Reader’s Corner: World Piece, SAO Progressive Vol. 2, and My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong Vol. 11

The Emperor’s Lady-in-Waiting Is Wanted as a Bride, Vol. 1 Imperial culture had no issue with Lyse being a female knight in her first life, but she then reincarnates as a minor noblewoman in the neighboring kingdom of Olwen, where residents disdain her proficiency with a sword and mock her as the “boar girl” for… Read More Reader’s Corner: World Piece, SAO Progressive Vol. 2, and My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong Vol. 11

Shoujo and the Bride of Christ (II): Fruits Basket (2001)

FRIAR LAURENCE I’ll give thee armour to keep off that word: Adversity’s sweet milk, philosophy, To comfort thee, though thou art banished. ROMEO Yet ‘banished’? Hang up philosophy! Unless philosophy can make a Juliet… Well, yeah, that’s how it usually goes. Were I Fr. Laurence, I’d probably have gone for something more like, “Go play… Read More Shoujo and the Bride of Christ (II): Fruits Basket (2001)

Reader’s Corner: Mint Chocolate, One Piece, and The Intrigues of Haruhi Suzumiya

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

Reader’s Corner: The Girl Without a Face, In the Land of Leadale, and Rascal Does Not Dream

Ascendance of a Bookworm: Part 3, Vol. 4 The newest volume in Miya Kazuki’s Ascendance of a Bookworm series dropped yesterday, and there’s a lot to take in this time around—from printing presses to prancing trees to turbulent politics. As the archduke’s daughter, Rozemyne is finally able to make use the printing press she had… Read More Reader’s Corner: The Girl Without a Face, In the Land of Leadale, and Rascal Does Not Dream