Residents of Arcadia may drag in parts, but it highlights the mundanity and struggle of immigrants. It just should have spend more time on the sci-fi aspects.
The 100 Million-Year Button Volume 1 gives you a relatable protagonist, swordfights, a mystery and strong girls brought together by a magic button.
Reign of the Seven Spellblades Volume 6 ramps up the action but keeps the entire story grounded in characters you want to see remain friends and survive school.
The Vexations of a Shut-In Vampire Princess Volume 2 ups the laughs as Komari stresses battles, enemies, and fear of mutiny when all she wants is a day off.
Banished From The Hero’s Party Volume 3 lets Dir’s story go on too long, but still holds your attention thanks to Red, Rit and the impact of Ruti’s blessing.
Drip Drip takes a serious subject—the long-lasting effects of childhood trauma—and delivers a story filled with surprises and laughs all the way to the end.
Chainsaw Man’s “Arrival In Tokyo” ramps up the comedic hijinks to fever pitch, a perfect counter to the violence and bleakness of the first episode.
Though far from perfect, Black Adam manages to deliver a mildly entertaining film thanks to some characters and action sequences doing the heavy lifting.
Sung Kang’s Shaky Shivers shines with zany humor. With an oddball cast, plot and music this wacky film is an outlandish send up for ’80s-loving adults.
The Geek Hitman Volume 1 delivers laugh after laugh with dynamic, memorable characters you automatically latch onto in this world of hitman meets otaku.