Tag: manga

Atsushi Ohkubo’s B. Ichi Volume One

WARNING! Possible SPOILERS! The Soul Eater anime put out by Funimation was my introduction to the work of Atsushi Ohkumbo. I was immediately drawn to the idea of weapons being human and able to transform at will from their human…

My First Otakon

This year Otakon celebrated its 20th anniversary and I celebrated my first Otakon! According to Wikipedia, Otakon is “one of the longest-running anime conventions in the United States, and the second largest North American anime convention as of 2012.” That’s…

Osamu Tezuka’s Book of Human Insects

This animated film by Charlie Ramos is one of my favorite portrayals of Gregor. WARNING: SPOILERS! Where Kafka’s Gregor struggled with his new life as a bug, Tezuka’s Toshiko Tomura fully accepts her life. Granted she is depicted as an…