Demelza

When she's not watching anime, reading manga or reviewing, Demelza can generally be found exploring some kind of fantasy world and chasing her dreams of being a hero.

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Bungo Stray Dogs (Light Novel) Volume 3 Review
Book Review

Bungo Stray Dogs (Light Novel) Volume 3 Review

Bungo Stray Dogs (Light Novel) Volume 3 Review
The third volume of the Bungo Stray Dogs light novels shines the spotlight on genius detective Ranpo - which is sure to be a major hit with his fans. Even if you don’t have fond feelings for him, readers will still enjoy exploring the origins of the Armed Detective Agency. 
• 22nd March 2020
A Sister’s All You Need Volume 6 Review
Book Review

A Sister’s All You Need Volume 6 Review

A Sister’s All You Need Volume 6 Review
A Sister’s All You Need Volume 6 delivers some lighthearted fun while navigating through the problems of falling in love with your friends. Coupled with more of the industry-focused stories we know and love, this proves to be another satisfying read. 
• 20th March 2020
The Golden Sheep Volume 3 Review
Manga Review

The Golden Sheep Volume 3 Review

The Golden Sheep Volume 3 Review
The final volume of The Golden Sheep delivers a satisfying conclusion. The cast has grown immensely since the first book and these final chapters show us that they’ll be just fine from now on. Those of you looking for a new slice of life series about adolescents need to look no further because this is a manga you need to have in your collection.  
• 17th March 2020
Sweat and Soap Volume 1 Review
Manga Review

Sweat and Soap Volume 1 Review

Sweat and Soap Volume 1 Review
Sweat and Soap Volume 1 brings a new tale of office romance to the market. While the cover and synopsis may put some readers off at first glance, I encourage you to look beyond that because there is a hidden gem underneath.
• 11th March 2020
King’s Game The Animation Review
Anime Review

King’s Game The Animation Review

King’s Game The Animation Review
King’s Game The Animation proves an entertaining entry in the horror genre. It has a reputation for being a terrible anime but, provided you don’t take it seriously, there is a compelling narrative to be found here.
• 9th March 2020
Hi Score Girl Volume 1 Review
Manga Review

Hi Score Girl Volume 1 Review

Hi Score Girl Volume 1 Review
Hi Score Girl Volume 1 gets off on the wrong foot with some unlikeable characters and odd designs for its cast. However, if you like the anime adaptation or have an interest in the history of video games, it’s certainly worth a look. 
• 1st March 2020
Combatants Will Be Dispatched Volume 2 Review
Book Review

Combatants Will Be Dispatched Volume 2 Review

Combatants Will Be Dispatched Volume 2 Review
Combatants Will Be Dispatched! continues to be an entertaining read. This volume spends a lot of time fleshing out the world and one member of the cast, which is appreciated. While the comedy might be a bit off-putting this time around, fans of Natsume Akatsuki’s work should still enjoy what it offers.
• 29th February 2020
Toilet-bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 Review
Manga Review

Toilet-bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 Review

Toilet-bound Hanako-kun Volume 1 Review
Toilet-bound Hanako-kun offers an intriguing shonen series that’s perfect for fans of mysteries and the supernatural. Fans of the currently airing anime will enjoy reading the source material, while newcomers to the series will quickly fall in love with Hanako-kun and his fascinating adventures.
• 26th February 2020
My Androgynous Boyfriend Volume 1 Review
Manga Review

My Androgynous Boyfriend Volume 1 Review

My Androgynous Boyfriend Volume 1 Review
My Androgynous Boyfriend offers a sweet and compelling read for those looking for a new romance series. The series handles the topic of being androgynous well, while also proving refreshing for its focus on a couple in a long-term relationship. 
• 18th February 2020
How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Review
Anime Review

How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Review

How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord Review
How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord is an entertaining isekai following what happens if you decide to summon a Demon Lord. Although the fan service will be too much for many, if you can look past that, there is a lovable cast of characters and an interesting story waiting for you.
• 17th February 2020
You Call That Service? Volume 1 Review
Book Review

You Call That Service? Volume 1 Review

You Call That Service? Volume 1 Review
You Call That Service? offers an entertaining and fresh romantic comedy that fans of the genre will enjoy. Existing fans of Kisetsu Morita’s work will feel right at home, while newcomers will fall in love with the quirky cast of characters.
• 15th February 2020
I Want to Eat Your Pancreas Review
Film Review

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas Review

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas Review
I Want to Eat Your Pancreas is an unforgettable film. If you’re an existing fan of the novel then you’ll love this anime film and that goes double for newcomers. This is a film that everyone needs to have in their collection, a film you’ll never forget and one which will no doubt withstand the test of time.
• 14th February 2020
Owarimonogatari Part 1 Review
Book Review

Owarimonogatari Part 1 Review

Owarimonogatari Part 1 Review
Owarimonogatari marks a return to form for the Monogatari franchise. With NISIOISIN’s talent for writing mystery stories shining through, this is an entry not to be missed. Especially if you’ve been eager to learn more about Ougi Oshino!
• 8th February 2020
Kokoro Connect Volume 8 Review
Book Review

Kokoro Connect Volume 8 Review

Kokoro Connect Volume 8 Review
Kokoro Connect Volume 8 offers an entertaining collection of short stories that fans of the series will enjoy. While I’m eager to find out how that cliffhanger from the previous volume will be resolved, I think taking a break for some light-hearted fun was the right move.
• 7th February 2020