Manga

Manga reviews: Flower Cookies

Hana Bolo (Flower Cookies) is a self-conclusive manga including 7 short stories of different people, making memories at the same school.Hisae Iwaoka recounts using very delicate illustrations adducing bittersweet stages of life such as; treasured recollections, the search for what you are brought for, letting go of your past self, et similia.The stories present a… Continue reading Manga reviews: Flower Cookies

Anime

Anime reviews: Ping Pong The Animation

Inspection of each other's minds while playing ping pong. Ping Pong The Animation is a short anime series about table tennis, presenting as main roles two childhood friends; Tsukimoto Makoto, aka “Smile” and Hoshino Yukata, aka “Peco”. Tsukimoto, despite his nickname is never seen smiling and gets mocked for his solitary and silent personality. Peco… Continue reading Anime reviews: Ping Pong The Animation

Manga

Manga reviews: My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness

An intricate drive through depression and existential crisis carrying Kabi Nagata towards enjoyable existence. My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness is a manga based on a comic posted on Pixiv by Kabi Nagata, who designs a short story about an important part of her life. After leaving university Nagata keeps looking for a sense of wholeness… Continue reading Manga reviews: My Lesbian Experience With Loneliness

Books

Book reviews: “Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me”

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me is a graphic novel written by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Rosemary Valero-O'Connell. Frederica Riley is in a complicated relationship with Laura Dean, whom keeps leaving Frederica alone abruptly after spending some time together. After several breakups on Laura Dean's side, the girls kept reuniting. What is the… Continue reading Book reviews: “Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me”

Books

Book reviews: “I Am Not Okay With This”

I Am Not Okay With This, a graphic novel by Charles Forsman. The reviewer is not okay with this book. Sydney is a thin white 15 year old girl lacking self esteem that is trying to come to terms with her sexual identity. She also happens to possess a kind of telekinetic superpower that both… Continue reading Book reviews: “I Am Not Okay With This”

Anime

Anime reviews: Welcome to the Ballroom

Welcome to the Ballroom (ボールルームへようこそ) is an anime about ambitions and working hard towards reaching your dreams. Plot: Tatara Fujita is a middle school student who can't find something that stimulates him to the point of saying he is really passionate about it. Therefore, it causes him to feel lost regarding his future. One day… Continue reading Anime reviews: Welcome to the Ballroom

Books

Book reviews: “Sweet Hereafter” by Banana Yoshimoto

Title: Sweet Hereafter Author: Banana Yoshimoto Sayoko loses her partner Yoichi in a car accident, from which pulls through with a significant injury herself that makes her go through a radical change. Her view of the world won't be the same anymore as if she lost her very own self at the mishap scene. Sweet… Continue reading Book reviews: “Sweet Hereafter” by Banana Yoshimoto

Videogames

Videogame reviews: Sweetest Monster

Sweetest Monster is a Kinetic Novel (= no choices involved) presenting a ~3 hour long read accompanied by eerie music and sound effects which will lead you to a mysterious yet nostalgic universe. The art is really well done, both character sprites and scenery are awesome. The story presents some plot twists, yet, from another… Continue reading Videogame reviews: Sweetest Monster

Videogames

Videogame reviews: Dear Devere

Dear Devere is a short Visual Novel with multiple endings. The story is set in 1930s Scotland and gets recounted through correspondence letters sent medially Angela and Mr Devere.Various interesting envelope designs have been used as background images and have been accompanying the reading. English voice acting on point, formed with steady narration creates a… Continue reading Videogame reviews: Dear Devere