That Time When Depression Tried to Swallow Up My Favorite Fictional Heroes…And Me, Too

Manga is my happy place. I think I’ve known this for a while honestly, but it wasn’t something I fully admitted to myself until recently.  Or maybe it was more that I accepted that this is my new “reality” for my bookish world. This world no longer consisted of novels for clients that I worked… Read More That Time When Depression Tried to Swallow Up My Favorite Fictional Heroes…And Me, Too

Reader’s Corner: A Sign of Affection, Dragon and Ceremony, and My Next Life as a Villainess Side Story

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

Review: BELLE

As a child, I spent most of my waking hours surrounded by technology. One of my earliest memories is of lazing about on the floor, Nintendo DS in hand, perpetually losing against the Fire-type Elite Four member in Pokémon Platinum because I refused to use any Pokémon other than my Grass-type starter. Most of the… Read More Review: BELLE

First Impression: Life With an Ordinary Guy Who Reincarnated Into a Total Fantasy Knockout

Two “old guys” (32-years-old) go to a mixer to meet girls—or so they claim. Actually, Tachibana secretly hopes Jinguji will finally fall in love with a woman and get hitched. You see, Jinguji is so attractive that no women will give Tachibana the time of day when they’re together. And they’re always together, because Jinguji… Read More First Impression: Life With an Ordinary Guy Who Reincarnated Into a Total Fantasy Knockout

First Impression: The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt

Wein (pronounced like “wane” rather than “wine”), crown prince of Natra, epitomizes the idea of being too smart for one’s own good. With his father the king in poor health, Wein is in charge of his small, impoverished kingdom, but in his heart of hearts, he’d much rather just live a life of laziness and… Read More First Impression: The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt