Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Haruhiro awakens in an unfamiliar world with no recollection of his past life. He can't even begin to consider properly how he got here, but is immediately forced to fight for his own survival in order to earn money for basic necessities. The life of a volunteer soldier isn't easy, and together with other new soldiers Haruhiro quickly learns to stark reality of surviving in this fantasy world.

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Goblin Slayer Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Goblin Slayer Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

In a world where monsters and brigands roam the lands, skilled warriors of man, elf, dwarf or lizardmen heritage sometimes become adventurers. A dangerous job for most, though those who survive can gradually take on even greater challenges, and perhaps someday becoming a legendary hero. However on the edges of a small frontier town lives one adventurer, one who does not care for glory, honor, or payment, and instead only hunts the lowest of the low monsters. His name: Goblin Slayer.

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My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Hachiman Hikigaya has just been forced by his supervisor to join the "Service Club", a club dedicated to helping other students. The club's only other member is the beautiful and intelligent Yukino Yukinoshita, a girl Hachiman would have never gotten the opportunity to speak to otherwise. Is this the perfect romantic comedy setup?!

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Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World- Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World- Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Subaru may think he knows a lot about fantasy worlds, but when he suddenly brought to one himself he quickly realizes that he doesn't stand a chance. Fortunately for him, for some reason he comes back to life at a previous "check point" whenever he dies- but how can this help him when he is too weak to survive in the first place?

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The Legend of the Galactic Heroes Vol. 1: Dawn - Novel Review

The Legend of the Galactic Heroes Vol. 1: Dawn - Novel Review

For centuries, the monarchic Galactic Empire and the democratic Free Planets Alliance have struggled for control of the galaxy, but now this fight is carried on in the struggle between the ideals and ambitions of two men. Japan’s most legendary space-opera finally makes its arrival in English.

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Accel World Vol. 1: Kuroyukihime's Return - Light Novel Review

Accel World Vol. 1: Kuroyukihime's Return - Light Novel Review

Haruyuki Arita’s middle-school life is nothing but continual bullying thanks to the unfortunate combination of being overweight and having a meek personality. After being introduced to “Brain Burst” by the beautiful upperclassman Kuroyikihime, Haruyuki finds his life beginning to accelerate in this series by the author of Sword Art Online.

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Strike the Blood Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Strike the Blood Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Is it really a good idea to send a cute girl to watch over a a teenage boy who happens to be a frighteningly powerful vampire called the Fourth Primogenitor? Even worse, how about if his powers are triggered when he gets turned on? The adventures of the world’s mightiest, laziest vampire begin in the original light novel series that spawned the hit anime.

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Black Bullet Vol. 1: Those Who Would Be Gods - Light Novel Review

Black Bullet Vol. 1: Those Who Would Be Gods - Light Novel Review

The world has already ended. This is a future where the battle for world has been fought and lost, with humanity barely staving off extinction at the hands of the Gastrea. Ten years later, Rentaro Satomi and his partner Enju fight to protect what is left of the world in the original light novel series which spawned the anime Black Bullet.

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Durarara!! Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Durarara!! Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

This is the story of a series of strange events, of a headless courier riding a black, soundless bike, a high school student in love with a monster, and of a mysterious gang which have slowly become the talk of the town. Tokyo’s Ikebukuro ward isn’t a stranger to odd and interesting events, and the stories of the people who live there are told in Durarara!!, the original light novel which spawned the hit anime.

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Kagerou Daze Vol. 1: In a Daze - Light Novel Review

Kagerou Daze Vol. 1: In a Daze - Light Novel Review

In the blazing heat of summer, a group of teenagers band together after realizing they each have special powers. Calling themselves the Mekakushi-dan, this is the story of a series of events that befall them on two August days in the first volume of the hit light novel series that became the basis for Mekakucity Actors.

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Spice & Wolf Vol. 1 - 5 - Light Novel Series Review Part 1: The Deal

Spice & Wolf Vol. 1 - 5 - Light Novel Series Review Part 1: The Deal

For centuries Holo the Wisewolf has protected the village of Pasloe, as god of the harvest she has watched over the fields of wheat, ensuring that the village has had many bountiful years and few poor. But man is forgetful and though the citizens of Pasloe still hold a festival in Holo’s honor at the conclusion of every harvest, few, if any, believe that she exists. Tied forever to the land by this tradition, what is an abandoned goddess to do?

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A Certain Magical Index Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

A Certain Magical Index Vol. 1 - Light Novel Review

Academy City is more or less a collection of universities for training magic power in students called espers through the power of science and academics. However, while science may seem to be the ruling force, magic also exists in the form of sorcerers who gain their abilities from grimoires and artifacts, and swear loyalty to old religious institutions. In a world with such a focus on both magic and science, it is only natural that the two forces will collide.

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