Yuri on Ice / ユーリ!!! on ICE (Anime Review)

Yuri_on_Ice_Key_VisualTitle: Yuri on Ice
Director: Sayo Yamamoto
Writer: Mitsurō Kubo
Studio: MAPPA
Original network: TV Asahi
Original run: October 6, 2016 – December 22, 2016
Episodes: 12
Type: Fiction
Genre: Contemporary, Sports
Source: Funimation

Summary: Japanese figure skater Yuri Katsuki faces a crushing defeat during the Grand Prix finals and heads home, unsure of whether or not he wishes to continue his skating career. After a video of Yuri mimicking Russian figure skater Victor Nikiforov’s routine goes viral, Victor decided to become Yuri’s coach, much to the dismay of his coach, his fans, and his fellow Russian skater Yuri Plisetsky.

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Merman in My Tub (Vol.1) / オレん家のフロ事情, Vol. 1 by Itokichi / いときち [Review]

orenchi_no_furo_jijo_manga_volume_coverTitle: Merman in my Tub (Vol.1) / オレん家のフロ事情
Author: Itokichi, いときち
Type: Fiction
Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: Seven Seas / Macmillan
Date published: March 27, 2012 (Japan), October 13, 2015 (English)
Format: E-book
Page Count: 138
Source: Personal purchase

Summary: What happens when an intruder from the sea stakes claim to your bathtub? A cool yet demure teenage boy named Tatsumi must learn to live with the self-obsessed and playful merman, Wakasa, in a small Tokyo apartment. These two dissimilar young men will learn what it takes to deal with one another in their everyday lives. Who knows, maybe something beyond friendship will unfold between them? Stranger things have happened. Or have they?

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