Short Takes: No Guns Life and Ryuko

This month’s Short Takes column checks in with two previously-reviewed series: No Guns Life, a sci-fi thriller whose principled hero sounds…

Cats of the Louvre

Weird. Uncanny. Melancholy. Beautiful. Those were just a few of the adjectives I jotted down while reading Taiyo Matsumoto’s Cats of…

The Way of the Househusband, Vol. 1

If you’ve seen Lillehammer or My Blue Heaven, you’ll immediately recognize the foundation on which The Way of the Househusband…

The Right Way to Make Jump

Most books about the manga industry fall into one of two categories: the how-to book, which offers advice on how…