Tag Archives: Yuri

Akuma no Riddle: Riddle Story of Devil Vol. 1 (Seven Seas)

Rating: 2.5/5 – A Difficult Take on Some Common Manga Themes by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. The concept behind Akuma no Riddle seems pretty solid: Azuma Tokaku, an assassin, transfers into Class Black and Myojo Private School, an elite all-girls … Continue reading

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Citrus Vol. 1 (Seven Seas Entertainment)

Rating: 4/5 – Will the Real Wicked Stepsister Please Stand Up? by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. Yuri can be a very deceptive sub-genre of manga for the unwary. Taken at its face value – girls’ love – and most readers … Continue reading

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Gakuen Polizi aka “School Cops” (Seven Seas)

CREDIT: Seven Seas Rating: 4/5 – 21 Jump Street for the Yuri Crowd. by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. “To make this manga,” creator Milk Morinaga says in the afterward to the first volume “I basically took all my favorite things … Continue reading

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Whispered Words Vol. 1 (One Peace Books)

CREDIT: One Peace Books Rating: 4/5 – Is Unrequited Love Still Love? by ComicSpectrum reviewer Al Sparrow. “My Love is a solitary flower…one that will never blossom,” muses brainy, athletic Sumika in the first chapter of Takashi Ikeda’s Whispered Words, … Continue reading

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Kisses, Sighs and Cherry Blossom Pink (Seven Seas)

Rating: 4/5 – When the cherry blossoms bloom, love is in the air… Yaoi manga (stories involving relationships between two men) have been available for some time in the mainstream Western comics market, but it has taken a considerable amount … Continue reading

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