Come, take a journey to Sangraal, a world violent and dark with its mythos. Sangraal, a land where mortals are simply instruments for the gods and where everything has its own tales. A place where everything is not set in black and white. Sangraal, where the gods summon a man to do their bidding. How will he pick sides . . .
Human beings are transient creatures. The impermanence of life is tightly interwoven into society—the young are taught by the old so that they, in turn, can teach the next generation when the old has passed on. People are raised in a transient world. Everything eventually breaks down. Plants wither, mountains erode, and eventually the planet itself will come to . . .
Peter Wright is just an ordinary guy, living an ordinary life. He is a 27 year old, slightly overweight, married with a kid, salesman who spends most of his time reading Japanese light novels, web novels, and manga. He often fantasizes what his life would be like if he could be like one of the Main characters from one of . . .
.Forever Clone. is a magical girl deconstruction placed in prose form. Or, more simply, it takes the tropes of the magical girl genre (such as magic transformations, for example) and takes it apart– measuring it against how that would actually play out within a more realistic setting. The story itself starts with Kaiyleyn Amaru (“Kaiyle”), a fourteen year old . . .
Meet Eriko, an introverted, intellectual teenage girl with good intentions. Now, watch Eriko get caught in the middle of multiple simultaneous plots as fairies, demons, inter-dimensional empires, evil geniuses, immortal killers, cosmic horrors and more all make their move, and it’s up to her to save the day. “Saga of Soul” tells the story of Eriko, A.K.A. Soul, . . .
Written by Lianne Sentar (Tokyopop, Seven Seas) and illustrated by rem (Tokyopop, Yen Press) in the style of the Japanese light novel/manga, this story follows Ayase, a young woman who can turn her body into a swarm of insects, and Jo, a young man with a talent for charm and pickpocketing, as they enter high school and are subsequently dragged . . .
An average boy at an average high school hooked up with the beautiful, popular girl. Until her dominating, evil sister used her powers at school to oppress him into submission. With help from his confident, sexy best friend, the average boy breaks his bonds for one day, only to have everyone exposed to a world of magic. There, the average . . .
Original science-philosophical romance metafiction – a multiverse paranormal drama with Japanese aesthetics, alternate dimensions, and parallel realities. The story revolves around Midori, who is at the center of military-corpocratic conflicts, and Ryan who is tasked to save her at all costs along with the help of other paranormal agents . . . What is reality, who is Midori, and what does . . .
Best friends Lilly and Rea have been inseparable since they first met at the local park many years ago. On the tenth anniversary of their friendship, Rea makes her true feelings clear. In the weeks following this development, strange phenomena have begun to occur around Lilly. This slice-of-life story follows two girls exploring this new change in their relationship, while . . .
Bitter and isolated at seventeen, Ajax’s miserable life takes new turn after he’s rescued from a nightmarish monster by a pretty girl with a sword. She’s a Nightlight, a kind of teenaged guardian angel. When she offers Ajax the chance to join them, it sets off a chain reaction that changes Ajax’s life forever. . . .
Amaya Alastor is the new gaijin in Tokyo after an incident in America sends her packing. After all she’s been through, she just wants to keep her head down and focus on school like any other sixteen-year-old. Enter Haruko, a strange but enthralling young Japanese girl who immediately takes to Amaya. The two quickly bond, only to have their new . . .
Inspired by Takahashi Rumiko’s Ranma ½, Boy Scouts ½ follows of a group of Boy Scouts from Massachusetts who suffer from similar curses that change their forms when they get wet. They try to hide their curses from their fellows while going on various misadventures including avoiding swim tests at summer camp, meeting some interesting Girl Scouts, dealing with shadowy . . .
Mar 23, 2009: “Magical Security Taskforce” is a light fantasy about a group of high school students, their internal politics, and a secret society of magic users. Molly Pearson is the 16-year old student council president who essentially runs the school. She’s also a “guardian” in the Magical Security Taskforce, or MST. Claude is her personal assistant and spy. Her younger sister Renee is the most popular girl in school, but lets Molly run her life. Troy likes Renee but Molly thinks he’s not good enough for her. Kathryn is Troy’s friend who [more . . .]
Jul 10, 2012: Tokyo Demons is true to its inspiration. It describes itself as a work that was modeled after the Japanese light novel, replete with illustrations.
It was the illustrations themselves that brought this serial to my attention last year. Having been a fan of REM, artist on YenPress’ manga adaptation of Gail Carriger’s Soulless, I was very interested in keeping this story on my watch list.
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