Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun

Sakura is hopelessly in love with a boy who writes manga. The issue? Instead of confessing, she says she is his biggest fan and he takes her in as his assistant. Bummer. Taking it in stride, she tries to grow closer to him through making manga, meeting his friends, and learning about his life.  CharactersContinue reading “Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun”

In/Spectre

A play on word “Inspector”, In/Spectre is a Sherlock Holmes-esque detective show with a Japanese spirit world infusion. Kotoko was kidnaped by spirits when she was eleven years old and in return for taking an eye and a leg from her, they granted her the title of “God of Wisdom.” She meets Kuro during herContinue reading “In/Spectre”

Horimiya

Izumi Miyamora is a sweet and shy boy with a hidden punk side. Kyoko Hori is a popular girl and an enthusiastic homebody. When Kyoko’s kid brother falls on that fateful day, Miyamora helps him home and the romance between Kyoko and Izumi blooms. Horimiya (Hori + Miya) tells the story of these two highContinue reading “Horimiya”

Recovery of an MMO Junkie

Morioka Moriko has forsaken her corporate lifestyle and taken a dive into the Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) Role Playing Game world. Her male character, Hayashi, joins a guild with a beautiful character named Lily. Together, Hayashi and Lily learn about each other, tackle dungeons, spend a little too much money on loot boxes, and… fallContinue reading “Recovery of an MMO Junkie”

Burn the Witch

In the magical “Reverse” London, England, dragons need to be controlled to keep the population safe. Noel and Ninny work as “pipers” by spotting dragons that need to be contained and keeping casualties to a minimum. Their job becomes harder when a special boy with an ability to attract dragons gets assigned to their unitContinue reading “Burn the Witch”

The Rising of the Shield Hero

Inside his local library, Naofumi Iwatani gets sucked into a new world and spawned as the infamous “Shield Hero”. As one of the four heroes with mythical weapons, he is responsible to protect the kingdom from an invasion of monsters. Early on, he is accused of sexual assault by a member of his party andContinue reading “The Rising of the Shield Hero”

Fate and Quintuplets

Greetings, fellow casuals. January has been quite the month so far. I got signed up for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) classes at my local basilica, I bricked my hard drive because I got mad and smacked my laptop (R.I.P all my Chika memes), and I watched a shit ton of anime withContinue reading “Fate and Quintuplets”

Laid Back Camp

True to its name, we follow the calming story of four high school soon-to-be friends and their love for winter time camping. Nadeshiko Kagemihara insists on visiting a lakeside campsite with a view of Mount Fuji but falls asleep when she gets there. She is taken in by Rin Shima, a veteran camper and fellowContinue reading “Laid Back Camp”

Parasyte

We all know tapeworms, leeches, and the one friend who always forgets their wallet. Shinichi, our main character, is one of an unknown number of people who fall victim to alien parasites who drop in from space. This tiny bug eats into his hand and works its way in until Shinichi stops it in his arm. He wakes up to find this parasite can talk, think, and looks just like the arm it completely consumed (if it wants to).