The Perfect Insider – First Impressions: A Curiously Intelligent Locked-Room Mystery that Explores Existentialism

The Perfect Insider (すべてがFになる) is a seinen mystery anime series that is an adaptation of the original novel from 1996, written by acclaimed author Hiroshi Mori. It aired during the Fall 2015 simulcast season and was produced by A-1 Pictures, with direction from Mamoru Kanbe (The Promised Neverland). The music was composed by Kenji Kawai,…

The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim: An Extraordinary Examination of the Many Shades of Abandonment During a Great Time of War

The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim is an #OwnVoices Korean historical fiction novel that is also a continuation of the author’s first novel, The Calligrapher’s Daughter. The story takes place in 1948 and follows Najin and Calvin Cho who travel from South Korea to the USA with their young daughter Miran in search for…