Episode 6 – Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs

As this series makes clear from the start, the biggest issue facing the Holfort Kingdom is its ultra-misandry. However, this episode chooses to focus on another of the kingdom’s systemic ills: its class system. While we’ve seen what it’s like to be a noble at the bottom of the totem pole through Leon, Livia, as … Read more

Episodes 1-3 – Trapped in a Dating Sim: The World of Otome Games is Tough for Mobs

(*Note: The review of the first episode is copy-pasted from when I reviewed it for The Spring 2022 Preview Guide—which also includes four additional reviews of this episode from other ANN reviewers. The episode 2-3 portion of the review is completely new.) Episode 1: As someone who loves games—including JRPGs and dating sims—I greatly enjoyed … Read more

Konosuba: God’s Blessing on this Wonderful World! TRPG – Review

Ah, finally a review that leans into both my lifelong hobbies: anime and tablet RPGs (or TRPGs in short). I’m always curious to see what happens when the two worlds entwine, but beyond my personal interest, this being an official English release of a Japanese TRPG already makes it worth checking out on its own. … Read more