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Shounen Princess - Putri Harimau Nao

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Story of Dat Ass: Alright, before I begin anything, let me draw your attention once again to dat ass. That right there is how you make a cover. You know it's a guy, but you have to admire an ass that fine. If the manga would keep up with such fine ass-ness then it would be perfect. Unfortunately, it does not. But the art makes me appreciate that this guy makes an amazing girl, and that this is surprisingly not an awkward boner fest despite fully knowing that it's a dude throughout. The point here is that it's a great cover and that you should totally judge a book by its cover. This perfectly sound and... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 art
?/10 characters
8/10 overall

Revenge Game

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Story: I am a complete sucker for revenge games. Or survival games. Or stuff where you have to kill your own friends and classmates or know what? Call it Battle Royale. This story, is mainly the first one with a dash of the third, minus the wanton brutal butchering. But I digress, I forgot the point I'm making. Probably a- oh, right, "Revenge Game". Nevermind. As the title implies, revenge happens. In a "game" format. But it's mostly revenge, where a bullied rich boy who was bullied gets his revenge on his bullies. Hence, the title. There are no "Saw" or "Hostel"... See full review

6/10 story
6.5/10 art
5/10 characters
6/10 overall

Kyuusen no Shima

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I think it's only fair to review this in two ways: The Main plot and the Omake plots, but in some ways, they overlap. And by overlap I mean titties. After the jump, boobs. Story (Main) So, it starts out great: This guy is running, he has a mask over his head, or some kind of sack with an eye hole (Eye, only one to make it even more frea-kay) and a mouth hole; screaming for someone to save him because OH SHIT He is being chased by this fine ass woman in an ox head mask! Who cuts him down as blood splatters on her fine, fine rack. And let me tell you, it is a fine rack. That pretty much sets you up for a... See full review

6.5/10 story
10/10 art
4/10 characters
6/10 overall

Amairo Islenauts

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Story: You know why I read this? Fanservice. What did I get? Fanservice. About 80% boobs, 20% butts, something I can't entirely approve of because who doesn't like a fine rump? Everybody loves well-rounded butts! Ass man, it's all about the ass. And it's all about the service, because this has a lot of fetish fuel, and to namedrop them all is not only spoilery but time consuming. But there is plenty with some girl on girl action. That bit alone gets it an extra point. And the actual plot? Easy: Floating island where non-humans gather and a guy goes to teach there while meeting all these fine ass honeys who... See full review

5/10 story
6/10 art
3.5/10 characters
6/10 overall

Rookies

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Story: In a nutshell, it's about delinquents playing baseball and their coach/teacher who talks about dreams and inspires said delinquents to stop doing delinquent behaviour and play some baseball. It really is about delinquents and baseball and those two aspects, together or separate, are 90% of the manga in it's 24 volume run. Seriously, baseball. Loads of it, and you can bet your ass it's some damn good baseball. Baseball games, like any other game in manga form, take place over a few volumes, to better display how fucking awesome it is. Here is no exception, be it length or awesomeness. The games are... See full review

9.5/10 story
10/10 art
8.5/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Deadman Wonderland

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Story: Framed for mass murder, wanton slaughter and 16 other assorted accounts, Ganta is found guilty and is sentenced to Deadman Wonderland, a jail where the public can watch some fun death games and badass blood fights. Family friendly fun for all! I should also mention that it's a literal wonderland, with the jail smack dab in the center of an amusement park, complete with a ferris wheel. That's how they roll, and they're rolling in a MacLauren, one of those super fast race cars; it's that good. The concept of jail for convicts and those with super powers who also happen to be convicts is awesome and... See full review

9.3/10 story
9/10 art
9.3/10 characters
9.3/10 overall

Kurogane (Haruto IKEZAWA)

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Secret Santa 2013 Review Story: Cutting out the filler, it's about a guy who has super eyes but a weak body so he gets the help of a sexy ghost whose previous life was a swordswoman of a school of badass swordmanship, "Fist to Face Sakura Sword Style". She helps him become a kendo practicioner by using her methods and techniques and his super eyes. That's the story in a nutshell and it goes through plenty of training, angst at being too weak, all the shit that any main character who has to rise to become the top has to face, except it cuts out most of said shit and as a whole feels like that... See full review

8/10 story
9/10 art
8/10 characters
9/10 overall

Gankutsuou

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Story: In a nutshell, if you haven't read The Count of Monte Cristo, don't bother with this. To a greater extent, if you haven't watched Gankutsuou, seriously don't bother with this. This is more of a companion piece to the anime Gankutsuou than a stand-alone adaptation that can be read all on it's own, irregardless of it's source material. Nevertheless, a background in the original Alexandre Dumas work and then the anime would be most beneficial. Once more before I mention it again a few more times: Do not step into this without prior knowledge of the series! So, why did I say all that crap? Simply... See full review

7/10 story
8.5/10 art
7.5/10 characters
7.5/10 overall

Region

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Story: Straight up, I had some real fun with this. It's an apocalypse that isn't entirely brought about by humans, but by mother nature getting fed up with humans being the top dogs and opening up a can of whoop-ass. The real nitty-gritty of it is that the environment is changing and in turn, so does the ecosystem. The ecosystem in thos case doesn't bother with the large species but with the small. Rats, for instance, beasties of those size and even smaller. It almost feels fresh in that it isn't humans that are the worst enemy here but the species that lived in fear of us or those we crushed because we're... See full review

9/10 story
8.5/10 art
7.5/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

21st Century Boys

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Not nearly as sublime as the uncannily sublime 20th Century Boys (2 volumes compared to 22 but shush) but a solid follow-up nonetheless on one of the most magnificent and unbelievable works in manga ever. You fall into two camps: The first one, the uncultured heathens who haven't read 20th Century Boys, and the second one, those who have walked the path of Kenji and Friend. First camp, leave this page and begin reading. Second camp, this is the grand finale of the series. It wraps up the saga of Friend, the Kenji Faction and all inbetween. As a conclusion, it does a fine job all things considering and is a... See full review

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9/10 overall

Bloody Junkie

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Story: A classic tale of guy winding up in a death match battle royale between a number of contestants for a hefty prize bag against his will. If it were a classic plot type/narrative/whosawhat then that would be disturbing but it's a normal guy in an relatively abnormal situation, and because it's a battle royale, blood and violence ensues, fun for all! Especially for the viewers, by which I don't mean you, and by which again is where it throws a nice curveball, as the entire thing is broadcasted online for a paid streaming internet show thing. Kinda like a pay-per-view thing, except it's more than a... See full review

6/10 story
7.5/10 art
5/10 characters
6.5/10 overall

Amagami: Love Goes On!

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It's a sweet, adorable tale about the adorable Ai, swimmer and gal who trolls Main Guy in her arc. This is strictly for fans of her and for those who watched the show. It does her justice with some great art to boot. The quick story wouldn't appeal much to other people but if I remember correctly, it's faithful to the show and probably faithful with the length as well. I adored her and the show so this is right up my alley so once again, fans of the show and more specifically Ai, pick it up. Everybody else, watch the show instead of reading about Ai's arc. It'll be better that way and more filling.

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8/10 overall

Ai Kora

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Story: Ai Kora, a heartwarming tale about a guy who loves parts. I don't just mean an ass-man or a titty fiend, this is a guy with class and expectations, specific taste and a gourmet palette. He wants a specific kind of bust, eyes, legs ass neck waist etc etc. Each part needs to be a specific size and shape and this form of fetish is aptly called "Parts love". The series runs on this theme and is the absolute driving force behind his actions (Lets call him Maeda) and his need to protect and desire for said parts is also a running theme in the chapters within the series. Of course there's ecchi... See full review

8.5/10 story
9/10 art
8.5/10 characters
8.5/10 overall

Love in Hell

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Story: Sinner goes to hell, meets up with a cute demon whose his... escort through hell. Or coordinator. Leader? She guides him and helps him get rid of the debt he has for his sins through sadistic torture, mutilation and bodily harm because at the end of the day, he revives it. So lets say for an example that he, and I'm just laying down an example, he gets his nuts crushed like grapes and his dick smashed with a mace. He'll have a new johnson and pair before the day is done and thus, black comedy and titties ensue. Wait, titties? Where did titties come from? What does titties have to do with hell? Why... See full review

8.5/10 story
9/10 art
8/10 characters
9/10 overall

Binbougami ga!

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Story: I just adore this series. The comedy was spot on between the main protagonists and the side characters in relation to them and each other; how it could be so perverted without overdosing on ecchi; the sad moments that the characters reflect upon and the bright side at the end; how the characters grow and evolve as the series progresses and the characters themselves that help make up the world of Binbougami Ga. Sometimes it's antics involving the main plot of Momiji trying to get Sakura's fortune energy, other times it's about side characters and going deeper into what made Sakura into what she is... See full review

9/10 story
8.5/10 art
9.5/10 characters
9/10 overall

See Me After Class

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Story: I doubt it'll continue anytime soon but what's there is story-wise, crap. Absolute crap. But the cover is a giant pair of boobs with some little chibi guy there for no reason. I mean, the mammaries are as big as the title! Obviously this is about tits, and that guy is getting some. And he does, he gets all the bitches. No rack is safe from the bitch magnet that is his immeasurable sexual appeal. And his junk. So, the plot is a lead in for tits because it's a scenario that's fit for a school porno- Think of this as a college with- It's just a set up for tits. Typical ecchi start up where the girly... See full review

2/10 story
10/10 art
2/10 characters
5/10 overall

Kamisama no Iutoori (Akeji FUJIMURA)

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Story: I'm a fan of this kind of stuff: Survival, youngsters being tossed into "life or head explosion" situations, high stakes games, head explosions and turning mundane games into high stakes games (Totally different from "high stakes games" on it's own) or turning childhood games into horrifying nightmarish trials. And psychological breakdowns, those are always fun. The manga tackles all of that and for those who are fans of that kind of stuff, it should satisfy despite a high turnover rate, questionable plot developments and in my opinion, somewhat poor reasoning and it was... See full review

7.5/10 story
8/10 art
6.5/10 characters
7.5/10 overall

20th Century Boys

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Story: Naoki Urasawa's name on the cover is a seal of quality. You know the series you're about to read is some of the best in the genre, if not the entire damn medium. He's just that good, and 20th Century Boys is no different. A tale of heroism and heroics, childhood dreams and growing up, good vs evil and confrontation, it spans a nice set of volumes and with detail, loads of dialogue and for here, the power of music, driven by T.Rex's 20th Century Boys. While the tale is a long one, it has the Urasawa style of taking it's time. It doesn't rush and for better or worse, it gives you all of what you need... See full review

9.5/10 story
10/10 art
10/10 characters
9.5/10 overall

Conveni-N

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Story: It's nonsensical, it's stupid, it's shamelessly perverted in it's perverted progression and it's crazy, absolutely bug nuts absurd. The progression is progress, it continues as if it's natural and it does feel natural in a way. It flows, doesn't feel disjointed or frazzled but what's in the flow is a load of crap. It's- Ugh. A convenience store, run by ****-san (No, really. Unless you want me to call him Manager) who gets hit by an 18 wheeler, on a green light, while the driver was sleeping off a booze run (Fabricated). I'll keep this brief. Guy fucks up, gets blackmailed to join the ranks of the... See full review

4/10 story
9/10 art
4/10 characters
6/10 overall

Mizugi no Sekai

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That's my face through the entire thing. Not only is it a one-shot, it's a one-shot about a world where people wear swimsuits. All the time. And this is at school, where they got out of the wet, wet outside, in their swimsuits. It is exceptional: in it's delivery, in the art, the colour, the wetness of it all, dat milk, even when writing on the board it's delicious. Considering that it's swimsuits and nothing else, I'm scoring it appropriately, with 90% of the score going to art, fanservice and swimsuits with the remaining 10% to everything else. Which is nothing.

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?/10 story
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?/10 characters
9/10 overall

Onihime VS

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Story: All you need to know about plot is that this guy has a heart condition and... etc etc etc... chugs down a banriku- Banrink- a drink that gradually turns his heart into a macguffin for ultimate power among oni. And he's protected by two hot oni chicks. Sorry, 10,000,000 yen and an extra year of life for his heart to be eaten at the end of that year. His delicious heart needs to mature and all. That's pretty much it for the spiffy premise. What then progresses is combat, fanservice, a bit more combat, more fanservice, mammaries, some truly dispicable content and more fanservice. You really aren't... See full review

5/10 story
8/10 art
7/10 characters
6/10 overall

Me and the Devil Blues

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Story: Legend has it that if you stand at a crossroad at midnight and play your guitar, a man will come up to you and ask for it. If you give it to him, he'll tweak it and you'll play like no other. To be able to play music beyond measure, all it would take is your soul. The same legend goes for Robert Johnson, one of the most legendary bluesman in history. King of the Delta Blues, he is a bonafide legend. Me and the Devil Blues is all about him, from the start of his time with Virginia and the birth of his blues. It's like no other manga I've read and not just because it's one of the few based on the... See full review

9/10 story
9.5/10 art
9/10 characters
9/10 overall

GE - Good Ending

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Story: I just loved this straight from the first few pages, where the main gets the taste smacked out of his mouth by a rogue tennis ball while playing voyeur on a distant third or so floor with some peeping specs. Comedic moments like these are present throughout, by means of slapstick, comedic dialogue or what have you but never consistent, as interspersed within the pages of this series is some truly heartwrenching moments, tearjerkers, heartwarming and it's a torrent of emotions. One chapter may leave you laughing, another may tug at your heart strings and convince you to read just one more chapter... See full review

9/10 story
9/10 art
9/10 characters
9/10 overall

Cage of Eden

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Story: You know, I can't believe it ended. It left so much open, so many threads untied and loose. So many things missing, so many questions left unanswered and yet, it answered some of the most important of them all, and to it's benefit in a good pace. And why, is this guy talking about the ending right at the start? Because you already know deep down that a dumbass manga like this, chockful of fanservice, ridiculous events, hot-blooded hammy speeches and action, can never, ever, EVER hope to achieve a satisfying conclusion. It's the nature of things. But damn a nice plot it doth threads. Kids on a... See full review

7/10 story
8/10 art
8/10 characters
8/10 overall

Garden (Yuichi YOKOYAMA)

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So, there are these characters, characters as in these... characters. They go into a garden full of geometrical shapes, rife with abstract patterns, constructions and the ordinary made into something obscure and unusual while keeping in the bounds of what we see today: Trees made of cars, mechanical whozawhats in the form of a piece of nature, all sorts of jazz. If you got any of that, then give it a go. If you're like me and didn't entirely follow that then go read something that is more structured. The only way this is structured is the progression through the garden. There is no end goal and the only... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 art
?/10 characters
4/10 overall

Detroit Metal City

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Story: I'm going to be writing this review in a manner that suits it and to make sure you know what I mean, here's some statistics from the first 100 chapters on two words: Rape: Used over 250 times. Fuck: Used over 250 times. You can't make this shit up. There's even a 10 rapes per second feature that shows up. And killing your mother and fucking your dad the day after, all in a song's work for DMC. Things like that, killing and rape, it makes mention of it in spades and considering it's split between Krauser and Negishi makes it even more impressive. One page has fuck 20 times on it! For all it's fun... See full review

7.5/10 story
5.5/10 art
7/10 characters
7/10 overall

12 O'Clock Bell Rings

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Cinderella, it has all the makings of it except most of them are skewered and twisted, but not enough to make you forget where it's roots are. Aside from the completely roundabout ending that changes what you just read, it also alters the... "Fairy Godmother", who is more like the classical witch, complete with that awesome witch hat but minus the wart on the nose, green skin (Black and white) and all-around ugliness. But witchiness aside, or with it, the writing is pretty entertaining: Snarky, sarcastic, hardly befets a Disney princess or a truly sympathetic heroine but it goes perfectly with... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 art
?/10 characters
8/10 overall

Alive!

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At War on Halloween MM I truly don't know where to start with this one. It wasn't outstanding, but it also wasn't bad. Pretty good for a one volume work though, which is a plus. Has a good premise and deals with inmates saved from death, isolation and comfort within said isolation. And a deal with the devil, but that's what you get when some mysterious saviour gives you a choice of death or coming with them. So, good premise and it delivers. After the introduction of the girl, things get dicey and more interesting and once the second half kicks in, it takes a turn for the odd. It's... certainly not what... See full review

?/10 story
?/10 art
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7.5/10 overall

Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Kai - Tsumihoroboshi-hen

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This one's kinda tough to review. It's a pie slice from the Grand Higurashi Pie that goes well with the other slices, even though they have different flavours. There is a hint of flavour of the other arcs but it still has it's own distinct flavour. So, pie. It's a late bloomer in the baking cycle, considering that it's in the mid teens of the series and being Kai, here meaning Answer. Answering questions from earlier on and providing it's own. Lets say you read one or two of the arcs preluding this, that doesn't mean you should dig your fingers into the squishy innards of this one from your half-baked... See full review

?/10 story
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8.3/10 overall

Chaosic Rune

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October's Badass War on Halloween MM
Story: To be frank, this is a world of badass. Cards that summon monsters and shit, where if the monster gets injured, so does the summoner and none of that "punch monster, oooh! Summoner is bruised! And he's cut?!" kinda shit, this is where if a monster fucking rips the arm off of another monster, the summoner's arm gets fucking ripped off. This is card games at it's finest: Chockful of violence, blood, mutilations and shitloads of killing. None of that pussy ass hologram shit from Yu-Gi-Oh!, this is as manly as fuck. But I can't neglect how many people... See full review

8/10 story
8/10 art
7.5/10 characters
8/10 overall