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Manga Driver: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure – Steel Ball Run

24 volumes (complete) The year is 1890. Entrepreneur Stephen Steel has unleashed his grand vision: the Steel Ball Run, a race across America where the winner will take home $50 million. Among the entrants is Gyro Zeppeli, an Italian immigrant who has reasons for winning the race beyond the cash prize. He joins Johnny Joestar, […]

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Manga Driver: Tonari no Seki-kun

Volumes: 3 (ongoing) Prior to writing my season preview, I like to read the first chapter of the manga that are being adapted to anime to get a feel for them. Tonari no Seki-kun is being made into an anime this winter season, so as per usual I checked out the manga. The chapters are […]

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Manga Driver: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure – Stone Ocean

17 volumes (complete) The year is 2011. Down in Florida, Jolyne Kujo, the daughter of Jotaro Kujo, is framed for murder when her boyfriend, Romeo, accidentally runs someone over. Jolyne is sent to the Green Dolphin Street Prison, with her only possession an amulet she inherited from Jotaro, which cuts her hand and unleashes her […]

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Manga Driver: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure – Vento Aureo

17 volumes (complete) Part 5 of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure! The year is 2000. Jotaro Kujo has sent Koichi Hirose to Italy to check up on a rumor that Dio Brando had a son who may be a Stand user. Immediately upon arriving in Italy, Koichi runs into Giorno Giovana, who is the Stand user in […]

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Manga Driver – 7 Seeds

Volumes: 25 (ongoing) Shoujo and I don’t tend to get along very much. More specifically, high school shoujo romance and I don’t get along because those seem to be the only kinds of shoujo manga that are adapted into anime nowadays. The flitting between abusive relationships seen as totemo romanticuu, or blushy hand-holding gormless teenagers […]

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Manga Driver – JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable

18 volumes (complete) Finally we are at Part 4 of the saga of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure! In this story, Jotaro Kujo travels to the town of Morioh to meet Josuke Higashikata, the illegitimate son of Joseph Joestar. (He still got around, even as an old man.) Once there, Jotaro finds that Josuke is a powerful […]

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Manga Driver: Historie

Volumes: 7 (ongoing) ‘Alexander the Great as written by the author of Parasyte’ was my entire knowledge of Historie going in. In my mind I had the image of Rider from Fate/Zero stabbing parasitic aliens that eat your face with his spear, but sadly twas not the reality. Historie is actually about a secretary of […]

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Manga Driver: Don’t Cry Girl

Volumes: 1 (complete) This manga came with a strong recommendation from a friend. Even though it’s a shoujo manga and shoujo and I don’t get on particularly well, it’s only 1 volume long and is about nudists, so I figured it was at least worth a shot. “Don’t Cry Girl” is about a teenage girl […]

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