Day 12 of 25 Days of Manga is another pick from my library haul: Saint Young Men Vol. 3, a two-volume omnibus that continues to follow Buddha and Jesus on their romp through Tokyo during their heavenly gap year.
Bingo Card: A Hot Drink to Keep the Chill Off
Day 11 of 25 Days of Manga takes me to the local library and lets me pick up a title I’ve been aching to read: How Do We Relationship? Vol. 1, a manga series with an excellent title and an even more superb inaugural volume.
Bingo Card: Read A Shounen Manga
Day 10 of 25 Days of Manga focuses on a brand new Yuri anthology: Éclair Orange, the fifth installemnt of Eclair and a collection of stories focused on young love and girls being pals with gals!
Bingo Card: Mistletoe Worthy First Kiss(es)
Day 9 of 25 Days of Manga is a Rumiko Takahashi classic: Viz Media’s Maison Ikkoku Collector’s Edition Vol. 1, a playful, late ’80s manga about a bunch of eccentrics, a ronin college student, and a beautiful new residential manager.
Bingo Card: Christmas Tree
Day 8 of 25 Days of Manga is the heartbreaking, heartwrenching, but incredibly powerful and sometimes darkly comedic, My Broken Mariko, a story about death, grief, and resolution.
Bingo Card: Someone On the Nice List
TW / CW: Discussions of Suicide, Death by Suicide, Depictions of Intentional Self-Harm via Cutting, Child and Childhood Abuse, Statements/Discussion of Childhood Sexual Assualt from a Parent, Parent/Child Incest, Emotional Abuse