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Deadpool and All Might Join Forces in Latest Deadpool: Samurai Manga Chapter

April 02, 2021 12:49am CDT
The Merc with a Mouth is carried by the World’s No. 1 Hero

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The Witch’s Printing Office Manga Ends on April 30

posted on 2021-04-02 11:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Isekai manga about girl trying to find way back home launched in 2017

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J-Novel Club Licenses 6 Light Novels, 2 Manga

posted on 2021-04-02 14:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Publisher also launches Pulp imprint with European pulp fiction

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Author Peter S. Beagle Wins Legal Battle Over Rights to The Last Unicorn

posted on 2021-04-02 15:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Author now plans to develop projects based on his works under “Beagleverse” brand

My Hero Academia Manga Takes 1-Week Break Due to Author’s Health

posted on 2021-04-03 00:27 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

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Young Magazine the 3rd Magazine Publishes ‘Final Issue Before Renewal’

posted on 2021-04-03 03:03 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Magazine states contents will merge with main Monthly Young Magazine, other publications

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The Testament of Sister New Devil Light Novel Series Ends in 13th Volume

posted on 2021-04-03 04:33 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Final volume shipped on March 31

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Manga Briefs Roundup: March-April 2021

posted on 2021-04-04 12:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
29 manga news items from the last month, including news about Revue Starlight, SSSS.Gridman, Asuka magazine, more

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Shonen Jump Magazine Launches 2 New Manga as Phantom Seer Ends

posted on 2021-04-04 20:25 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New “coming-of-age school team love story” manga launches next week

Chizuru Celebrates Over 8 Million Copies of Rent-a-Girlfriend Manga

April 05, 2021 5:54am CDT
Manga creator Reiji Miyajima drew a Chizuru illustration for the announcement

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Golgo 13 Manga Breaks Guinness World Record for Most Volumes

posted on 2021-04-05 14:30 EDT by Alex Mateo
200th volume shipped on Monday

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ANN Review - Those Snow White Notes GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 5th 2021

SSSS.Gridman Anime’s Butler Cafe, Sengoku Period Manga Spinoffs End

posted on 2021-04-06 01:22 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Both manga launched in May last year

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Fates Revealed for Manga in Young Magazine the 3rd Magazine

posted on 2021-04-06 06:10 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga move to “new” Shin Monthly Young Magazine, Comic Days website

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Higehiro: After Being Rejected, I Shaved and Took in a High School Runaway Novels End in 5th Volume

posted on 2021-04-06 09:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Shimesaba began serializing story on Kakuyomu site in 2017; has currently airing anime

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Final Attack on Titan Postcards Thank Fans for Reading as Manga Ends

April 06, 2021 10:52am CDT
Hajime Isayama’s series comes to its thrilling conclusion on April 9

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ANN Review - Soul Eater The Perfect Edition GN 3

by Nicholas Dupree, Apr 6th 2021

45th Annual Kodansha Manga Awards’ Nominees Announced

posted on 2021-04-07 04:57 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Frieren, Fire Force, That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Defying Kurosaki-kun, A Condition Called Love, I Want to Hold Aono-kun so Badly I Could Die, Sweat and Soap among nominees

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ANN Review - Sue and Tai-chan GN 1 & 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 7th 2021

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ZOMBIE LAND SAGA Manga Anthology Debuts Its Darling Cover Art

April 07, 2021 7:58pm CDT
Check out the MAPPA-made cover housing new Franchouchou manga

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How many times has Golgo 13, manga’s greatest assassin, ever laughed? Let’s find out!

2021-04-08T03:00:00Z
In 200 volumes, anime/manga sniper extraordinaire Duke Togo doesn’t laugh much, and when he does, he has some weird reasons.

Manga With Biggest 1st Printings from Kodansha, Shogakukan, Shueisha: 2020-2021

posted on 2021-04-08 15:05 EDT by Alex Mateo
Attack on Titan, Detective Conan, One Piece top respective publisher’s lists

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ANN Review - She’s My Knight GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 8th 2021

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Shizumu Watanabe’s Tricks Dedicated to Witches Manga Ends

posted on 2021-04-08 17:00 EDT by Adriana Hazra, Alex Mateo
Kodansha ships 3rd volume on April 16, 4th volume on June 17

‘Are You Lost?’ Manga Enters Climax

posted on 2021-04-09 07:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about 4 girls stuck on desert island launched in 2017, inspired 2019 TV anime

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Witchcraft Works Manga Enters Final Arc

posted on 2021-04-09 08:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Ryū Mizunagi’s romantic comedy manga launched in 2010, inspired 2014 TV anime

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The Tale of the Outcasts Manga Ends on April 14

posted on 2021-04-09 09:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Makoto Hoshino launched manga in 2019; Seven Seas releases 1st volume in June

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Kodansha Adds More Attack on Titan Volumes to the comiXology Unlimited & Kindle Unlimited Subscription Programs for Limited Time

Apr 9th 2021

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Kodansha & Humble Bundle Kick-off the Latest Season of Anime with the Humble Manga Bundle: Spring 2021 Anime Season

Apr 9th 2021

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Yuuho Ashibe’s Crystal Dragon Manga Nears Climax

posted on 2021-04-09 10:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Historical fantasy manga by Bride of Deimos author launched in 1981

Viz Media Releases Blue Box Manga in English

posted on 2021-04-10 02:05 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Coming-of-age love story will launch in English on April 11

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Ougyo Kawagishi’s Noroken no Hime no Overkill Novels Get Manga in August

posted on 2021-04-10 08:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Novels about blacksmith, woman with cursed sword launched last year

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Re:ZERO Creator’s Vivy -Fluorite Eye’s Song- Gets Web Manga Adaptation

April 10, 2021 3:30pm CDT
Web manga’s run on MAGCOMI starts today

Chainsaw Man Ranks #1 on U.S. Monthly Bookscan March List

posted on 2021-04-11 06:05 EDT by Adriana Hazra
19 manga volumes including My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer, Attack on Titan, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun, The Promised Neverland, Haikyu!!, SPY x FAMILY, Jujutsu Kaisen rank in top 20

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Chainsaw Man, My Hero Academia, Demon Slayer Rank on NYT April Bestseller List

posted on 2021-04-11 08:05 EDT by Adriana Hazra

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Kindaichi Case Files’ Seimaru Amagi, Holiday Love’s Eriza Kusakabe Launch New Manga

posted on 2021-04-11 10:05 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
“Love suspense” manga runs in weekly women’s magazine

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Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro’s Build King Manga Ends

posted on 2021-04-11 11:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga by Toriko author launched in November

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Kaitei Manga From 2001 Nights’ Yukinobu Hoshino Enters New Arc Heading Toward Climax

posted on 2021-04-11 15:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about voyages of Zheng He launched in 2018

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Wagnaria!!‘s Karino Takatsu, When A Magician’s Pupil Smiles’ Chisaki Kanai Each Launch New Manga

posted on 2021-04-11 23:22 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Takatsu’s new comedy manga will launch on May 12

Osamu Tezuka Characters Get Team Phoenix Crossover Manga by Spanish Artist Kenny Ruiz

posted on 2021-04-12 01:42 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
New “space spectacle” manga launches in May

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Shiro Moriya Resumes Soloist in a Cage Manga After 2-Year Hiatus

posted on 2021-04-12 04:24 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga went on hiatus in March 2019 due to Moriya’s “sudden illness”

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Mikase Hayashi Ends Marriage Purple Manga in 6th Volume

posted on 2021-04-12 08:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga about grade school rivals reuniting in high school launched in July 2018

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Yukemuri Sniper Reiwaban Manga Launches on May 6

posted on 2021-04-12 09:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Yūhō Hijikata, Tadashi Matsumori’s launch new manga about elite hitman

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ANN Review - Tamamo-chan’s a Fox! GN 1

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 12th 2021

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Failed Princesses Manga Ends in 6th Volume

posted on 2021-04-12 16:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
6th volume to ship around September

The Prince’s Black Poison’s Jun Yuzuki Launches New Manga on May 13

posted on 2021-04-13 07:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New romance manga is titled Fiance-sama kara Nigerarenai

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Koi wo Shiranai Boku-tachi wa Manga Ends in May

posted on 2021-04-13 08:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Rainbow Days’ Minami Mizuno launched in June 2018

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Aya Shouoto Works on New Project in Bessatsu Friend Magazine

posted on 2021-04-13 09:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins

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When We Shout For Love’s Yuka Kitagawa Ends Sekai de Ichiban Itaranu Koi Manga in May

posted on 2021-04-13 10:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Romance manga about antisocial girl, high class guy launched in October

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Attack on Titan Finale Leads to Magazine Issue Selling Out & Getting 2nd Printing

posted on 2021-04-13 10:20 EDT by Alex Mateo
Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine’s May issue ships 2nd print run on April 30

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BMW Esports Teams Get “Isekai” Manga

posted on 2021-04-13 17:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Japanese artist Acky Bright draws 8-chapter “Heroes of Rivalry” manga

Sakura Wars’ Part II Manga Gets 2 New Volumes After 3 Years

posted on 2021-04-14 07:19 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2nd part of Ikku Masa’s manga launched in 2009

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ANN Review - The White Cat’s Revenge as Plotted from the Dragon King’s Lap GN 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 14th 2021

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How to Draw Manga Artist Katy Coope Redraws Cover Illustration After Almost 20 Years

posted on 2021-04-14 12:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Coope shares her personal story as ‘HowToDrawMangaRedraw’ hashtag trends

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We Must Never Fall in Love! Manga Ends With 9th Volume

posted on 2021-04-14 15:00 EDT by Alex Mateo
Final volume ships in November

Black Butler Manga Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary with Special Exhibition

April 15, 2021 9:11pm CDT
The dark fantasy series has printed 30 million copies worldwide

Higasa Akai’s The Royal Tutor Manga Ends in May

posted on 2021-04-16 00:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Comedy launched in 2013, inspired 2017 TV anime, 2019 anime film

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ANN Review - Hello, I am a Witch and my Crush Wants me to Make a Love Potion! Novel 2

by Rebecca Silverman, Apr 16th 2021

The Vampire Dies in No Time Manga Goes on 1-Month Hiatus

posted on 2021-04-17 19:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga returns on May 27

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Love and Lies Manga Gets 2 Endings

posted on 2021-04-18 05:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga to take break so author can prepare “marrying Misaki,” “marrying Ririna” routes

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Brave10’s Kairi Shimotsuki Launches New Manga in Rusted Armors Franchise

posted on 2021-04-18 06:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Multimedia project also includes stage plays, upcoming anime

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Flowerchild’s Warikitta Kankei Desu kara Yuri Manga Resumes, Nears Climax

posted on 2021-04-18 08:02 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Manga about student, teacher who meet via online dating app launched in 2019

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Tokyo Ravens: Sword of Song’s Ran Kuze Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-04-18 11:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kuroiwa Medaka ni Watashi no Kawaii ga Tsūjinai manga gets serialization on May 26

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Key’s Jun Maeda Reveals Nekogari Zoku no Osa Novel’s Story, May 19 Release

posted on 2021-04-18 13:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Kanon, Air, Clannad writer pens new novel about college student, genius composer

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Warning - Review may contain a few spoilers

How Witch Hat Atelier Explores the Joy of Magic

2021-04-18T20:00:00Z
Witch Hat Atelier is a delightful manga about the joy magic can bring, and here’s why you should read it.

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Attack on Titan Fans Petition Hajime Isayama to Change the Manga’s Ending

2021-04-18T21:00:00Z
Attack on Titan released its final chapter, and now fans are petitioning author Hajime Isayama to revise the manga’s controversial ending.

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So-He- Inaba’s Binbin Fukufuku Nazuna-sama! Manga Ends

posted on 2021-04-18 17:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga about office worker’s meeting with god of poverty launched in 2019

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Starving Anonymous Manga Gets Sequel

posted on 2021-04-18 19:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga launched on Kodansha’s Comic Days app on April 8

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Naoshi Arakawa Pens Bonus Manga ‘Volume 0’ for ‘Farewell, My Dear Cramer’ Film

posted on 2021-04-18 21:06 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New story set between middle school, high school stories

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Zombie Land Saga Gets 1st Side Story Manga in May

posted on 2021-04-19 03:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Character designer Kasumi Fukagawa draws Zombie Land Saga Gaiden: The First Zombie

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Hoero Pen Manga Gets New Story Set During COVID-19 Pandemic

posted on 2021-04-19 08:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
New manga debuts on May 19

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Mars Red Manga Enters Climax With 3rd Volume

posted on 2021-04-19 10:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga launched in January 2020, 2nd volume shipped on April 15

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Haruhisa Nakata’s Levius/est Manga Ends in 2 Chapters

posted on 2021-04-19 11:02 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Manga inspired Netflix anime in 2019

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Attack on Titan, Fullmetal Alchemist Creators Talk Manga in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine July Issue

posted on 2021-04-19 14:45 EDT by Kim Morrissy
Free online Attack on Titan exhibit also announced, as well as new Character Encylopedia book, Full Color edition

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Michi Ichiho’s ‘Maо̄ no Kikan’ Short Story Gets Manga Mini-Series

posted on 2021-04-19 14:45 EDT by Alex Mateo
Nori Arashiyama launches manga on April 24

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Return to the World of Sui Ishida’s JACK JEANNE in Two New Books

April 19, 2021 1:27pm CDT
Materials Collection and light novel feature more of Ishida’s beautiful artwork

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Nao Toyama & Junya Enoki Sing Theme Song for Light Novel Ryoshin no Shakkin in PV

April 19, 2021 8:15pm CDT
The second volume hits Japanese stores today

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Ablaze Presents Space Pirate Captain Harlock Cover Reveals for Issue 2 of the New Comic Series Launching in June

Apr 19th 2021
Legendary creator Leiji Matsumoto teams with French artist Jerome Alquié for a new space adventure; 5 variant covers to mark Issue 2’s release on July 7th

Tasuku Karasuma’s No Guns Life Manga Ends in 13th Volume

posted on 2021-04-20 00:48 EDT by Adriana Hazra
Shueisha released 12th compiled book volume on Monday

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Magical Girl Site’s Kentarō Satō Works on New Manga

posted on 2021-04-20 02:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda

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Ririo, Aya Tsukishima Launch Perfect Crime Spinoff Manga in Late April

posted on 2021-04-20 03:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Tsukishima also launches new Anata o, Nomu manga in late May

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Stalker Jokers Manga Has 3 Chapters Left

posted on 2021-04-20 04:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Artist Hiroto Ōishi continued manga after author Hiromichi Ōga passed away last year

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Final Attack on Titan Manga Volume Comes With Original Drafts in Japan

April 20, 2021 4:55am CDT
The final chapter was released in Japan on April 9

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‘86’ Sci-fi War Novels Get Prequel Manga

posted on 2021-04-20 05:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Asato Asato’s novels have currently airing TV anime

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Himenospia by Killing Bites’ Shinya Murata Manga Ends

posted on 2021-04-20 06:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Manga by Lord Marksman and Vanadis artist Nobuhiko Yanai launched in 2017

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Nyankees Author Atsushi Okada Launches New Manga

posted on 2021-04-20 09:02 EDT by Alex Mateo
Sо̄sei Yūgi manga debuts on April 26

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Usogui Manga Gets Spinoff, Batuque Manga Serializes Irregularly

posted on 2021-04-20 10:02 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Usogui ended in 2017, inspired OVA in 2012

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ANN Review - Lovesickness: Junji Ito Story Collection GN

by Lynzee Loveridge, Apr 20th 2021