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Ascendance of a bookworm, part1: daughter of a soldier

Urano is a girl whose only passion is book. She wished to live surrounded by them, and if she had to die, it would be under them. The later happened and she was reincarnated in the body of Myne, a 6 years old sickly girl. Everything would have been fine, if she could read, but that world was medieval, before the invention of wood paper and printing. Continue reading Ascendance of a bookworm, part1: daughter of a soldier

The Ryuo’s work is never done, volume 1-5

Also known as loli shogi, Ryuo is a LN about pro shogi players Yaichi Kuzuryu who has taken the prestigious title of Ryuo, and of his 9 years old apprentice, Ai Hinamatsuru. The LN has earned the first place for Kono Light Novel wa Sugoi in 2017 and 2018.

Don’t let the nickname of this LN fools you. Behind the few humorous cliché joke related to underage girls known in otaku media, Ryuo a wholesome read. The author spent a lot of time researching about shogi and players, and it shows. There is no need for the reader to know shogi; I certainly don’t, and still greatly enjoyed the story. Continue reading The Ryuo’s work is never done, volume 1-5