Overall, Skull-face Bookseller Honda-san is a real treat for book lovers. If you’re an existing fan thanks to the anime then the manga is well worth jumping into, but newcomers will also greatly enjoy their first steps into Honda-san’s world.
Overall, Darling in the Franxx offers an exciting sci-fi mecha series that, while let down by a confused ending, aims to entertain. It’s not the best Studio Trigger anime by a long way, but if you enjoyed the first half then you’ll undoubtedly find something to like here.
Overall My Hero Academia: School Briefs Volume 2 does a great job of covering the training camp in its own way. With a variety of stories that offer something for everyone, this is a must-have for those looking to spend more time with their favourite heroes.
Overall the second volume of Snow White with the Red Hair shifts the focus away from romance and onto the growing cast of characters. This move delivers some excellent character development which will no doubt increase our enjoyment of the series going forward.
This part of Kizumonogatari is better paced than the first, with more to keep you engaged. Both newcomers to the story and those who have read the light novel will find plenty to like here with SHAFT’s wonderful and quirky animation.
Now that we’ve reached the end of Love in Focus, I can look back and say I enjoyed the series quite a lot. The characters were likeable and the romance was intriguing. Anyone looking for a shorter shojo series should definitely give this one a read.
Overall, I loved every second I spent with Magus of the Library. Theo is a likeable main character, with a passion for books as mighty as my own. The story itself is relatable to anyone who loves printed media, and younger readers will be captivated by the fantasy elements.
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The Hero is Overpowered but Overly Cautious is off to a strong start. While it doesn’t do much to break out of the mould of isekai series, it does deliver an entertaining read, thanks to its strong comedy. If you’re looking for your next crazy light novel read then this one’s worth your time.
Katanagatari continues to offer an enjoyable read, the likes of which only NISIOISIN consistently brings to the table. This collection does a much better job of differentiating the stories from one another, which lends itself better to the omnibus format.
While this volume of An Archdemon's Dilemma: How to Love Your Elf Bride has interesting development in story for one of its main cast - it also retreads on an earlier plot device which takes away from the book.
Overall, this manga adaption of KonoSuba: An Explosion on this Wonderful World is off to a strong start. While fans might want to wait for the original light novels to be released, those who prefer reading manga (or happen to be diehard fans of the franchise) will find plenty to like here.