Reader’s Corner: Higehiro, The Holy Grail of Eris, and Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible

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

Spice and Wolf, The Ancient Magus Bride, and Generations Cursed by the Church

I’ve remarked before about my bitterness toward my last church. I’m still holding onto resentment, but healing is in sight—after all, I know both that the people there meant well and that it would be foolhardy to judge them when my own sins are mountainous. But seeing how difficult it’s been to work through even… Read More Spice and Wolf, The Ancient Magus Bride, and Generations Cursed by the Church

Reader’s Corner: Record of Ragnarok, Higehiro, and Cosplay: The Fictional Mode of Existence

Banished from the Hero’s Party, Vol. 1 (manga) Having been surpassed in power by the members of his party—a group of chosen adventurers ridding the continent of a great, devastating evil—and called out by one as “not a true comrade,” Gideon leaves his sister (the hero) and the others, and settles in Zoltan, a peaceful,… Read More Reader’s Corner: Record of Ragnarok, Higehiro, and Cosplay: The Fictional Mode of Existence

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