There aren’t that many reviews of light novels targeted at women and there sure aren’t that many reviews of light novels that are actually short story collections. Sayonara Arurukan, translated to something like Farewell, Harlequin, by Himuro Saeko is an interesting book because it is those two and a bit more. For one, the cover doesn’t… Read More JPN Review: Sayonara Arukakan
On one dark and stormy night, Viktor Frankenstein has used God’s tools to create life. “I had desired it,” he narrates in utter horror, “with an ardour that far exceeded moderation; but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.” This creature he has… Read More Review: Biscuit Frankenstein
Kimi no Na wa (more popularly known as Your Name) has now surpassed Spirited Away as the highest grossing anime film of all time. A simple romance film between Taki and Mitsuha who have the unfortunate experience of switching their bodies, Kimi no Na Wa has become one of the most genuine moving romances audiences have seen in… Read More Review: Kimi no Na wa. Another Side: Earthbound
Are you a bad enough dude to read this 90s light novel? Ryuuen Tsukai no Kiba, alternatively titled Dragoneer Fang, is described by the editors of Fujimi Fantasy Bunko as an award-winning story about men. Real men. It is filled with fight scenes right out of a fighting game or a shounen manga. The characters are… Read More Review: Ryuuen Tsukai no Kiba
Cho: Hope everyone is having a good new year so far. I’ve been updating more LN entries lately, and hope to have some other good content up in the weeks to come. But first, you might have noticed a great review for Sukasuka the other day. That wasn’t written by me–that was from a new… Read More New Staff Member: Introducing Kastel
Where do heroes go after they lost a war? Kutori (Official name: Chtholly) is a girl who believes her only purpose in life is to be a weapon. A hero. She has no reason to live otherwise; everyone is depending on her and others to save the remaining population. But she meets a real hero,… Read More Review: Shuumatsu Nani Shitemasu ka? Isogashii Desu ka? Sukutte Moratte ii Desu ka?