Mizuhara's birthday is coming up, and Kazuya's not sure what to get her, which has to be the simplest problem a volume's opened up with. He doesn't get to enjoy this peace, however, because all the people in his orbit are stirring up trouble in one way or another. Ruka's hell-bent on informing the world … Continue reading Flash Review – Rent-A-Girlfriend (Vol. 9-10)
Flash Review – The Girl I Saved on the Train Turned Out to Be My Childhood Friend (Vol. 1)
The last time Ryo Takamori spoke to Hina Fushimi was in middle school, when the two started drifting apart. However, they have a chance reunion in high school when he saves her from a molester on a train. Terrible as this harassment is for her, it rekindles the pair's dead friendship. Friendship isn't all that … Continue reading Flash Review – The Girl I Saved on the Train Turned Out to Be My Childhood Friend (Vol. 1)
Flash Review – Belle
Ever since her mother died, Suzu Naitou's lived her life in a haze. Always sad, distancing herself from her peers. Not living, merely existing. When she creates an account for the virtual world U, she regains the opportunity and her ability to sing, as she did with her mother. Her performances rapidly attract the attention … Continue reading Flash Review – Belle
Random Theatrics I Think Are Exceptional
Ever since I was a child, I would watch and rewatch my favorite scenes from movies. I have one memory of popping in the VHS tape of—I think it was The Emperor's New Groove—and watching and rewinding the trailer for Atlantis: The Lost Empire because I was so excited for the film to come out. … Continue reading Random Theatrics I Think Are Exceptional
Flash Review – Reincarnated as a Sword (Vol. 2)
Teacher and Fran's explosive debut into the world has them ranking for Rookies of the Year, but their reputation is drawing suspicions of corruption within the adventurers' guild. To nip these rumors in the bud—and to dissuade opinion that he's a pedophile—the guildmaster sends Teacher and Fran off to a dungeon to harvest some shiny … Continue reading Flash Review – Reincarnated as a Sword (Vol. 2)
Flash Review – Jobless Reincarnation (Vol. 6)
Rudeus and his crew are almost home free, but the final stretch stretches a little longer when the Man-God instructs Rudeus to be in a certain place in order to save his family's maid and her daughter. He goes, but things go awry when it seems that he didn't follow his instructions precisely, and what's … Continue reading Flash Review – Jobless Reincarnation (Vol. 6)
What’s Right and Wrong With Fire Emblem: Three Houses?
Gather round, students, and have a seat. I will be your instructor this day, C3, and today's lesson will center on Fire Emblem: Three Houses, a game about a rube who gets recruited to a teaching position at a prestigious military academy but gets caught in the flare-up of a country-wide conflict. We'll be covering … Continue reading What’s Right and Wrong With Fire Emblem: Three Houses?
Flash Review – the gods lie.
Natsuru Nanao loves nothing more in the world than soccer. He lives it, he breathes it. However, he skimps out on his soccer camp when his replacement soccer coach, an elderly gentleman with more passion than skill for the sport, is replaced by a hardliner on practice and technique. His summer nights seem set to … Continue reading Flash Review – the gods lie.
Flash Review – Neru: Way of the Martial Artist
The martial arts are the lifeblood of Neruma Isami. He lives them, he breathes them, he even walks barefoot everywhere for training. However, he's all alone with this passion, having no compatriot to share it with, that is until he meets a girl, Akebi Haiba, who, after a brief spar, introduces him to Amato High … Continue reading Flash Review – Neru: Way of the Martial Artist
Flash Review – The Hunters Guild: Red Hood
It's a dangerous world out there. Werewolves stalk the lands, and if you haven't built yourself for combat, they'll handily pick off a village's population one-by-one. Because humans don't like anything higher than them on the food chain, they founded the Hunters Guild, which oversaw the extinction of dragons 500 years before, and now plots … Continue reading Flash Review – The Hunters Guild: Red Hood