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Fairy Tail – Chapter 258


Okay seriously, who comes up with these names?

Here’s a recurring scenario in shonen: the main hero has a special power which, at first, seems to be unique to him, but we soon discover dozens of other characters like him. Like in One Piece, where there were only three Devil Fruit users in the first hundred or so chapters, but now they’re everywhere. When you think of it like that, it’s actually very intriguing that we haven’t seen many Dragon Slayers in Fairy Tail. In over 250 chapters, we’ve only come across 5 of them, and I think Laxus and Cobra are supposed to be some bizarre new version of them. Read the rest of this entry

Mahou Sensei Negima – Chapter 336


After increasing her Escape Artist, Gather Information, and Use Magic Device, she had a point left over for Hide.

In general, I consider myself the kind of person who doesn’t like yelling at things I like. If I consider something enjoyable enough, I’ll try to give it the benefit of the doubt most of the time. That’s a big part of why I didn’t post anything about the last two chapters of Negima, since if I did, it might have sounded like I had a personal blood oath against it. I understand that Ken Akamatsu wanted to finish the Magic World arc before the movie came out, but the man really needs to take some time management courses if that is how he works under a time crunch. However, this last chapter has proven that the ending of this arc had a bit of a silver lining. Read the rest of this entry