Natsume Yuujinchou

I don’t know why this wasn’t my first review – Natsume’s Book of Friends is probably one of my all time favorite series. If you’re interested in Japanese mythology, monster hunter stories, or spirit friendship, the Book of Friends is the show for you. Consisting of vignettes and short story arcs, this slice of life, bittersweet, feel good anime is the perfect watch for rainy … Continue reading Natsume Yuujinchou

Mahou Shoujo

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Over the Garden Wall

From fairy tale tropes to singing frogs, to witches and heroic quests, this quaint, animated miniseries captures the feeling of a perfectly whimsical eternal autumn. At ten episodes, each only twelve minutes long, OTGW is a quick, extremely satisfying watch. The animation is simple, with bright, autumnal colors and unique character designs; it is used to the fullest to inject a heavy dose of fantastic … Continue reading Over the Garden Wall

Sadistic Beauty

By Woo Yunhee To be frank, this is a femdom BDSM porn comic. With plot and interesting characters. The romantic relationships that slowly build up around the beautiful, accidentally seductive, Noona all have their own unique chemistry… and BDSM theme. If you can’t choose between wanting to read about a cute, blossoming relationship between a submissive boy and an older woman where everything is safe, … Continue reading Sadistic Beauty

Killing Stalking

By Koogi If you’re looking for a complex survival horror mired with morally gray and downright twisted characters that keeps up an engaging plot, this is the manhwa for you. Killing Stalking follows a stalker after he breaks into the home of his current obsession – and accidentally discovers that the boy he thought was kind and crushworthy is actually a murderer with a penchant … Continue reading Killing Stalking