuses on a college student named Ken Kaneki, who has become a Ghoul after receiving organs from one during an emergency transplant. He must now learn what it means to be a Ghoul. Tokyo Ghoul Volume 4 Written by: Sui Ishida Publisher: Shueisha English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: December 15, […]

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New Manga Releases for the Week of December 15, 2015

New Manga Releases for the Week of December 15, 2015

This week sees new manga releases from Kodansha Comics, Seven Seas Entertainment, Vertical Comics, VIZ Media, and Yen Press. My “Pick of the Week” goes to Yen Press’ release of Yowamushi Pedal Volume 1. Yowamushi Pedal Volume 1 by Wataru Watanabe Yen Press – MSRP: $23.99 Get it for $20.25 on Amazon! For the love […]

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VIZ Media Announces Two New Naruto Manga Releases for 2016

VIZ Media Announces Two New Naruto Manga Releases for 2016

VIZ Media announces plans to kick off 2016 with a pair of Naruto manga releases. Set for release in print on Jan. 5, 2016, Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring is the post-series spin-off to the world’s most popular ninja manga. A digital version is currently available via VIZ Manga and the VIZ Manga App, as […]

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Manga Review: Magi Volume 15

Manga Review: Magi Volume 15

Magi Volume 15 features a young man named Aladdin, who is a Magi that has the ability to gather the Magoi of Rukh. Magi Volume 15 Written by: Shinobu Ohtaka Publisher: Shogakukan English Publisher: VIZ Media Release Date: December 8, 2015 Roughly the first half of Volume 15 focuses on Alibaba and his attempts at […]

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Manga Review: Deadman Wonderland Volume 12

Manga Review: Deadman Wonderland Volume 12

Deadman Wonderland Volume 12 sees a young man named Ganta Igarashi wrongfully imprisoned in a special prison known as Deadman Wonderland. At this point in the series, Ganta has learned some painful truths about himself and his friend, Shiro. Deadman Wonderland Volume 12 Written by: Jinsei Kataoka Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten English Publisher: VIZ Media Release […]