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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!

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your name. by Makoto Shinkai – A Book Review

your name., written by esteemed film director Makoto Shinkai, is the novelization of the Japanese anime film by the same title. It tells a story about a boy and a girl who reside in two completely different parts of Japan. The young boy, Taki, is from the thriving and bustling city of Tokyo, whereas Mitsuha,…… Continue reading your name. by Makoto Shinkai – A Book Review

#OwnVoices · Fantasy · Japanese · Light Novel · Supernatural

Kieli Volume 1: The Dead Sleep in the Wilderness by Yukako Kabei – A Light Novel Review

For my GoodReads group (Japanese Novel & Light Novel), we recently read Kieli Volume 1: The Dead Sleep in the Wilderness by Yukako Kabei. This is an #OwnVoices supernatural, fantasy Japanese light novel series with steampunk elements. Never before in my life have I read a light novel that was so breathtakingly astonishing in its…… Continue reading Kieli Volume 1: The Dead Sleep in the Wilderness by Yukako Kabei – A Light Novel Review

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Restaurant to Another World – First Impressions

Restaurant to Another World (Isekai Shokudō) was originally a self-published light novel series from the fantasy genre, written by Junpei Inuzuka. The anime adaptation is being made by Silver Link studio and director, Masato Jinbo. When I saw this on the Summer line-up, I was immediately drawn to how beautiful the visuals were. After reading…… Continue reading Restaurant to Another World – First Impressions

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Summer 2017 Anime Preview

The Summer Anime season is just around the corner with shows starting up in less than a month. When I was asked about this impending season’s shows and what I was planning on watching, I had realised that I had absolutely no bloody idea what there was to watch! So, I sat down and flipped…… Continue reading Summer 2017 Anime Preview

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Top 10 Tuesday: Feel-Good Anime Recommendations!

Today I decided to compile a list of my absolute favourite feel-good anime titles and share them all with you! Whenever I’m feeling really down, or if my depression is alive with a conviction, I like to turn to these shows because they always manage to make me laugh, smile, and feel fuzzy all over.…… Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Feel-Good Anime Recommendations!

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May’s Big Ass Book Haul!

May has been a deliciously awesome month so far in regards to book mail and book gifts, and one of the reasons for that is there’s a lot of diverse books in my haul this month! The second reason that it’s so awesome is that the pile is positively towering and leaning. It’s already fallen…… Continue reading May’s Big Ass Book Haul!