Embrace Your Inner Child & The Beauty of Magic: Video Review of Witch Hat Atelier

When a manga reminds you of the joy and wonder of a younger protagonist, it is indeed a special one. Witch Hat Atelier was a manga I hadn’t been super curious about even though I had seen it in bookstores. However, thanks to a recommendation that helped improvise on the lack of magical girl at… Read More Embrace Your Inner Child & The Beauty of Magic: Video Review of Witch Hat Atelier

Reader’s Corner: Star Wars Rebels (Vol. 2), Junji Ito’s Smashed, and an Animal Crossing Manga

Spy Classroom, Vol. 1 Spy Classroom is an oddity among light novels: a spy thriller, one clearly taking inspiration from sources like James Bond and Mission: Impossible. And it’s got the best kind of plot twists: the super satisfying ones that you don’t see coming but that in hindsight make you facepalm and say, “Of… Read More Reader’s Corner: Star Wars Rebels (Vol. 2), Junji Ito’s Smashed, and an Animal Crossing Manga

Emma: A Victorian Romance, Season 2 (BD Boxset Review)

Elephants! Germans! Love Triangles! Oh my! That’s right folks, it’s time for Emma: A Victorian Romance Season 2! Buckle your elephant-riding seatbelts, prepare your mechanical bathing machines, and get your ship building tools ready to hand because we’re in for another great adventure circumnavigating the choppy waters of Victorian England and no less than two Bermuda… Read More Emma: A Victorian Romance, Season 2 (BD Boxset Review)

Shoujo with a Shockingly “Violent” Twist: A Video Review of Prince Freya

The shoujo genre has quickly become one of my favorite manga genres.  While sports manga and sports-themed manga is still my favorite, when I browse my shelves, I can’t deny that shoujo dominates my bookcase compared to other genres. I don’t necessarily mind this, thought I’ve begun to recognize themes and tropes that are common… Read More Shoujo with a Shockingly “Violent” Twist: A Video Review of Prince Freya