Reader’s Corner: Alice in Borderland (Vol. 2), To Strip the Flesh, and Golden Gold

Horror and the ancient world weave in and out of the manga and light novels we’re reviewing this week, with moments that will make you squirm and others that convey a warm familiarity, even when featuring the unknown. Then there are also the human dramas we’re reading, which take place in more contemporary settings while… Read More Reader’s Corner: Alice in Borderland (Vol. 2), To Strip the Flesh, and Golden Gold

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: Goodbye Eri, Island in a Puddle, and I’m a Wolf, But My Boss is a Sheep!

Our selection of reviews this week include a couple shoujo titles, a self-published work, a throwback as we dig into the modern classic, The Ancient Magus Bride, and the newest releases from mangaka of Chainsaw Man and ERASED. School Memories While I haven’t read many one-shots, I’m starting to appreciate them as all the ones… Read More Reader’s Corner: Goodbye Eri, Island in a Puddle, and I’m a Wolf, But My Boss is a Sheep!

Help Select our “Bubble Anime” For AniMarch Madness 2022!

AniMarch Madness, where you decide the anime to rule them all by voting on our social media platforms, begins in under two weeks, on February 28th! We’re nearing our selection of the final anime, but need your help deciding who makes those last few spots! This tournament is based on the NCAA basketball championship tournament,… Read More Help Select our “Bubble Anime” For AniMarch Madness 2022!

The Ancient Magus Bride Demonstrates Happiness and Love are Not Equal

This article was originally printed on March 19, 2018 in Area of Effect magazine. It is reprinted here with permission. If you enjoy this article, we recommend you check out Never Split the Party: (and Other Wisdom from Geek Culture that Changed My Life) and Always Look Up: (and Other Wisdom from Geek Culture that… Read More The Ancient Magus Bride Demonstrates Happiness and Love are Not Equal