Posted By: Helen

A 20-something all-around-nerd who spends far too much time reading.

Sound! Euphonium

This is a perfectly fine slice-of-life light novel that for better or worse will be compared to the anime, and fall short to it in some important areas.Title: Sound! Euphonium (Hibike! Euphonium – Kitauji Koko Suisogakubu E Yokoso) Genre: Slice...

By Helen on Jul 14th, 2017
ReLIFE Volume Seven

As one romance blossoms, another begins to bud.Title: ReLIFE Genre: Drama, Realistic Fiction Publisher: Comico (JP), Crunchyroll (US) Artist/Writer: Yayoiso Serialized In: Comico Translation: Andrew Cunningham Original Release Date: April...

By Helen on Jul 12th, 2017
The OASG Podcast

A brand new anime service has appeared since we last recorded! We discuss that, Amazon making love to Animeism, Part I of AX news, and our final thoughts on the spring anime season.

The Case Study of Vanitas Volume two

A case study in how to overwhelm the reader. Title: The Case Study of Vanitas (Vanitas no Carte) Genre: Supernatural, Historical Publisher:  Square Enix (JP), Yen Press (US) Creator: Jun Mochizuki Serialized in: Gangan Joker Translator: Taylor...

By Helen on Jul 6th, 2017
Ghost Diary

Can a guide to the supernatural help Kyouichi find his sister?Title: Ghost Diary (Kaidan Nikki) Genre: Supernatural Publisher: Kadokawa (JP), Seven Seas (US) Artist/Writer: Seiju Natsumegu Serialized in: Comic Dengeki Daioh Translation: Krista...

By Helen on Jul 4th, 2017
Kiss and White Lily for My Dearest Girl Volume two

The expanded cast of characters and adorable art help strengthen the latest volume of Kiss and White Lily.Title: Kisses and White Lily for My Dearest Girl (Ano Ko ni Kiss to Shirayuri wo) Genre: Yuri Publisher: Kadokawa (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Canno Serialized...

By Helen on Jun 29th, 2017

From Cowboy Bebop being back in the news again to anime convention news, Helen and Justin have a lot to discuss, for better or worse. Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts...

Monthly Girl's Nozaki-kun

Where do kids these days get these wacky ideas?Title: Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun (Gekkan Shojo Nozaki-kun) Genre: Comedy Publisher: Square Enix (JP), Yen Press (US) Artist/Writer: Izumi Tsubaki Serialized in: Gangan Online Translation: Leighann...

By Helen on Jun 22nd, 2017
Bloom Into You

What will Yuu's budding high school life bring her?Title: Bloom Into You (Yagate Kimi ni Naru) Genre: Romance, Yuri, School Life Publisher: Kadokawa (JP), Seven Seas (US) Story/Artist: Nakatani Nio Translator: Jennifer McKeon Serialized...

By Helen on Jun 20th, 2017
Secret of the Princess

Are two girls princesses or can they be a prince and princess?Title: Secret of the Princess (Ohimesama no Himitsu) Genre: Romance, Yuri, School Life Publisher: Shinshokan (JP), Seven Seas (US) Story/Artist: Milk Morinaga Translator: Jennifer...

By Helen on Jun 16th, 2017