Review: Redefining the META at VRMMO Academy, Vol. 1

I once beat an old-school, combat-heavy, indie RPG called Geneforge 3 as a technical pacifist, never once performing an attack. There were combat-focused zones I couldn’t clear of course, but in terms of finishing the main storyline, there were always alternatives to fighting. I’ve also played through a couple of Pokemon games with type-themed teams.… Read More Review: Redefining the META at VRMMO Academy, Vol. 1

BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 26: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent, Vol. 1

Welcome to our discussion on The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent, Volume 1! This month, we take a look at an office lady who ends up summoned to another world as a potential “Saint”… only to be ignored and left to fend for herself. Well, this is a shoujo/josei light novel, so of course she’ll get… Read More BtT Light Novel Club Chapter 26: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent, Vol. 1

Review: My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, as I Expected, Vol. 10

There is an entity that invades all friendships, one which gravitates toward steady relationships and seeks to veer them toward a different course. This object is called “change,” and it’s unavoidable. Volume ten of My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, the Yen Press light novel series upon which the recently concluded Oregairu anime is based,… Read More Review: My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, as I Expected, Vol. 10

Otaku Reader’s Corner: One Piece, Cutie Shikimori, and a Detestable Demon Falls in Love

Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie, Vol. 1 Shikimori seems like the perfect girlfriend—cute, sweet, bashful. But Izumi knows that’s only half her personality. Like some moe Jekyll and Hyde, in moments where her boyfriend needs her most, she becomes a super cool and dashing young woman, and it’s especially that part of her personality that… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: One Piece, Cutie Shikimori, and a Detestable Demon Falls in Love