Manga Review

My Heavenly Hockey Club Vol. 1 – Manga Review


My Heavenly Hockey Club is like one part Ouran High School Host Club, and one part Mighty Ducks. Except in this version of the Mighty Ducks, the team sucks hard and never gets better (or even has a game)…

Manga Review

Cipher Vol. 1 – Manga Review


Typically, a cipher is a way to encrypt information for security purposes. My favorite is the Caesar Cipher, since it’s so easy to break. But in the context of manga, Cipher is actually this dude who gets yaoi with his twin brother… I prefer the former…


Vertical Inc: Bringing You Emo Manga Since 2007!


I got some random bookmarks in a recent press package from Vertical Inc. One for Apollo’s Song and another for To Terra. I actually read the text on the bookmarks today (because really, who can be bothered to read?) and I caught this delightful gem. The bookmark reads:

To Terra… The hit sci-fi emo manga by shoujo-master Keiko Takemiya.

How freaking awesome is that!? Emo manga? Seriously. This is by far the coolest bookmark I’ve ever possessed. I haven’t seen the To Terra anime at all… Does it have Weezer playing in the background or something? I would love it if the ED theme was the sweater song.

Also, I wish my hair was emo. Then it’d cut itself.

Anime DVD Review

Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo Vol. 2: Scream for Ice Cream – Anime DVD Review


I got the Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo Volume 2 DVD, really hoping that it’d be better than the first (which was the replacement one since the first first one was really really bad). So has Illumitoon improved on its wacky DVD making skills?

Manga Review

Galaxy Angel Beta Vol. 1 – Manga Review


The Galaxy Angel saga continues with the Galaxy Angel Beta series. But if it’s “beta,” wouldn’t that suggest a prequel of sorts? And what happened to alpha? Unless the original was an implied alpha…