PacSet Soul of Autumn – Tour Review

It’s been a few months since I’ve posted, so long in fact that the WordPress dashboard had changed a bit on me, and I wasn’t sure how to save a draft briefly.

Part of the silence was due to the well of writing desire/inspiration drying up. Either I didn’t read/watch anything worth reviewing, or I didn’t have the energy/desire to write about whatever it was that I had consumed. The other part of it, however, was that my time was being spent brushing up on my language skills and preparing for my first trip to Japan, a trip we would be taking as part of the tour group for PacSet Tours’ Soul of Autumn excursion.

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In Clothes Called Fat – Manga Review

Noko is adrift in the world. She doesn’t think of herself as unhappy per se, but neither is she happy. Her coworkers taunt her expanding waistline, but at least she has a long-term boyfriend on whom she can depend. However, when an especially spiteful coworker sets her eyes on him, Noko turns to drastic measures to seek happiness–only to learn that happiness might not be what she expects.

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Kawai Complex Guide to Manors and Hostel Behavior – Anime Review

All Usa wanted was to shed his Freak Show ringmaster nickname. In middle school the weirdos flocked to him, and while he was generally well-regarded, this magnetism did not serve him well. So when he moved to the Kawai boarding house to live on his own for high school, he thought those days were over–and then he met his housemates.


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Yowamushi Pedal – Anime Review

Although he starts as just an anime otaku trying to save money for trips to Akihabara, Onoda Sakamichi turns out be a talented cyclists, particularly when it comes to climbing hills. He garners the interest of various members of the high school cycling club, and before he knows it, he’s part of the core team going to the Inter-High competition.


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