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Manga Village Has Moved!

Manga Village Has Moved!

Please update your bookmarks/rss feeds. Manga Village can now be found at: http://manga.jadedragononline.com/village This site will remain up for archive purposes for as long as the site owners allow. All new updates will occur at the new address. Thanks for reading! … Read entire article »

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The Earl and The Fairy Volume 1

The Earl and The Fairy Volume 1

Lydia Carlton is a fairy doctor, one of the few people with the ability to see the magical creatures who share our world. During one of her rare trips to London to visit her father, Lydia’s quiet life is suddenly transformed when she is rescued from kidnappers by a mysterious young man! Edgar Ashenbert claims to be descended from the … Read entire article »

Zombie Loan Volume 12-13

Zombie Loan Volume 12-13

When Kanro, one of the Seven Member Committee seeking to eradicate all contradictions, sniffs out the stragglers from Z-Loan at a rundown motel and attempts to flush them down the data drain like their “deleted” comrades, Chika and Shito end up not in the ether–but as characters in a video game! With the help of an old enemy they escape, … Read entire article »

Black Jack Volume 16-17: Manga Movable Feast

Black Jack Volume 16-17: Manga Movable Feast

Black Jack’s three year journey ends finally comes to an end with these last two volumes. Unfortunately, the good doctor doesn’t go out with a bang, but more of a fizzle, as these last two volumes are the weakest of them all. The stories aren’t bad. They’re just not as engaging. … Read entire article »

Black Jack Volume 14-15: Manga Movable Feast

Black Jack Volume 14-15: Manga Movable Feast

The exploits of Black Jack, the world’s greatest black market surgeon continue in these 28 stories. The themes turn again to Black Jack’s pride and his not-so-well-known generous side. But in quality of stories overall, volume 14 definitely outshines volume 15. … Read entire article »

Breathe Deeply

Breathe Deeply

As a medical professional, I sometimes have a hard time reading medical dramas or watching medical shows on television.This is especially true with shows like House, where the way the series is set up forces it to be completely technical and still be somewhat accessible for the layperson. As part of a long-standing studying stress reliever, my friends and I … Read entire article »

An Arranged Marriage

An Arranged Marriage

Allison lives with her uncle, the CEO of a bank in deep financial trouble. Blue Summer, a wealthy farm owner, offers him financial aid in return for Allison’s hand in marriage. Allison doesn’t want a marriage without love, but nevertheless she travels to Blue’s mansion to save her aunt and uncle’s business… By: Susan Fox, Toyo Issiki Publisher: Digital Manga Publishing/Harlequin K.K./SOFTBANK … Read entire article »

He Said, She Said: High School of the Dead

He Said, She Said: High School of the Dead

Reviews are subjective things. A reviewer is drawing on many things when they write their review. Besides technical things such as story structure, character development and art, a reviewers personal preferences and experiences can affect their feeling about a book. And sometimes, even their gender can make a difference as to whether a book gets a good score or bad. … Read entire article »

Blue Exorcist Volume 1-5

Blue Exorcist Volume 1-5

Shonen Jump is entering a new era – with Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha coming down the pipeline in only a few short weeks, it appears that we are headed towards a place where the legitimate publisher can beat the scanlator on the terms of his or her speed. Sadly, the content on Weekly Shonen Jump Alpha isn’t the most impressive … Read entire article »

2011 Year End Roundup

2011 Year End Roundup

With 2011 in the rear view mirror, the Villagers look back at some of the titles, publishers and events that made the past year good (or bad). What was your favorite new title(s) of the year? Connie: There are a lot of different titles, so picking, say, Lychee Light Club over Sakura Hime is tough, since I like them both, but one … Read entire article »