New Series

Yuki Urushibara. The mangaka who created the award-winning Mushishi manga has a new series that’s being translated into English. I snapped up the first volume as soon as I learned about it. When a Cat Faces West is different in that it’s a contemporary, but it’s got some of the same flavor as Mushishi because the main characters deal with paranormal phenomenon caused by something called Flow.

I was excited, and I thought you might like to know, too. I just put Volume 2 on pre-order! ::twinkle::

Mail Order Manga: Frau Faust

This last week, the final episode of the anime for The Ancient Magus’s Bride was simulcast (wrapping up at 24 episodes, plus a movie). I’ve been rereading the manga (before reading the latest US release, Volume 8), and I *may* incubating a plot!biddie for a fanfic. All of which means that Kore Yamazaki captured both my heart and my imagination. So when I found out that the mangaka has another series underway … I immediately sent for it!

Frau Faust

I haven’t read it yet (saving it as a treat for hitting my writing goals), so no spoilers, please! ::twinkle::

The Ancient Magus’ Bride 6


The latest volume of The Ancient Magus’ Bride by Kore Yamazaki arrived with a bonus. The special booklet contains a sweet little side story. This series continues to enthrall me with its art and storytelling. On a related note, the first episode of an anime is currently available on Crunchyroll. I indulged my curiosity and was mildly surprised that Continue reading