Available on the Book Depository (Affiliate Link) It has been awhile since I've written a Natsume review and I've now got quite the stack of books to catch up on as I'm now at volume 17 and hungry for more. That said, I absolutely loved volume 13 (big surprise). I will admit, my most recent … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 13 Review
Natori is back and that always makes things complicated. Volume 10 of Natsume's Book of Friends is divided into two stories. The first covers chapters 37 and 38 and is called 'False Friend' and the second, covered in chapters 39 - 41 is 'The Harvest Festival'. Both of these stories appeared in the anime and … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 10 Manga Review
Natsume's journey continues and this time things are getting seriously dicey as someone is killing yokai for their blood. With the introduction of Matoba, we dive into one of the darkest stories yet.
Natsume's journey continues in Volume 6. This time we see an extended story carried over three chapters that puts Natsume and Natori on opposite sides of an issue.
Review - Some spoilers: Can we get a season 7 announcement, please? This episode resumes the hunt for the study and as usual Natsume's keen eyes and a deeper understanding of yokai and those who can clearly see yokai find the necessary clues that eventually lead the group to the study door. That said, Natori … Continue reading Natsume Yuujinchou Season 6 Episode 11
Review: Is there really only one more episode of this? Really? And the next season is...? For a second last episode of the season, episode 10 of Natsume Yuujinchou pulled out all the punches. We are dealing with exorcists again and Natori most definitely did not forget about the Book of Friends. That said, this … Continue reading Natsume Yuujinchou Season 6 Episode 10
Review: I love this show. I always have and this episode really hit every reason why I love this show. The relationship between Natori and Natsume has always felt real and quite complicated this so much left unsaid between them (though the same could be said of every relationship between major characters in this show). … Continue reading Natsume Yuujincho Roku Episode 5
Review: I really do love the episodes where Natori or the other exorcists are involved. The added conflict Natsume faces not just between yokai and human but the different ways humans approach yokai really does give this series a little bit of drama and usually it comes with some a bit more tension and danger … Continue reading Natsume Yuujinchou Season 6 Episode 4
Review: So not Reiko's past but Matoba and Natori's which was kind of interesting but just left me wanting to know more about how they grew as exorcists and why their relationship seems so fractured in the present. Natsume is conspicuously absent for the duration of this episode and most likely that's because Natori is … Continue reading Natsume Yuujinchou Go Episode 8
Review: The exorcists being involved always makes this usually sweet show just that little bit dark. Not actually dark because then it wouldn't be Natsume, but just enough tension to really make an impact in an otherwise very relaxing story. Matoba is a character I just love hating and his appearance is always welcome and … Continue reading Natsume Yuujinchou Go Episode 3