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Aug 3, 2012
When faced with a strange new illness that seems to turn people into beasts, Ode to Kirihito follows the titular character as he tries to solve the mysteries surrounding the disease. Under a fashion similar to North by Northwest, Kirihito is thrown into a series of bizarre and extreme circumstances which he becomes inevitably involved despite his innocence, giving a whole new meaning to “out of the frying pan, into the fire.” While the manga is often considered a precursor to another one of Tezuka's great works, Black Jack, they really share very little beyond featuring doctors in the story. While still feeling like classic read more
Jul 23, 2012
High school delinquent Yusuke Urameshi opens Yu Yu Kakusho by saving a boy, sacrificing himself in the process. Luckily for Yusuke, and us, the story does not end there, with Yusuke finding himself in the spirit world with a chance to win back his life. Having tons of action and humor, the series has a lot to enjoy, but unfortunately there is also a lot holding it back. While reading, one cannot help but think that there is so much potential for something great, but those opportunities are never fully realized.

Drawn in a cartoony style, the art of the series is functional, but never really read more