Yen Press ‘Slays’ Anime Expo with a Killer Light Novel Lineup! [+Thoughts]

Imouto Sae Ireba Ii was a light novel I badly wanted brought to English-speaking countries. Now, thanks to Yen Press, this sleeper hit by Yomi Hirasaka has been announced for English release under the title “A Sister’s All You Need”. But it was far from the only light novel announced. A Spinoff Prequel Novel series … More Yen Press ‘Slays’ Anime Expo with a Killer Light Novel Lineup! [+Thoughts]

What I, As a Consumer, Am Looking for in Light Novel-Publishing Companies in the West

As many of you know, recently announced for licensing by Yen Press were three series: The Saga of Evil Tanya (which I will refer to as “Youjo Senki” from here-on) So I’m a Spider, So What!? and Regarding Reincarnation Into a Slime   Those of you who are into novels from Syosetsuka ni Narou (or … More What I, As a Consumer, Am Looking for in Light Novel-Publishing Companies in the West

First Impressions – Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

One of the two best parts of January of this year was the new release of Kubikiri Cycle; the other is the debut of Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody. While reading the story, I couldn’t help but notice the slight lack of impact that it first had when Satou was attacked in the … More First Impressions – Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody

RANT: Fairy Dance is a Better Storyline Than You May Have Thought

I have heard the line “I liked Sword Art Online until it stopped being Sword Art Online” so often. When I first watched the Fairy Dance storyline, I honestly could not see where people were coming from. I still can’t. In my opinion, Fairy Dance is a better arc than Aincrad. I know that it … More RANT: Fairy Dance is a Better Storyline Than You May Have Thought