Tag: rom com

  • Where Wotakoi Failed

    As a self-proclaimed rom com connoisseur, you can bet I love Wotakoi. Maybe the manga more so than the anime, though it’s a competent adaptation, and you know that OP slaps, but as a whole, Love is Hard for Otaku hits all the right notes. It’s not the only anime to tackle the unique challenges…

  • The New Kaguya-sama: Love is War

    Written and Illustrated by Ran Kuze Published by Weekly Shonen Magazine Licensed by Kodansha USA In 2022, we lost the best rom com in manga. I’ve written about the series numerous times, and yet I’m struggling to find the works to eulogize one of the greatest stories ever written. There is peak fiction, and then…

  • Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible Review: Mob Justice

    Directed by Kazuomi Koga Produced by Pine Jam Streaming on Hidive It feels good to be vindicated. There’s a sense of euphoria that you experience when the anime adaptation of a manga you love captures everything that made the source material so special. Oh, dang it. Usually, I try to avoid spoiling whether or not…

  • The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten Review: Diet Horimiya

    Directed by Lihua Wang Produced by Project No. 9 Streaming on Crunchyroll Welcome to this special Valentine’s Day review. While we may die alone, it is at least comforting that our favorite fictional characters may one find happiness, so long as they stop screwing around and pick the tsundere already. This week, we have the…

  • Tomo-chan is a Girl Review: The Most Frustrating Anime This Season

    Directed by Hitoshi Nanba Produced by Lay-Duce Streaming on Crunchyroll It is surprisingly difficult to find anime to review this season. Of the top ten anime airing this winter, seven are sequels: even considering the sequel-reliant nature of the anime industry in 2023, that’s a staggering number. Difficult to find new anime, yes, but not…