Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 4 Manga Review: The Pain of Farewell

Natsume Volume 4 takes a slightly different turn. In this volume we get three chapters and then three short stories. Admittedly, one of those short stories is featuring the Little Fox so I was super happy to read it but it was an interesting change where the first three volumes had four chapters fairly consistently. … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 4 Manga Review: The Pain of Farewell

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Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 3 Manga Review: New Friends and Foes

The bliss of reading Natsume continues in volume 3. While I'm still encountering stories that I'm familiar with from the anime, seeing them play out in this slightly different form remains a really fantastic experience. If I was looking for an overall idea in this volume it would be one of meetings and partings. A … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 3 Manga Review: New Friends and Foes

Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 2 Manga Review: Expanding The World

Natsume's magical journey continues in this second volume of the manga. This time around we have new characters, new friends and new partings. All of it feeds into the overall feeling that is Natsume's Book of Friends which is one of pure bliss and reading this volume was a fantastic experience. Like volume 1, we … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 2 Manga Review: Expanding The World

Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 1 Manga Review: Magical

It isn't news to anyone who regularly reads my blog that I am seriously in love with Natsume Yuujinchou as an anime. It is my go to binge watch when I'm needing just some calm bliss in my life and I've come to love each and every moment of the emotional journey Natsume takes the … Continue reading Natsume’s Book of Friends Volume 1 Manga Review: Magical

Kamisama Kiss Series Review: Lose Your Home, Become A God, Maybe Fall in Love

This is part of a series of re-posts of older reviews on 100 Word Anime. The original review came out in June 2016 and can be found┬áhere. This is a review of seasons one and two of Kamisama Kiss. There are some spoilers below but I hope you enjoy. Review: Kamisama Kiss is a romantic, … Continue reading Kamisama Kiss Series Review: Lose Your Home, Become A God, Maybe Fall in Love

GeGeGe No Kitaro Episode 19: Return of the Already Defeated Bad Guys

I'm going to stop weekly coverage of this one, but I'll probably watch for a bit longer before deciding whether to completely drop this or not. Basically, we finally got back to the ongoing story in this, but it was hidden under the tired trope of defeated bad guys return. This issue with that trope … Continue reading GeGeGe No Kitaro Episode 19: Return of the Already Defeated Bad Guys

GeGeGe No Kitaro Episode 18: Cat-Chick Is Always Fun

Despite a pretty ordinary story, I had enough fun watching Cat-Chick this week. Though, that said, this is yet another pretty basic episode following on from quite a few pretty uninteresting stories. I really think next week is going to have to pull off something pretty good to keep this on my watch list any … Continue reading GeGeGe No Kitaro Episode 18: Cat-Chick Is Always Fun

GeGeGe No Kitaro Episode 17: Yokai and Riddles

Still on vacation, Kitaro and the gang stumble upon a problem when the people in town are being turned into bronze. What follows is a pretty ordinary kind of story but it works for the most part. I will admit this episode struggled to hold my attention. Even with Kitaro being taken out of the … Continue reading GeGeGe No Kitaro Episode 17: Yokai and Riddles

Natsume Yujincho Seasons 1 – 4 Review: Great Characters, Great Atmosphere, and Just Pure Relaxation

This is part of a series of re-posts of older reviews on 100 Word Anime. The original review came out in May 2016 and can be found here. It might seem strange that I love Natsume. Given my usual tastes for faster paced stories, stories that are a little bit darker, or stories that do … Continue reading Natsume Yujincho Seasons 1 – 4 Review: Great Characters, Great Atmosphere, and Just Pure Relaxation