So I’m a Spider, So What Volume 2 Light Novel Review: Being Reincarnated is Hard

While the game mechanics are still very much going wild, this second volume follows several of the classes reincarnated students through their latest trials and tribulations. If you missed my review of Volume 1, check it out here. Review: This is going to be really hard to review because mostly telling you anything about the … Continue reading So I’m a Spider, So What Volume 2 Light Novel Review: Being Reincarnated is Hard

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Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Level 5 Light Novel Review: The Hole of Surprises Isn’t Kidding

If you missed my reviews of the first 4 books, check them outĀ here. The review below will contain 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. … Continue reading Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Level 5 Light Novel Review: The Hole of Surprises Isn’t Kidding

Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls in A Dungeon Light Novel Volume 3 Review

As my collection of light novels grows, so does my appreciation for them. For the most part these are quick and bite sized reads that pack a reasonable punch and DanMachi is a series that is definitely sitting well for me. Review (some spoilers): Volume 1 thoughts here. Volume 2 thoughts here. Wow. Just wow. … Continue reading Is It Wrong To Try To Pick Up Girls in A Dungeon Light Novel Volume 3 Review

Strike the Blood Volume 1 Light Novel Review

Overview: Akatsuki is having a string of bad luck what with having had vampire powers forced upon him. Worse that he still has to brave the summer heat and sun to go and take make-up exams. And worse still, Himeragi, a middle school girl wielding a spear and a righteous attitude has just landed in … Continue reading Strike the Blood Volume 1 Light Novel Review

The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria Volume 2 Light Novel Review: The Best Idea Has Flown

Overview: They made it out of the time loop but now Kazuki finds himself with the unwanted attention of the being known only as O and someone else with a box has come to disrupt his everyday life. Review: I'm going to keep this review short because I don't want to hit too many spoilers … Continue reading The Empty Box and Zeroth Maria Volume 2 Light Novel Review: The Best Idea Has Flown

Goblin Slayer Volume 1 Light Novel Review: A True Specialist

Overview: In a world where the gods grew bored of playing games and so created men and demons and dwarves and elves and goblins in order to play an even better game, adventurers know that they might die on a quest. Priestess knows this as she joins her first party and they venture out to … Continue reading Goblin Slayer Volume 1 Light Novel Review: A True Specialist

Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Based on Light Novels From The Last 5 Years

I am going to credit the idea for this list to Lethargic Ramblings and their excellent post last week In Defense Of Light Novel Adaptations. While reading it I suddenly really felt like making this list and while I limited it to the last 5 years to make the selection easier, it was still pretty … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Based on Light Novels From The Last 5 Years

No Game No Life Volume 1 Light Novel Review

Overview: I really enjoyed the anime of No Game No Life so while I've been trying to avoid too many books of anime I watched (Grimgar being the notable exception), I decided I wouldn't mind trying this series to see if I could find out what happens next given the anime just leaves us hanging. … Continue reading No Game No Life Volume 1 Light Novel Review

So I’m a Spider, So What Volume 1 Light Novel Review: Game Mechanics Go Wild

Overview: A classroom explodes in Japan and next thing our protagonist knows they are hatching as a spider in another world. Good thing for levelling up. Review: I'll admit that wasn't much of an overview, but to be honest, it probably didn't need to be. The story presented in volume 1 of this series is … Continue reading So I’m a Spider, So What Volume 1 Light Novel Review: Game Mechanics Go Wild

Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers Vol 1 Light Novel Review: Hazardous

Overview: I've previously reviewed the anime adaptation of this but I wasn't overly impressedĀ  with certain aspects of the story (wasn't bad but also wasn't anything overly amazing, but the fight sequences do make it worthwhile) and so I picked up the first volume of this hoping it would tell the same story but better. … Continue reading Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers Vol 1 Light Novel Review: Hazardous