The end (of 2020) is (finally) nigh!

That also means it’s almost time for another countdown full of manga* recommendations, and this year I want to give you the chance to support your favorite artists! Slap me with your best manga* recommendations here: https://forms.gle/cvnGXJHpBNyQ9RDY6 You can find last year’s manga countdown here: *: I keep saying manga, but please feel free to …

[Q&A] Scarlet Beriko answers your questions!

A few of you may remember that I run the Twitter account @scaberi_news, a fan account where I mostly translate Scarlet Beriko’s tweets and help out during her live streams to translate your questions or her answers. I was lucky enough to meet her in Paris for Y/CON in late 2018, and I was recently …

My Yeah’s and Errrrr’s of Anime Winter 2020

We’re about 3 weeks into the current anime season, so I’d like to sum up my opinions on the stuff I’ve watched so far. Errrrr… Let’s get the ones I’m not really sure of out of the way first: Hatena☆Illusion This one has an interesting setting and promises teenagers looking for magical items while acting …

19 no-brainer anime for the off-season

The end is nigh! And by that I mean the end of 2019, the decade and also the end of the current anime season, which means that most anime already ended and it’ll still take about 1-2 weeks for the new ones to start. So how should you waste your already not busy time until …

Scarlet Beriko 11th debut anniversary goods

I’m finally back with another post! Scarlet Beriko, author of Yondaime Ooyamato Tatsuyuki, Jackass and Jealousy, is celebrating the 11th anniversary since her debut as a manga artist this year with a couple events in Japan where you could eat collaboration dishes, wander though an exhibition featuring her manga’s concept art and purchase a bunch …

Rebranding time!

I’ve considered this for quite a while and now I’m finally doing it: the name change is here! Those of you who are following me here or on social media know by now what this whole Sareru.net scheme is about, but it’s not so easy to figure out when you just see the URL or …

Where to LEGALLY read and buy English manga ebooks online

After Manga Rock, a scanlation aggregator website and app that provided access to pirated English manga and even offered paid services, was pulled into the spotlight by Irodori Comics CEO On Takahashi on Twitter, the website has announced that they will take their app and website offline soon and offered an apology to artists and …

[How To] Learn Japanese with Manga

We all know them: cringy weeaboos who say nothing but “kawaii”, “sugoi” or “daisuki”, because they picked up those few words while watching anime and think they just learned Japanese. Don’t be that cringy weeaboo, study USEFUL Japanese instead and become so fluent that no Japanese will ever tell you “Nihongo jouzu desune!” anymore. Now, …