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Familiar Diversions

I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.

Currently reading

Nine Princes in Amber: The Chronicles of Amber, Book 1
Alessandro Juliani, Roger Zelazny
Progress: 123/331 minutes
Making Arrangements
Progress: 44 %
Let's Talk About Love
Claire Kann
Progress: 80/277 pages
Princess Prince
Tomoko Taniguchi
Progress: 310/336 pages
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
Peter Godfrey-Smith
Progress: 41/255 pages
A Rational Arrangement
Rowyn Ashby
Progress: 89/537 pages
FREE: Locke & Key
Tatiana Maslany, Audible Studios, Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodríguez, Kate Mulgrew, Haley Joel Osment, Full Cast
Progress: 91/806 minutes

Reading progress update: I've read 166 out of 192 pages.

His Favorite, Vol. 4 - Suzuki Tanaka

There's a portion of this volume where Nishida and Sato are basically doing battle over the right to date Yoshida. Yes, they should probably be consulting Yoshida about this (in fact, he butts in at one point in order to say this very thing). But the battles themselves are hilarious.


Nishida is the guy from volume 3 who was so incredibly, ridiculously kind that he simultaneously helped an old woman with heavy packages, saved a kid's balloon, saved a drowning puppy, and captured a thief. Sato has figured out that the best way to fight such an incredibly kind guy is to either 1) convince him that participating in the fight would put him in the position of being a villain or 2) remind him of all the kind deeds he's unable to do while he's fighting. The results made me laugh so hard I cried.


Here's a demonstration of tactic #2. By the way, this is an utter lie on Sato's part: