Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 8 Love Me, Love Me Not is a simple story. The characters are basic, and though they have their struggles—as do all teenagers—theirs are not overly complicated. The obstacles they face are moderate, and growth feels attainable and realistic. I think that’s part of what makes this series special—it… Read More Reader’s Corner: Bofuri, The Catlords’ Manservant, and Chasing After Aoi Koshiba
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of April 25th through May 1st! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Will you be watching N-Ko? Did you… Read More Doki Doki News: Demon Slayer Slays, Netflix Goes Vtubing, and Madoka Returns!
I liked Vol. 2 of Unnamed Memory. There’s tragedy, mystery, history. “Oh, sorry. I guess it really is a kraken after all.” War, the emptiness of revenge, vacation. Time travel (maybe). “Why did you end up killing another country’s god when you just went out on a short observation mission?!” And entertaining banter between the… Read More Review & Rambling: Unnamed Memory Vol. 2
In Another World With My Smartphone, Vol. 1 (Manga) If you’re not familiar with this series either in its light novel or anime form, it pretty much is the epitome of the wish-fulfillment isekai with an overpowered MC and a harem of girls. Pretty much everything that can be said of the first light novel… Read More Reader’s Corner: Mint Chocolate, One Piece, and The Intrigues of Haruhi Suzumiya
Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 2, Vol. 3 Recently, I introduced my sister to the Ascendance series, and she’s hooked. As she gobbles her way through the novels from Part 2, I’ve been rereading them to keep up with her questions and comments. And I have to say, I really like this volume in particular.… Read More Reader’s Corner: SAO Project Alicization, Evangelion ANIMA, and Cooking with Fluffy Friends
She’s My Knight, Vol. 1 The premise of this lovely little comic is simple: Ichinose has always been the popular kid, attracting attention from all the girls until cool, collected Mogami comes along, stealing not only Ichinose’s popularity, but also his heart. I’m a total sucker for the Mogami type in manga and anime—the tall,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Those Snow White Notes, Your Lie in April Revisited, and A Couple of Cuckoos
Azusa Aizawa was was a full-time corporate slave, working long hours several days in a row, until one day she passed out and died from overwork. A goddess allows her to get reincarnated in a fantasy world, granting her wish of simply having an ageless, immortal body, although she starts at Level 1 like everyone… Read More First Impression: I’ve Been Killing Slimes For 300 Years And Maxed Out My Level
Welcome to our Light Novel Club discussion of Tearmoon Empire, Vol. 3! We are back with Mia, the Great Sage of the Empire, and her attempts to save the Empire and her own skin. Sure, she may have escaped the guillotine, but there may still be other threats to her livelihood in the future… especially… Read More Light Novel Club, Chapter 29: Tearmoon Empire, Vol. 3
A sinister cloud spreads through a swamp. Office lady Sei arrives home after working extremely late, only to be transported to another world…along with some other random girl. The local prince ignores Sei and immediately decides the other girl must be the magical Saint they were trying to summon to drive out the monster-spewing miasma.… Read More First Impression: The Saint’s Magic Power Is Omnipotent!
Date A Live, Vol. 1 Having enjoyed the Date A Live anime, I was curious to check out the source material, and the first volume didn’t disappoint. It’s a high school harem romantic comedy…that takes place in a borderline post-apocalyptic setting full of mystery, absurdity, and tragedy. There are plenty of sweet or humorous moments,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Demon Slayer, Nerdy Nurse, and Play It Cool, Guys