A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: Hinagiku Dundee

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hisui_icon_4040 A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away is my little video series were I look at a chapter of manga everyday and give a few thoughts on what I read. This is a roundup of what I have recorded this week on the blog so you can just pick what you want to listen to from a convenient list.

A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: Introduction

This week’s selections:

Billy Bat 111
Billy Bat 112
Billy Bat 113
Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Drei! Ch.013
Hayate the Combat Butler Ch.438
One Piece Ch.736
Seven Deadly Sins Ch.063
UQ Holder Ch.020
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.095

A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away Bonanza: There’s No Way a Yankee Like Me Could like a Girl with Glasses

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hisui_icon_4040 A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away is my little video series were I look at a chapter of manga everyday and give a few thoughts on what I read. This is a roundup of what I have recorded this week on the blog so you can just pick what you want to listen to from a convenient list.

A Chapter a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: Introduction

This week’s selections:

Billy Bat 110
Bleach Ch.563
Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya Drei! Ch.012
Jojolion Ch.026
One Piece Ch.733
Seven Deadly Sins Ch.059
UQ Holder Ch.016
Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Ch.091

Manga of the Month: Billy Bat

Billy Bat (ビリーバット) by Naoki Urasawa and Takashi Nagasaki

There are certain artists who you can assume by default create things worth looking into unless advised otherwise. One of those people is Naoki Urasawa. Pluto, Monster, 20th Century Boys, and Yawara! are all critically acclaimed series with near universal praise. So in general you can bet good money that if you see a new series by him it might be not be worth buying the whole series sight unseen but it is always worth checking out the first book especially when Takashi Nagasaki is involved as well. And his current ongoing series (alongside Master Keaton Remaster) is Billy Bat.

Billy Bat starts after World War II with a popular Japanese-American comic artist, named Kevin Yamaga, trying to discover if his smash hit comic is actually a copy of a manga he might have seen when he was in the service. He soon discovers that his Billy Bat character is not just simply a copy of an obscure manga but an ancient symbol used by a variety of dangerous secret societies. Soon the ancient conspiracy surrounding this nigh incomprehensible bat god sucks in Kevin Yamaga to a world of ninjas, faked moon landings, magic, and people like Lee Harvey Oswald and Albert Einstein.

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