Category: First Impressions

Digital Shoujo Reviews – Gleam, Peach Heaven, A Springtime With Ninjas

With the increase in digital releases, I’ve been drawn to review some of the new titles that are digital only. This past month I’ve read three of these titles. Here’s the lowdown on some new digital-only series. Gleam by Aya Shirosaki – Cross Infinite World publishing Synopsis from publisher: The small kingdom of Steliol is rife with the machinations...

First Impressions: That Wolf-Boy Is Mine! by Yoko Nogiri

That Wolf-Boy is Mine!, adapted from Watashi no Ookami-kun, is a four volume shoujo manga by Yoko Nogiri that ran in Aria manga magazine from August 2014 to March 2016. The series is being published in North America by Kodansha USA and the first volume came out in August 2016. The Gist: Kusonoki Komugi lives with her mother in...

First Impressions: Everyone’s Getting Married & Yona of the Dawn

I’ve been way behind on manga reviews, but mostly because I’m waiting on a certain amount of volumes before passing judgement on a series.  These two recent series from Shojo Beat, though, have already made the cut. I’ll show you why I’ll be buying the rest of these volumes as they are released. First series is Everyone’s Getting Married...

First Impressions: Bloody Mary – Akaza Samamiya

Summary from BookWalker: “Bloody” Mary is not your typical vampire. He can withstand sunlight, holds a reflection in mirrors, refuses to drink blood—and wants 17-year-old student and priest Maria to kill him. But to Mary’s dismay, Maria doesn’t know how to kill vampires. Desperate to die, Mary agrees to become Maria’s bodyguard until Maria can find a way to...
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