Death Note is one of the most popular manga (and anime) serials that I have come across in my past 15+ years of being an otaku. A few years ago, during a holiday sale, I finally found and bought all six volumes of the beautifully remastered Black Editions of the manga. However, the continued hype…… Continue reading Death Note by Tsugumi Ohba – Manga First Impressions
October was a really fantastic reading month for me! I kicked some serious arse with novels I ended up devouring, and the vast majority of them were diverse, Asian literature books! I believe I ended up reading approximately 30 titles total! I have never, in all of my 30 years of life, had such a…… Continue reading 30 Book October Reading Wrap-Up!
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
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
Since July was a fantastic reading month for me, thanks to a ton of fun of readathons, I figured it would be cool to start off my August with another reading event, especially one that is very low-key and kicked-back. The Unhaulathon is hosted by @reading__addict @booknookbritt & @dylanthereader5, over on Twitter. It’s taking place from…… Continue reading #Unhaulathon 2017 TBR
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
Natsume’s Book of Friends Season Six (Natsume Yūjinchō Roku) was the anime that I was looking most forward to watching! I have been a huge fan of the series since it first aired back in July 2008. I decided to watch it on a whim and it has been one of my all-time favourite feel-good…… Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Season 6 – Anime Review