Manga Madness: Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)

*½ Ah, Fullmetal Alchemist, Hiromu Arakawa’s beloved fantasy manga that takes a forgotten science and uses it to tackle themes of corruption, war, and hubris in a fictional world full of multifaceted characters with challenging backstories and complex moral philosophies, each of whom grow and change through their extraordinary experiences and relationships with each other. […]

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Manga Madness: Bleach (2018)

**½ Two years after Tite Kubo’s Shonen Jump hit Bleach ended its 15-year run, director Shinsuke Sato takes us back to where it all began in this decidedly mixed-bag of a live-action adaptation. If you had any interest in anime and manga in the mid-2000s you’ll know the story: high-schooler Ichigo Kurosaki is gifted supernatural […]

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