Author Archives: Ubu Roi

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LN: Mushoku Tensi

Well, for some values of light… starting from it’s origins as a web novel, there are over 280 chapters, running 4,000 – 5,000 words each. At well north of a million words (even without the side-stories), it’s about 4 western-length … Continue reading

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Star Warts

Ok, I’m going to ruffle some feathers here. I didn’t like the new Star Wars movie very much. Yes, it was better than the prequels, but that damns with faint praise. What is the problem with it? Well, in the … Continue reading

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Since you ask…

…yes, as a matter of fact, I did forget to pay my hosting bills. Credit card expired, and I didn’t notice the emails from them or anyone else. The notices went to an old email I rarely monitor, and the … Continue reading

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35th Test Platoon

I don’t have a whole lot to say, except that I stopped reading the LN’s at the point where the last week’s episode ended. So this was all new territory to me. And to say that I didn’t see any … Continue reading

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So Far… Enh. (update)

This season isn’t shaping up to be as bad as the usual suspects claimed… but it’s not looking great either. It’s too early to tell for sure, but our one possibility for a breakout hit is currently Rakudai Kishi no … Continue reading

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New Anthem

And my theme song, henceforth. We Don’t Run

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Yet Another One Bites the Dust?

Just spotted over at Crunchy: Manglobe going under? Well they haven’t had any standout hits lately, but I hadn’t thought they were doing that bad. On the other hand, they have no series listed for this season…

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