First Impression: Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside

Once known as Gideon, knight and elder brother of the divinely appointed Hero Ruti, the man using the alias Red is now living as a lowly D-rank adventurer out in the distant, rural frontier, far from the war against the Demon Lord that’s consuming the continent. Ares the mage (a strikingly Hamaan-esque character with the… Read More First Impression: Banished from the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside

Review Plus: Banished From the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside, Vol. 2

This is more than just a review: it’s a Review Plus! There’ll be a review, and at the end I’ll throw in a short extra takeaway for Christians to think about. The Book Title: Banished From the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside, Vol. 2 Author: Zappon Illustrator: Yasumo Translator:… Read More Review Plus: Banished From the Hero’s Party, I Decided to Live a Quiet Life in the Countryside, Vol. 2

Otaku Reader’s Corner: Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear, TPN Side Story, and the Final Ao Haru Ride

Ao Haru Ride, Vol. 13 After thirteen volumes, Ao Haru Ride has come to an end, but instead of celebratory feelings, I couldn’t shake an irksome question: Why is it that this story just never really works? The unlikeable lead characters are one reason, with Kou and Futaba hurtling forward, especially in this volume, without… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear, TPN Side Story, and the Final Ao Haru Ride