Genre: Manga

Manga Review: Black Butler,..

Manga Review: Black Butler, Volume 1 & 2

  Plot: Black Butler is a manga that I have been looking at for a while now. It is one of those types where something in the summary catches your attention, but you are not too sure if this will be a series for you. And sadly, after reading the first two volumes, I am still not sure. The story follows Ciel, a young boy, who has been left to run the family toy company. Unfortunately, the boy is left without many family or friends. He basically depends on his butler, Sebastian. And once Sebastian enters the picture, things get a lot more interesting. […]

Posted February 23, 2011
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Manga Review: Shutterbox, V..

Manga Review: Shutterbox, Vol. 2

Shutterbox, Vol. 2 was everything I was hoping that it would be. The plot begins to pick up, the secondary characters are more fleshed out… this is exactly what a second volume should be. Megan has returned to Earth briefly before beginning at M.U.S.E. Things are getting a little hectic for her: she realizes that things in her “real” life are not has they appear, and even things with her best friend, Dagny, are a little complicated. In this volume, the reader really gets to know the characters from Merridiah, and some of the juicy back story is unveiled. In […]

Posted March 28, 2010
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Manga Review: Avalon High C..

Manga Review: Avalon High Coronation: The Merlin Prophecy

Avalon High was a joy to read, yet frustrating at the same time. This is a continuation of the novel of the same name by Meg Cabot. While I really enjoyed the novel, the first volume of the manga series is almost blah. The beginning was really well done. The back story was given, and all the characters were nicely introduced. Yet for the rest of the first volume, it just seemed a little too repetitive. Ellie is constantly trying to find ways to tell or convince Will of the prophecy. While I understand this is not an easy task, […]

Posted November 26, 2009
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