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Children of the Whales Volume Two

August 12, 2020
Children of the Whales Volume Two

I enjoyed this volume decidedly more than the first and I really liked that one, to begin with. There was a great deal more worldbuilding, and it didn't come from Chakuro's journals this time. Whilst I find that such a clever way of worldbuilding it's nice that we're seeing more of the author's ability to weave information in throughout the story too. It's difficult to review manga without…

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Maid-sama! Volume One & Two

April 10, 2020
Maid-Sama! Volume One & Two

I'm obsessed. Maid-sama! is one of the most fun series I've read in a long time. It perfectly walks the line between silly and serious with an awful lot of cheekiness. It follows Misaki Ayuzawa, the first female class president of her school, that up until recently was an all-male school. She's determined to improve the school's reputation but she has a secret. To help out with bills…

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The Case Study of Vanitas Volume Six

April 4, 2020
The Case Study of Vanitas Volume Six

This is an ongoing series so this review is likely to contain spoilers for the previous volumes and of course the current one I'm writing about. Final warning!! This volume focuses primarily on the consequences of the battle with the Beast of Gevaudan. We're given more to Chloe's back story as the hidden vampire and why she became a curse bearer...voluntarily! All this we find out because Noe…

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The Case Study of Vanitas Volume Five

April 2, 2020
The Case Study of Vanitas Volume Five

This is an ongoing series so this review is likely to contain spoilers for the previous volumes and of course the current one I'm writing about. Final warning!! Each volume seems to be getting more and more intense! In this volume, we find out that the Beast of Gevaudan has returned, or so the people think. I particularly loved this element to the volume as I've researched this…

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The Case Study of Vanitas Volume Four

March 27, 2020
The Case Study of Vanitas Volume Four

This is an ongoing series so this review is likely to contain spoilers for the previous volumes and of course the current one I'm writing about. Final warning!! I loved this volume. We start in the catacombs with The Chasseurs who are now working with Vanitas and Noe to find Doctor Moreau, a scientist experimenting on vampires that was thought to be long dead. A former member of…