Otherside Picnic Volume 1 Review

At first glance, Otherside Picnic– published in English by J-Novel Club- looks like a boring, CGDCT isekai that uses the cover art of cute girls holding guns to lure you into what looks like an edgier version of Laid-Back Camp. In actuality, it’s a surreal sci-fi thriller that doesn’t have time for sissie things likeContinue reading “Otherside Picnic Volume 1 Review”

Katanagatari Volumes 1-3 Review

A lot of people love NISIOISIN’s Monogatari series to pieces, but the same author’s 2007 series, Katanagatari, is much more obscure. In fact, I wouldn’t have known about it if my friend who’s been lending me the Monogatari novels hadn’t also lent me this. Published in omnibus form by Vertical Inc., this series can nowContinue reading “Katanagatari Volumes 1-3 Review”

Octopath Traveler Full Review

Welcome to my first gaming review on this blog! Since my preferred genre is JRPG, most reviews are going to be split into First Impressions, which cover the first ten or so hours of a game, then a full review for after I beat it. But in the case of Octopath Traveler for Nintendo Switch,Continue reading “Octopath Traveler Full Review”

5 Worlds First Impressions (Volumes 1 -2)

I did not expect the first comic I covered would be a Western graphic novel instead of a manga, considering the fact that I’ve been reading manga for over seven years. Since this is a Weeb Revues first, let me explain how I’m thinking of approaching comics. Most individual volumes don’t have enough material forContinue reading “5 Worlds First Impressions (Volumes 1 -2)”

Monogatari Series Review, Part 1 of 3

The Monogatari light novel series is one of the few that have been adapted, in their entirety, into anime form. However, I heard that the show uses an artsy directing style that sounds really distracting and pretentious, so I’ve been reading the light novels instead of watching the anime. Published in English by Vertical Inc.,Continue reading “Monogatari Series Review, Part 1 of 3”

Renegades Review

Hello and welcome to the first Western media covered on this blog! Since this is also the first YA novel on the blog, allow me to give a quick background on my experience with the genre. Over ten years ago, in my teen years, I loved that novel- The Hunger Games– just as much asContinue reading “Renegades Review”

Ascendance of a Bookworm Volume 3 Review

Last time, on Ascendance of a Bookworm Volume 2, Myne and Lutz get their job with the merchant, Benno. They use magic to sign a contract allowing them to mass produce paper and for him to sell it at whatever price he wants. Meanwhile, Myne also establishes a market for the shampoo and hairpin thatContinue reading “Ascendance of a Bookworm Volume 3 Review”

Torture Princess: Fremd Torturchen Volume 1 Review

Welcome to the first Thursday blog! I’m hoping to include Thursday evenings in the regular schedule from here on out. Today is my review of Torture Princess: Fremd Torturchen, published in English by Yen Press. The issue of gore and inhumane crimes’ presence in entertainment has always been a subject of much controversy. In theContinue reading “Torture Princess: Fremd Torturchen Volume 1 Review”

Ascendance of a Bookworm Volume 2 Review

Last time on Ascendance of a Bookworm, Motosu Urano is killed in a collapsing heap of books, and reborn as a frail child, named Myne, in a startlingly realistic fantasy world. Her family is poor, and thus without the ability to read, write, and own books. After a number of failed attempts to make someContinue reading “Ascendance of a Bookworm Volume 2 Review”

Combatants Will be Dispatched! Volume 1 Review

To those of you who have read my first two reviews, thanks for coming back. I’ve been busy reading and planning my next couple of reviews. I hope you enjoy this one! Since I have not covered Konosuba on this blog yet, let me give you a quick preview of my thoughts on it, asContinue reading “Combatants Will be Dispatched! Volume 1 Review”