Didn’t I Say To Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! Light Novel Review Volumes 2 – 4

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Having loved book one and really enjoyed meeting the characters, seeing the world building and generally having a great time, I jumped on this series and read through volumes 2 - 4. Now the question is, do the follow ups pack the punch of the first volume?

Didn’t I Say To Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! Light Novel Review Volume 1

Cute, Smart Girl Becomes Cute, Smart and Over-powered Girl? You would think there would be some cap on the number of stories of average Japanese teens dying tragically, meeting god and being reborn in another world, but no there is not. And I'm kind of happy about that. As much as some of these stories … Continue reading Didn’t I Say To Make My Abilities Average in the Next Life?! Light Novel Review Volume 1

So I’m A Spider, So What? Volume 4

And now the timeline makes sense. So I'm A Spider, So What has jumped back and forth between the events in the Great Elroe Labyrinth and the events surrounding Shun, the newly titled hero, through the previous volumes. While I always had a sense that the events from the spider's point of view were not … Continue reading So I’m A Spider, So What? Volume 4

3 Ways Slime Is Exploring Endings and Beginnings

That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime Episode Review Title Image

There’s no real surprise that an anime with reincarnation in the title is looking at the idea of endings and new beginnings. What is surprising is the way “That Time I got Reincarnated as a Slime” is committed to the idea of one life coming to an end opening the path to something new.

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. Review: This is going to be really hard to review because mostly telling you anything about the plot would drop us face first into spoiler territory. While many things … Continue reading So I’m a Spider, So What Volume 2 Light Novel Review: Being Reincarnated is Hard

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