ASH: With only six new volumes of manga being released this week, you might think that it would be easy to pick just one, but no. I’m already following more than half of the series. Still, if I have to choose, I’ll once again go with Crimson Spell. I continue to be very happy that SuBLime rescued the series.
MICHELLE: You know, I never thought I’d say this, but Tiger & Bunny has really grown on me with recent volumes, so I’m gonna award its fifth volume my pick for this week. It’s fun, with easy-to-follow action and enough focus on characters to keep me interested. I’m surprised by how much I’ve come to like it considering how underwhelmed I was initially.
SEAN: I think I’ll go for the 2nd volume of Say “I Love You” this week. It’s rapidly going in directions I hadn’t expected, and it’s refreshing to see both a lot of casual sex happening in high school, and also some of the consequences, mostly mental and emotional, that come from that. Add to this our heroine’s natural introversion and you have something that’s more addicting now than it was in the first volume.
MJ: I’ve been staring at the shipping list with desperation, and I’ll admit that there’s nothing really crying out to me this week, so I’ll throw caution to the wind and go along with Sean and Say “I Love You.” I haven’t yet read the first volume, but his description here is compelling as hell, so I’m just going to have to check it out for myself. I’m sold.
What looks good to you this week?
JRB saysJune 9, 2014 at 7:49 pm
Say I Love You V2 still hasn’t made it to my area *grump*. I was amused that Crimson Spell V4 features an extended sequence with Vald in a dress (including the volume’s only sex scene); I wonder what the fan reaction to that will be. Personally I’m totally on board with cute dudes in frilly frocks, but I suspect some of the anti-feminine-uke crowd will freak out.
forest fairy 801 saysJune 10, 2014 at 9:38 am
That scene with Vald in a dress, running around the castle, escaping horny old men, fighting dragons, etc. was one of the funniest in the whole series.