Realist Hero is one of the best-selling light novels currently without an anime adaptation. That will change eventually as an anime adaptation has been announced recently, but it is still a novel that has gotten quite popular among English-speaking light novel fans. It was also one of the earlier titles we covered in the Light… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 23: How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom, Vol. 2
Looking for some summer reading? Well, it’s time to officially announce the next titles we’ll be reading for the Light Novel Club! July 2020: Of Dragons and Fae: Is A Fairy Tale Ending Possible for the Princess’s Hairstylist? This fantastical romance is our first title from Cross Infinite World, a rather underrated light novel publisher… Read More The Light Novel Club Selections for July & August 2020!
As the leader of the Light Novel Club and an avid light novel reader, I naturally have to face the question: just how much do I like the novels I’ve read? And to answer that question, why not do the hottest thing on the Internet for ranking how much you like stuff: a tier list?… Read More My Light Novel Tier List! (May 2020 Edition)
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of April 19th through 25th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you excited about Realist Hero? Have you… Read More Doki Doki News: A Realist Hero, a Successful Remake, and a Promised Neverland
Harem romances are fairly common in anime and light novels. That is, many of these stories feature a male protagonist with several female love interests (only two love interests is merely a love triangle, not a harem). A harem story may or may not involve the guy marrying all the girls. I’m not a huge… Read More On Harem Romances
As the year is coming to a close, I decided to ask the staff one simple question – what was your favorite anime related memory from 2018? It could be a convention, discovering your favorite show, or just sharing a moment with a loved one. Below are their responses.
Welcome to the third meeting of our light novel club! I don’t know how it is where you are, but where I am it is sizzling, and a hot summer is the perfect time to pick up a book and an iced drink of your choice. In that sense, our selection this time, volume one… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 3: How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom! (Vol. 1)
I hope that you all are reading along with us as we dive into the third selection of our light novel club, How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom! This isekai tale of smart, rational, hard-working young man swept into a kingdom and given its reigns has been a joy to read so far. Right from… Read More Light Novel Club Kindling: Family Is Irrational
We had so much fun doing a J-Novel Club selection for our last meeting, that we’re diving in and doing another one this time! But despite a similar name, this novel is no genderbending fantasy—we’re right square in isekai territory with our newest pick, How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom: “O, Hero!” With that… Read More Our Next Light Novel Club Selection Is…How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom!
It is time to go back to the wacky world of modern world characters getting transported to fantasy worlds! If you have not read my last post on isekai, please go there and at least read up through the “Acting and Reacting” part of that post, to understand the basics of what isekai is (if… Read More Isekai for Christians, Part 2: Power Fantasies and Responsibilities