Just as chapters two and three quickly moved the plot along for The Tunnel to Summer, The Exit of Goodbyes, chapter four turned a slice of life / coming of age sort of event into a pair of dramatic, journey-changing one for Kaoru, while chapter five brought the story into its climax. Let’s dig into… Read More Light Novel Club #38: The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes | Chapters 4 – End Discussion
It’s double the Rumiko Takahashi this week as we review the newest release in the special edition of her classic, Maison Ikkoku, as well as the manga adaptation of Yashahime, a spin-off of her famed series, InuYasha. Other volumes we’re looking at include a new villainess series and art-school shoujo! 7th Time Loop: The Villainess… Read More Reader’s Corner: Yashahime, A Nico-Colored Canvas, and Wandance
Anime and light novel protagonists who own slaves are a dime a dozen, and while these depictions of slavery can range from barely tolerable all the way to highly problematic, it’s pretty unusual for me to encounter an instance of slavery in fiction that reminds me of what the New Testament teaches on the subject.… Read More When a Great Cleric Becomes a Slaveholder
Woah, buddy! The Tunnel to Summer, The Exit of Goodbyes is picking up heat in chapters two to three as Kaoru gets to know the volatile Anzu better through a violent bullying incident and then their journey together into the mystery of the tunnel. And we’re here to talk all about it! Hopefully you all… Read More Light Novel Club #38: The Tunnel to Summer, The Exit of Goodbyes, Chapters 2-3 Discussion
It’s time to open up the discussion for chapter 38 of our Light Novel Club (LNC)! This time, we’re covering the supernatural romance novel, The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes. Today, we discuss chapter one. Set during the summer in a rural part of Japan, nothing distinguishes the story at first—it features a… Read More Light Novel Club #38: The Tunnel to Summer, The Exit of Goodbyes, Chapter 1 Discussion
During our last Light Novel Club meeting, I mentioned some of the changes coming to this column. We’ve been wanting to stir things up, and now feels like the appropriate time to do so as our fearless leader, stardf29, steps down from his role and I take over as club prez. So what does that… Read More Our 38th Next Light Novel Club Selection is The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes!
This week, we’re dropping reviews for a ton of new manga that are releasing today, ranging from romcoms to isekai, and classic shonen to a murder mystery featuring diverse lead characters. We also cover a highly anticipated series not releasing until next week, which is when we’ll also review volume two of that series, Summertime… Read More Reader’s Corner: Summertime Rendering, Crazy Food Truck, and Re:Zero: The Frozen Bond