Category: Manga

Cutie Honey

Sex, Cyborgs, and ’70s Style in Cutie Honey: The Classic Collection

Cutie Honey: The Classic Collection Go Nagai (writer/artist), Zak Davisson (translator), Bambi Eloriaga-Amago and Roland Amago (lettering/retouch) Seven Seas Entertainment August 28, 2018 Cutie Honey: The Classic Collection is a chunky hardcover that reprints Go Nagai’s influential 1970s manga series in its entirety. Cutie Honey was one of the taproots of the magical girl genre,…

A shot of Marika in pirate garb, pointing dramatically, with a ship and space in the background.

Bodacious Space Pirates Shoots for the Stars … And Misses

Bodacious Space Pirates Tatsuo Sato (writer), Chibimaru (illustrator) Media Factory December 2013-September 2014 Disclaimer: This article contains spoilers for Bodacious Space Pirates. When I happened to come across the title Bodacious Space Pirates, I was definitely interested. It’s pirates! In space! And they’re bodacious! What’s not to like? After reading both volumes, though, I found the…