Light novels: Day 2 #12daysofanime

When I was first starting my blog I was having a hard time figuring out what kind of content to bring to the table. I watched a lot of anime, most I wouldn’t review because they were more of a guilty pleasure than something I would constructively review (i.e. ecchi and harem was what I…

No Game No Life Vol. 2: Ground Zero

And we’re back at it with more laziness, debauchery, and complex strategies that go straight over my head. Only the classiest for No Game No Life! To start out we get a recap of how the previous volume ended. We awake with our favorite trio Sora, Shiro, and Steph early in the morning. After some…

Black Bullet Vol. 1: Light Novel Review

A world filled with hate and discrimination, not much unlike the world we live in now. While I was reading this I often wondered if the author or his family had past trauma with being discriminated against. There is a lot of anger in this volume, while this is not an issue, it brings a…

Black Bullet vol. 1: Ground level

What a cruel world. A boy, runaway from his foster family, sits alone on the corner of a cracked road. Starving, unable to fully grasp the situation at hand or the environment he is in. This boy, a mere 7 or 8 years old, surveys the scene. He sees people everywhere. Others starving in the…

the devil is a part-timer volume 1: a light novel review

“Hello, How may I help you? You want the devil king meal with the 666 sauce on the side? Excellent choice!” Haha so that was my failed attempt at making another bad pun about this story. Anyway, lets get right into the review. The devil is a part-timer is a light novel written by Satoshi…

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…

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…

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….

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?

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…

Ground level: No Game, No Life

Hello, welcome! This is going to be another new series I decided to start! Ground level will essentially be me giving my first impressions on anime, manga, and light novels. These entries will be on the shorter side as well. So, lets get right into it.