Accel World Vol. 1 Manga Review

Irina’s talk about reviews reminded me I haven't done a manga review yet, so…here goes… Synopsis: Here's a series about the virtual world…wish fulfilment and escapism…and a long-haired, elegant waifu which was designed specifically for otaku dreams… No, I'm not talking about Sword Art Online (henceforth SAO), though they're by the same creator. Source material: Light... Continue Reading →

How to Make the Hype List

There's already a a post on the methods I use for narrowing down a seasonal lineup, but Kimchi's post inspired me to write about the ways I look for a seasonal lineup. Just for reference, I'll only be referring to the predictions list I had for summer 2018 when listing examples for this post. Step... Continue Reading →

Sending Off Spring 2018

There was way too much good stuff this season, so putting down some final thoughts for each will be pretty hard... Boueibu is still missing an episode due to its delay, plus Nobunaga no Shinobi and Boku no Hero Academia are continuing, but otherwise these should cover the entirety of the show. If not specified,... Continue Reading →

The Complexities of One Localised Title

I’m actually really glad I didn't talk about Magical Girl Boy this season…even though I did. Confused yet? Just keep reading… On Crunchyroll’s initial simulcast announcement, they called Mahou Shoujo Ore “Magical Girl Boy” and I remember going, “What’s up with that localised title, anyway?” in the first seasonal line up post before they decided... Continue Reading →

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