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Recap #210: Rumic World: The Laughing Target by Rumiko Takahashi by on 13 February 2019

Title: The Laughing Target, a.k.a. “Yandere Saga” Writer/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Summary: Yuzuru was an average teenager who had almost forgotten that he was betrothed to Azusa when he was only 6! Now arriving to claim what she feels is rightfully hers, only Satomi (Yuzuru’s current girl friend) stands in her way… and with the mysterious OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #185: Mermaid Saga Part 12: The Ash Princess by Rumiko Takahashi by on 2 October 2018

Title: Mermaid Saga Part 12 – The Ash Princess Creator: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts Wow, so we’ve reached the final “Mermaid Saga” story to recap. My first completion of an entire series for Devil’s Elbow. Unfortunately this last chapter is devoid of Mana, so Wing I hope you enjoyed her presence in the last recap. OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #179: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9: Mermaid’s Promise by Rumiko Takahashi by on 1 September 2018

Title: Mermaid Saga Parts 8-9 – “Mermaid’s Promise” Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts So we’ve reached the last of the stories that feature Yuta AND Mana. The following, which will be the last recap, takes place during Yuta’s past. I’m not sure how to feel about this because we get a glimpse at what happens OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Mermaid Saga Part 7: Dream's End by Rumiko Takahashi

Recap #172: Mermaid Saga Part 7: Dream’s End by Rumiko Takahashi by on 2 August 2018

Title: Mermaid Saga Part 7 – Dream’s End Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts It’s a good thing I chose this chapter for July because I’ve been incredibly backlogged the last couple of weeks ever since I got sick around Independence Day. Dream’s End is another oddity in the series because it provides more world building, OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #167: Mermaid Saga Parts 13-14: Mermaid’s Gaze by Rumiko Takahashi by on 26 June 2018

Title: Mermaid’s Saga Parts 13-14 – Mermaid’s Gaze Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts We’ve come to one of my favorites in the series, but it’s sad because this story’s never gotten an animated adaption. We’ll also be visiting another twisted sibling dynamic like the Kannagi Sisters from “Mermaid’s Forest,” but this goes much differently than OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #154: Mermaid Saga Parts 15-16: Mermaid’s Mask by Rumiko Takahashi by on 13 May 2018

Title: Mermaid Saga Parts 15-16 – Mermaid’s Mask Creator: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts It’s Mother’s Day, and what better way to celebrate than by recapping yet another twisted mother/son dynamic from the mind of Rumiko Takahashi? “Mermaid’s Mask” is the last story in the series, and is almost as bloody as “Mermaid’s Scar.” It’s one OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #141: Mermaid Saga Part 3-4: The Village of the Fighting Fish by Rumiko Takahashi by on 22 March 2018

Title: Mermaid Saga Part 3-4 – The Village of the Fighting Fish Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Initial Thoughts This immediately isn’t one of my favorites stories in the series. While two of the characters are pretty cool, it doesn’t really have the same horror feel as the other tales. The tone and setting comes across similar OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #125: Mermaid Saga Parts 10-11: Mermaid’s Scar by Rumiko Takahashi by on 9 January 2018

Title: Mermaid Saga Chapters 10 & 11 – Mermaid’s Scar Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Cover Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts For Wing’s birthday I’m recapping the best part of Mermaid Saga by far. I know it’s my favorite, certainly. It gets to showcase how freaking awesome Mana is. [Wing: This month is full of fun recap surprises for OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #104: Mermaid Saga Parts 5-6: Mermaid’s Forest by Rumiko Takahashi by on 10 November 2017

Title: Mermaid Saga Chapter 5 & 6 – Mermaid’s Forest Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts: I decided to skip chapters 3 and 4 for now because that story isn’t really a horror tale, but more of an action/adventure one that takes place in Yuta’s past. I prefer the modern day stories because the OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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Recap #89: Mermaid Saga Parts 1-2: A Mermaid Never Smiles by Rumiko Takahashi by on 20 September 2017

Title: Mermaid Saga Chapter 1 & 2 – A Mermaid Never Smiles Author/Artist: Rumiko Takahashi Summary: N/A Initial Thoughts: Some of you might know who Rumiko Takahashi is, or if you don’t, you might at least know of her works. She’s a longtime mangaka and creator of “Inuyasha,” “Ranma 1/2,” and “Urusei Yatsura.” She’s been OMG! What happens next??? Read on… »

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