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Yamada-kun to 7-nin no Majo volume 2-4

As with most series, book one of Yamada-kun set up the premises of the series. The main characters were introduced, the school environment and the intriguing phenomenon of Yamada’s ability to change bodies. So what’s in store for us in … Continue reading

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Baby Steps volume 1 and 2

Baby Steps is a Japanese tennis manga which debuted in Weekly Shonen Magazine in 2007. Since then, 25 tankobon volumes have been released. I saw the 25th volume on the Kodansha page for new releases and got interested in it … Continue reading

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Sket Dance volume 1

Sket Dance is not the obvious choice for a learner of Japanese, it has the most slang use I’ve ever seen in a manga series and the chapters are usually self-contained, so that their stories don’t really carry over into … Continue reading

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Dr. Duo volume 3

The third volume of Dr. Duo was released on the 17th of December 2012, and as with volume two, I read it as soon as I received it in the mail. This is one of my favourite current manga titles … Continue reading

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New manga series: Slime-san to Yuusha Kenkyuubu

Almost by coincidence I added Slime-san to Yuusha Kenkyuubu 1 to my order for December, as I hadn’t heard anything about the series or seen a preview of it, but the cover seemed interesting. When I received that order yesterday, … Continue reading

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