WRAP UP // OCTOBER 2017

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reviewNo Man’s Land is an eclectic sort of manga, centering around a Western setting and your typical gunslinging, sharpshooter who never misses. I enjoyed the rich setting with the addition of demons and monsters. It proved for an interesting story with the familiarity of your classic Western story.

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WRAP UP // SEPTEMBER 2017

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reviewWanted was my very first manga, and though it proved to be an entertaining read with an interesting plot line (pirates, treasure, and life on the sea—YES PLEASE), I found this story fell a bit short for me.

I’ve watched and enjoyed several animes, but a reoccurring theme I find in most of them is an overabundance of sexism. The women are your common damsels in distress, saved by men who are quite frankly awful?

Wanted had a similar vibe. While I understand it’s unrealistic to have every person, man or woman, be strong and independent, but come on. Every time our main character Armeria was in trouble, the love interest would literally swoop in and save her. And this happened way too many times.

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