Otaku Reader’s Corner: Saint’s Magic Power, Holmes of Kyoto, and Knowing How to Give Birth

I Don’t Know How to Give Birth I Don’t Know How to Give Birth is an incredibly raw look at pregnancy from the point of view of a couple of married manga artists. It was written and is primarily from the point of view of Ayami Kazama as she walks through their challenges becoming pregnant… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Saint’s Magic Power, Holmes of Kyoto, and Knowing How to Give Birth

Otaku Reader’s Corner: Slayers, Spirit Photographers, and Sayonara, Football

Inside Mari (Series) Every so often I’ll jump into the two main manga reading apps I use (Crunchyroll and Shonen Jump) and look for a completed series. I found that in Inside Mari. The series began by introducing you to a 20 something slacker named Isao Komori who was obsessed with a teenage girl. Then… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Slayers, Spirit Photographers, and Sayonara, Football

Otaku Reader’s Corner: Love Me Love Me, Kuma Kuma, and Way of the Househusband

Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear (Vol. 1) (light novel) When a shut-in girl gets isekai’d to the world of her favorite MMORPG, she’s given a set of bear pajamas that are both embarrassing and ridiculously overpowered. This title is definitely panda-ing to fans of fluffy slice-of-life isekai with low stakes and easily-solved conflicts, which might put… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Love Me Love Me, Kuma Kuma, and Way of the Househusband

Otaku Reader’s Corner: Smile Down the Runway, Bibliophile Princess, and Oregairu

Tearmoon Empire (Vol. 1) As Tearmoon Empire vol. 1 opens, protagonist Princess Mia (clearly inspired by Marie Antoinette) dies on the guillotine…only to wake up as a twelve-year-old! Now Mia strives to avert the coming revolution. The story challenges readers by offering divergent interpretations of Mia’s character. The people around Mia are often impressed by… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Smile Down the Runway, Bibliophile Princess, and Oregairu