Should Fansubs Be Taken as Gospel?

Regardless of what you think about fan translations, the problem with them is that they lay down the foundation for weird things to happen… The answer to this Answerman (specifically “…30-page-long snail-mailed hate screeds in broken English (angry about subtitle translation choices not matching that of fansubs, natch)…”) made me think about how fansubs are... Continue Reading →

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Must-read Monthly Monday (Aug. 2019 ed.)

  If it's not specified, the time period covered in this post is from the 22nd of July 2019 to the 26th of August 2019. Navigation: Other People's Reads | Spellbook Offerings|Coming up next... Other People's Reads It wouldn't be a round-up post without them. However, since I scour people's archives on a regular basis, these... Continue Reading →

Advance Reader’s Copies

After prowling about Sally After Words, I discovered something interesting... ...and that "something" was that you can get ARC manga. I'd only heard of an ARC from the book bloggers I'd read posts from, but an ARC is an "advance(d?) reader's copy", given by the publishers (sometimes for free!) to produce hype for upcoming books.... Continue Reading →

Must-read Monthly Monday (Jul. 2019 ed.)

  If it's not specified, the time period covered in this post is from the 24th of June 2019 to the 22nd of July 2019. Navigation: Other People's Reads | Spellbook Offerings|Coming up next... Other People's Reads It wouldn't be a round-up post without them. However, since I scour people's archives on a regular basis, these... Continue Reading →

The Main Appeals of Manga

I’ve been reading a lot of shoujo manga lately and it made me realise there’s one particular reason manga works so well. A good manga is one that you can devour volumes of quickly and then ask for more of, right? As I’ve been reading one volume of manga after another, I came to the... Continue Reading →

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