Waxing Philosophical: What We Can Learn from even the Trashiest of Romances

Valentine’s Day is behind us but I think it’s important to continue thinking about romance and the kind of impact these kinds of stories have on readers. It’s one of the reasons I created this blog and continue to return to romance series. Reading romance books and manga were majorly important to me when I … More Waxing Philosophical: What We Can Learn from even the Trashiest of Romances

Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Valentine’s OVA Review

Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid has to be one of the few yuri animes I actually like. It manages to combine great animation and enjoyable characters in such a way that you almost feel like you’re not watching a typical yuri show. The anime was originally part of the Spring 2017 simulcast season on Crunchyroll and ran … More Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid Valentine’s OVA Review

The Healing Power of Gaming in Recovery of an MMO Junkie

For the past couple years the isekai genre — stories about being trapped or transported to video-game worlds — has been dominating the anime, manga, and light novel marketplace. Into the middle of this boom enters Recovery of an MMO Junkie, a show that similarly takes a look at people and their interactions in a … More The Healing Power of Gaming in Recovery of an MMO Junkie