Tropical-Rouge! PreCure Episode 39: Take That Step

The thirty-ninth episode of Tropical-Rouge! PreCure is one that focuses on Sango. With her fellow Tropical Club members shining, Sango wants to find her own shine as well – and a modelling audition is her path to doing just that. Continue reading

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Thoughts on Chasing After Aoi Koshiba Volume 1

Chasing After Aoi Koshiba is a yuri manga, created by Hazuki Takeoka and Fly. More specifically, the former is credited with the creation, whilst the latter is credited with the manga. Seems a bit odd not to go for the typical “story by” and “illustrated by” credits, but there you go. Kind of assuming that’s what is meant here, too.
Kodansha Comics licensed the series for an English release. This first volume contains chapters one through to six. Continue reading

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Thoughts on Éclair Orange

Once again, time to take a look at another anthology of yuri stories – this time the next entry of the Éclair series, Éclair Orange. Seventeen different people contributed to this volume, offering up an interesting variety of yuri stories. Continue reading

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Thoughs on Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear Volume 5 (Manga)

Yuna is on the road to the capital in the fifth volume of Sergei’s Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear manga adaptation. Naturally the journey can’t be a peaceful one, but it’s not like Yuna is exactly lacking in strength.
This volume contains chapters forty-one to fifty. Continue reading

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Tropical-Rouge! PreCure Episode 38: Phoenix Academy

Asuka is considering her future in the thirty-eighth episode of Tropical-Rouge! PreCure. Will she continue to pursue tennis? She doesn’t seem so sure, but maybe Yuriko is just the person she needs to give her that push. Continue reading

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Thoughts on Young Ladies Don’t Play Fighting Games Volume 1

Young Ladies Don’t Play Fighting Games is a manga written and illustrated by Eri Ejima. The story focuses on Aya Mitsuki, who attends a prestigious all-girls’ school called Kuromi Girls’ Academy. She soon discovers the school’s idol, Shirayuri, has a secret: she plays fighting games.
Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the manga for an English release. Incidentally, the manga is also getting an anime adaptation.
This first volume contains chapters one through to four. Continue reading

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Tropical-Rouge! PreCure Episode 37: Fool’s Casket

The Tropical Club’s trip to Gran Ocean didn’t go as they had planned previously. Now, though, they get to discover some of its secrets. Oh, and they still have to do something about that one enemy they have no way to defeat… Continue reading

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Thoughts on Cells at Work! Baby Volume 2

The young Red Blood Cell and her friends return in the second volume of Cells at Work! Baby, and they have their hands as full as ever ensuring that the body they inhabit can keep on functioning normally. Also Red Blood Cell happens to stumble into every incident, but of course.
This volume contains chapters eight through to fifteen. Continue reading

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Thoughts on Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka Volume 12

All of New York City becomes a battleground in the twelfth volume of Magical Girl Spec-Ops Asuka as the Babel Brigade moves ever closer to achieving its objective. There are plenty of Military Magical Girls in place to respond to the threats, but making a solid move is tough whilst the enemy’s ultimate goal is unclear.
This volume contains chapters forty-eight through to fifty-one. Continue reading

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Autumn 2021 Anime: Thoughts So Far

It is now around halfway through the autumn season of anime for 2021, which means time for me to share my thoughts on the shows I’ve been watching so far. Might as well just dive right in. Continue reading

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