Author: Clamp

Manga Review: Gate 7 Volume..

Manga Review: Gate 7 Volume 2

Gate 7 is a series I most likely am giving up on. I usually like Clamp's graphic novels and I really enjoyed the first volume and thought I would get used to the names and references more quickly than I am. Here's the problem, there is a lot of references to Japan's history in this series. There are countless notes at the end of each volume explaining every name in history among other things.  I like the story line, but with the large tie to history and the lack of background knowledge in the time period where all these characters […]

Posted October 6, 2013
Book Review, Manga Review
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Manga Review: Gate 7 Volume..

Manga Review: Gate 7 Volume 1

Gate 7 is a series that excited me since I found out that Clamp was writing it. The first in a new fantasy manga series, the main character is a visiting tourist named Chikahito who finds himself transported with three strangers into what looks to be another world. Unsure of why he has traveled with them, they decide to erase him memories, only to be unable to.  Hana is a strange young girl who seems to taken a liking to Chikahito and even gives him a kiss before he leaves to return home from Kyoto. Months later Chikahito finds himself going to school […]

Posted September 29, 2013
Book Review, Manga Review
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