ARC Review: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 by Fujiazuki & Yuka Tachibana

The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 by Fujiazuki My rating: 4 of 5 stars Unlimited Power and Infinite Mercy Living the workaholic life in her mid-20s, Sei never expected she’d be summoned to another world, let alone obtain the power of a living Saint. And she especially didn’t expect to be totally … Continue reading ARC Review: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent Manga, Vol. 1 by Fujiazuki & Yuka Tachibana

ARC Review: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Yuka Tachibana

The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Yuka Tachibana My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Sei, a 20-year-old office worker, is whisked away to a whole new world. Unfortunately for Sei, the ritual that summoned her--meant to produce a Saint who would banish the dark magic--brought two people over instead of one. … Continue reading ARC Review: The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Yuka Tachibana

ARC Review: Maison Ikkoku Collector’s Edition, Vol. 1 by Rumiko Takahashi

Maison Ikkoku Collector's Edition, Vol. 1 by Rumiko Takahashi My rating: 3 of 5 stars Yusaku Godai didn’t get accepted into college on the first try, so he’s studying to retake the entrance exams. But living in a dilapidated building full of eccentric and noisy tenants is making it hard for him to achieve his … Continue reading ARC Review: Maison Ikkoku Collector’s Edition, Vol. 1 by Rumiko Takahashi

ARC Review: Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 6 by Midori Yuma, Laruha & Waco Ioka

Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 6 by Midori Yuma My rating: 4 of 5 stars Faced with the choice of being married to a strange spirit or being made into dinner, Aoi decides to create a third option for herself! Aoi Tsubaki inherited her grandfather’s ability to see spirits—and his massive debt to … Continue reading ARC Review: Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 6 by Midori Yuma, Laruha & Waco Ioka

ARC Review: My Senpai is Annoying Vol. 1 by Shiro Manta

My Senpai is Annoying Vol. 1 by Shiro Manta My rating: 3 of 5 stars Igarashi Futuba’s new job would be great if her senpai, Takeda Harumi, wasn’t so incredibly annoying! Futuba hates his laugh, she hates how big he is, and she really hates that he treats her like a little kid. Just because … Continue reading ARC Review: My Senpai is Annoying Vol. 1 by Shiro Manta

ARC Review: Wave, Listen to me!! Vol 1 by Hiroaki Samura

Wave, Listen to me!! Vol 1 by Hiroaki Samura My Ratings: 3/5 From manga legend Hiroaki Samura, creator of Blade of the Immortal and Die Wergelder, comes something completely different, the journey of one disgruntled young woman's journey into the wild rapids of talk radio! The stage is Sapporo, Hokkaido. One night, our heroine, Minare … Continue reading ARC Review: Wave, Listen to me!! Vol 1 by Hiroaki Samura

ARC Review: Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 1 by Hiroaki Samura

Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 1 by Hiroaki Samura My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars From the legendary creator of Blade of the Immortal comes something completely different: the wild ride of one disgruntled young woman down the rapids of talk radio! Minare thought she was just venting to a stranger when she told a … Continue reading ARC Review: Wave, Listen to Me! Volume 1 by Hiroaki Samura

ARC Review: Still Sick, Volume 2 by Akashi

Still Sick, Volume 2 by Akashi My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Makoto Shimizu is just an ordinary office worker, blending in seamlessly with her colleagues on the job... That is, until her coworker Akane Maekawa discovers her well-hidden secret: in her spare time, she draws and sells girls' love comics! Akane is the last person … Continue reading ARC Review: Still Sick, Volume 2 by Akashi

ARC Review: Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 5 by Midori Yuma, Laruha & Waco Ioka

Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 5 by Midori Yuma My rating: 4 of 5 stars Faced with the choice of being married to a strange spirit or being made into dinner, Aoi decides to create a third option for herself! Aoi Tsubaki inherited her grandfather’s ability to see spirits—and his massive debt to … Continue reading ARC Review: Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 5 by Midori Yuma, Laruha & Waco Ioka

ARC Review: Kakuriyo: Bed Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 3 by Midori Yuma, Laruha & Waco Ioka

Kakuriyo: Bed Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 3 by Midori Yuma My rating: 4 of 5 stars Faced with the choice of being married to a strange spirit or being made into dinner, Aoi creates a third option for herself! Aoi Tsubaki inherited her grandfather’s ability to see spirits—and his massive debt to them! Now she’s … Continue reading ARC Review: Kakuriyo: Bed Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 3 by Midori Yuma, Laruha & Waco Ioka

ARC Review: Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 2 by Midori Yuma & Wako Ioka

Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 2 by Midori Yuma My rating: 4 of 5 stars Faced with the choice of being married to a strange spirit or being made into dinner, Aoi decides to create a third option for herself! Aoi Tsubaki inherited her grandfather’s ability to see spirits—and his massive debt to … Continue reading ARC Review: Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits, Vol. 2 by Midori Yuma & Wako Ioka

ARC Review: Tokyo Tarareba Girls, Vol. 1 by Akiko Higashimura

Tokyo Tarareba Girls, Vol. 1 by Akiko Higashimura My rating: 3 of 5 stars "I spent all my time wondering 'What if?' Then one day I woke up and I was 33." Rinko has hustled her whole life, but one day she wakes up and finds herself a writer of a cheap online soap opera … Continue reading ARC Review: Tokyo Tarareba Girls, Vol. 1 by Akiko Higashimura

ARC Review: Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku 1 by Fujita

Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku 1 by Fujita My rating: 3 of 5 stars Release date: April 17, 2018 Length: 300 pages (2-volume edition) GAMES OVER ROMANCE Narumi Momose has had it rough: Every boyfriend she's had dumped her once they found out she was an otaku, so she's gone to great lengths to … Continue reading ARC Review: Wotakoi: Love is Hard for Otaku 1 by Fujita

Awesome Anime #2

Paradise Kiss This week's featured manga/anime series is Paradise Kiss, the author of which is Ai Yazawa. Ai Yazawa's Paradise Kiss falls under the genre of Josei (what we would call chick-lit) and Slice of Life. It's the fairly simple story of a straight-laced high school girl Yukari, who is pressured by her parents to … Continue reading Awesome Anime #2