I Also Want To Spiritually Cultivate With Shizun Today

Chapter 8 – Spiritually Cultivate With Shizun Today

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The Noble Girl With a Crush on a Plain and Studious Guy Finds the Arrogant Prince to Be a Nuisance

I know it’s a weird title, but hear me out. This manga has just been completely scanlated at 16.5 chapters, and it’s really good. The ending is super satisfying though I can’t say that it was a very complex story or anything like that. It’s the story of two students who fell in love, but the crown prince of the kingdom sets his eyes on the female main character.

This is one of those rare stories where the revenge that they take is so enjoyable that it makes up for having to suffer the annoying prince character.

Gariben Jimi Moe Reijou wa, Ore-sama Ouji nado Oyobi denai

The Noble Girl With a Crush on a Plain and Studious Guy Finds the Arrogant Prince to Be a Nuisance

Cheerful and free-spirited Sharina first met the studious and somber Riol when he saved her from mortal danger, and she fell in love with him at first sight.

Mangaupdates link – https://www.mangaupdates.com/series.html?id=171847

In short, it’s a pretty nice manga with a good story, and it’s complete which means you don’t have to wait to read the ending.

I really liked it.

Chapter 7 – Spiritually Cultivate With Shizun Today

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Otome Isekai – Have you heard of it?

Lately, I have been reading a lot of otome isekai manga.

What is otome isekai?

Otome Isekai is a sub-genre of Isekai where the main character(s) are in some way transported to another world that resembles an otome game. – source: Reddit

“Isekai” simply means “another world” which, in this context, refers to works (novels, manga, anime, etc.) where the protagonist is transported into another world.

“Otome” means “maiden” but specifically refers to “otome games” when talking about isekai. Otome games are dating sim visual novel games (Mystic Messenger, Sakura Wars, Doki Doki Literature Club, etc.) targeted towards women. The goal of such games is to progress towards a route that allows the player to win the hearts of various capture targets.

In short, it’s a genre where the main character gets transported into the world of an otome game (or sometimes a novel) where she has foreknowledge of the plot/future.

Have you read any otome isekai and did you like it? I’m always looking for more recommendations!

Here are some examples:

My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! (aka Bakarina)

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Summary: I recovered my past memories when I was hit on the head by a rock. I am Katarina Claes, the eight-year-old daughter of the duke. In a feverish nightmare, in which the prince’s fiancee was determined, I have realized that this is the otome game from the previous life.

In an Otome Game World, I’m a Villain?! I Can’t Accept This!

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Summary: Mariko Kanzaki, a single office lady around her thirties, apparently got reincarnated in the world of her favorite otome game as Cecilia, a villain.

My Favorable Rating Does Not Rise

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Summary: As the only daughter of a wealthy merchant, Rikka had been spending her days peacefully. One day, her father brought back a surly young boy. Bewildered by him, who was filled with wariness, a pop up screen suddenly appeared right before her eyes; In there were things like his name, age, and favourite food… his status had been displayed! Once she saw that, Rikka’s memories resurfaced. It appears that this world was from an otome game her little sister used to play in her past life. And, according to the screen, the young boy’s favorable rating for her was an impossible minus 30!

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The Scum Villain’s Self-Saving System Vol. 2 in the Amazon bestseller lists!

The official English translation of the second volume was just released a few days ago (April 19, 2022), and it’s already on the Amazon bestseller lists. People are loving it, and there are lots of great reviews. If you haven’t seen the official illustrations yet, tons of readers left photos of their haul which you can see on the Amazon product page.

Check it out – https://amzn.to/3K6URA9

There are also a few complaints, of course, but that is only to be expected. A few people said that the covers of the paperback version that they received were slightly damaged, and there was one person who said that the chapters are too long.

My favorite interview is the one that simply says “I love how chaotic it is.” It’s only six words, and yet that person perfectly summed up my feelings.

COVID-19 – Finally healed?!

Finally! As you may or may not know, I got sick months ago, but I was still feeling a little under the weather for a long time after that. Yesterday, I realized that my cough finally went away. Yay! Let’s hope that it’s gone forever now.

I’ll try to take good care of myself, drink lots of water, and sleep properly for my lungs to recover.

I already got vaccinated twice, so all I need now is a booster shot.

How about you? Are you guys okay?

Thanks for reading, and I hope everyone can stay safe and healthy!

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Just a lingering cough

I have now almost completely recovered from what I suspect was the Omicron variant of COVID 19. The only thing left now is a slight, lingering cough and a feeling of tightness in the chest. Maybe also a bit of general fatigue? But not a lot. My throat is sore and any little bit of smoke or irritant that I breathe in seems to make me cough, but if I’m indoors with good quality air I feel okay.

The only thing I’m doing to help cure my cough is to rest and drink a lot of water along with my usual asthma meds that I always take anyway.

I think I’m gonna survive! 👌

Thanks for reading. I hope you are all well. Stay safe and have fun today!

Chapter 4 – Spiritually Cultivate With Shizun Today

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The Coronavirus and Me

You know there’s this virus that’s been going around? Yeah, it got me! Actually, it wasn’t just me. It was my whole family.

We don’t know if it was actually COVID 19 since we didn’t get tested, but it was quite unlike any illness we’ve had before. There are five people in our family and whenever one person gets sick, the others can normally avoid getting infected by simply avoiding the sick person, but this time was strange. Since we suspected it was COVID-19, we wore masks and washed our hands frequently. None of that worked, and we all got sick.

The reason why we think it’s the Coronavirus is it spread to all of us. That’s never happened to us in the past with infectious diseases like flu, colds, and even pneumonia. *sigh* I guess this virus is just extremely contagious.

One by one, we started feeling tired. Then there was a fever that lasted for a few hours along with a general feeling of malaise. The next day, we got nasal congestion followed by a cough.

By the way, all of us are vaccinated. I was hoping that the vaccine would stop us from getting sick, but either it wasn’t COVID-19, or we all had a breakthrough infection. Who knows? The important thing is that we all survived.

How about you, dear reader? Have you been well?

Keep strong, everyone! Stay safe.

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Cat’s Tea (Mao Zhi Ming) animation released!

Whoa, I can’t believe the Mao Zhi Ming (猫之茗) Chinese webcomic got an adaptation. Titled “Cat’s Tea,” the donghua or Chinese animation series has a cute “chibi” art style with a colorful palette. It’s quite fun to watch.

cat's tea

Myanimelist link – https://myanimelist.net/anime/49380/Mao_Zhi_Ming


One day, a young lady named Jasmine transmigrated into the Tea Continent that was populated by beastmen. Later she met the Siberian Husky beastman Long Jing, the tsundere Red Fox girl Qi Hong, and the elegant young master of the Samoyed clan, Pu Er. Unexpectedly, Jasmine discovered that she was the prophesied legendary magician. Thus starts the tale of cats flying and dogs jumping!

Note: Samoyed and Siberian Husky are dog breeds. Also, the characters’ names are all names of different types of tea.

The story and characters are really cute. My only complaint is that the episodes are too short. It’s free to watch on the official website (in Chinese) – https://www.bilibili.com/bangumi/media/md28223054/

You can probably find subtitled versions on popular anime websites.

Thanks for reading!


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Hiya, everyone! I’ve picked up a new short BL project that has 23 chapters.

I Also Want To Spiritually Cultivate With Shizun Today

Raw title: 今天也想和师尊灵修

Chapter 1 has already been translated by Abo Dammen, so I started from chapter 2. Chapter 1 is here (link goes to their website).

Story description:

Qi Shu, the eldest senior martial brother of the Kunlun Sword Sect, was an exceptionally talented, charismatic, and handsome person. He’s the dream lover of all male and female cultivators in the cultivation world.

He had a secret.

He’s secretly in love with his Shizun.

Yes, it’s another one of those Shizun x Disciple love stories! I hope you like it.

Novelupdates – https://www.novelupdates.com/series/i-also-want-to-spiritually-cultivate-with-shizun-today/

Thanks for reading.