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Private Tutor to the Duke’s Daughter: The Promised Garden

By Riku Nanano and cura. Released in Japan as “Koujo Denka no Kateikyoushi” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by William Varteresian.…

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High School DxD: Issei SOS

By Ichiei Ishibumi and Miyama-Zero. Released in Japan by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Haydn Trowell. Humor is always subjective, and…

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Surviving Disney

The story of Oskar Fischinger and 'Fantasia.'

Animation Obsessive

Heavenly Swords of the Twin Stars, Vol. 1

By Riku Nanano and cura. Released in Japan as “Sōsei no Tenken Tsukai” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by Stephanie Liu.…

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The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady, Vol. 6

By Piero Karasu and Yuri Kisaragi. Released in Japan as “Tensei Oujo to Tensai Reijou no Mahou Kakumei” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen…

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Rhythm-Action Idol Visual Novel ‘I*CHU: Chibi Edition’ Coming to Nintendo Switch in English

Idol lovers rejoice! PQube just revealed they'll be releasing another idol visual novel, I*CHU: Chibi Edition on the Nintendo Switch.

Blerdy Otome

Management of a Novice Alchemist, Vol. 1

By Mizuho Itsuki and fuumi. Released in Japan as “Shinmai Renkinjutsushi no Tenpo Keiei” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by Sean…

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Private Tutor to the Duke’s Daughter: Illusions of History

By Riku Nanano and cura. Released in Japan as “Koujo Denka no Kateikyoushi” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by William Varteresian.…

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PQube to Release B-Project Ryusei*Fantasia on PC and Switch

PQube announced today that they will be releasing the MAGES Inc. idol visual novel B-Project Ryusei*Fantasia on Steam and Nintendo Switch!

Blerdy Otome

Miss Savage Fang: The Strongest Mercenary in History Is Reincarnated As an Unstoppable Noblewoman, Vol. 1

By Kakkaku Akashi and Kayahara. Released in Japan as “Savage Fang Ojō-sama: Shijō Saikyō no Yōhei wa Shijō Saikyō no Bōgyaku Reijō to natte Futatabime no Sekai o…

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Asatte Dance

Here's another ecchi OVA from Knack: 1991's Asatte Dance ( Dance till Tomorrow ), adapted from a seven volume manga by Yamamoto Naoki. It's...

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Looks Are All You Need: Tatsuki’s Breakbeats

By Ghost Mikawa and necomi. Released in Japan as “Kao Sae Yokereba Ii Kyōshitsu” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Evie…

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Mellow

Another year, another ecchi OVA about cross-dressing from Knack. This time it's 1993's Mellow , which is based on a manga by Kasahara Rin th...

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Spy Classroom Short Story Collection: The Spy Teacher Who Loved Me

By Takemachi and Tomari. Released in Japan as “Spy Kyoushitsu” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Nathaniel Thrasher. (As a warning,…

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Ai to Ken no Camelot

Some anime is great; some is awful. And some just leaves you scratching your head, not in confusion (like Genji, Part 1 ), but in bemusement...

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Private Tutor to the Duke’s Daughter: The Millennial Capital

By Riku Nanano and cura. Released in Japan as “Koujo Denka no Kateikyoushi” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by William Varteresian.…

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COMIC ZIN Weekly Manga Sales Ranking via Natalie: November 27 – December 3, 2023

There have been some changes to the reporting style here on the Blog. Please refer to the post here for further information. It is thanks to the amazing…

Erzat

High School DxD: Supplementary Lesson Heroes

By Ichiei Ishibumi and Miyama-Zero. Released in Japan by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Haydn Trowell. I’ve talked before about how…

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Raiyantsuuri no Uta

Orphan is pleased to bring you the first English version of the 1994 movie Raiyantsuuri no Uta ( The Song of Raiyantsuuri ), a title so rar...

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Genji Part 1

Here's another project that's been on my "to do" list for a long time: 1992's time-travel sci-fi mind-fuck OVA Genji (Part One) . The "Part ...

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Eureka Seven Ep. 36: Fantasia

Summary At the capital, an Ageha Squad member reports to Dewey that theEnd came into contact with the Nirvash during the firing of Orange 02. They apologize for…

MAHQ

Masquerade Death

detective fiction, 推理小説、games, mystery, murder, locked room, Japanese, translations,

ボクの事件簿

Private Tutor to the Duke’s Daughter: The Savior’s Day of Rest

By Riku Nanano and cura. Released in Japan as “Koujo Denka no Kateikyoushi” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by J-Novel Club. Translated by William Varteresian.…

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Looks Are All You Need: Shiika’s Crescendo

By Ghost Mikawa and necomi. Released in Japan as “Kao Sae Yokereba Ii Kyōshitsu” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Evie…

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Spy Classroom: Pandemonium, Thy Name Is Sybilla

By Takemachi and Tomari. Released in Japan as “Spy Kyoushitsu” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Nathaniel Thrasher. The author mentions…

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The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady, Vol. 5

By Piero Karasu and Yuri Kisaragi. Released in Japan as “Tensei Oujo to Tensai Reijou no Mahou Kakumei” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen…

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As Long As We Both Shall Live (わたしの幸せな結婚, Ayuko Tsukahara, 2023) [Fantasia 2023]

A young woman with chronically low self-esteem learns to love herself after bonding with a taciturn nobleman in Ayuko Tsukahara’s adaptation of the light novel series.

Windows on Worlds

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The Childe (귀공자, Park Hoon-jung, 2023) [Fantasia 2023]

A boxer finds himself in a precarious position after travelling to Korea in search of the father who abandoned him in Park Hoon-jung’s bloody thriller.

Windows on Worlds

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Mother Land (엄마의 땅: 그리샤와 숲의 주인, Park Jae-beom, 2022) [Fantasia 2023]

A little girl becomes the spiritual defender of her traditional culture in her quest to cure her mother’s mysterious illness in Park Jae-beom’s stop motion fairytale.

Windows on Worlds

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River (リバー、流れないでよ, Junta Yamaguchi, 2023) [Fantasia 2023]

The staff of a hotel along with its guests find themselves trapped in an infinite two minute loop in Junta Yamaguchi’s strangely poignant farce.

Windows on Worlds

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Deep Sea (深海, Tian Xiaopeng, 2023) [Fantasia 2023]

A young girl finds herself in a whimsical fantasy world of colour and light in TIan Xiaopeng’s stupendous animation.

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Killing Romance (킬링 로맨스, Lee Won-suk, 2023) [Fantasia 2023]

A once famous actress sets out to reclaim her autonomy from an abusive, controlling, billionaire husband in Lee Won-suk’s hilariously off the wall comedy.

Windows on Worlds

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Mad Cats (Reiki Tsuno, 2023) [Fantasia 2023]

The captive felines of Japan are mad as hell and they aren’t going to take it anymore in Reiki Tsuno’s absurd action comedy.

Windows on Worlds

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River (2023) review [Fantasia Film Fest 2023]

If you like low-key humour and some time-twisting fun, you should not miss Yamaguchi’s latest.    

psycho-cinematography

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Devils (악마들, Kim Jae-hoon, 2023) [Fantasia 2023]

A detective consumed by thoughts of vengeance suddenly wakes up in the body of the serial killer he’s hunting in Kim Jae-hoon’s twisty thriller.

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Insomniacs After School (2023) review [Fantasia Film Fest 2023]

Ikeda’s narrative contains all the right ingredients, but the final mixture is not able to give the narrative the emotional impact it looks for.

psycho-cinematography

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Insomniacs After School (君は放課後インソムニア, Chihiro Ikeda, 2023) [Fantasia 2023]

Two teens begin to overcome their fears and anxieties after bonding over their shared insomnia in Chihiro Ikeda’s adaptation of the Makoto Ojiro manga.

Windows on Worlds

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Shin Kamer Rider (2023) review [Fantasia Fest 2023]

Anno delivers an action-hero experience that is both incredibly fun and emotionally touching.

psycho-cinematography

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Our recommendations: Fantasia 2023

Any cinephile should watch these 5 Japanese movies at the Fantasia Film Festival.

psycho-cinematography

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Private Tutor to the Duke’s Daughter: The Second Coming of Shooting Star and the Final Showdown in the Eastern Capital

By Riku Nanano and cura. Released in Japan as “Koujo Denka no Kateikyoushi” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America digitally by J-Novel Club. Translated by William…

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Spy Classroom: Fool Erna Once

By Takemachi and Tomari. Released in Japan as “Spy Kyoushitsu” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Nathaniel Thrasher. It should go…

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High School DxD: Ouroboros and the Promotion Exam

By Ichiei Ishibumi and Miyama-Zero. Released in Japan by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Haydn Trowell. This contains spoilers for the…

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Reincarnated as the Piggy Duke: This Time I’m Gonna Tell Her How I Feel!, Vol. 10

By Rhythm Aida and nauribon. Released in Japan as “Buta Koushaku ni Tensei shita kara, Kondo wa Kimi ni Suki to Iitai” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in…

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Spy Classroom Short Story Collection: Bridal Royale

By Takemachi and Tomari. Released in Japan as “Spy Kyoushitsu” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen On. Translated by Nathaniel Thrasher. When I reviewed…

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The Magical Revolution of the Reincarnated Princess and the Genius Young Lady, Vol. 4

By Piero Karasu and Yuri Kisaragi. Released in Japan as “Tensei Oujo to Tensai Reijou no Mahou Kakumei” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America by Yen…

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Private Tutor to the Duke’s Daughter: The Saint’s Guidance and the Battle for the North

By Riku Nanano and cura. Released in Japan as “Koujo Denka no Kateikyoushi” by Fujimi Fantasia Bunko. Released in North America digitally by J-Novel Club. Translated by William…

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