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Tokyo Ghoul, Vols. 3 & 4—Thoughts

The third and fourth volumes of Sui Ishida’s series, Tokyo Ghoul, includes Touka fulfilling her revenge against the investigator Mado, and Kaneki embracing his ghoul-side in his fight…

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Book Review: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes follows Louisa (Lou) Clark, a quirky working-class woman, who takes on a caregiving position for the Traynor family. Her job is to…

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First impressions: Me Before You, Tokyo Ghoul, and others

In this post, I share my first impressions of 3 manga series and 1 novel that I’m currently reading: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes; Tokyo Ghoul by…

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Tokyo Ghoul, Vol. 2—Thoughts

The second volume of Tokyo Ghoul by Sui Ishida continues with Kaneki’s struggle to self-actualize as a ghoul. He still refuses to eat human meat despite his hunger…

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Reading Goals for 2024

Happy new year! In this post, I briefly discuss my reading goals and share my ‘to-be-read’ list for 2024.

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Rapid Review: Naoya Matsumoto’s Kaiju No. 8, Vol. 1

In this post, I share my thoughts on the first volume of the manga series ‘Kaiju No. 8’ by Naoya Matsumoto.

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Daisuke Moriyama’s Chrono Crusade, Vol. 7—Review

The battle to destroy Pandaemonium begins in the seventh volume of the series. Pandaemonium unleashes her followers to kill Aion and those who oppose her. Of course, Chrono,…

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Rapid, Spoiler-free Review: Beastars by Paru Itagaki

Beastars by Paru Itagaki is a manga series that takes place in a modern civilization that’s populated by anthropomorphic animals. Carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores seemingly live side-by-…

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Daisuke Moriyama’s Chrono Crusade, Vol. 6–Review

The sixth volume of the series continues with Rosette’s efforts to bring Chrono back to his senses. In order to do this, she embarks on a dangerous mission…

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Midnight Musings No. 2: losing track of time

The last time I wrote something like this for this blog was around July when I started my new job. In that post, I wrote about losing focus…

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First Impressions: Midnight Poppy Land by Lilydusk

Midnight Poppy Land is a Webtoon series that’s written and illustrated by Lilydusk. The story has been ongoing since November 2019. The Webtoon follows Poppy Wilkes, a young…

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More thoughts on ‘Naruto’: Kishimoto mishandled 2 important themes

Last month, I finished rereading Naruto, and after finishing up the final chapters, I wondered if the story ended in a satisfying way. I noticed that the two…

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Daisuke Moriyama’s Chrono Crusade, Vol. 5—Review

The fifth volume of Chrono Crusade by Daisuke Moriyama continues with two fated sibling reunions: Rosette and Joshua, and Satella and Fiore, finally meet face to face. However,…

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JJBA: Stardust Crusaders—Rapid Manga Review

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure by Hirohiko Araki continues with Joseph Joestar’s grandson Jotaro Kujo, a teenager with an interesting ability that’s new for the Joestar family: the stan…

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Daisuke Moriyama’s Chrono Crusade, Vol. 4—Review

After Rizelle’s attack, Satella, Chrono, Rosette, and Azmaria have little time to relax in Chicago. Pursuers from Pandaemonium are seeking Chrono and take every opportunity to attack the…

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Revisiting the Shinobi World: Kaguya Ōtsutsuki Strikes Arc + Finale

The final arc of the Naruto series continues with the emergence of Kaguya Ōtsutsuki. As the battle rages on, Sasuke’s cold remarks make Sakura feel uneasy about herself…

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I finally finished reading A Clash of Kings

A Clash of Kings is the second book of George R. R. Martin’s series, A Song of Ice and Fire. It continues with the Seven Kingdoms being ravaged…

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Rapid Manga Review: ‘Gyo’ by Junji Ito

Gyo, or Gyo Ugomeku Bukimi, is a horror seinen manga by Junji Ito that follows the story of a couple (Tadashi and Kaori) as they struggle to survive…

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Revisiting the Shinobi World: Fourth Shinobi World War Arcs

The sixteenth and seventeenth arcs of Naruto continue with the Shinobi World War. As the allied forces push themselves to their limits, many others are forced to confront…

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Midnight Musings No. 1: getting used to a change of pace

I started a new job on Monday and the few days that led up to it made me lose focus on other things that I’ve prioritized (like this…

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