H.o.t.D.D. – Highschool of the Dead (Volume 1)

What did you read? Because watching the anime wasn’t enough, I’ve now started on the manga too. Not long after discovering the series, I bought two books that are now two of my favourite possessions. They are the large hardback, full-colour copies of Highschool of the Dead. The first book contains the manga volumes one to four and the second contains five to seven, all in glorious full-colour. In this review, I will cover manga volume one.

What Happened? Volume one covers the events of the first three episodes of the anime, and for the most part, it’s almost spot on. It opens with Takashi, Rei, and Hisashi trapped on the roof. Then we jump back to see the outbreak as it happened before catching up to the intro and then Takashi smashing in zombie Hisashi’s brains.

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Author Journey November 2018

Any big announcements? It was my¬†first full month as a fulltime stay at home dad and I think we’re kind of settling into our positions. He’s the boss and now he’s crawling! It is a totally rewarding role, but it is an awful lot of work. I haven’t had a day off since I left the office… (that’s a joke!)

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Achievement Unlocked: One-Hundred Manga

What’s this all about? At the end of 2017, I set myself the task of reading one-hundred manga books before the end of 2018. That’s probably easy for some, but it was a pretty big increase from the eighteen¬†I finished in 2017.

Well, long story short, I just finished my one-hundredth manga book of the year, and with more than a month to spare too. There were a number of different series involved in this monumental feat. Here’s a breakdown: Continue reading “Achievement Unlocked: One-Hundred Manga”