He fights so he doesn’t have to work.
Zombies—if you’ll pardon the pun—is a genre that just won’t die. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t still good stories to dig up if you look for them. I Am a Hero is one such gem.
Upon hearing the news that Big Order, the newest manga by Future Diary’s Sakae Esuno, is getting a short anime adaption next month, I re-read the whole manga. But when that wasn’t enough to satiate me, I had no choice but to pick up the author’s premier work: surreal detective story Hanako and the Terror of Allegory.
Sword Art Online focuses almost exclusively on its hero, Kirito—and when it doesn’t, it tends to follow the main female lead, Asuna. But what happens to all the other characters when Kirito and Asuna are busy with the main story? The answer is this manga: Sword Art Online: Girls’ Operations.
Because seeing a geriatric cyborg badass is kinda cathartic in a way.
Why, no. I never had any intention of ever sleeping again.
Every now and then, some excerpt or scene from a manga or movie or TV series will make the rounds on the internet that will pique my interest. In most cases, that one scene or excerpt will be the most notable thing, with everything else paling in comparison. Literacy of Nana was one of the rare exceptions.
A few weeks ago, the long-running manga series Naruto ended at chapter 700. And as it has been one of the most popular mainstream manga and anime of the past decade, I decided to read it—all 10,000+ pages of it.
What... I don't even... How...
If there's one lesson I've learned from Vinland Saga, it's that you don't fuck with Vikings.
How many Twitter followers do you have? How many Facebook friends do you have? How many would be willing to die for you?
They say great minds think alike, but sometimes it's more entertaining when they don't.
Imagine if the king of scavengers was 6 and a half feet tall, bipedal, and had a bone to pick with humanity.
I've read a lot of fantastic fictional manga over my life, and few have I ever wished would actually come true more than this one.
First you take a world-shaking event, add some superpowers, and you've got, well, the basis for most of your generic superhero stories out there. Now add messed up character relations involving romance and murder, and welcome to Big Order.
It's an alien invasion! Blood, guts, mutilation, and morphing-blade-headed aliens. This manga has it all.
Who doesn't want to live forever? I mean, yeah, there is that problem that everyone around you dies. But you don't have to. Think of all the video games you could play with all that time. Well, here's a manga that offers a different perspective on the issue.