Erased: an anime review

The hype! It is so real for this show. I started this show when episode 9 had just come out and I wished I would have waited till it was over. This show definitely keeps you on the edge of your seat for a majority of the show. I couldn’t wait to see how it…

Sword art online volume 1: a light novel review

Here it is! The volume that started it all, the volume that broke the internet for a couple of months and started a new genre in anime, Video game fantasy! Lets jump right in… I first started reading this series about a year or so ago. Now that I have a blog, I’m revisiting the…

learning a language is fun!

I’ve been fascinated by the idea of learning a language. When I was younger, it was because I thought I would look cool in front of people or make me look sophisticated. I think everyone has something like that early on in life though. Another reason was I had to take two years of a…

Ground level: The devil is a part-timer volume 1

Welcome to McRonalds! May I take your order? The devil is a part-timer is a light novel written by Satoshi Wagahara with illustrations done by 029 (oniku). The story starts out with the devil king talking to his roommate about being broke and not being able to afford food. The Devil King Sadao Maou and…

Bakemonogatari: an anime review

So I finally got around to watching this series. I have been in the anime community for a little over 2 years now and I have read a lot of forums and watched a lot of YouTube videos referencing this show and others in the franchise. I always told myself that I’ll eventually get to…

Danmachi volume 1: a light novel review

So your down in a dungeon, working hard. When suddenly, a massive Minotaur comes around the corner heading your way. He sees you and knows how tasty you look. So what do you, a beginner to this whole dungeon thing, do? Well… YOU RUN! really fast, but he catches up to you and corners you….

childhood friends, why don’t you give them a chance

So this is going to a be a quick rant about how tired I am of seeing childhood friends in anime. Not for the reason you think either. I love the thought of a childhood friend that loves the main male character. I hate the fact that they are just talked about for 3 episodes…

Ground Level: Danmachi volume 1

So I’ve thought of the best idea ever! Lets all go into a dungeon… where untold horrors and monsters await… not to slay monster and be famous, not to be adventurous… You’re close… Exactly!!! To pick up girls… Wut?

When anime hits home

We all have that anime, the one that changed things for you. There is something that I always see on social media, quotes on an anime gif about anime being there when no one else was or how anime and manga has given valuable life lessons or have completely changed you. When I saw this…

No Game No Life volume 1, a light novel review

Have you ever wanted to just… leave this world… your in? Go to a world where you were welcomed? A world where you can live how you always wanted to? Welcome, lets begin. No Game No Life is a series of light novels that, unfortunately is currently on hiatus, was created by Yuu Kamiya. He…

Sword Art Online: phantom bullet – light novel review

This is the 5th installment in the light novel series. To be honest, this is a nice change of pace from the previous volume. I won’t say it goes back to the roots of what made SAO good but it definitely keeps you interested all the way through. It’s around 200 pages with some good…

Spring Break is here!

Finally! Spring break is here! Although I have tons of school work and paperwork to deal with for my internship and study abroad program. This will be a nice week off of classes but the course load is as big as ever. For anyone who has spring break the same time as me, I hope…