The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 8: A Race Against Time

Welcome back to this week’s breakdown for The Promised Neverland! Episode eight is a mix of anime-original scenes; adapted scenes from chapters 61, 74, and 129; and side scenes 19-1 and 2 of the manga, with some elements of chapters 138, 143, and 145-146. I’m still separating technical spoilers for anime-only fans, which are clearly… Read More The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 8: A Race Against Time

Reader’s Corner: MHA Team-Up Missions, Assassination Classroom, and Love Me, Love Me Not

My Hero Academia: Team-Up Missions, Vol. 1 Developed to put the various characters from the MHA universe into short-term teams with one another, My Hero Academia: Team Up Missions features side stories and regular content in what amounts to fun but inconsequential filler material. The premise is that with provisional licenses now in hand, the… Read More Reader’s Corner: MHA Team-Up Missions, Assassination Classroom, and Love Me, Love Me Not

The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 7: Conflict of Interests

Welcome back to this week’s breakdown for The Promised Neverland! Episode 7 is adapted this time from chapters 127-130 of the manga, with some elements of chapter 99. I’m still separating technical spoilers for anime-only fans, which are marked clearly. However, for those that still want a deeper dive into those scenes, I would encourage… Read More The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 7: Conflict of Interests

Review: Leaper

Published in the west by Irodori Comics under their Aqua (All-Ages) line, Leaper is a one-shot doujinshi by mangaka, Isaki Uta. For those unfamiliar, doujinshi are manga that are generally self-published or published by a small company. This means that as a general rule, they tend to have a much smaller reach than manga published by… Read More Review: Leaper

Reader’s Corner: Sword Art Online, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas, and A Sign of Affection

I’ll Never Set Foot in That House Again! Vol. 2 While I really liked the first volume of this series, the second definitely falls off a bit. Part of this is simply because, now that the storyline of Chelsea mentally overcoming her abusive upbringing and getting justice against her abusers has concluded, the narrative has… Read More Reader’s Corner: Sword Art Online, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas, and A Sign of Affection

The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 6: Unsure Sentiments

Welcome back to this week’s breakdown for The Promised Neverland! After the recap last week, Episode 6 is mostly manga scenes adapted this time, from Chapters 119-121, the latter half of 122-124, and 126. I’m still separating technical spoilers for anime-only fans, which are marked clearly. However, for those that still want a deeper dive… Read More The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 6: Unsure Sentiments

Reader’s Corner: Frozen 2, Those Not-So Sweet Boys, and My Friend’s Little Sister Has it it for Me!

The Apothecary Diaries, Vol. 1 This is quite a different light novel from what we’re used to seeing. It features a unique setting inspired by a historic Chinese imperial palace, complete with consorts, eunuchs, internal politics, and people of varying levels of morality. The protagonist, Maomao, is a teenage girl and apothecary worker in a… Read More Reader’s Corner: Frozen 2, Those Not-So Sweet Boys, and My Friend’s Little Sister Has it it for Me!