World Comic Book Review

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26th November 2022

Super Ready Battle Armour #1-4 (Review)

Super Ready Battle Armour #1-4
Team SRBA, 2016
Writer: Bradley Adan

New South Wales is very far from Japan. But Australian creators Bradley Adan and Michael Milhan have immersed themselves in the type of manga genre called akuma shonen, and delivered a story which is clearly a cousin to a title such as “Tokyo Ghoul“.

The protagonist, a young man with the unlikely and off-putting name “Infector”, has the power to see the extent of life and death in a living creature, represented as an battery symbol floating adjacent to the creature’s head. “I can see how much time some of us have left,” Infector notes in an inner monologue, “… and how lucky some of us really are.”

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Dragon Ball Super (Review)

“Dragon Ball Super”  Shueisha/VIZ Media, June 20, 2015 – ongoing Writer: Akira Toriyama, Toyotarou Dragon Ball Super is the manga sequel to Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball shonen franchise, which originally ran from December 3, 1984 to June 5, 1995. The franchise became globally successful due to the anime adaptation, which was dubbed and released outside … Read more

Prison School: Panties, Cleavages, and a Well-Written Story Underneath

Prison School (review)
(Kodansha, February 2011-onwards)
Writer: Akira Hiramoto

“Prison School” is a manga franchise written and illustrated by Japanese writer Akira Hiramoto. It started serialization in Kodansha’s Weekly Young Magazine on 7 February 2011 and continues to this day. “Prison School” has spawned an anime series and a live action TV series along the way.

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