Remember when we discussed the first volume of this light novel? Well, now that the anime adaptation has started, naturally we have to take a look at that! We do already have some first impressions from TWWK, for those who want a more concise review; in this post, he joins Jeskai Angel and myself in… Read More Light Novel Club Extra Chapter: Anime First Impressions – Didn’t I Say to Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?!
I recently began reading the My Hero Academia (MHA) manga. Yes, I recognize that the series is a good five years old. I even tweeted to that effect. Me: I just started reading the My Hero Academia manga. Them: That started over 5 years ago and we all recommended the series to you. Like a… Read More Newman’s Nook: Ignoring the Advice of Others
Our discussion of the first volume of the Ascendance of a Bookworm light novel is done, but we still have some unfinished business: namely, the anime adaptation that started earlier this month! Both @jeskaiangel and I have watched the first episode and will now share our thoughts on how the anime adapts the novel. For those who… Read More Light Novel Club Extra Chapter: Anime First Impressions – Ascendance of a Bookworm
For our next light novel club meeting, we’re going to be doing something a little different. Instead of one light novel volume, we’re going to discuss many. Our light novel club members—President stardf29, Vice Prez Jeskai Angel, and me, the secretary, are each going to read different novels, first volumes of a series we haven’t… Read More Our Next Light Novel Selection is…Your Choice!
The new season of fall anime has arrived, and the TangleCast has got you covered! David, Peter, and Holly run through the slate of popular returning series this season, as well as a number of the new ones that piqued their interest. Come take a listen as you figure out what to try (and what… Read More TangleCast 64: Fall 2019 Anime Preview
And here we are with our discussion of the first volume of Ascendance of a Bookworm! With the anime having just started, now is the perfect time to dive into this “bibliophile fantasy” and see what lies in store. @jeskaiangel will be joining me this time as we look at what makes this isekai story special.… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 14: Ascendance of a Bookworm, Part 1 Vol. 1
Stories of love and grace are timeless. From real stories of extraordinary forgiveness to fictional examples, these tales intrigue and inspire us. They serve as great reminders that as we falter and fail, there is someone greater who grants us grace. Boys Over Flowers and Boys Over Flowers Season 2 both introduce us to poor… Read More Newman’s Nook: Grace over Flowers
Cooler weather is coming to those of us in Texas, or as I like to call it, the Down Under of the US. A friend of mine, who hates hot weather, is always looking for the annual appearance of “pumpkin spice” products around this time. Since I enjoy hot weather but not pumpkin spice products… Read More Ask Sensei: Venti Skim Half-Caff Pumpkin Spice Latte With Extra Whip Edition
For episode 63, David, Peter, and Holly join in on Ghibli Month by examining the themes of Spirited Away through its characters. Perhaps not unexpected from Miyazaki and the movie considered by many to be his highest achievement, Spirited Away has a lot to tell us about the human condition through its bath house denizens,… Read More TangleCast 63: The Characters of Spirited Away
Because of some technical difficulties that prevented our Spotify listeners from tuning in, we’re reposting this episode from a week or two back. No changes for our iTunes, blog, and Sticher listeners. But stayed tuned, because tomorrow we’ll have a new episode, just in time to catch the end of Ghibli Month! Back from a… Read More REPOST—TangleCast 62: Too-Perfect Tanjirou