Eniale & Dewiela, Vol. 1 Eniale is an angel. Dewiela is a demon. But the two of them are buddies. It’s an Odd Couple situation with two celestial ladies who love fashion, babies, and being over the top to cause the world to spiral. The humor of this series lies in the absurdity of it’s… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: KH3, Eniale & Dewiela, and Reset!
Fly Me to the Moon (Tonikawa), Vol. 3 Season one of Tonikawa may be complete, but Fly Me to the Moon, the manga on which its based, is continuing to roll out, and it remains superior to the show in virtually every facet. Volume three, released yesterday, focuses on Tsukasa and Nasa’s trip to visit his… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Komi Can’t Communicate, Love Me Love Me Not, and the Fly Me to the Moon
Look Into My Eyes (One Shot) Look Into My Eyes is a one-shot manga about an idol group on the verge of disbanding. While it appears that most of the members are ready to move on to bigger and better things, one of them can’t let go, and in the early pages of the manga… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: December 2020
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
Welcome back to Light Novel Kindling! Here, I will take a look at our next Light Novel Club selection and give my thoughts on something related to it. At the end of this post, I will also announce the light novel we’ll be reading for the meeting afterwards, which in this case will be in… Read More Light Novel Kindling: The Shoujo Light Novels are Omnipresent
One of our Twitch streamers, negativeprimes, recently tagged a number of our staffers on a Twitter post that’s making the rounds asking users to name their five favorite non-shonen anime. Non Shonen anime that are excellent: A Place Further Than the UniverseHinamatsuriJuni TaisenInterviews with Monster GirlsGATE Turns out there's quite a few! https://t.co/JLlaIXAyKH — Black… Read More What Are Your Five Favorite Non-Shonen Anime? Here are Ours!
How do you know if you’re in love? How can you tell if it’s “real”? And what do you when other relationships, friendships, and histories becomes obstacles in the way of dating? These questions are often difficult to navigate even for fully mature, experienced adults, but they can be absolutely mystifying when you’re a teenager.… Read More Review: Love Me, Love Me Not (Vol. 5)
Ao Haru Ride, Vol. 13 After thirteen volumes, Ao Haru Ride has come to an end, but instead of celebratory feelings, I couldn’t shake an irksome question: Why is it that this story just never really works? The unlikeable lead characters are one reason, with Kou and Futaba hurtling forward, especially in this volume, without… Read More Otaku Reader’s Corner: Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear, TPN Side Story, and the Final Ao Haru Ride
The final panels of Love Me, Love Me Not (Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare) volume three weren’t merely a tease; the entirety of volume four deals with the repercussions of the striking and perhaps alarming kiss between Rio and Akari. As expected due to the constant attention she’s put into developing their brother-sister relationship, as well… Read More Review: Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 4
Volume three of Io Sakisaka’s two boys + two girls shoujo, Love Me, Love Me Not (Omoi, Omoware, Furi, Furare), begins where the last one ended, with Akari beginning to fall for Kazu. The normally cool-headed girl is confused, because until now, she’s been very aware of the kind of boys she likes, and Kazu… Read More Review: Love Me, Love Me Not (Vol. 3)