Here’s a stocking stuffer for the dedicated ARIAphile (artbook review alert)

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We ARIA fans can be a picky lot. If you’re saddled (cursed?) with one of us on your shopping list, play it safe with a copy of ARIA the Illustration – Avvenire, a compilation of artwork related to the ARIA anime series.

Read the full text of my review on Wolf Hurricane.

Arrivederci, Neo Venezia: Amano Kozue’s Cielo (artbook review alert)

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Diego briefly escapes from the drudgery of the white-collar salt mines to bring you another review, served piping hot on the Wolf Hurricane blog.

Today, the spotlight falls on Cielo – the last in a three-volume series of hardbound books featuring the manga art of ARIA author and illustrator Amano Kozue.

Read the full text of my review here.

In Diegospeak, “Kinokuniya” is a verb.


The feeling one gets after spending way, way, way too much

It means “to drive oneself into penury”.

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Venice reimagined: Amano Kozue’s Stella (artbook review alert)


Today on Wolf Hurricane, I talk about Stella – a hardbound artbook featuring the work of ARIA manga author and illustrator Amano Kozue.

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A balm for weary eyes: Amano Kozue’s Alpha (artbook review alert)


Hop on over to Wolf Hurricane and read my new review of Alpha – a hardbound artbook featuring the work of ARIA manga author and illustrator Amano Kozue.

Note: This is one of the three artbooks mentioned in my 06 April post describing the stuff I purchased from Akihabara. Reviews of the other two artbooks will also be published on Wolf Hurricane.

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Diego catalogues the paltry spoils of his recent incursions into Tokyo’s famed otaku stronghold.

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The Art of Miyazaki’s Spirited Away

Today, DnH takes you on a tour of the Studio Ghibli/Viz Media artbook The Art of Miyazaki’s Spirited Away.

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