Learn about the author of My Hero Academia and how his second ever published manga made such a big impact in the west. Barrage tells the tale of an orphan becoming a prince through happenstance and must save his world. Though the manga was a failure, it still holds value for fans of unique art and author Kouhei Horikoshi.
Soma is a talented chef who must survive in his new cut-throat culinary school. Chefs compete against each other through cooking competitions called Shokugeki over whose dish is the best. Soma and his friends battle with food to become the best in the school and follow their dreams of becoming professional chefs.
A girl named Tomoko just wants to be popular in high school. Her only problem is a serious case of social awkwardness. She can barely speak to people and gets into embarrassing situations because of it. Take a look at this quirky comedy and one girl’s quest for the perfect high school life.
Imagine a world built upon a magical science called alchemy, where almost anything is possible. Two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, search the world for the mythical Philosopher’s Stone, a magical stone of unlimited power. Read this manga and embark on the epic quest of two brothers trying to save both their mother and themselves.
A school has been formed to train the next generation of heroes in a world full of superpowers. One kid dreams of entering this school, but he was born without a power. Read this epic journey of Deku the quirkless wonder and the number one superhero All Might. It’s time to learn how to be a true hero.
The world is under attack, and humanities only hope is a poor superhero with a store bought costume. Saitama is the greatest hero no one has ever heard of who destroys every opponent with just one punch. Read on to learn about this goofy take on the superhero genre from Japan.
In what could be seen as a rip-off of Fist of the North Star, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is a globetrotting, over the top, manga which has only found appreciation in the West recently. Resident manga expert James Ristig takes a look at this classic with a focus on it’s first collection, Part 1: Phantom Blood.