A seemingly promising premiere that’s ultimately too many tropes doing… nothing at all.Shikimori’s Not Just a Cutie – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist
A cute normal boy meets anxious girl comedy that’s definitely gonna be a romcom that will satisfy folks looking for a charming slice of life this season, with a few issues and concerns regarding Netflix’s handling of the subtitles. The post Komi Can’t Communicate – Episode 1 appeared first on Anime Feminist.Komi Can’t Communicate – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist
I’m not saying that there is a problem with watching the show and liking it. I think there is a difference between liking a show and condoning what it represents: you can like something and still have your own, informed opinion. At the end of the day, this just wasn’t a series for me, and my opinion certainly isn’t the end all be all: media is subjective, problematic faves exist, and if this is yours, it’s neither my place nor my intent to judge you for it.
What’s The Story?
When Razzmatazz, a snazzy fairy godfather, and Bon, a burly beast-man, find a human child in the woods, they decide to co-parent the mortal babe… at least for now. What they don’t expect is love: love for their brand-new human charge, love for caretaking, and a blooming love between them both. Will this fantastical found family become a true family, or will love fail to come full circle?
Reviewer’s Note: I received a review copy of Life of Melody as part of my work for ANN. However, as Life of Melody is an OEL/American graphic novel, I was unable to publish the review there. However, I was given permission to publish my review elsewhere, so it’s found a home on my blog. All reviews are spoiler-free and image-free. Opinions are my own.
Life of Melody is a full-color, LGBTQ+/queer graphic novel published, initially, as a webcomic via Hiveworks and now, as part of the Seven Seas + Hiveworks lineup.
The story centers around odd couple Razzmatazz (i.e. Raj) and Bon (i.e. Lancelot) as they raise a little human foundling in a town full of magic, trees, and a very pretty lake. We follow their adventures with their found daughter Melody across the years, witnessing the growth of their partnership from barely cohabitating to something more.
Do I like Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro? No. Do I hate Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro? No. Do I secretly probably like Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro? Well… I don’t like to be called out like this.Don’t Toy With Me, Miss Nagatoro! – Episode 1 — Anime Feminist
Strawberry Fields Once Again Volume 1 follows Akira and Pure, two girls who couldn’t be more different, especially since one claims to be from the future!REVIEW: ‘Strawberry Fields Once Again,’ Volume 1 — But Why Tho? A Geek Community
Sachi’s Monstrous Appetite Volume 1 has human boy meet monster girl in a cute, food-ladden series filled with lots of monsters and possible, a bit of love.REVIEW: ‘Sachi’s Monstrous Appetite,’ Volume 1 — But Why Tho? A Geek Community