Erika Sakura has got a problem: she's so stuck on her classmate Kuzumi that she can't stand it. No matter what goes down around him, he's in his own little world, and it drives her up a wall. She tries figuring out what his deal is, but in getting to know him comes to know … Continue reading Flash Review – Kuzumi-kun, Can’t You Read the Room?
The future is bright for Nasa Yuzaki, named for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration because his parents are parents. That bright future, however, is nearly cut short when Truck-kun mows him down. Only nearly, because a mysterious girl saves him from death, so he isn't isekaied into an MMORPG world. Instead, he falls head … Continue reading Flash Review – Fly Me to the Moon (Vol. 1-3)
The mood's pretty rotten in Tomozaki's class. Konno's crush has hooked up with one of the main heroines, and she's taking her anger out on the petite but mighty Hanabi Natsubayashi, or Tama, whose take-no-prisoners attitude isn't winning her supporters, despite Konno's daily bullying. She expresses a desire to change herself for the better, similar … Continue reading Flash Review – Bottom-Tier Character Tomozaki (Vol. 5)
Kinjiro Sakamachi is a tough cookie and needs to be. His little sister wakes him in the mornings by dropping an elbow on him, and his mother would do the same if she weren't traveling the world wrestling bears. A bad case of upset tummy one day leads to him discovering the secret of Subaru … Continue reading Flash Review – Mayo Chiki!
Summer vacation is tragically over for the students of the Advanced Nurturing High School, and already they're pitted against one another in fierce competition, this time athleticism being put to the test for the school-wide sports festival. However, scheming and plotting is afoot as another of the classes guns for gutting Class D alive, and … Continue reading Flash Review – Classroom of the Elite (Vol. 5)
Life's been hectic for Kazuya since he fished Mizuhara into his life, and just as he's thinking to cut the line on her, he saves her from drowning, which makes it a tad awkward to just throw up a wave and remark, “It's been real.” And what doesn't seem real is that his chum, who's … Continue reading Flash Review – Rent-A-Girlfriend (Vol. 3-4)
Inari Fushimi has a crush on a cute boy but can't summon the courage to make a move on him. Worse yet, another girl in class seems to be putting the moves on him. When a goddess grants her one wish for saving her furry friend, she wishes she was her rival in love, bestowing … Continue reading Flash Review – Inari Konkon
As a person, Nobuku Tanaka is unassuming and unremarkable, and her quiet demeanor has her sinking into the background. In other terms, she's a side character in life. But even side characters need a lil' loving, so, with a little help from her coworkers, she steels herself for that scariest of introvert problems: getting close … Continue reading Flash Review – A Side Character’s Love Story (Vol. 1-7)
It's summer vacation, which means hardly a soul of the student body has any obligations to schoolwork, so, with so much free time, the cast run about doing the things this collection of short stories tells. The Plainness: These being short stories, there's a limit to how mesmerizing any of the chapters can be, and … Continue reading Flash Review – Classroom of the Elite (Vol. 4.5)
The Immortal Dragon used to be the baddest of the bad in the Yakuza. Rumor has it he once put down ten gang factions in a single night single-handedly. But now he's washed his hands of that life and now lives the most honest career a man can have—he's a househusband. The Gangsta Talk: You … Continue reading Flash Review – The Way of the Househusband (Vol. 1-4)