Is It Wrong To Try To Pick-Up Girls In A Dungeon? Vol.3 |Light Novel Review

My review of the third volume in light novel series, Is It Wrong To Try To Pick-Up Girls In A Dungeon?

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With the help of his new supporter Lilliluka, novice adventurer Bell Cranell is making progress deeper into the Dungeon. With new equipment and new allies, he thinks things are finally starting to go his way…but he’s dead wrong! Bell’s in a panic, Lilliluka’s being cryptic, and Hestia’s drunk! The trouble never seems to end in this third volume of the hit comedy-fantasy series!

 

The Devil Is A Part-Timer! Volume 2 | Light Novel Review


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My review of volume 2 of Satoshi Wagahara’s light novel series, The Devil Is A Part-Timer!

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Sadao Maou, the Devil King, has finally been promoted to store manager! And who should move in next door to his fortress (actually a tiny studio apartment in a dingy walk-up) but a lovely kimono-wearing lass. But the former devil-crushing hero Emi Yusa is none too pleased with this turn of events, to say nothing of high schooler Chiho Sasaki, who’s still nursing a terrible crush on the Devil King. Meanwhile a Sentucky Fried Chicken has opened up right across the street from Maou’s beloved MgRonald! It’s the first real test of his managerial prowess, and he’s facing a pay cut unless he can top Sentucky’s sales! Between the two new neighbors, the Devil King’s troubles are anything but part-time!The

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Black Bullet, Volume 1 | Light Novel Review

Review of the Light Novel Black Bullet, Volume 1, by Shiden Kanzaki.

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The future–where a terrible battle against a parasitic virus called “Gastrea” has been fought…and lost. Humanity is cornered and lives in despair. Rentaro and Enju face constant danger in their work as a team of anti-Gastrea specialists known as “civil security officers.” As if the daily fight against oblivion weren’t enough, they’ll soon face a threat that could destroy all of Tokyo…

Durarara!! Volume 1 | Light Novel Review

Review of Volume 1 in the light novel series, Durarara!! by Ryohgo Narita.

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The Ikebukuro district in Tokyo is full of interesting people. A boy longing for the extraordinary. A hotheaded punk. An airheaded pseudo-stalker. An information broker who works for kicks. An underground doctor who specializes in truly desperate patients. A high school student infatuated with a monster. And a headless rider on a pitch-black motorcycle. Their story may not be a heartwarming one, but as it turns out, even weirdos like these sometimes fall in love.

Spice & Wolf, Volume 1 | Light Novel Review

Review of the light novel Spice & Wolf, Volume 1, by Isuna Hasekura.

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The life of a traveling merchant is a lonely one, a fact with which Kraft Lawrence is well acquainted. Wandering from town to town with just his horse, cart, and whatever wares have come his way, the peddler has pretty well settled into his routine-that is, until the night Lawrence finds a wolf goddess asleep in his cart. Taking the form of a fetching girl with wolf ears and a tail, Holo has wearied of tending to harvests in the countryside and strikes up a bargain with the merchant to lend him the cunning of “Holo the Wisewolf” to increase his profits in exchange for taking her along on his travels. What kind of businessman could turn down such an offer? Lawrence soon learns, though, that having an ancient goddess as a traveling companion can be a bit of a mixed blessing. Will this wolf girl turn out to be too wild to tame?

No Game No Life, Volume 1 | Light Novel Review

Review of the light novel, No Game No Life, Volume 1, by Yuu Kamiya.

From the Back Cover:

Meet Sora and Shiro, a brother and sister who are loser shut-ins by normal standards. But these siblings don’t play by the rules of the “crappy game” that is average society. In the world of gaming, this genius pair reigns supreme, their invincible avatar so famous that it’s the stuff of urban legend. So when a young boy calling himself God summons the siblings to a fantastic alternate world where war is forbidden and all conflicts–even those involving national borders–are decided by the outcome of games, Sora and Shiro have pretty much hit the jackpot. But they soon learn that in this world, humanity, cornered and outnumbered by other species, survives within the confines of one city. Will Sora and Shiro, two failures at life, turn out to be the saviors of mankind? Let the games begin…!

Is It Wrong To Try To Pick-Up Girls In A Dungeon? Vol.2 |Light Novel Review

Review of the 2nd volume in the light novel series, Is It Wrong To Try To Pick-Up Girls In A Dungeon? (aka DanMachi) by Fujino Omori.

From the Back Cover:

“Nice to meet ya, white-haired mister!” When someone calls out to Bell with these words, he discovers that the voice belongs to a small girl, who introduces herself as Lily, a supporter. Somewhat goaded into teaming up with her despite the many doubts running through his head, Bell has a successful turn in Dungeon with his new companion. Though their alliance is short lived, the negative rumors swirling about the guild to which Lily belongs, the Soma Famiglia, are anything but. And then there’s the ale they sell, said to steal the hearts of all who drink it–!?