Tokyo Tarareba Girls: First Impressions – A Josei Drama Adaptation with Perfect Casting, Quirky Characters, & Talking Pub Grub

Tokyo Tarareba Girls (東京タラレバ娘) is a josei, romantic comedy Japanese live-action drama adaptation of the josei manga of the same name. It was originally released in 2017 and stars Yuriko Yoshitaka, Nana Eikura, and Yūko Ōshima. It follows a young woman named Rinko and her female comrades as they navigate their 30s. After spending their…

Weekend Reads & Anime Watching

Saturdays are great for lazying around the house with critters and introverted activities. Aside from chasing and terrorising my cats, I plan on  reading some great books and watching a couple of very interesting anime shows. I’m here today to share some of these with you all! What I’m Reading: The Black Book of Secrets…

Review: Princess Jellyfish (Manga)

Why, Princess Jellyfish, why must you do this to me?! I had such high expectations for you! You started off so gloriously, but now I feel like I don’t even know what you’ve become! Okay… Mildly, over-dramatic, burble has come to an end. Let’s talk about the manga series called Princess Jellyfish written by the…

Review: Bunny Drop (Manga)

Bunny Drop, known as Usagi Drop in Japanese, is a josei manga series written by Yumi Unita. It lasted for nine volumes and one compilation volume, from 2005 to 2011. Like many other serials with captivating storylines, Bunny Drop was made into an anime series and that is how I first encountered it. After thoroughly…