March & April Anime Watching Wrap-Up! (2019)

March and April were low-key months for me with anime as I only finished three serials, two of which were from the Winter 2019 simulcast season. My brain has been pre-occupied with other projects and I’ve also been dealing with family and friend things that have sprouted up out of nowhere. While I’m a bit…

April’s Reading Wrap-Up! (2019)

Happy Friday, chums! I hope that your week has treated you kindly! April was an interesting month for me with regard to reading. Most of the novels that I had read were quite disappointing, which may have slipped me into a bit of a reading slump. However, the vast majority of the manga that I…

Satoko & Nada: A Respectful & Free-Spirited Look at Empowering Females in Friendship and Faith – Manga First Impressions (#OwnVoices)

Satoko and Nada (サトコとナダ) by Yupechika is a slice-of-life four-panel manga series about a Japanese girl named Satoko who goes to America for her studies. Upon arriving, she becomes roommates with a Saudi Arabian Muslim girl named Nada and the two ladies develop a sweet bond of friendship and youthful exploration of identity. This shall…