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Weekend Reads #7: Japanese Thriller & Chinese Zodiac

Happy Friday to you all! This weekend I will be starting October’s Birthday Book Challenge! If you’d like more information on this challenge, please check out my post for it. I’m super excited to begin this reading event and I decided to begin with a title from my favourite Asian literature subgenre: Contemporary Japanese literature!…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #7: Japanese Thriller & Chinese Zodiac

Anime · Anime Review · Fantasy · Japanese · Summer Anime

Restaurant to Another World: Gourmet Episodic Goodness

Disclaimer: There may be some minor spoilers for the anime in this review. Out of all of the serials I watched this season, Restaurant to Another World would have to be one of my favourites. It was feel-good and dangerously hunger-inducing. In the corner of a local shopping district lies a Western-style restaurant called Yōshuku…… Continue reading Restaurant to Another World: Gourmet Episodic Goodness

Anime Review · Japanese · Summer Anime · Supernatural

Elegant Yōkai Apartment Life: Zero to W.T.F. in Half a Season

Disclaimer: There may be some ranting in this review. Also, there may be minor spoilers for the series. Please read at your own discretion. When I sat down and took a look at the offerings for the Summer anime line-up, Elegant Yōkai Apartment Life seemed like it would have plenty of potential to be a…… Continue reading Elegant Yōkai Apartment Life: Zero to W.T.F. in Half a Season

Anime · Fall Anime · Japanese · Light Novel · Manga · Otaku

Fall 2017 Anime Watchlist!

With the Summer season of shows fast approaching their finale, I decided it was a good time to take a look at the offerings for the Fall anime line-up. I have noticed that quite a few of the simulcasts will be continuations of other serials, or films, previously released, most of which I’m not familiar…… Continue reading Fall 2017 Anime Watchlist!

#OwnVoices · Japanese · Manga · Recommendations · Reviews · Science-Fiction

Planetes by Makoto Yukimura – A Manga Review

Planetes is a seinen, science-fiction manga series that is written and illustrated by Makoto Yukimura (Vinland Saga). It follows a small group of astronauts who are tasked with keeping near-Earth’s orbit clean of debris. In the four volumes of the series, or two omnibus editions, we get familiarised with the individuals who are doing the…… Continue reading Planetes by Makoto Yukimura – A Manga Review