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Jan 7, 2019
The god of manga, Osamu Tezuka, is rightfully considered the greatest mangaka to ever live. The likes of Hirohiko Araki, Naoki Urasawa, Kentarou Miura, and Yoshihiro Togashi would presumably never have ascended to the status they engross without his venerable craft. Indeed, the notion of anime and manga themselves have been drastically altered due to his illustrious presence within the industry. Tezuka is not solely a man who revolutionized two of the three predominant mediums of Japanese storytelling, but also a bastion of morale, who imbued his crumbling nation with a newfound zeal following the second world war. Out of the myriad manga he created, read more
Dec 31, 2017
I'm not the most fervent of fans when it comes to the shonen drama. I'm one of those individuals who proclaim Fairy Tail and Bleach to be utter garbage and Naruto to be the definition of mediocrity. I find most shonen bland, uninspired, and incredibly predictable, utilizing the same old tropes and mindless action scenes. There were some exceptions, however; Dragon Ball was the anime to truly initiate this structure of storytelling, attributing it with originality. One Piece perfected this structure and by doing so set itself above all of its contemporaries. Full Metal Alchemist offered some philosophical depth to shonen, which made the read more
Nov 21, 2017
Since the classic second installment of the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure series, Battle Tendency, JoJo has always been a great manga. Each individual part features a plethora of great characters, compelling plot points, amusing comedic scenes, and heartbreaking tragedy. As the final panel of Part 6 comes into full view, no one can deny that JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is one of the greatest manga of all time.

Yet I'm not writing this review to tell you why JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is great; I'm here to tell you why it's a masterpiece and my second favorite series of all time. And to understand why JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is read more