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Why I Forever Search for the “Wow” Moments in Manga

Okay first off it has been forever since I’ve posted on Curiosities. All of my work goes on Anime UK News now, so I guess I lost the need to write posts here because anything relevant usually fits there. This time I have something a little bit more personal to write though and something I want the ability to look back on for myself.

Without realising it myself, I’ve always been a bookworm. I love games and anime a great deal, but if I step back and look at my hobbies it’s safe to say that the majority of my time is spent reading. I read a lot of on-going manga series, 102 at the current count, and I sometimes get into a rut and wonder to myself why I do this. Why I follow so many; what I’m looking for; what I’m searching for. The answer came to me today unexpectedly.

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Reading Log: March 2022

We made it through March! I quite like this month because the weather is improving (we’ll ignore the snow yesterday) and it’s my birth month, so I get spoiled by my family and friends. Which I suppose doesn’t help the backlog unless I’ve been reading things away… Let’s find out how I did!

Bold = completed series
Italic = dropped
No volume number = one shot

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Reading Log: January 2022

It’s the first reading log of the year and after making some sizeable purchases this month, I’m hoping I’ve managed to read away some of my January sins. At the very least this gives me an interesting data point to draw from going forward since starting this year I will be noting down my backlog count as well as my reading/arrival counts month to month. This should make for some nifty charts come years end, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves just yet!

Bold = completed series
Italic = dropped
No volume number = one shot

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