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Manga Series Review: Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto

Manga Series Review: Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto

Title: Naruto, Volumes 1-72 Author: Masashi Kishimoto Publisher: VIZ Media Source: Chicago Public Library – Overdrive Summary: (taken from Goodreads) In another world, ninja are the ultimate power—and in the village of Konohagakure live the stealthiest ninja in the world. But twelve years ago Konohagakure was attacked by a fearsome threat—a nine-tailed fox demon which claimed the life of the Hokage, the village champion. Today, peace has returned, and a troublemaking orphan named Uzumaki Naruto is struggling to graduate from the Ninja Academy. His…

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Review: Manga Classics – The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Crystal S. Chan

Review: Manga Classics – The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Crystal S. Chan

Title: Manga Classics – The Scarlet Letter Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne Story Adaptation: Crystal S. Chan English Dialogue Adaptation: Stacy King Illustrator: SunNeko Lee Lettering: WT Francis Publisher: Udon Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing Paperback: 308 pages Source: NetGalley Summary: (taken from Goodreads) A powerful tale of forbidden love, shame, and revenge comes to life in Manga Classics: The Scarlet Letter. Faithfully adapted by Crystal Chan from the original novel, this new edition features stunning artwork by SunNeko Lee (Manga Classics: Les…

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Manga Review: Good Luck Vol. 1 by E-Jin Kang

Manga Review: Good Luck Vol. 1 by E-Jin Kang

Title: Good Luck, Vol 1 Author: E-Jin Kang Publisher: TokyoPop Series: Good Luck, Book 1 Paperback: 192 pages Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Shi-Hyun is pure bad luck. That’s what everyone says…and in some ways, she believes it. So for their protection and her own, she’s developed a hard shell that keeps people at bay.But when Shi-Hyun transfers to a new school, an array of new characters comes into her life. The Queen Bee has a cool personality and the fighting skills…

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Manga Review: Hands Off! Vol 1 by Kasane Katsumoto

Manga Review: Hands Off! Vol 1 by Kasane Katsumoto

Title: Hands Off! Author: Kasane Katsumoto Publisher: TokyoPop Paperback: 176 pages Series Order: Volume 1 of 8 Summary: (taken from Goodreads) Kotarou is totally stoked that basketball season has started and he can now fulfill his hoop dreams. Things look even brighter for Kotarou as he meets Mio, a beautiful upperclassman who’s got the hots for Kotarou. Unfortunately he also meets Chiba, Mio’s devious protector. With trouble afoot, Tatsuki and Yuuto must use their ESP to make sure there is…

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Manga Review: Angel Sanctuary Vol. 1 by Kaori Yuki

Manga Review: Angel Sanctuary Vol. 1 by Kaori Yuki

Title: Angel Sanctuary Author: Kaori Yuki Publisher: VIZ Media Paperback: 198 pages Summary: (taken from Goodreads) When Sara’s classmate, Ruri, received a computer disk from a strange man, Setsuna shows up to whisk her away from him. After lecturing Ruri about talking to weirdos, Setsuna comments she’s much cuter without glasses, which she dropped in the confusion. Unfortunately, neither of them have been watching the news which reports of mysterious deaths occurring in connection with the CD-ROM “Digital Angels.” The…

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Manga Review: Kimi ni Todoke – From Me to You, Vol 1 by Karuho Shiina

Manga Review: Kimi ni Todoke – From Me to You, Vol 1 by Karuho Shiina

Title: From Me To You, Vol 1 Author: Karuho Shiina Series: Kimi ni Todoke, Vol 1 Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Paperback: 216 pages Summary (taken from Goodreads): Sawako Kuronuma is the perfect heroine…for a horror movie. With her jet-black hair, sinister smile and silent demeanor, she’s often mistaken for Sadako, the haunting character from Ringu. Unbeknownst to but a few, behind her scary façade is a very misunderstood teenager. Shy and pure of heart, she just wants to make friends….

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