I know you're going to be all like,
with all the
But I can't because
I just got caught up with this series:
I originally read it in the ill-fated
print version of
But after it went online,
I didn't bother to keep up.
Now that so much
manga is available on my iPad,
I'm hanging with the Soul Eater gang again!
It's a weird concept,
Written and illustrated by Atsushi Ōkubo,
the story is set at the "Death Weapon Meister Academy",
and revolves around weapon meisters and weapons that can transform into humanoids.
Trying to make the latter a "death scythe" and thus fit for use
by the academy's headmaster Shinigami, the personification of death,
they must collect the souls of 99 evil humans and one witch,
in that order; otherwise, they will have to start all over again.
I like it for a lot of the same reasons I like
It's a bit cartoony:
The poses get pushed all over the place:
And the characters are weird and funny.
I especially love Medusa and her snake powers:
The anthromorphic Sun and Moon
and an especially freaky/weirdly touch
The series finished in Japan a while ago but we're still
waiting for the last couple volumes here in the States.
Can't wait to see what happens!
But what to read
Got any suggestions?!