Thoughts on Puella Magi Tart Magica: The Legend of “Jeanne d’Arc” Volume 5

The fifth volume of Puella Magi Tart Magica: The Legend “Jeanne d’Arc” is the final part of the Madoka spin off that features Joan of Arc as its main character. Tart’s story moves towards its conclusion, but there are some rather interesting events before the inevitable conclusion.
There are five chapters in this volume of the manga, which starts with chapter seventeen and concludes with chapter twenty-one. Continue reading

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Winter 2018 Anime: First Impressions

A new year brings with a new season of anime. That means I’ll be sharing my initial impressions of each show I have chosen to watch as usual.
With nothing else to add, let’s just dive straight in. Continue reading

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Katana Maidens ~ Toji No Miko Episode 2: Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Events moved pretty quickly in the first episode of Katana Maidens ~ Toji No Miko, and that continues to be the case for episode 2 as well. This time around, we learn why Hiyori took the actions she did last time. Continue reading

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Maerchen Maedchen Episode 1: Find Your Own Story

New anime shows continue premiere for the beginning of the winter season of this year, and Maerchen Maedchen is one that I am particularly interested in. I shared news about it when stuff was announced previously, now it’s time to share my thoughts on the show itself. Continue reading

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KiraKira ☆ PreCure a la Mode Episode 46: Bunny Heart Cake

After taking a break last week, KiraKira ☆ PreCure a la Mode is back. January 7th is the date of Ichika’s birthday, and it’s going to be quite a memorable one for her. Continue reading

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Thoughts on Forbidden Scrollery Volume 1

Just the other day, I decided I would stop by my local branch of Waterstones to see what new manga they had in stock. I was pleasantly surprised to discover the first volume of Forbidden Scrollery, an official Touhou manga series, was for sale. I decided to buy it, which is why I shall be sharing my thoughts on it here.
For those unaware, Touhou is a series of bullet hell games, created by one man known simply as ZUN. Whilst his artwork leaves a lot to be desired, everything else about the games are pretty great – provided you’re into bullet hell. The music may just arguably the most notable part of any Touhou game.
The amount of fan-created content for Touhou borders on the absurd – you’ve got games, music videos, even unofficial anime. Whilst I could speak at length about the fan’s creations, it is an official manga that I shall be looking at here.
Forbidden Scrollery was originally published by Kadokawa in Comp Ace. It started on October 26th 2012, and concluded on July 27th 2017. Yen Press are the ones releasing the collected volumes in English.
This first volume contains five chapters, as well a some bonus materials.
ZUN wrote the story, whilst the art is by Moe Harukawa.
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Thoughts on Magical Girl Raising Project: Restart I

Now we are in 2018, I want to get back to sharing my thoughts on manga and light novels every weekend. What better way to restart doing that than with Magical Girl Raising Project: Restart I, the 2nd light novel in Asari Endou’s Magical Girl Raising Project series.
You can find my thoughts on the first volume by clicking here.
With nothing else to add, let’s take a look at Magical Girl Raising Project: Restart I. Continue reading

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