Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear (Vol. 1) (light novel) When a shut-in girl gets isekai’d to the world of her favorite MMORPG, she’s given a set of bear pajamas that are both embarrassing and ridiculously overpowered. This title is definitely panda-ing to fans of fluffy slice-of-life isekai with low stakes and easily-solved conflicts, which might put… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Love Me Love Me, Kuma Kuma, and Way of the Househusband
After two challenging rounds, we are now up to Round 3 of our Anime March Madness. The updated bracket including the votes from both the site and our social media accounts can be viewed via this link. Some of the races are getting tight! Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and My Hero Academia continue to dominate their… Read More Anime March Madness, Round 3 (Elite Eight)
We’re excited to bring you a very special episode of The TangleCast this week, as we experiment with a brand new game segment for the show! JP (Japesland) moderates as Casey (CutsceneAddict), Jack (R86), and Kaze play a game entitled “Magnum Opus.” Wanna know how to play? I guess you’ll just have to listen in and find out! And please… Read More TangleCast 19: Game Week 1
As the date of the piano competition draws near, episode 21 of Your Lie in April once again finds Kousei falling into solitude, this time affected by having seen the reality – that Kaori is on death’s doorstep. The question in the episode is whether Kousei will rise, or will he again fall as he… Read More Your Lie in April, Episode 21: The Struggle
The visual of a pair of hands can evoke a great many emotions; they can mean a lot of things – steadiness, strength, warmth. In Your Lie in April, they certainly reveal ability and talent, but in episode 20, the imagery of hands means so much more -they represent both power and powerlessness, the ability… Read More Your Lie in April, Episode 20: Hands
Your Lie in April (Shigatsu wa Kimi no Uso) is often a splashy series. The scenes featuring characters playing solos are big and grand, and even the humor is sometimes over-the-top (in a bleeding-from-your-cranium kind of way). As episode 15 started, my mind was readying for another big scene, even though the story wasn’t really… Read More Your Lie in April, Episode 15: Little Stories
Warning – plenty of spoilers ahead. Please watch episode 22 of Your Lie in April before reading this article. The final episode was Your Lie in April was wonderful – a heartwarming, moving second half joined together with a beautifully animated, wonderfully musical first half to create a memorable finale. Indeed, it was a tale… Read More Your Lie in April, Episode 22: Why Look to the Sky?