Malnourished and maltreated, the orphan Rio awakens with a clear story in his head of a him in another time, but instead of living in the slums of a fantasy world of magic and knights, this other version of himself, named Haruto, in living in the modern world until he dies in a bus accident,… Read More First Impression: Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles
Believe it or not, the summer anime season is here! After a winter and spring packed full of returning series and other highly-anticipated shows, summer is a bit more laid-back. Less pomp and circumstances, but perhaps a bunch of hidden gems. We’re excited! Check out our season preview post to see exactly which shows have… Read More Summer 2021 Anime First Impressions
The spring 2021 anime season, soon coming to a close, was an enjoyable one through and through. It featured a diverse and expansive group of series, with there seeming to be an anime (or two or three or ten) for everyone, with several standouts among them. At first glance, this season’s line-up looks a little… Read More Summer 2021 Anime Preview
About a year ago, our own stardf29 ranked the light novels he’d read. I thought that sounded fun, but felt it would be for kind of lame to just write a copycat post immediately after his. So here we are. I call this a taxonomy of light novels because although it involves some rankings, I’ve… Read More A Light Novel Taxonomy
While we’ve never been a review site, visitors and supporters still naturally ask for our take on anime and related properties. While you’ll find our thoughts scattered throughout the blog and more specifically on our staff’s Twitter feeds, we’ve taken on the mantle of providing what we feel are appropriate recommendations for Christian audiences covering… Read More Light Novel Recommendations
Harem romances are fairly common in anime and light novels. That is, many of these stories feature a male protagonist with several female love interests (only two love interests is merely a love triangle, not a harem). A harem story may or may not involve the guy marrying all the girls. I’m not a huge… Read More On Harem Romances
Over the past year, I’ve become something of a light novel addict. #BlameBtT. Inspired by what Frank has written about light novels, I thought it might be worthwhile to survey the light novel series I’m reading. With a couple exceptions, these are overall impressions of each series, not reviews of individual volumes. Since I can… Read More What Am I Reading & Should You Try It?