The First Duty of Every Starfleet Otaku is to the Truth, Whether it’s Scientific Truth, or Historical Truth, or Personal Truth

(It’s getting difficult to distinguish between the titles of my posts and the titles of light novels, isn’t it?) You’ve probably heard that the winners write the history books. The victors of various conflicts (military, political, cultural, etc.) fabricate self-glorifying stories at the expense of the losers. Except that’s not how history actually works. Since… Read More The First Duty of Every Starfleet Otaku is to the Truth, Whether it’s Scientific Truth, or Historical Truth, or Personal Truth

Re:Zero Light Novel Discussion Begins Next Tuesday on Discord!

Have you started reading volume one of Re:ZERO? You haven’t?! Better get to it! For those that need reminding, and others that may not have heard, our next Beneath the Tangles Light Novel Club selection is Re:ZERO volume one! Here’s the synopsis from Yen Press: Subaru Natsuki was just trying to get to the convenience… Read More Re:Zero Light Novel Discussion Begins Next Tuesday on Discord!

Doki Doki News: A Haruhi Light Novel, Assassin’s Creed Manga, and Re:Zero Game

Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of August 30th through September 5th! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you planning to by the new… Read More Doki Doki News: A Haruhi Light Novel, Assassin’s Creed Manga, and Re:Zero Game

BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 23: How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom, Vol. 2

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

Otaku Reader’s Corner: Slayers, Spirit Photographers, and Sayonara, Football

Inside Mari (Series) Every so often I’ll jump into the two main manga reading apps I use (Crunchyroll and Shonen Jump) and look for a completed series. I found that in Inside Mari. The series began by introducing you to a 20 something slacker named Isao Komori who was obsessed with a teenage girl. Then… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Slayers, Spirit Photographers, and Sayonara, Football