Reader’s Corner: Frieren (Vol. 4), My Wife is an Oni, and I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World

Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 8 I’ve been both anticipating volume eight of Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki and dreading it, worried that this series I’ve come to adore might just fall off a cliff. While I’ve obviously enjoyed Yuki Yaku’s writing all this time, volume seven concluded with such a significant event—and one that seems as much… Read More Reader’s Corner: Frieren (Vol. 4), My Wife is an Oni, and I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World

Reader’s Corner: Laid-back Camp (Vol. 11), Zom 100 (Vol. 6), and Rascal Does Not Dream of His First Love

Onigiri There is perhaps no more iconic anime snack than onigiri, rice balls that anime boys and girls find themselves munching on frequently. In Ai Watanabe and Samuel Trifot’s cookbook named for the dish, the founders of restaurant Gili-Gili give 36 recipes for variations of the treat, with fillings of vegetables, fish and other meats,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Laid-back Camp (Vol. 11), Zom 100 (Vol. 6), and Rascal Does Not Dream of His First Love

Reader’s Corner: Higehiro, The Holy Grail of Eris, and Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible

Higehiro, Vol. 3 It’s not easy to keep it secret that a runaway high school girl is staying at your home, especially when you’re the honest type who doesn’t lie well. So it isn’t long before some of those closest to Sayu and Yoshida know bits and pieces about their living situation, including Goto, the… Read More Reader’s Corner: Higehiro, The Holy Grail of Eris, and Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible

Reader’s Corner: Record of Ragnarok, Higehiro, and Cosplay: The Fictional Mode of Existence

Banished from the Hero’s Party, Vol. 1 (manga) Having been surpassed in power by the members of his party—a group of chosen adventurers ridding the continent of a great, devastating evil—and called out by one as “not a true comrade,” Gideon leaves his sister (the hero) and the others, and settles in Zoltan, a peaceful,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Record of Ragnarok, Higehiro, and Cosplay: The Fictional Mode of Existence

Light Novel Club Chapter 36: The NPCs in This Village Sim Game Must Be Real, Vol. 1!

As we continue to do the great catch-up on the LNC, we move on to our discussion of the first volume of This Village Sim Game Must Be Real! Jeskai Angel, Gaheret, and stardf29 lead the way with their thoughts on this one (and they’ll be back for our next LNC, too, our final meeting… Read More Light Novel Club Chapter 36: The NPCs in This Village Sim Game Must Be Real, Vol. 1!