Manga Review: Yokohama Shopping Blog Volume 1

Yokohama Shopping Blog Volume 1 by Hitoshi Ashinano Goodreads Hatsuseno Alpha is a girl who runs a small Cafe Alpha in the remote country side. Alpha's life is calm and slow-pace, yet anything but boring. Alpha enjoys drinking coffee, seeing her few neighbors, making new friends, riding her motorbike along overgrown roads, watching the sunset, …

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Three Horror Reviews: Beautiful Darkness, Portus, Hideout

Beautiful Darkness  by Fabien Vehlmann, Kerascoët Beautiful Darkness is, at its core, an anti-fairytale. It begins with princess Aurora having tea with the boy she has a crush on, only for things to turn sour when their surroundings suddenly start collapsing. When she emerges, we realise she wasn't in a building: instead, she was inside the …

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Three Horror Reviews: This is Not a Test, The Silent Companions, Uzumaki

I've really been enjoying horror recently, and I read three very different horror stories- a YA horror, an adult Gothic horror, and a body horror manga- that I've decided to review! This Is Not A Test by Courtney Summers It's the end of the world. Six students have taken cover in Cortege High. One bite is …

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Three Manga Reviews: After the Rain, RWBY, Sweet Blue Flowers

In recent months, I've bought a lot of manga. Generally when I buy manga, I only go for series I've already started, but I've found myself buying a lot more first volumes now I'm approaching the end of Fullmetal Alchemist [only two more volumes!] and am caught up with the volumes of My Hero Academia …

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