By Mat K.
Any one who ever bought manga or anime knows that as far as your wallet is concerned, crack is cheaper. I’m sure you’ve heard the very phrase, it’s been on wallets and messenger bags since I was in high school. And to many of you who feel the addiction, you know that satisfied feeling of self-medicating when you pick up the next volume of your favorite series. The reason I bring that up is to bring this up: this week’s releases are downright schizophrenic. It’s not a large week, but by golly the few genres coming in are all across the board. Continue reading
By Mat K.
That pretty much says it. This week the popular yaoi author, whose regular series even seem pretty yaoi-ish is finally putting out a book that has (seemingly) nothing to do with gay love. The new book is called “All My Darling Daughters“ and is a story about a regular salary earning woman named Yukiko who is in her thirties and still lives with her mother Mari. Their close relationship suffers a sudden change when one day, Mari announces she’s getting married to an ex-host who’s even younger than Yukiko. It’s kind of a difficult thing for anyone when your single parent starts dating someone younger than you, let alone marries them! Well, drama is always abound with Fumi Yoshinaga.
That’s not all that’s going on this week, just so you know. It actually seems to be a good week for big names. Osamu Tezuka’s Black Jack Volume 9 shows up, as well as Rumiko Takahashi’s Rin-Ne Volume 2 and Naoki Urasawa’s Pluto Volume 7. Continue reading