More LN Licenses: Re:Zero, Monogatari, Your Lie in April, Zaregoto

Various light novel licenses have been announced recently, namely in the form of extending the scope of specific series that are already getting English releases. Firstly, Yen Press has announced a license for the Re:Zero Ex spinoff novels. The first volume, which focuses on side characters Crusch and Ferris, will release in English on November… Read More More LN Licenses: Re:Zero, Monogatari, Your Lie in April, Zaregoto

Review: Re:Zero (Vol 1)

For general information on this series: Re:Zero entry This review is for the first volume of Re:Zero by Tappei Nagatsuki (with artwork by Shinichirou Otsuka). The English edition was released by Yen Press in July 2016. The second volume has just released (November 15, 2016), and will be followed by the third in March 2017. So far,… Read More Review: Re:Zero (Vol 1)

Light Novel Notes (September 2016)

It’s time for light novel notes! I’m going to stop posting recent releases (I have those covered here), but I will go over what’s coming out soon. (Or in the case of The Violet Knight, what has just barely released.) The Violet Knight volume 1 (ebook) Amazon Release Date: September 12, 2016 Strike the Blood volume… Read More Light Novel Notes (September 2016)

Light Novel Releases — July & August 2016

How was everyone’s summer? I hope you all had a good time reading light novels. I haven’t been keeping up with all the posts I’ve wanted to publish here, but I think it will be easier now that things have settled a bit with my move back to Japan and wrapping up the summer reading… Read More Light Novel Releases — July & August 2016

LN Reading Program 2 — August 21

For the final week of this year’s summer reading program, we will discuss the final third of Re:Zero (volume 1) and Our Journey to the End of the Ceasing World. This is also your chance to discuss the two books as a whole, so feel free to share any general impressions. Re:Zero The final chapter… Read More LN Reading Program 2 — August 21

LN Reading Program 2 — August 14

For the second week of August’s reading program, we will discuss the second third of Re:Zero (volume 1) and Our Journey to the End of the Ceasing World. For Re:Zero, you need to have read up to chapter 5: “Starting Life in Another World” (page 174). Meanwhile for Our Journey, you need to have read up… Read More LN Reading Program 2 — August 14