Review: Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out (Light Novel)

It’s finally time for new content in the Rascal Does Not Dream franchise! The latest volume of the light novel series dropped last week, and with this release, the English-language publications officially outpace the anime. In the wake of the dramatic conclusion of Shouko’s arc, it’s time for Sakuta and his friends to face the… Read More Review: Rascal Does Not Dream of a Sister Venturing Out (Light Novel)

Summer of SoL: Resting in a Busy World (or Another World)

I have heard it said that slice-of-life series do not engage viewers intellectually, in that they do not have complex plots or go deep like dramas. Yet, this criticism overlooks the fact that beneath the slow and easy-going pace of each episode, slice-of-life anime often center on meaningful themes. But rather than packaging them with… Read More Summer of SoL: Resting in a Busy World (or Another World)

Reader’s Corner: The Elusive Samurai, Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible (Vol. 2), and Cowboy Bebop: Making the Netflix Series

We cover two upcoming releases this week: the second volume of romcom Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible and the first volume of the historical manga, The Elusive Samurai. We also dig into witches, bounty hunters, Jedi, and muscular girls with our reviews of recent manga and light novels! Cowboy Bebop: Making the Netflix Series… Read More Reader’s Corner: The Elusive Samurai, Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible (Vol. 2), and Cowboy Bebop: Making the Netflix Series