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One Shot Review: Just Listen to the Song (フツーに聞いてくれ) written by Tatsuki Fujimoto and illustrated by Oto Toda

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I've fallen behind on my writing and my reading, so I'm about a month late coming in coming to Just Listen to the Song (Japanese, Futsuu ni Kiitekure, lit. "Listen to Me Normally") written by Chainsaw Man manga-ka Tatsuki Fujimoto and illustrated by Oto Toda. Toda is a former assistant of Fujimoto's who recently released a critically acclaimed short story collection called "To Strip the Flesh" in English. Coming in at only 20-pages, Listen to the Song is on the shorter end of one-shots, but it is no less impactful. It tells the story of a boy who confesses his love to his classmate by way of uploading a song he wrote for her to an online video sharing site. In an act of teenage cruelty, the girl then shares the video around to everyone at their school, in addition to rejecting him. Before the boy can delete the video, though, it explodes in popularity. People begin reading all sorts of messages into the video that the boy never intended. Eventually the v

Hierarchies, Nobles, and Sakamoto Days

We're shooting for the top rank! In this episode, the Weeb Cabal of Isekai Sensei-sama, Bento Baggins, and Kermit D. Grog, are examining the place of hierarchies in media, why every isekai has nobles and an adventure ranking system, and recommending everyone read a top 15 manga,  Sakamoto Days . Don't forget to find us on  Twitter  and  YouTube , and subscribe so you don't miss new episodes. We'd love to hear from you, so send us a message or comment. If you have an Isekai question, email Isekai Sensei-Sama at  IsekaiSenseiSama@gmail.com  and your question may be featured in a future episode.

Heroine Addiction: Kill the Villainess

It's the first episode of our new bonus series "Heroine Addiction"! This time we're talking about Kill the Villainess . Don't forget to find us on  Twitter  and  YouTube , and subscribe so you don't miss new episodes. We'd love to hear from you, so send us a message or comment. If you have an Isekai question, email Isekai Sensei-Sama at  IsekaiSenseiSama@gmail.com  and your question may be featured in a future episode.