Note: Please be aware that this article contains some spoilers for currently-running manga, though I will refrain from mentioning anything critical to their respective narratives. Weekly Shōnen Jump (henceforth referenced simply as Jump) is the most commercially established manga magazine in the world, and at nearly 50 years of publication also boasts one of the…

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On principle, I love a good redemption story. Certainly there’s an element of it drawn from my Christian perspective and testimony, but I don’t think it’s a stretch to say most people, conscious of their own ability to possess flaws and shortcomings, enjoy watching characters overcome themselves. It’s something that reaches deep into the core…

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Author: Tadanori Kurashita Artist: Poyoyon Rock Publisher: Impress QuickBooks Genre: sci-fi, drama, slice of life Rating: No official rating; likely 13+ Note: This book was read through the Book Walker app—a digitalized application for PC and mobile devices, provided by Book Walker. Highly recommended! Before March 2015, the light novella Alice’s Tale remained elusive to…

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