Posts Tagged With Manga Mania


Manga Monday: Marmalade Boy 1

Wataru Yoshizumi’s Marmalade Boy is considered by many to be a classic in the shojo area.  It originally ran Japan from 1992 to 1995; Tokyopop published in the now-defunct manga anthology Smile from 2001 at 2002, before releasing the 8 individual volumes.  Trivia note: this was one of the first series the company released […]


Manga Monday: Lost Boys

Kaname Itsuki’s single volume manga Lost Boys is a shonen-ai twist on the classic tale of Peter Pan.  It was originally released in Japan in 2004, then released in the US by Digital Manga under their June imprint.  The story opens with a young man opening his window to investigate a strange light […]


Manga Monday: Rave Master

Hiro Mashima’s Rave Master (aka The Groove Adventure Rave) is one of the few lengthy shōnen series that I’ve both read and enjoyed.  I have nothing against the general tropes of shōnen works, it’s just there have been few I’ve personally enjoyed enough to buy and they often run very long making them […]


Manga Monday: Sand Chronicles

Written by Hinako Ashihara, Sand Chronicles first appeared in the US in Viz Media’s all too short-lived monthly magazine, Shojo Beat. It ran in Japan from 2003 till 2005, and Viz picked it up and began releasing chapters in 2007. As was common with the stories from the magazine, regular began being released after […]


Manga Monday: Tramps Like Us

I decided to try experimenting with having a recurring feature on the blog, weee!  Since I read a crap ton of manga every year, I thought it might be fun to highlight various manga series I’ve read each Monday.  My basic plan is to talk about what I liked, or […]