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
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir arrived in my mailbox last year, but I always felt hesitant with picking it up due to the hype surrounding it. In my experience, when a book (or anything really), has a huge boom in popularity, I tend to stray away from it becuse I don’t want…… Continue reading An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – A Book Review
Last year, I picked up a novel entitled Alice written by Christina Henry. It is a very dark re-imagining of the Alice in Wonderland story that was originally written by Lewis Carroll, and it ended up becoming one of my most-loved adult fantasy titles. I read its sequel, Red Queen, and knew that I had…… Continue reading Lost Boy by Christina Henry – A Book Review & Author Interview!
The Summer 2017 Anime season has begun and I’ve been diligently keeping track of the the shows filling the line-ups. There are quite a lot of serials that I intend to check out, whether I keep up with them, or drop them, is an entirely different story. But so far, I’m very pleased to announce…… Continue reading Summer 2017 Anime Announcement
Elegant Yokai Apartment Life wasn’t originally on my list of shows to check out for the summer, but when I saw that CrunchyRoll had picked it up, I decided to give it a shot. I’m very happy that I did because I get some good-vibes from it. Elegant Yokai Apartment Life (Yōkai Apato no Yūga…… Continue reading Elegant Yokai Apartment Life – First Impressions
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
June wasn’t too bad of a reading month for me. I’m quite pleased that most of the books that I’ve read during this month were #OwnVoices diverse books, and almost all of those were Islamic books written by Muslima authors. There was also a bit of variety with my genres ranging from poetry to action…… Continue reading June Reading Wrap-Up!