Not Giving Up the Ghost A “cyborg” refers to a human whose body has been partially or almost completely altered by the use of substitute artificial organs or body parts. — Masamune Shirow, Ghost in the Shell Beautiful and dangerous, Major Makoto Kusanagi operates in the shadows along with the rest of Public Security Section… Continue reading GHOST IN THE SHELL by Masamune Shirow
[Review copy provided by Viz Communications.] In Secret Comics Japan, Editor Chikao Shiratori refers to the different populations of manga readers by breaking them into categories, illustrated by a diagram of concentric circles, one inside another.
Gun Dreams The Earth’s future looks bleak. Life is a struggle for existence in the shadow of a utopian, floating city whose inhabitants’ cruel dictates both drive and quash the day-to-day actions of the ground dwellers. It is a future where sleeping beauty is a cyborg and has no memory of her past. This is… Continue reading BATTLE ANGEL ALITA by Yukito Kishiro