We have two more light novels for discussion in the coming two months! As before, we have one new light novel series and one series we have covered before that we are covering the next volume of. I’m sure you’re wondering what those novels are, so let’s not waste any more time and announce them!… Read More The Light Novel Club Selections for March & April 2020!
It’s time to dive yet again into the world of Infinite Dendrogram! While the anime adaptation may not have won us over, the original light novels still look to be great, so in we go to volume 3! (By the way, if you have only been watching the anime adaptation, as of the time of… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 17: Infinite Dendrogram, Vol. 3!
Anime adaptations of an established work, whether light novel, manga, visual novel, video game, or whatever else, are a tricky business. The medium of anime is almost always vastly different from what they are adapting from, and what works well in the original medium might translate poorly to animation. The job is only made harder… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Extra Chapter: Infinite Dendrogram Anime Adaptation Thoughts
Welcome to the first Light Novel Club discussion of 2020! Our discussion this month is on Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 1, in which a gamer dares to take on the “game” of real life. We have quite the discussion for this title coming up, so strap yourself in and join @jeskaiangel and I for a deep… Read More BtT Light Novel Club, Chapter 16: Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 1!
At the encouragement of her friend, Kaede decided to try out the VRMMO “NewWorld Online,” despite not having played many games in her life. When setting up her character, she decides she would rather not get hurt at all, and puts all her stat points into VIT (vitality, essentially defense). The downside is that she’s… Read More First Impression: BOFURI: I Don’t Want to Get Hurt, So I’ll Max Out My Defense
As a young girl, Mira met a boy her age, Ao, who seemed interested in astronomy, and made a promise with him to find an asteroid and name it after him. After that, she herself became interested in astronomy and had plans to join the astronomy club in high school, only to discover that due… Read More First Impression: Asteroid in Love
As the Light Novel Club enters 2020, we have a bit of a conundrum. On the one hand, we have read many wonderful light novel series so far, and we would love to continue reading more volumes in those series. On the other hand, there are still lots of great light novels out there we… Read More Light Novel Club Plans for 2020! Plus, Our Next Light Novel Club Selections!
Day 3: Miracle Here is a special Christmas surprise: a light novel Christmas post! After all, why leave light novels out of the Christmas fun? So you want to write a Christmas episode for your story, because everyone loves Christmas stories. But what if your story is a fantasy story, taking place in a world… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime: An Archdemon’s Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride
Welcome to the special Reader’s Choice edition of the Light Novel Club! This was a great chance for each of us to pick our own novel to read, and it looks like we all had quite a few thoughts on our choices. So without further ado, let’s dive into our books! Jeskai Angel’s choice: Log Horizon… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 15: Readers’ Choice
The Demon Girl Next Door (Japanese name: Machikado Mazoku) is the best anime of the Summer 2019 season that no one watched. Well, maybe not “no one”, but in a season full of big-name titles, this show was definitely largely overlooked as “just another silly cute-girls-doing-cute-things show”. Even I, despite having watched the first episode,… Read More Loving The Demon Girl Next Door As Yourself