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Confusing pace of Knights & Magic

Confusing pace of Knights & Magic

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

Knights & Magic is a manga I started last year. Originally, I was extremely impressed by the character's extreme and charigsmaric personality, and I enjoyed reading each update. Now, the anime has come out, and I'm filled with mixed feelings. While the characters and the base story are exactly the...

Complexity of Bokura no Kiseki

Complexity of Bokura no Kiseki

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

This manga creates a intricate story that can be hard to follow. It uses magic and reincarnation, while melding it into a world much like ours. It's easy to get lost in the characters and their past lives, while in turn you lose track of what is happening in the characters' present. Minami Harusmi...

Shimanami Tasogare; symbolistic imagery

Shimanami Tasogare; symbolistic imagery

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017

This manga was different from what I had been expecting. From it's description, I could gather that the main character identified as gay, and was being helped through living in a homophobic town by an adult female. What I wasn't expecting was it to encompass far more of the LGBTQ+ spectrum the way that...

HoriMiya, a relatable romance

HoriMiya, a relatable romance

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

I am not a person who is interesting in romance books. Most of the time, if romance is the main focus of the plot, there's no way I'd be able to get through the first chapter, let alone the entire series. Yet, this is not the case for the manga HoriMiya. It's a manga about two characters, Hori Kyouko ...

Clockwork Planet; personality with plot

Clockwork Planet; personality with plot

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017

Clockwork Planet is a manga about mechanics and terrorism. I have to say it's one of the better manga of this topic since the way that they blend the genera of mecha (robots), action and comedy fits their story and the purpose of the terrorist group. Manga is a comic book from Japan. It is a growin...

Bungou Stray Dogs: not worth the read

Bungou Stray Dogs: not worth the read

Shabana Gupta, Staff

March 31, 2017

The manga Bungou Stray Dogs has all the aspects needed to make great. The characters are interesting and dynamic, the art is nice, the plot is continuing to unravel the farther you read. There's a balance of comedy and angst. Even with all of these aspects, however, the manga has completely failed t...