Kunoichi Bunny This charming picture book shows the adventures of a young toddler, her dad, and a stuffed bunny as they make a visit to the park. And yes, “adventure” is the appropriate word—at least for the bunny, who finds herself tossed, thrown, stomped on, and knocked around as the girl uses her stuffed friend… Read More Reader’s Corner: Alice in Borderland, Fly Me to the Moon, and The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen
Came the Mirror & Other Tales What a treasure of a collection! If you’re a fan of Rumiko Takahashi like I am (read through any of my reviews of Maison Ikkoku to see why she’s so special), Came the Mirror & Other Tales will captivate and titillate you—then again, the most diehard fans may have… Read More Reader’s Corner: Fly Me to the Moon Vol. 9, Zom 100 Vol. 5, and I Had That Same Dream Yesterday
Forget Being the Villainess, I Want to Be an Adventurer, Vol. 1 At age three, Serephione realizes she’s in one of those reincarnated-as-a-villainess isekai. Amid the stereotypical trappings of such tales (noblewoman engaged to prince, magic school, magically gifted commoner girl), Serephi’s character dies abandoned and rejected by all. Naturally, she wants to change her… Read More Reader’s Corner: Tribute to Star Wars, Rosen Blood Vol. 2, and Endo and Kobayashi Live!
Fly Me to the Moon (Tonikawa), Vol. 7 To no one’s surprise, this lovely manga continues to be sweet and hilarious. Highlights this time include Tsukasa making Nasa do his homework to watch Avengers: Endgame, and the fourth wall-breaking line, “I hope she never reads this manga…” Of note, I felt like this volume had… Read More Reader’s Corner: Fly Me to the Moon, Meikyuu, and Star Wars: The High Republic: The Edge of Balance
The Surprise of Haruhi Suzumiya While I started the Haruhi Suzumiya light novels long ago, it’s only since the announcement of Intuition that I decided to make my way through them all. And I’m glad I waited so long, for I can’t imagine being a fan and only getting one new novel in the thirteen… Read More Reader’s Corner: Fly Me to the Moon, Love Me, Love Me Not, and Play it Cool, Guys
The Springtime of My Life Began with You, Vol. 1 It is honestly times like these where I wish I could collect digital manga in paperback. The Springtime of My Life Began with You is a new digital title from Kodansha, and while I’m excited we have this new story to read in English legally,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Springtime of My Life, Fly Me to the Moon, and the Star Collector Audio Manga
Fly Me to the Moon (Tonikawa), Vol. 3 Season one of Tonikawa may be complete, but Fly Me to the Moon, the manga on which its based, is continuing to roll out, and it remains superior to the show in virtually every facet. Volume three, released yesterday, focuses on Tsukasa and Nasa’s trip to visit his… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Komi Can’t Communicate, Love Me Love Me Not, and the Fly Me to the Moon