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Jan 2, 2021
Preliminary
I have not read the Web Novel, and this review will be regarding the first 5 volumes of the Light Novel.

To start from the conclusion, I can’t really recommend this novel in its present state. While I will admit that the quality did improve marginally around the 4th volume, even considering that improvement, it’s not exactly anything great. I’ll try and go into the details below, while avoiding any major spoilers.


Story (4/10):

By no means can I praise the start of this particular story. A world with glaring inconsistencies, very poor writing choices, and a disregard for the title and proposed theme of the work read more
Jun 15, 2020
Preliminary
Isekai Tensei Soudouki is a light novel that I find rather hard to praise. The basic concept of the LN is a rather clichéd one, with two people being reincarnated into one body in a fantasy world, with the original personality of that body intact. While the premise was nothing new, it could have set itself apart from the rabble by way of execution, but it failed in that aspect. The ‘three souls in one body’ idea was used in a rather inconsistent manner, and essentially only came up whenever it was convenient (or whenever the author wanted to go on a rant about the read more
Dec 10, 2019
Preliminary
If I were to describe Record of Wortenia War in one word, it would be ‘Pretentious’. The first few chapters were relatively interesting, which had raised my hopes, but about two volumes in, I was ready to give up. This LN has a whole host of problems, which I’ll try to go into below.

Story (3/10):
What started as a traditional isekai ended up being an utter mess, caused primarily by the incoherent storytelling and cardboard-cutout characters. The storytelling was all over the place, with the perspective and narration jumping here and there with no real rhyme or reason. Progression of time was also quite iffy, with read more
May 11, 2019
Preliminary
DanMachi is a rather peculiar series. My introduction to it was in the form of the anime, and needless to say, I wasn’t particularly impressed. It seemed like your typical harem-bait show set in a fantasy world, complete with the bland main character who fancies himself to be a womanizer, and the hoard of females who seem to fall for him for no conceivable reason. Even the story seemed have adventuring as a side-focus rather than anything else, which gave me little reason to like the anime.
On picking up the light novel though, my impression started to change, little by little. My impression of the read more
Aug 19, 2018
Rakuin no Monshou is not your typical light novel. It follows western literature in its style, which means that it neither contains hyper-sexualized children nor any of those overused anime tropes. Instead, it opts for realistic characters with appropriate depth, along with a story focusing on war and political intrigue. While this may sound rather dull at first glance, it is actually quite interesting once you get into it. The battles range from gladiator matches to open warfare, while the politics is done in such a way that it is actually interesting to read about. Below, I will attempt to analyse this novel.

Story (9/10):
The plot read more
Apr 13, 2018
Romance is usually a concept that is difficult for children to wrap their minds around. Sure, you might like someone, but how do you even approach that person? Even if you do manage to approach him or her, how do you make sure that you don’t make an utter fool of yourself? Most kids end up arriving at one answer – show your interest by teasing the target of your affection. Sure, the target may not take it all that well, but at least you get to interact with them because of it, right? Karakai Juzou no Takagi-san (henceforth abbreviated as ‘Takagi-san’) is an anime read more
Apr 4, 2018
Every now and then, an anime turns up that stands out from the rabble. An anime that has the potential to be something truly memorable. Violet Evergarden is one show that had all the makings of being ‘that’ anime for Winter 2018. With high production values and Kyoto Animation behind the wheel, it was a no-brainer for many. Ever since the first preview was released back in 2016, fans have been eagerly awaiting its eventual airing… But as to whether or not Violet Evergarden lived up to these expectations, that’s a different story altogether.

Story (6/10):
The story of Violet Evergarden is fairly simple when you look read more
Sep 29, 2017
I will be starting this with a warning: If you are looking for fast paced action, suave dialogue, likable characters and great fight choreography… which is to say, an actual sequel to Shingeki no Bahamut: Genesis, then turn back right now. Close this tab and never look back at this show. This is not the sequel that Genesis deserved… or even one that it needed, looking at the end result. Virgin Soul can only be described as a convoluted mess, which not even the returning characters could save.
If that wasn’t descriptive enough, then read on. Below, I will attempt to explain exactly what went wrong read more
Aug 6, 2017
7th (Manga) add (All reviews)
Preliminary
This is a review of the Web Novel, which is completed at 343 chapters. While there are some differences between it and the Light Novel (such as some new characters and differing arcs), the core content remains the same. Of course, this review will be spoiler free.

Funnily enough, 7th (or Sevens) was a novel I picked up solely for its length. Not only was did it have over 300 chapters, it was also completed, which was exactly what I wanted. From the summary, I expected something a little above average, with a possibly decent set of characters. Boy, was I in for a surprise. As read more
Feb 21, 2017
Preliminary
Watching this anime is somewhat similar to drinking cheap supermarket cola. It's not outright disgusting, but it leaves a rather unpleasant aftertaste. In effect, Masamune-kun no Revenge is certainly not a terrible anime, but it's not really worth investing time on either.


Story (5/10):
Creating a mediocre anime by throwing in a bunch of tried and tested cliches is a sure fire way to earn some cash (by appealing to the otaku audience), and that's exactly what Silver Link has done here.
The story is absolutely nothing new - a fat kid works out and diets, becomes a pretty-boy and tries to publicly humiliate the girl who read more