Natsume Volume 4 takes a slightly different turn. In this volume we get three chapters and then three short stories. Admittedly, one of those short stories is featuring the Little Fox so I was super happy to read it but it was an interesting change where the first three volumes had four chapters fairly consistently. … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 4 Manga Review: The Pain of Farewell
This volume felt like a breath of fresh air after volume 7 and there was plenty to enjoy about it. There's an army marching on the city of Orario but let the bigger familias deal with that crisis. Inside Orario there are better stories to be told. Previous reviews for Is It Wrong To Try … Continue reading Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls in A Dungeon? Volume 8 Light Novel Review
The bliss of reading Natsume continues in volume 3. While I'm still encountering stories that I'm familiar with from the anime, seeing them play out in this slightly different form remains a really fantastic experience. If I was looking for an overall idea in this volume it would be one of meetings and partings. A … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 3 Manga Review: New Friends and Foes
You can catch up on any of my previous reviews for Grimgar and Fantasy and Ash here. The review below will contain spoilers for the previous books and there will also be spoilers for level 6 as it directly leads into the events of level 7. Review: It has been awhile since I reviewed book 5 … Continue reading Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Level 6 + 7: Biting Off More Than They Can Chew
Natsume's magical journey continues in this second volume of the manga. This time around we have new characters, new friends and new partings. All of it feeds into the overall feeling that is Natsume's Book of Friends which is one of pure bliss and reading this volume was a fantastic experience. Like volume 1, we … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 2 Manga Review: Expanding The World
After the fantastic conflict in volume 6 I had to wonder what they would do next. I'm not entirely sure I'm sold on this particular volume of Is it Wrong to Try to Pick UP Girls in a Dungeon, though I still had a lot of fun reading it. Volume 1 here. Volume 2 here. Volume … Continue reading Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls in A Dungeon? Volume 7 Light Novel Review
It isn't news to anyone who regularly reads my blog that I am seriously in love with Natsume Yuujinchou as an anime. It is my go to binge watch when I'm needing just some calm bliss in my life and I've come to love each and every moment of the emotional journey Natsume takes the … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 1 Manga Review: Magical
I previously reviewed the anime of Black Bullet and I found it fairly problematic but enjoyed the underlying story. I decided to try the light novel to see if it left a better impression. The answer... well I'm still on the fence.
I really loved this book. Partly that was because this is the first book in the series where I hadn't watched an anime adaptation of the events already so it was all pretty novel and interesting. But the other part of it is that this book just consolidates so much about the world.
This one a novel I picked up off a recommendation from the Book Depository when there happened to be a sale and I had 10% off. I hadn't heard of the title or read anything about it. As a result, it ended up fairly low in my read pile and I passed over it a … Continue reading Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest Light Novel Review – I Dare You To Call the Protagonist Overpowered