Tree of Savior

Tree of Savior

Tree of Savior is the title of upcoming MMORPG develop by IMC studio/company based in Seoul, Korea. It has rumored as the spiritual successor of Ragnarok Online game which successful MMORPG in 1990’s and 2000’s era. The game is develop and directed by Kim Hakkyu who well known as mastermind behind original Ragnarok Online game. … Continue reading

Kantai Collection –Pacific-

Kantai Collection –Pacific-

Kantai collection or Kancolle is a japanese web browser strategic game about series World War II warship girl called kanmusu. The game is becomes world phenomenon lead into doujinshi theme, art books, spin-off manga and anime series. Player acted as an admiral who manage and maintain kanmusu so they are ready for battle and win … Continue reading

Kaitou Le Vin

Kaitou Le Vin

  I have been looking for ages for a manga which has suspense, deception, intrigue, femme fatale, gentlemen thief and secret agent theme like Mission Impossible, Thomas Crown Affair or Arsene Lupin story. Those theme I find it in Kaito Le Vin manga created by Agi Tadashi and Shuu Akimoto, who also creator of Drop … Continue reading

Overlord

Overlord

Early this year, there a Japanese light novel which catch my attention. The novel is named Overlord created by Maruyama Kugane. It has antihero genre mixed with medieval fantasy background. Overlord novel was so much successful in Japan lead an announcement that it will get anime version somewhere in 2015 and due it’s successful publication … Continue reading

2014 in review

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading

Ragnarok Online Mobile

Ragnarok Online Mobile

Ragnarok Online or in short called “RO” was familiar words for anyone who grew up as teenager at early 2000’s. It was one of early online games that made international hit as Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) which had been played by million online users around the world. The game has background setting … Continue reading

Shoukoku no Altair

Shoukoku no Altair

Shoukoku no Altair is manga series writes by Katou Kotono, a Tokyo University graduate who has take history major, particularly, Turkish history. She was able to wrote and drew an excellent and rich details storyline that able to captured how like Middle East (Rumeliana) environment in renaissance era or between year of 1400-1600. Particularly, when … Continue reading

Re:Monster

Re:Monster

In many adventure and fantasy manga, reader always read how main character or hero defeated evil entity, monster or villain in order to restore peace or bring world where he/she lives into better future. But, we never informed or little information what, why and how monster becomes evil or hostile toward humans civilization and reason … Continue reading

Baggataway

Baggataway

Sport, comedy and girl are best ingredient for anyone who sick or boring read serious sport manga, such as Slam Dunk, Harlem Beat, Prince of Tennis, Rookie etc. There few good  girl sport manga titles such as Beach Star, Bamora and Bamboo Blade. Those manga much focus in major sport game like volley ball, futsal, … Continue reading

UQ Holder

UQ Holder

UQ Holder is Ken Akamatsu’s latest manga series after he concludes his previous famous work Mahou Sensei Negima! or nickname “Negima!” series. Akamatsu sensei, have been well reputable in manga and anime world through his long run Shounen series, Love Hina and Mahou Sensei Negima!. Love Hina series was his first award-winning work in manga … Continue reading

Liebster Award Nomination

Liebster Award Nomination

Firstly, I like to thank you to Jiraiyan and frikiorgullosa13 who nominated me in Liebster Award this year. Liebster Award Nomination is an award for bloggers who want to introduce his/her blog to public by increase blog exposure in the web. Despite it called an award there no indication who start it for the first … Continue reading

Comiket 85 – Winter 2013

Comiket 85 – Winter 2013

Originally posted on Leveraging Visionary Paradigms:
The 85th Comiket (short for “Comic Market”) is currently being held in Tokyo, until tomorrow December 31st. Like the summer Comiket that I attended in August, it takes place at Tokyo Big Sight, on the island of Ariake. There are 3 parts to the Comiket: The main event is…

Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Indonesia 2013 2nd part

Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Indonesia 2013 2nd part

This post, as my promised will review other important zones in Anime Festival Asia Indonesia (AFA ID) 2013. The festival was held between 6,7 and 8 September 2013, at Jakarta, Indonesia. The areas I mentioned on this post were located at basement floor in Jakarta Convention Centre (JCC). The basement zones are include Maid and … Continue reading

Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Indonesia 2013 1st part

Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Indonesia 2013 1st part

AFA ID was an annual anime and manga festival that started held in Indonesia, particularly at Jakarta, since 2012. Its acted as a convention, gathering, meeting and social event to gather, influence and awareness public about anime and manga industry in Indonesia. Most importantly, it was became a medium for otaku, anime fans and amateur … Continue reading

Cycling and Bicycle

Cycling and Bicycle

Those words in title are probably not easy to spot in manga genre due the genre usually buried or mixed in sport theme and not really popular compares to soccer, baseball, basket ball, golf or other sports which dominate sports genre in manga world. Nevertheless, there a lot of potential cycling or bicycle manga series … Continue reading

Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Indonesia

Anime Festival Asia (AFA) Indonesia

Anime Festival Asia is an annual anime, doujinshi and Japanese culture festival which held once a year in countries of Southeast Asia. The festival often just abbreviate as AFA. This year, the festival will be held starting in Jakarta, Indonesia, at 6, 7 and 8 September 2013. The event organizer for AFA ID 2013 promised … Continue reading

Gate-Jietai no chi nite, kaku tatakeri

Gate-Jietai no chi nite, kaku tatakeri

Gate-Jietai no chi nite, kaku tatakeri was a manga based on Japanese light novel in same title write by Yanai Takumi. Its a fantasy packed military action manga with comedy and eechi situation in some points of the storyline. The manga can be categorize as seinen and supernatural genre due it’s bloody and battle scene … Continue reading

12 Beast

12 Beast

12 Beast was latest fantasy manga created by Inui Takemaru who has pen-name ‘Okayado’ who famous for his on going series named monster Musume no Iru Nichijou (2012). It has been trademark of Okayado-sensei for his ‘monster girl story’ creation. The 12 Beast manga has more broad storyline than his previous series. It was close … Continue reading

Yin-Yang! X-Change Alternative 2 ~Kimi no Hitomi ni Utsuru Kimi~

Yin-Yang! X-Change Alternative 2 ~Kimi no Hitomi ni Utsuru Kimi~

Yin-Yang! X-Change Alternative 2 ~Kimi no Hitomi ni Utsuru Kimi~ was the fifth sequel of Yin-Yang! X-Change series developed by CROWD studio in 2008. It also the second adaptation for Yin-Yang! X-Change Alternative spinoff series. The game was different from previous Yin-Yang! X-Change series where they always orientate storyline around couple Takuya Aihara and Asuka … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell ARISE ~Sleepless Eyes~

Ghost in the Shell ARISE ~Sleepless Eyes~

Ghost in the Shell: Arise is latest anime series of Ghost in the Shell adaptation which schedule to be aired in Japan around June 2013. The Ghost in the Shell: Arise ~Sleepless Eyes~ was manga series which tells side-story of around upcoming anime series itself. The manga is write by Fujisaku Junichi and illustrate by … Continue reading

Dragons Rioting

Dragons Rioting

Dragons Rioting is much like combination of Ikkitousen and Maken-ki manga, however, it has opposite storyline from those manga. In martial arts-ecchi genre usually main protagonist, always male, end up in pervert situation due his doing or by accident. Nevertheless, in dragons rioting the main protagonist was diagnosed he has fatal disease which can kill … Continue reading

Full Metal Panic! Another

Full Metal Panic! Another

Full Metal Panic! Another is a manga based on Japanese light novel with same title. Its the 4th light novel created by Shoji Gatoh and Naoto Okuro for the Full Metal Panic! adaptation series. The manga itself illustrated by You Taichi. As you can judge from it’s cover, The Full Metal Panic! Another is a … Continue reading

Blazblue: Remix Heart

Blazblue: Remix Heart

Blazblue: Remix Heart is a manga illustrate by Sumeragi based on Japanese light novel write by Toshimich Mori. The title Blazblue itself originate from a fighting game series developed by Arc System Works. The name of the series is a derived of “blaze” and “blue,” with the “z” sound omitted in the Japanese pronunciation, rendering … Continue reading

Usotsuki Lily

Usotsuki Lily

Usotsuki Lily was manga created by Ayumi Komura. The centre of this series are En Shinohara and Hinata Saotome who are a couple since their first senior high school class. However, there a gist in their relationship, which Shinohara has hobby of cross-dressing as a female due his hatred toward male and even himself reflection. … Continue reading

KiraKira

KiraKira

KiraKira is a japanese rock band visual novel developed by Overdrive. Overdrive was a visual novel (VN) company which specialized in rock band or rock culture in Japan. KiraKira was probably complex and detail VN game about life of punk rocker and their mind set which I ever played. You should played this game if … Continue reading

K anime project

K anime project

‘K’ anime or sometimes its called  ‘K’ project is the latest original anime series brainchild of producer Gou Nakanishi. His previous works were include Fafner and Asura Cryin’. The anime is schedule to be release in October 2012, or in autumn season. ‘K’ project is mysterious and top secret project due limited information about it … Continue reading

Mahouka Kouko no Rerrousei

Mahouka Kouko no Rerrousei

Mahouka Kouko no Rerrousei manga, in English literally ‘The Poor Performing Student of a Magic High School’ or ‘The Irregular At Magic High School’ manga. Its catch my attention this month when I browsed in internet. The series was illustrated by Ishida Kana based on light novel wrote by Satou Tsutomu. The story evolved in … Continue reading

Bar Oasis 1 & 2

Bar Oasis 1 & 2

Have you ever imagine yourself as a bartender work in bar with stinky boss and regulars with their unique personality? If NO is your answer then you should play Bar Oasis series. Bar Oasis series was an iPhone game developed by Aurora games then passed to Corners studio since 2009. In this game, you will … Continue reading

Sai: Taker – Futari no Artemis

Sai: Taker – Futari no Artemis

Imagine yourself if Freezing mixed kampfer together then it was best description for Sai: Taker -Futari no Artemis manga/manwha created by Im Dal-young. He was artist and author who are writing Freezing, Koimoku, Onihime VS series, etc. His arts is famous for ecchi, busty girl and romance combined with battle, adventure and often bloody situation. … Continue reading

Witch Craft Work

Witch Craft Work

This time, I will review Witch Craft Work manga by Mizunagi Ryuu. The manga background tells where witches live among normal people, commute, attend normal school and practice spells in secret. The story revolve around high school student name Takamiya Honoka, a normal student and Kagari Ayaka, a witch who secretly guard Takamiya due particular … Continue reading

Gin no saji

Gin no saji

It was coincidence I reviewed mangas with starting “G” capital for the last couple weeks. Nevertheless, here my next manga review, Gin no saji aka Silver spoon, which written and illustrated by Arakawa Himoru. Arakawa sensei was famous by his long series Full Metal Alchemist. His manga already translate and published in several countries outside … Continue reading

Ginen shounen

Ginen shounen

I was a little bit surprise when I spotted Ginen Shounen (aka Gelatin boy) manga in new manga display at my nearest bookstore. I never expect the manga will be published by Gramedia publisher in Indonesia. Ginen shounen was written by Gotou Jumpei and published in Japan on 2010. The manga length was short, two … Continue reading

Bartender

Bartender

Bartender manga was a manga about slice of life bartender job written by Joh Araki and illustrated by Nagatomo Kenji. The manga tells life story about a genius bartender named Ryu sasaki who well known nickname as ‘God’s Glass’ because his ability to help and easies customer soul needed through liqueur in bar. Although this … Continue reading

Koimoku

Koimoku

Koimoku is ongoing manwha illustrated by Im Dal-Young in conjunction Lee Hae Won as the writer. The manwha is describe a slice of life of newbie manga artist named Inamine Kouta. His life looks failure as result he unable to cope his workload as manga assistant and his manuscript always rejected by publisher due lack … Continue reading

Kampfer

Kampfer

Kampfer or fighter in German language is a light novel adaptation into manga and anime about a young man named Senou Natsuru. He have been chosen by mysterious moderator through a messenger doll and have to fight against other kampfer to survive.  However, there a catch as a kampfer because only woman chosen as kampfer. … Continue reading

Hyou To Ookami – Pather and Wolf

Hyou To Ookami – Pather and Wolf

Panther and Wolf (Hyou To Ookami) by Yuji Nakazato and Makoto Katayama is manga aimed for World War II diorama fans or hobbies. It’s a manga about tank battles in Europe on 1944-45 where there war between German against Soviet, later German, Soviet and United States. The story involved around a group of German tanker … Continue reading

Otoyomegatari

Otoyomegatari

Today, I will review manga titled Otoyomegatari (The Bride’s Stories) by Mori Keru. The story set in Central Asia or Asia minor in 19th Century about life of a young bride named Amira and her bridegroom Karluk. Amira is a devoted wife like other woman at the time where their position is to serve their … Continue reading

Bakuman

Bakuman

Bakuman was the newest manga series write by Tsugumi Ohba and draw by Takeshi Obata. They well known as the creator of ‘Death Note’ and ‘Hikaru no Go’ manga. This manga introduced different genre from their previous works. It’s story evolve around two main characters, Moritaka Mashiro and Akito Takagi. Both character has different talented … Continue reading

Doubt

Doubt

Doubt or well known as ‘Rabbit doubt’ was a manga wrote and draw by Tonagai Yoshiki. The manga is categories as shounen, horror, psychological, mystery and drama. Doubt was a manga tells about a group of teenagers in Japan. They are  playing a cell phone game called ‘Rabbit Doubt’. The game rules are each member … Continue reading