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[Netgalley] Manga Classics: Les Miserables

More manga to feed the soul (lol). So it’s been awhile since I last checked out a Manga Classics, possibly because I just haven’t been in the mood to read much. But recently I was bored and I thought I’d do some reading (and by some I mean a lot)

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I decided to check out Les Miserables for a couple reasons. One is that I’ve seen this book all the time in the bookstores, have wanted to check it out, but it’s size always left me passing it up. Second is that I was really curious about the novel and Manga Classics has been a good way for me to learn about the story while still not knowing everything. Continue reading [Netgalley] Manga Classics: Les Miserables

A Long Overdue Review: Ghost in the Shell Liveaction Movie

Disclaimer: What I say in this review are my opinions and thoughts and don’t represent the views of my employer (in case they find this lol)

Now that the formalities are done with, let me begin my tale. I went to the theatres to watch the Ghost in the Shell Live Action the day it came out because I had a day off from work and I got free tickets. I went in expecting GitS to be pretty terrible because everyone was bashing on it (I’m sure you all heard the whole whitewashing issue) and because anime live action adaptations rarely meet my expectations (AoT I’m looking at you)

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Anyways, so I went to watch this movie but when I went, I went in not really knowing what the anime movie was about. I did read Takuto’s post about GitS but reading about it and actually watching the movie and series are different (plus I don’t think his review covered the movie the live action was based off of) Continue reading A Long Overdue Review: Ghost in the Shell Liveaction Movie

Too Many Feels and Tears: Season 2 of Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East

Oh my, Oh my. So I went back to watch Season 2 soon after finishing Season 1 and I don’t think I’ve ever had such an intense workout before? I swear my heart was about ready to pop out of my mouth and I probably screamed a couple dozen times at 1:47AM

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Season 2 continues off where we left off in Season 1, which was Shino and Sousuke finding the eight gems of Princess Fuse’s Dog Companions. Our characters are starting to draw connections between their flower shaped birthmarks and their backstories, making finding the rest of the Companions slightly easier Continue reading Too Many Feels and Tears: Season 2 of Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East

Season 1 of Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East (By Creator Miyuki Abe from Super Lovers)

Hey guys! So the other day I decided to start watching some anime again because yes, I don’t think I’ve watched much anime in some…3 months possibly? Maybe even more. I’ve actually been sticking to manga and novels

But instead of watching some of the newer stuff, I found myself checking out series like Aldnoah Zero, which I reviewed in 2015 and then I ended up doing some episode by episode impressions for it (2017). I also ended up watching Hakkenden and I was originally only going to watch 3 or 4 episodes…but by the time I checked my clock it was already 5AM, I hadn’t slept a wink and I’d finished season 1!

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The first season of Hakkenden is 13 episodes long and is about a boy named Shino who was supposed to die when he was 13, however, his will to survive was so strong that he was given a choice to save himself and the people he loved. Five years later and he’s doing seemingly well with Hamaji, his younger sister, and Sousuke, his older brother/guardian, if you exclude the small fact that Shino hasn’t physically aged since he was saved and is now the bearer of the demonic sword Murasame  Continue reading Season 1 of Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East (By Creator Miyuki Abe from Super Lovers)