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
We continue this time with the fifth volume (and fifth club meeting involving) one of our favorite light novel series, Tearmoon Empire! This time, Gaheret and Jeskai Angel talk about this lovely novel which, is wonderful like the rest, but encounters some issues as well. But before we get into that, I want to let… Read More Light Novel Club Chapter 37: Tearmoon Empire, Vol. 5 (And a New Club Direction!)
Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki, Vol. 8 I’ve been both anticipating volume eight of Bottom-tier Character Tomozaki and dreading it, worried that this series I’ve come to adore might just fall off a cliff. While I’ve obviously enjoyed Yuki Yaku’s writing all this time, volume seven concluded with such a significant event—and one that seems as much… Read More Reader’s Corner: Frieren (Vol. 4), My Wife is an Oni, and I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World
Volume four of The Executioner and Her Way of Life marks a major shift in the series—and it’s one for the better. While the previous volumes had each focused on a specific villain that needed to be defeated, against the backdrop of Menou’s decision not to assassinate Akari, this one takes a totally different route,… Read More Review: The Executioner and Her Way of Life, Vol. 4
Higehiro, Vol. 3 It’s not easy to keep it secret that a runaway high school girl is staying at your home, especially when you’re the honest type who doesn’t lie well. So it isn’t long before some of those closest to Sayu and Yoshida know bits and pieces about their living situation, including Goto, the… Read More Reader’s Corner: Higehiro, The Holy Grail of Eris, and Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible