Death Notice – Mia’s Manga Review

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We have Death Notice in the list. This manga is both thrilling and exciting at the same time. I had followed this series from the beginning and I love how the story flows. I hope you can feel the same as you read along my journey. Let’s begin 😉😉😉 General Information Death Notice is a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Motoro Mase. This manga was serialized in Shogakukan‘s Weekly Young Sunday. In 2008, it was adapted into a live-action film titled Ikigami with Tomoyuki Takimoto as director. Synopsis Ikigami, or Death Notice in English, is something that Japanese between the age of 18 to 24 will receive. This happens after a national prosperity law was announced by the government. The government believed that the threat of unexpected death will increase prosperity and productivity in its citizens. Japanese in those age will die randomly because […]

Special Service: Blend S Anime Review

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Special service cafes are a common sight in anime shows nowadays. But there’s always that one missing factor: character variation. With Blend S in Fall 2017’s comedy roster, get ready laugh to your heart’s content! ⌈ General Information ⌋ Written and illustrated by Miyuki Nakayama, Blend S is initially a four-panel comic strip manga. In October 2013, it first appeared in Hobunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Carat magazine. The studio A-1 Pictures produced an anime adaptation for the series that premiered in October 2017. The show is still ongoing to this day. ⌈ Synopsis ⌋ Sakuranomiya Maika, a high school student who dreams of studying overseas, wants to save up money through a part-time job. Although naturally sweet and friendly, Maika has one big problem. No one wants to hire her because of her scary smile! Failing multiple times at job interviews, she finds herself a […]

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Hellsing, An Anime Review by Ron

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To become a monster like me is to admit you were too weak to remain a human. – Alucard   Introduction Hellsing is inspired by a Japanese manga series of the same name, though it seems like the plot of the anime series is actually different from the manga. Kouta Hirano wrote and illustrated the manga.       Title: Hellsing Year: October 10, 2001 – January 16, 2002 Anime TV Series Written By Chiaki J. Konaka Episodes: 13 Studio: Gonzo, Digimation Genres: Action, Horror, Supernatural, Vampire, Seinen     The Main Characters of the Anime Integra Fairbrook Wingates Hellsing Integra Wingates is the current leader of the organization. Her father passed on the responsibility to her at the time of his death. Witnessing her father’s death when she was just a child and surviving from her uncle’s attempt to assassinate her made her a tough deadly […]

Emma – A Victorian Romance

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Emma – A Victorian Romance, also known as Eikoku Koi Monogatari Emma, is a classic anime which some of you may know already. Its first season was released in 2005 while the 2nd season was aired in 2007.  For the sake of others who are not yet familiar with the series though, I’ll try reviewing it without spoiling as much. I’ll be reviewing the two seasons together in this article, in order to give you a full coverage. Emma’s Story The story is happening in 19th century so if you are a lover of this era just like me, then you will probably love it. Our heroin is none other than Emma. She is a maid working at the house of an old teacher since she was a 15-year-old. One day, a former student from a rich family named William came to visit his teacher. He […]

Hero for Fun: A One Punch Man Anime Review

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Being a hero is not as easy as it seems. Sometimes, you’re just too weak to beat your opponents. Though, there are other times when you’re too strong that no one is strong enough to land a hit. That is exactly the problem of a certain baldy hero! “If you really want to become strong, stop caring about what others think about you. Living your life has nothing to do with what others think.” – Saitama ⌈ General Information ⌋ Beginning publication in 2009, One Punch Man is an ongoing webcomic created by an author with the pseudonym One. The series became viral, hitting more than 7.9 million hits in June of 2012. A digital remake by illustrator Yusuke Murata began publication in Shueisha‘s Young Jump Web Comics in the same year. The series also acquired an English serialization in Viz Media‘s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. Adapted into an anime by Madhouse, One Punch Man aired from […]

Overcome It All – A Dragon Head Manga Review

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General Information Dragon Head is a kind of disaster manga written by Minetaro Mochizuki. It was firstly published in 1995 and later in 2000 by Kodansha in Young Magazine. This manga was then adapted into an action film in August 2003, starring Satoshi Tsumabuki and Sayakan Kanda. Synopsis Story started as a young boy named Teru Aoki was riding a train to Tokyo after a school trip. Suddenly, a powerful earthquake occurred and destroyed the train. The rubble caused by the earthquake blocked both sides of the tunnel. While Teru gained his consciousness, he knew that nobody had survived besides he himself. Finding a way to escape, Teru met with Nobuo Takahashi who was also a victim and Ako who was unconscious but was still alive. Ako woke up several days after under the medical treatment that Teru gave. The three of them started to […]

Parasyte: The Maxim-The story of a strange alien

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So you love sci-fi aliens and fast-paced, action packed anime with crazy combat accompanied by aggressive dubstep wobbles? Well, if that’s the case, Parasyte: The Maxim is the next series you should watch. It first originated as a manga series created by Hitoshi Iwaaki. The manga ran from 1988 to 1995, becoming famous for its unique style and the usage of Body Horror. Released in November 2014, the first part of the anime series Parasyte: The Maxim, also known as Kiseijuu: Sei no Kakuritsu aired for two years.  The second part started in April 2015. Shinichi Izumi and Migi Story/Plot The main character is a seventeen years old student, Shinichi Izumi. An alien spore known as Parasyte infects the young protagonist. Parasites infect their host’s body, targeting the brain. Once burrowed in their victim’s brain, they merge with the host, controlling it completely. However, Shinichi […]