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On Hai-iro no Diet Coca Cola (Gray Diet Coke)

The cover. Remember Faust? I don’t mean that old, thick, boring brick by Goethe, though. In the late 2000s, a publisher called Del Rey, which was considered the embassador of Koudansha in America (sorta) put out these two volumes consisting … Continue reading

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I read “Otto no Chinpo ga Hairanai”

The cover. Once upon a time while reading Yaraon, I stumbled upon THIS article. “Otto no Chinpo ga Hairanai” (or “My Husband’s Cock Won’t Fit”) by Kodama – a non-fiction book storming the bestselling book charts. Why of course my … Continue reading

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I got through Kueki Ressha

The cover. It’s been a while since I last wrote about any high literature, so it’s time to set all those light novels aside and discuss… Kueki Ressha, a 2010 novel by Nishimura Kenta, an¬†Akutagawa Prize¬†winner – that’s how I … Continue reading

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On Dendera

The cover. My quest to burn through a list I’ve made of Haikasoru editions I want to read is now complete, at least if you don’t count the LoGH volumes I still haven’t gotten to. And the last item on … Continue reading

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What is Sekai-kei? It’s Horseshit

The cover. I recently bought Sekai-kei to wa Nani ka by Maejima Satoshi, a book on theory of nerdy culture. It somehow made its way to my wishlist – I’m pretty sure Twitter is to blame, but I can’t remember … Continue reading

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