Varun Gupta's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: All-Comic Reviews: 9
8.4Avg. Review Rating

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Bakemonogatari #2

Jan 23, 2020

The Bakemonogatari manga is slowly becoming the definitive way to experience the Monogatari series. Oh!great has managed to retain the narrative substance of NISIOISIN's original work, while also elevating it with his incredible artistic talents. It's exciting to think about how the manga will adapt future story lines of the series, and I'm eagerly anticipating the next volume.

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Given #1

Mar 17, 2020

Between its compelling relationships and expressive artwork, there is a lot to love about Given. The first volume leaves off in a dramatic point within the story, with Mafuyu attempting to face his past trauma and Ritsuka coming to realize his true feelings. This is a title that you shouldn't skip out on, and it will be exciting to see how the story continues.

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Hinamatsuri #6

Mar 4, 2020

Hinamatsuri continues to be an absolute treat to read, being filled to the brim with unparalleled characters and humorous antics. Ohtake has crafted a series that has no limits, allowing for a melting pot of creative and hilarious ideas to come forth. There's no telling where the story will go next, but it's clear that the lives of Hina and her friends won't be losing steam.

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8
Jujutsu Kaisen #1

Jan 22, 2020

Jujutsu Kaisen is a fantastic series that takes bold steps to stand out from its contemporaries and succeeds to do so in droves. The manga impressively combines engaging action with chilling horror, all while providing ample narrative substance to support those qualities. If you have yet to check out the series, now is the perfect time to jump in.

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Kaiju Girl Caramelise #2

Jan 6, 2020

Kaiju Girl Caramelise Volume 2 establishes a story that is uniquely genuine. By breaking from the common tropes of romance manga, its cast has been able to realistically flesh out. This is not a series to sleep on, and the next volume will surely be an exciting read.

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Kino's Journey #4

Jan 6, 2020

Kino's Journey continues to be a series filled with creativity, while also having its readers ponder human nature. With each country that Kino visits comes a new perspective on humanity and its different ways of life. It's an engrossing story that keeps readers wanting more every step of the way.

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No Guns Life #2

Jan 20, 2020

No Guns Life's second volume delivers a strong continuation that further expands the series' cast and world. While it doesn't capitalize fully on its predecessor's strengths, the story finds substance by showcasing the new possibilities within the narrative. Juzo's adventure is long from over and it will be interesting to see where the series heads next.

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RaW Hero #1

Feb 26, 2020

RaW Hero is a crazy title that will easily leave an impression on readers. Between its ridiculous comedy and strong artwork, the series stays true to what you'd expect from the creator of Prison School. RaW Hero is not a series that everyone will equally enjoy, but to those that fit its audience, they will surely get a kick out of it.

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The Golden Sheep #2

Jan 21, 2020

Only one volume remains of The Golden Sheep and the story is fittingly heading towards its conclusion. Tsugu and her friends have overcome many hurdles in order to find happiness, and only time will tell what their outcome will be. Still, the series continues to be an emotional story that is a must-read for manga readers.

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