Train Man Review

Story by Hitori Nakano, Art by Hidenori Hara  Originally published in Shogukukan (2005) Length: 3 Volumes (27 Chapters) In early 2004, an anonymous Japanese user posted on 2channel, an online forum, recounting the extraordinary events of his day. Posting in a thread for single men to talk about their issues, he explained how he had … Continue reading Train Man Review

Utsubora Review

Utsubora Story and art by Asumiko Nakamura Original Publisher: Ottha Shuppan (2008) Length: Originally 2 Volumes (Combined into one for western release) Utsubora was a disappointment for me. It’s not the ideal way to set up a review, but it’s honestly how I would some up my experience with this piece. I was expecting a … Continue reading Utsubora Review

The Gashlycrumb Tinies | To Learn from the Past

The Gashlycrumb Tinies is a tale (or tales) of utter absurdity. Presented as a warning of the ever present “adult threat”, it intends to emphasise the seemingly ludicrous paranoia of parents about the gruesome ends their children may meet. However, its style and macabre method of storytelling has inspired many reproductions over the decades, with … Continue reading The Gashlycrumb Tinies | To Learn from the Past