August Shojo Manga Recap

My August shojo haul was intense, y’all. So many good installments in some of my favorite series, the ending of one series, and great reprints of some classics. Check out the shojo manga volumes I read that cam... Read More...

Manga Monday: QQ Sweeper

She wants to marry a rich man when she grows up. He wants to clean facilities and eliminate the negative energy that exists in the world. Match made in heaven. Kyousuke Motomi's QQ Sweeper can best be de... Read More...

Manga Monday: Library Wars

On Talking Comics episode #231, I talked briefly about a manga series from Viz that recently completed. Library Wars: Love & War, written and illustrated by Kiiro Yumi, is a manga series based off of Hiro A... Read More...

Manga Monday: Strobe Edge

Manga Monday: Strobe Edge Story and Art by Io Sakisaka Article by Mara Wood   Long time, no manga! Thanks to the demands of graduate school and kicking off Talking Shojo, I’ve slacked on bringi... Read More...

Manga Monday: Magic Knight Rayearth

When it comes to telling stories with memorable, realistic girls and women, CLAMP is the go-to creative team.  They have brought us classics like Cardcaptor Sakura, Clover, and Chobits.  Among those stories sta... Read More...

Manga Monday: Whispered Words

Manga Monday: Whispered Words Story and Art by Takashi Ikeda Article by Mara Wood Confessing your love is hard.  Confessing your love to your best friend is even harder.  Confessing your love when soci... Read More...

Manga Monday: Vampire Knight

Manga Monday: Vampire Knight Story and Art by Matsuri Hino Article by Mara Wood I know, I know. We talked last week about how the vampire trope is overplayed in media. But we have to talk about Vam... Read More...