Reader’s Corner: Kageki Shoujo, The Eminence in Shadow, and The Savior’s Book Café in Another World

If you’re joining us for the first time this week, this is a perfect post to see the diversity of our reviews, which reflect the interests of our reviewers: Jeskai generally reads through light novels (which means a lot of isekai); Laura sometimes reads isekai, too, but also reads through a lot of manga, both… Read More Reader’s Corner: Kageki Shoujo, The Eminence in Shadow, and The Savior’s Book Café in Another World

Reader’s Corner: D-Genesis, The Liminal Zone, and Bleach 20th Anniversary Edition

In this week’s column, we look back to a couple of classics (including one getting a reprint), and to the usual suspects: isekai, romcom, and…magical school? Bleach: 20th Anniversary Edition (Vol. 1) • Chitose is in the Ramune Bottle (Vol. 1) • D-Genesis: Three Years after the Dungeons Appeared, Vol. 1 • The Liminial Zone… Read More Reader’s Corner: D-Genesis, The Liminal Zone, and Bleach 20th Anniversary Edition

Reader’s Corner: Fly Me to the Moon (Vol. 11), A Sign of Affection (Vol. 5), and Magical Explorer (Vol. 1)

Fantasy romance and the modern kind take center stage in Reader’s Corner this week, as we dive into light novels and manga that revolve around love, some with sweeter tones and some more biting and fun. But it wouldn’t be a column without some sort of isekai, so we’ve got that, too, as well as… Read More Reader’s Corner: Fly Me to the Moon (Vol. 11), A Sign of Affection (Vol. 5), and Magical Explorer (Vol. 1)

Reader’s Corner: Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 3), Trapped in a Dating Sim, and The Phantom of the Idol

This week, we cover the thrilling new volumes of Kaiju No. 8, the volume of Trapped in a Dating Sim that picks up the story from where the anime left off, the first installment of The Phantom of the Idol (the anime adaptation of which premiered last week), and so much more! Dinosaur Hour (Vol.… Read More Reader’s Corner: Kaiju No. 8 (Vol. 3), Trapped in a Dating Sim, and The Phantom of the Idol

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

Reader’s Corner: Yashahime, A Nico-Colored Canvas, and Wandance

It’s double the Rumiko Takahashi this week as we review the newest release in the special edition of her classic, Maison Ikkoku, as well as the manga adaptation of Yashahime, a spin-off of her famed series, InuYasha. Other volumes we’re looking at include a new villainess series and art-school shoujo! 7th Time Loop: The Villainess… Read More Reader’s Corner: Yashahime, A Nico-Colored Canvas, and Wandance

Reader’s Corner: Alice in Borderland (Vol. 2), To Strip the Flesh, and Golden Gold

Horror and the ancient world weave in and out of the manga and light novels we’re reviewing this week, with moments that will make you squirm and others that convey a warm familiarity, even when featuring the unknown. Then there are also the human dramas we’re reading, which take place in more contemporary settings while… Read More Reader’s Corner: Alice in Borderland (Vol. 2), To Strip the Flesh, and Golden Gold