Overview: Naofumi is still trying to prepare for the coming of the waves but now finds that the church is also blocking his path by denying him access to levelling up his party. It isn't any wonder he has difficulty trusting the young Princess who has come to his party insisting she wants to try … Continue reading The Rising of the Shield Hero 3 Light Novel Review: New Enemies and Conspiracies But Was It Fun?
Review: Well, the experiment of watching a show I've read the source material for continues and it is kind of to the show's detriment that it seems to be faithfully following the lines of the light novel. However, while the endless descriptions and the like kind of work while reading given you can visualise the … Continue reading Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody Episode 2: They Are Cutting A Lot Of Corners Here
Overview: Naogumi continues his adventure as the Shield Hero (although the term Hero here might be highly misplaced for a lot of reasons) in this second book. Review: I really enjoyed reading book one though had some issues with Naofumi as a protagonist and those aren't entirely diminished with book 2, but at the same … Continue reading The Rising of the Shield Hero 2 Light Novel Review: Grinding, Crafting and Lots of Travel
Review: When I reviewed the first book in this series I was pleasantly surprised by the writing even if the plot did seem padded and there were definitely moments in the story I could have done with out. As we plunge into the second book, I have to wonder why people think more is better? … Continue reading Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody 2 Light Novel Review: The Harem Expands
Overview: I cannot remember who, but someone recommended this series to me so I picked up the first volume to give it a go. Naofumi Iwatani is your basic otaku college student with no drive who suddenly finds himself summoned to a parallel universe where he becomes one of four heroes. Unfortunately for him, his … Continue reading The Rising of the Shield Hero 1 Novel Review: Why Annoy The Hero?
Overview: Suzuki is a programmer who has worked way too many hours with way too many caffeine hits when he finally manages to catch a nap under his desk. Unfortunately he begins to have a very vivid dream about being inside a game world with new powers and a much younger looking face. With the … Continue reading Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody 1 Light Novel Review: And We’re Once Again Trapped in a Game