Category: Manga

  • Berserk Manga Review (Part 18): Arms Tournament – Comrades in Arms

    After a nice long, refreshing break, I’m ready to come back to Berserk! And hark! What’s this? Some of the best chapters in the series? But Christmas was last month! Today, we’ll be covering the following chapters: A year has passed since Griffith fell. Guts, completely unaware that the Band of the Hawk fell, enters […]

  • Berserk Manga Review (Part 17): Skeleton Knight – Demise of a Dream

    For the sake of expediency, we’re going to start covering more chapters in these reviews. Mostly because this is the point in the story where we get more individual chapters rather than multi-parters. Today, we’ll be covering: That may not sound like a lot, but these chapters are all fairly dense. So this might take […]

  • Berserk Manga Review (Part 16): One Snowy Night + Morning Departure

    Berserk Manga Review (Part 16): One Snowy Night + Morning Departure

    Man, things sure are looking up for the Band of the Hawk. Griffith’s way to becoming king seems like smooth sailing from here. Surely nothing wrong could go for them now. Wait, Guts, where are you going? With the war over and the Queen of Midland dead, Guts decides it’s finally time to leave the […]

  • The Problems with Kaido (One Piece)

    The Problems with Kaido (One Piece)

    The mark of any good shounen is its villains. They often present the best dynamics of any given series. Goku and Freeza. Naruto and Pain. Itadori and Sukuna. In order to make the hero shine, they need a villain to cast a shadow. One Piece has had tons of fantastic villains over its extended run. […]

  • Berserk Manga Review (Part 15): Tombstone of Flame

    You’d think the Golden Age would mellow out now that the war is over. Oh, you sweet summer child. The war was the mellow part! During the ball held in his honor, Griffith is poisoned by the queen of Midland. Worse yet, Guts suddenly vanishes. The taste of victory has vanished from the Band of […]