Hey there Blerdy Tribe! It’s the end of yet another month, so it’s time for the Blerdy Otome Monthly Recap. May has been an okay month here on the home front—a lot of folks are getting the vaccine, so things here in the DMV have been opening up and we’re slowly getting back to how things were in the before times. I’m still going to keep wearing my mask, because I still don’t trust “people”, but I did go out to see A Quiet Place Pt 2 in theaters the other day and y’all it was so surreal seeing a movie in theaters for the first time in over a year.
I also took the plunge and started streaming on Twitch, I’ll try to jump on there a when I have spare time but for now there’ll be no set schedules. But, I am playing Fujiwara Bittersweet on stream, it’s a chill game and I’m in no rush to finish it—so it’s perfect.
This was a slow month for game reviews, I just didn’t feel motivated to play much of anything, but I still managed to squeeze out some fun content! So, before we dive into the June, let’s take a look back at the Month of May here on Blerdy Otome!
Favorite May Post
Hey Blerdy Tribe, it’s Mer-May and I don’t know about you all, but my social media feeds have been flooded with wave after wave of amazing mermaid themed content! From cosplays to artwork to short stories, folks have us all covered with mermaid goodness~ So, I wanted to join in the fun by sharing some of my fave games featuring merfolk—that includes Sirens, mermaids, and everything in between—so get ready to dive in to these amazing indie titles that are sure to keep you busy through Mer-May and beyond!
Blog Posts from May
- Thrifty Gaming: Games That Won’t Blow Your Budget #85
- Thrifty Gaming: Games That Won’t Blow Your Budget #86
- Thrifty Gaming: Games That Won’t Blow Your Budget #87
- The Monster of Memory: Destiny BL Game Review
- First Impressions: No Honour Among Thieves Demo Review
- Perfect Gold: The Alchemy of Happiness Yuri Game Review
- Indie Boys Love Games You Should Be Playing
- Indie Games to Get You Through MerMay
- Shy Cuties Need Love Too: 5 Dandere Otome Guys
- Fangirl Friday: Heroes, Demon Daddies, and Manga Madness
- Fangirl Friday: Battle Brides, Roomies with Benefits, and Virgin Wizards
Instagram Fave Post
Of all my social media accounts, Instagram is where I’m most active. So, here is my favorite Instagram post from May!
Reviews To Expect in June
I usually just go with the flow when it comes to content here on Blerdy Otome, so it’s kind of hard to pin down what to expect each month. I want to get better at sticking to a “schedule” so I thought it would be good practice to include a section with some of the reviews I plan to write during the upcoming month. Not only will this hold me accountable, but it will also give you all an idea of what to expect to see in the month ahead. Full disclosure, this is not a complete list and there’s a good chance things will change—this is more of a rough draft…
- 2021 Nanoreno Games – Gonna keep plugging along with these Nanoreno 2021 game reviews. I’ve only scratched the surface of all the great submissions and I’ll just keep banging those out between other reviews and content!
- Hadaka Shitsuji – Naked Butlers – Clearly I’m a masochist, because no matter what horrors this game throws my way I just keep coming back for more… Maybe I just need to see how bad this game can get and trust me it crosses a lot of lines… but I’m two and a half routes in and at this point I might as well finish what I started.
From Around the Reader
I’ve been taking time out to read posts from my fellow bloggers here on WordPress and these are some of the posts that I most enjoyed this month!! I highly recommend giving each of these posts a read and maybe check out some of their other posts as well!
LIST: 5 COOL SAILOR MOON YOUMA DESIGNS – Ramblings and Scribbles (EmikotheWriter)
Everyone loves Sailor Moon, and while most folks talk about the Sailor Senshi, Emiko is taking a look at the often overlooked Youma! And their post comes just in time for the Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal the Movie coming to Netflix on June 3rd!
Too wholesome to handle – KS Blogs (EGGSANDWICH04)
Who doesn’t love a bit of wholesome sweetness in their lives? Well Eggsandwich has us covered with this list of super sweet wholesome manga series they’ve read so far. There are a lot of series on this list that I’ve never heard of, so definitely check the post out if you have the chance!
Top 12 Anime Characters Born in May – 9 Tailed Kitsune Anime Blog (Louis Toms)
Have you ever been curious about the birthdays of your favorite anime and manga characters? Well, over at 9 Tailed Kitsune Anime Blog, Louis is dishing out a list of 12 anime characters with birthdays in May! So whether your B-day is in May or you’re just looking to find characters with a very specific birth month, definitely check this list out!
Hitorijime My Hero: why y’all need to put those damn ice skates down, and pick up a math textbook – Fujoshitings BL Reviews (FujoshiTings)
While the title is a bit of a mouthful I can totally get behing Riza’s love of Hitorijime My Hero and in this post she lays down exactly why you should give this series a look!
Thank You for Your Support!!
A lot of what I do here on Blerdy Otome is because of the support of all of you amazing readers–whether it’s your encouraging words on Twitter, liking a post or just sharing my posts with others, you guys are the real MVPS ! It’s no secret that buying games and manga for reviews puts a strain on my wallet and while I love what I do, a little extra help goes a long way!