Death Note One-Shot (2020): Taking It Too Far…?

The fact of the matter is that Death Note has always been fairly global, but it's never had an existing political figure in it...until now. For the most part, Scott's post on this one-shot (and the things I omitted from my comment on it) are what inspired me to write this post, so mosey on... Continue Reading →

Must-read Monthly Monday (Jan. ’20 ed.)

New year, new decade (?), same old posts...If it's not specified, the time period covered in this post is from the 23rd of December 2019 to the 20th of January 2020.Navigation: Other People's Reads | Spellbook Offerings|Current Obsessions|Coming up next...Other People's ReadsIt wouldn't be a round-up post without them. However, since I scour people's archives on... Continue Reading →

Publisher’s Digest

Volunteering at a manga library has its perks, y'know. One of the weirdest perks is being able to memorise the publication companies for manga you might never read... The one massive undertaking I've done by volunteering at the manga library is cleaning up the database and one of the sections of said database requires the... Continue Reading →

3 Days 3 Quotes #2

You can see the first quote here. Thanks again to Lina at Tiny Ugly Animal for letting me do this tag. Now, today's quote: “If you open the cover of a book, you’ll encounter someone’s imagination there. And so, turning through the pages, you’ll stock up imagination in your heart. When you’re alone and you’re sad,... Continue Reading →

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 →

Tricky Terminology

I was reading this article by ZeroReq011 (for the Juuni Taisen bits, of course) and I realised that my definition of “oneshot” and theirs differed. So, let’s think about some terms that differ between us anime and manga fans, and why they differ... I think the biggest term anime fans mix up would be “season/series/cour”... Continue Reading →

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