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Himouto! Umaru-Chan Vol. 1 (Seven Seas)

Rating: 2/5 – Not Everything Works in Comic Book Form by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow My issue with the manga version of the popular Himouto! Umaru-Chan series should be familiar for anyone else who picks it up – many of … Continue reading

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Silver Spoon Vol. 1 (Yen Press)

Rating: 3/5 – A Good Story Held in Check by a Boring Protagonist by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow A good story usually needs a solid cast of characters to become a great one. Silver Spoon is a good story with … Continue reading

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Unmagical Girl Vol. 1 (Seven Seas)

Rating: 2/5 – There’s Little Magic to this Magical Tale by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow A common complaint among fans of any popular story, character, or genre is that the creators aren’t creating the stories these “fans” want to read. … Continue reading

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Magical Director Mako-chan’s Magical Guidance Vol. 1 (Seven Seas)

Rating: 3.5/5 – Bibbity Bobbity Boobs! by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow I stole the headline from the back cover of the book. I couldn’t really come up with anything better, and I want to give credit where credit is due. … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Crown Vol. 1 (Udon)

Rating: 4/5 – A Video Game Manga Gets It Right By Not Denying What It Is by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow Manga…heck, anything…based off a video game property can be hit or miss. If you’re not faithful enough to the … Continue reading

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Nisekoi: False Love Vol. 25 Review (Viz)

Rating: 4.5/5 – All’s Well That Ends Well as we Wrap a 25 Volume Run by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow Manga can be a serious investment. Once you get hooked on a good series, it’s not uncommon to find yourself … Continue reading

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Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon – The Complete Missions Review (Seven Seas)

Rating: 4/5 – Good Enough to Make Me Want More by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow It can be fun to see the evolution of a good property.  Anti-Magic Academy: The 35th Test Platoon began as a light novel series which … Continue reading

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