Why I Love Marie Fou Lovan (The World of Otome Games Is Tough For Mobs)

Right, so last week I posted that found one particular character better than just about all of them within The World Of Otome Games Is Tough For Mobs or Otomegee Sekai wa Mob ni Kibishii Sekai desu: Marie Fou Lovan. Overview For those who are unaware, Marie is the antagonist of the first volume and … Continue reading Why I Love Marie Fou Lovan (The World of Otome Games Is Tough For Mobs)

The World of Otome Games is Tough For Mobs: This Series Has Problems

Okay, so because Infinite Dendrogram's final episode has been delayed, likely due to obvious reasons involving a certain pandemic, I thought I'd read a LN that caught my eye by chance online. It's called Otomege Sekai wa Mob ni Kibishii Sekai desu, or The World of Otome Games is Tough For Mobs, a story where … Continue reading The World of Otome Games is Tough For Mobs: This Series Has Problems

Kvasir’s Recommendations: Shield Hero – The Worst Hero and Runt of Isekai

A Youtuber named Masumi has done a video on some of the issues plaguing Shield Hero, bringing up some of the points that I had when I watched it. Despite the clickbait title, however, he goes to great pains to try and not come out offensive to any fans of the series while pointing out … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: Shield Hero – The Worst Hero and Runt of Isekai

Kvasir’s Recommendations: The Capitalist Hero – The Individual and the Collective in Rising of the Shield

Explanation Point has done a video on Capitalism in Rising of the Shield Hero, in which he believes that trickle down economics is in play. It's a good perspective, though I personally think the author of the story just accidentally walked into that trope more than anything and ran with it. I personally never minded … Continue reading Kvasir’s Recommendations: The Capitalist Hero – The Individual and the Collective in Rising of the Shield

Rising of the Shield Hero: In Defense of the Three Heroes (First Wave Arc Spoilers)

Oh boy, this is going to be controversial. Especially when you consider what's coming on Episode 4 of the anime. But I'm going to do it anyway because I feel that bringing this point up is worth doing as a thought exercise. So... let's talk about Rising of the Shield Hero for a bit, with … Continue reading Rising of the Shield Hero: In Defense of the Three Heroes (First Wave Arc Spoilers)