Fungus and Iron, Vol. 1 Dante is an unusual case among the soldiers of Amigasa. He doesn’t become angry on cue at their enemy, the Ether. He complains about their food. And he questions everything. Normally, this would be grounds for immediate executed, but that hasn’t occurred, though now the why of his being left… Read More Reader’s Corner: Yoshida the Catch, Falling Drowning, and Yu-Gi-Oh!
We have a busy week of releases new and old to share with you, headlined by the initial volumes of From Toxic Classmate to Girlfriend Goals, My Happy Marriage, and the Spy Classroom manga. But dedicated readers might also noticed that while we’ve been going through Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki these past few weeks, we jumped… Read More Reader’s Corner: From Toxic Classmate to Girlfriend Goals, Spy Classroom, and Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 7
My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, As I Expected @ comic, Vol. 17 The final arc of Oregairu (this is the 17th of 19 manga volumes) shifts heavily toward the dramatic, immediately evident ipn the cover which makes Hachiman, commonly memified as Batman-like hero, 8-man (“Hachi-man”), look like he’s in an action manga, while Yukino… Read More Reader’s Corner: A Sign of Affection, Dragon and Ceremony, and My Next Life as a Villainess Side Story
Due to a freak electrical outage that apparently knocked out auxiliary power too, Keina, a totally disabled, hospitalized girl, perishes when her life support systems go down. She wakes up / reincarnates in a fantasy world as the elf Cayna, her game avatar in the VRMMORPG she played. There are some wrinkles, though. A couple… Read More First Impression: In the Land of Leadale
Important spoiler warning: While the Christmas “episode” in question takes place in volume one of the series, I will be talking about major spoilers from volume two. Whenever a big revelation happens in a story, I like to think about earlier events and see how my view of those events changes based on what was… Read More 12 Days of Christmas “Anime,” Day 10: The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten
The Girl I Saved on the Train Turned Out to Be My Childhood Friend, Vol. 1 This is an adequate high school romantic comedy. Ryou helps a girl fend off a groper, only to discover the girl is Hina, someone he’s known for a long time, but whom drifted apart from in recent years. The… Read More Reader’s Corner: Ima Koi, Uncle from Another World, and The Otherworlder
As the Light Novel Club discussed a few months ago, the original Sword Art Online vol. 1 skipped over nearly two years of events in Aincrad, jumping from the day people became trapped in the game all the way up to shortly before the death-game ends. Short stories in later main-series volumes helped fill in… Read More Review: Sword Art Online The Movie -Progressive- Aria of a Starless Night