The live-action adaptation of Our Dinning Table makes more of an effort to establish the conditions of the salaryman and the sense of loneliness than the manga does. The adaptation sets up why Yutaka does not join in with his coworkers, how he eats alone, and how he ends up agreeing to teach Minoru how to make his grenade-sized onigiri.
We all know the BL world is a shining example of problematic but Hideyoshico’s Wait for Me at Udagawachou takes the cake. While easy to read, this 2011 manga fails in its accuracy or character development.
Wandering Son revolves around two transgender characters who are in the 5th grade. How they learn to navigate their own trans identity around their classmates, family and each other is also explored.
Downfall aka Reiraku is a pity party for an insecure Asano Inio. Here’s the rant review for this abomination of a manga. Pretty abomination.
Looking for anime and manga with Japanese folklore? Here are a couple and their reviews so you don’t end up watching or reading trash.
One of Junji Ito’s many stories, though this might be less known as Tomei, it has the same level of dread and body horror. There are elements of Lovecraftian horror.
This seinen horror manga of 2016 is one part of an anthology of stories. The content is not meant for those under 18 years of age, so no minor eyes here. . .
This is the first in our 2020 Creatures of Fantasy series, we’re looking at anime and manga that feature witches and demons: Xxx Holic, The Night Owl Witch, Little Witch Academia, La Storia della Arcana Famiglia, Idhun Chronicles and, Yondemasuyo Azazel-san.
This horror manga by one the pioneers of shonen ai and shoujo HAGIO MOTO has both psychological and body horror. The story surrounds conjoined twins…
The Dragging Sound is a 2015 BL manga by Harada, part of the doujinshi circles Paraiso. That means that no children are allowed and you better be ready to lay awake at night pondering why you subject yourself to such things.