Reader’s Corner: From Toxic Classmate to Girlfriend Goals, Spy Classroom, and Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 7

We have a busy week of releases new and old to share with you, headlined by the initial volumes of From Toxic Classmate to Girlfriend Goals, My Happy Marriage, and the Spy Classroom manga. But dedicated readers might also noticed that while we’ve been going through Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki these past few weeks, we jumped… Read More Reader’s Corner: From Toxic Classmate to Girlfriend Goals, Spy Classroom, and Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 7

That Time When Depression Tried to Swallow Up My Favorite Fictional Heroes…And Me, Too

Manga is my happy place. I think I’ve known this for a while honestly, but it wasn’t something I fully admitted to myself until recently.  Or maybe it was more that I accepted that this is my new “reality” for my bookish world. This world no longer consisted of novels for clients that I worked… Read More That Time When Depression Tried to Swallow Up My Favorite Fictional Heroes…And Me, Too

Androids, Friendship, and Song: Video Interview with Sing a Bit of Harmony’s Kamen Casey, Jordan Dash Cruz, and Caitlin Glass

This weekend, a lovely anime musical about an android transfer student and the lives she impacts sneaks into theaters. Sing a Bit of Harmony, a J.C. Staff production getting a North American release by Funimation, opens on January 23rd and ends its limited run on the 26th. It’s a charming and well-made film, and we… Read More Androids, Friendship, and Song: Video Interview with Sing a Bit of Harmony’s Kamen Casey, Jordan Dash Cruz, and Caitlin Glass

Reader’s Corner: A Sign of Affection, Dragon and Ceremony, and My Next Life as a Villainess Side Story

My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, As I Expected @ comic, Vol. 17 The final arc of Oregairu (this is the 17th of 19 manga volumes) shifts heavily toward the dramatic, immediately evident ipn the cover which makes Hachiman, commonly memified as Batman-like hero, 8-man (“Hachi-man”), look like he’s in an action manga, while Yukino… Read More Reader’s Corner: A Sign of Affection, Dragon and Ceremony, and My Next Life as a Villainess Side Story

Review: BELLE

As a child, I spent most of my waking hours surrounded by technology. One of my earliest memories is of lazing about on the floor, Nintendo DS in hand, perpetually losing against the Fire-type Elite Four member in Pokémon Platinum because I refused to use any Pokémon other than my Grass-type starter. Most of the… Read More Review: BELLE