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: I Had That Same Dream Again: The Complete Manga Collection by Yoru Sumino & Izumi Kirihara

I Had That Same Dream Again: The Complete Manga Collection by Yoru Sumino My rating: 5 of 5 stars A layered coming-of-age story from the creative team behind I Want to Eat Your Pancreas--and don't miss the original novel, also available from Seven Seas. An unhappy girl who engages in self-harm, a high schooler ostracized … Continue reading ARC Review: I Had That Same Dream Again: The Complete Manga Collection by Yoru Sumino & Izumi Kirihara

ARC Review: I Had That Same Dream Again by Yoru Sumino (Light Novel)

I Had That Same Dream Again by Yoru Sumino My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars A layered coming-of-age story from the author of I Want to Eat Your Pancreas and At Night, I Become a Monster. (And don't miss the manga adaptation, also available from Seven Seas.) An unhappy girl who engages in self-harm, a … Continue reading ARC Review: I Had That Same Dream Again by Yoru Sumino (Light Novel)

ARC Review: At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino

At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars By day, Adachi is a normal student. By night, he's a terrifying creature of many eyes and many legs who lurks in the darkness. One night, while haunting his own school, he comes across his classmate Yano Satsuki--she's been an … Continue reading ARC Review: At Night, I Become a Monster by Yoru Sumino

Book Review: NieR:Automata: Long Story Short by Jun Eishima and Yoko Taro

NieR:Automata: Long Story Short by Jun Eishima and Yoko Taro my ratings: 2/5 Experience the world and characters of the hit video game franchise! When alien forces invade with an army of Machines, the remnants of humanity must depend on Androids of their own design—the placid 2B and the excitable 9S—to survive. From: Pod 042 … Continue reading Book Review: NieR:Automata: Long Story Short by Jun Eishima and Yoko Taro

ARC Review: Bloom Into You: Regarding Saeki Sayaka Vol. 1 by Hitoma Iruma & (illustrated by) Nakatani Nio

Bloom Into You (Light Novel): Regarding Saeki Sayaka Vol. 1 by 入間 人間 My rating: 4 of 5 stars A light novel spin-off for the hit yuri manga and anime series Bloom Into You! Saeki Sayaka has always been an old soul—serious and reserved, preferring to focus on her studies rather than make friends. Until, … Continue reading ARC Review: Bloom Into You: Regarding Saeki Sayaka Vol. 1 by Hitoma Iruma & (illustrated by) Nakatani Nio

ARC Review: Restaurant to Another World (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Junpei Inuzuka & illustrated by Katsumi Enami

Restaurant to Another World (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Junpei Inuzuka My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars The basis for the beloved anime about a restaurant that welcomes fantasy creatures to dine! In Tokyo lies a small restaurant called “Western Cuisine Nekoya,” ordinary in every way—save one. Every Saturday, its door connects to another world! … Continue reading ARC Review: Restaurant to Another World (Light Novel) Vol. 1 by Junpei Inuzuka & illustrated by Katsumi Enami

Looking back on October + November TBR

Yes, folks - I combined the post for this one time. I was too busy (stupid internet problems) to write the looking back post and now it is already November 2 where I am, plus I am feeling a bit lazy due to a bit of cold (which is pretty normal). So, October - not … Continue reading Looking back on October + November TBR

Review: 愚者のエンドロール (Hyouka #2)

愚者のエンドロール by Yonezawa Honobu My rating: 4 of 5 stars The End Credit of Fools, has a more mysterious storyline within it than Hyouka. The characters are now preparing for the Cultural Festival and compiling their anthology. While they are enjoying their leisure days, another opportunity comes knocking in the form of a class doing … Continue reading Review: 愚者のエンドロール (Hyouka #2)

Review: Hyouka (light novel)

氷菓 by Yonezawa Honobu My rating: 4 of 5 stars I got interested in Hyouka from the anime recs I had come across in the manga community and on Tumblr (thank you!). At first I thought it to be a generic high school story but the interesting thing about Hyouka is its main lead, Oreki … Continue reading Review: Hyouka (light novel)