The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 10: Turncoats and Revolution

Welcome back to this week’s breakdown for The Promised Neverland! Episode 10 is a mix of anime-original scenes and those adapted scenes chapters 100, 165-172 and 176 of the manga . I’m still separating technical spoilers for anime-only fans, which are clearly marked. However, for those that still want a deeper dive into those scenes,… Read More The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 10: Turncoats and Revolution

Reader’s Corner: Silver Spoon, Solo Leveling, and the Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

Solo Leveling, Vol. 1 (novel) The immensely popular webtoon, Solo Leveling, features a basic premise about a young man rising from the lowest of ranks of “hunting” to become incredibly strong. It’s most appreciated for its art, so the question is, if the story is mundane, does it’s forerunner, which lacks any illustrations, hold up?… Read More Reader’s Corner: Silver Spoon, Solo Leveling, and the Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 9: New Revelations

Welcome back to this week’s breakdown for The Promised Neverland! Episode 9 is a mix of anime-original and adapted scenes from chapters 153-154, with some elements of chapters 161-162. I’m still separating technical spoilers for anime-only fans, which are clearly marked. However, for those that still want a deeper dive into those scenes, I would… Read More The Promised Neverland Season 2, Episode 9: New Revelations

Reader’s Corner: The Girl Without a Face, In the Land of Leadale, and Rascal Does Not Dream

Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 3, Vol. 4 The newest volume in Miya Kazuki’s Ascendance of a Bookworm series dropped yesterday, and there’s a lot to take in this time around—from printing presses to prancing trees to turbulent politics. As the archduke’s daughter, Rozemyne is finally able to make use the printing press she had… Read More Reader’s Corner: The Girl Without a Face, In the Land of Leadale, and Rascal Does Not Dream

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