Teacher and Fran's explosive debut into the world has them ranking for Rookies of the Year, but their reputation is drawing suspicions of corruption within the adventurers' guild. To nip these rumors in the bud—and to dissuade opinion that he's a pedophile—the guildmaster sends Teacher and Fran off to a dungeon to harvest some shiny … Continue reading Flash Review – Reincarnated as a Sword (Vol. 2)
Rudeus and his crew are almost home free, but the final stretch stretches a little longer when the Man-God instructs Rudeus to be in a certain place in order to save his family's maid and her daughter. He goes, but things go awry when it seems that he didn't follow his instructions precisely, and what's … Continue reading Flash Review – Jobless Reincarnation (Vol. 6)
Gather round, students, and have a seat. I will be your instructor this day, C3, and today's lesson will center on Fire Emblem: Three Houses, a game about a rube who gets recruited to a teaching position at a prestigious military academy but gets caught in the flare-up of a country-wide conflict. We'll be covering … Continue reading What’s Right and Wrong With Fire Emblem: Three Houses?
Natsuru Nanao loves nothing more in the world than soccer. He lives it, he breathes it. However, he skimps out on his soccer camp when his replacement soccer coach, an elderly gentleman with more passion than skill for the sport, is replaced by a hardliner on practice and technique. His summer nights seem set to … Continue reading Flash Review – the gods lie.
The martial arts are the lifeblood of Neruma Isami. He lives them, he breathes them, he even walks barefoot everywhere for training. However, he's all alone with this passion, having no compatriot to share it with, that is until he meets a girl, Akebi Haiba, who, after a brief spar, introduces him to Amato High … Continue reading Flash Review – Neru: Way of the Martial Artist
It's a dangerous world out there. Werewolves stalk the lands, and if you haven't built yourself for combat, they'll handily pick off a village's population one-by-one. Because humans don't like anything higher than them on the food chain, they founded the Hunters Guild, which oversaw the extinction of dragons 500 years before, and now plots … Continue reading Flash Review – The Hunters Guild: Red Hood
Koyomi Araragi is nothing more than a normal teenage boy, or was nothing more than a normal teenage boy. One night, while on his way back from the bookstore, he has an encounter with a vampire on the street, all four of her limbs torn off, halfway to death. To live, she needs blood to … Continue reading Flash Review – Kizumonogatari
One of my childhood obsessions was the Disney film Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Once the VHS came out, I watched it, no joke, every day for more than a month. What drew me to it was the imagination that went into creating its rendition of the lost city of Atlantis, as well as the vehicles … Continue reading The Personality of Atlantis: The Lost Empire’s Leviathan
After saving an entire village from enslavement and/or genocide, Rudeus and his crew reach the next major stop on their route back home. However, Rudeus is a natural kidnapping magnet, because he sees one in progress while out on a jaunt. Deciding to be the hero, he saves the kidnapped kid but in doing so … Continue reading Flash Review – Jobless Reincarnation (Vol. 5)
The vagabond life has become livelier for Lawrence, who has to put up with the antics and abuse of his traveling companion, Holo. Troublesome as she is, her title as the Wisewolf is handy to have around. While settling a business deal, she helps Lawrence realize he's being shortchanged and after exposing the merchant strips … Continue reading Flash Review – Spice & Wolf (Vol. 2)