The review below contains 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 of this series and I finished reading this one ages ago and immediately went into book 7 … Continue reading Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Level 6 + 7: Biting Off More Than They Can Chew
The review below contains spoilers for the previous books. Review: Level 5 is an interesting entry into the Grimgar series if only because it seems to be forcing the direction of the story and the characters down a slightly different path. Prior to now day to day survival and the grief of losing friends has … Continue reading Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Level 5 Light Novel Review: The Hole of Surprises Isn’t Kidding
The review below contains spoilers for the previous books. Review: I said in my review of the third book that each story here takes us further into the rich world of Grimgar and book 4 is no exception. However, stronger than the extraordinary setting is the ongoing development of the characters and the themes of … Continue reading Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Level 4 Light Novel Review: Thematic Consistency Makes For A Compelling Read
There are some spoilers below though I've tried to be fairly vague about specific plot points. Review: No beverage comparisons this time; the story is just worth reading. When reviewing level 1, I admitted the writing wasn't very good but I really enjoyed the story and the world the characters inhabited and how many possibilities … Continue reading Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Level 3 Light Novel Review: Why Has This Part Not Been Adapted Into Anime?
Okay, I previously reviewed the first Grimgar light novel and I kind of compared the reading experience to drinking a cappuccino so I kind of wondered what drink this book would be. Which made me think that the story is no less bitter and there is some surprising depth to the flavour, but this is … Continue reading Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Level 2 Novel Review: Like A Bitter Hot Chocolate?
Alright, I've looked at romantic anime before but this time I'm shifting my focus to action. It is really hard to get a definitive classification on whether something is action or not. Does one fight sequence really make for action? And how do you compare action used for comedy with gritty realistic fight sequences, and … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime With Action