Book Meme · Diverse Books · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · To Be Read

T5W: #OwnVoices Books That Aren’t Set in the Western World

Happy Wednesday, everyone! We are officially half-way through the week, thank goodness! This week has been trudging on by very slowly for me, so I am ready for the weekend to arrive. For today’s post, I decided to go ahead and partake in the Top 5 Wednesday meme, for which today’s topic is about books…… Continue reading T5W: #OwnVoices Books That Aren’t Set in the Western World

Anime · first impressions · Japanese · Otaku · Summer Anime

Katsugeki Touken Ranbu – First Impressions

An adaptation of the video game developed by Nitroplus, Katsugeki Touken Ranbu is the quintessential badass anime premiere of the Summer season. Produced by Ufotable and directed by Toshiyuki Shirai (Fate/Zero), the anime takes place in 1863. “As the tumultuous samurai era is coming to an end, Japan is split between the pro-shogunate and anti-shogunate…… Continue reading Katsugeki Touken Ranbu – First Impressions

Books · Diverse Books · Japanese · Manga · Middle-Grade · readathon · Science-Fiction

#24in48 Readathon Announcement & TBR!

It’s time for another readathon! The last one that I participated in was the Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon, which I had a lot of fun with. My luck with readathons this year hasn’t been too great as I have been battling one reading slump after another. But Dewey’s was a good one, and I’m sincerely hoping…… Continue reading #24in48 Readathon Announcement & TBR!

Anime · first impressions · Japanese · Summer Anime

Aho-Girl – First Impressions

Aho-Girl is the anime adaptation of a 4-panel manga series written by Hiroyuki. The serial is directed by Keizō Kusakawa and produced by Diomedéa studio. This comedic show has episodes that run about 12-minutes each, and to be blunt, I don’t think I could handle anything longer than that. The show’s about the everyday lives…… Continue reading Aho-Girl – First Impressions

Anime · first impressions · Japanese · Summer Anime

Tsurezure Children – First Impressions

Another show that I wasn’t planning on checking out is Tsurezure Children. I saw a couple of clips from it on Twitter and it looked really nice, so I figured I’d give it a go. I have some mixed feelings about this one, to be perfectly honest. Tsurezure Children (TsurexDure Children) was originally a 4-panel…… Continue reading Tsurezure Children – First Impressions