Spring 2020 SF Anime Preview

Even when most of the world stops, anime is rolling onward.


Steve is unforgivably late with his review of the Jan/Feb 2020 F&SF. He hopes you’ll forgive him if he posts the next two issues’ reviews on time!

Novedades de Febrero en Hispanoamérica

February's roundup

Noticias Literatura 12-3

A list of currently active magazines, a new anthology and a call for mini fiction

“Las guerras de los hijos del Sol”: mito y fantasía

Ecuadorian writer Pablo Gómez Morán gives us The Wars of the Children of the Sun, a rewrite of Andean myths

CLUBHOUSE: Fungi, an anthology of Lovecraftian terror.

When it comes to saprophytes, we are ALL Egon ("I collect spores, molds and fungus")

Anime roundup 3/5/2020: The Invisible Man

In this week's viewing: ID: Invaded displays a vanishing act, Magia Record and Hanako-kun try reappearing ones, and more!

Noticias Literatura 4-3

Two new themed anthology projects are looking for contributions

Nécrologie – Alain Paris

RIP Alain Paris

Noticias Literatura 29-2

Crónica de la presentación en Málaga de "El codo de la Torcaz" de Damián Cordones Crónica de Paco Mancera Romero de la presentación en Málaga...

Anime roundup 2/28/2020: Radio, What’s New?

In this week's viewing: Magia Record says you shouldn't trust the radio, Hanako-kun and Welcome to Demon School extend that to the radio club, and more!

Noticias Literatura 28-2

“La Tercera Fundación” is the best Spanish language bibliography website

Los cuentos de Jorge Alberto Collao

A review of the collection by Chilean author Jorge Alberto Collao that asks - Can we laugh in the silence of the cosmos?

CULTURE: Boys Can Be Princesses Too

If girls can be superheroes, boys can be princesses. (Girls can be princesses too)

Noticias Literatura 18-2

A documentary on science fiction of the 90s is released

Broadswords, Time Travel, and the End of the World: Nick Mamatas’...

The impressive trick that Mamatas pulls off here is how he pivots this novel from one style of supernatural fiction to another.

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Imps & Minions, a fantasy anthology.

Reviewing the Canadian contributions to this large anthology

Jeffe Kennedy Discusses Epic Fantasy and Her New Release THE FATE...

And the other one, Andi? The introverted, awkward middle princess is now the Sorceress Queen, Andromeda—and she stands at the precipice of a devastating war.

Anime roundup 2/6/2020: The Smart Set

In this week's viewing: Deductions happen with impressive but not unrealistic speed in In/Spectre and ID: Invaded, and more!

Anime roundup 1/31/2020: Stairway to Hell

In this week's viewing: Magia Record isn't the only story haunted by an evil staircase, and more!


Steve, not being much of a gamer, was unimpressed by the blurb for the TV version of The Witcher. Did he change his mind when he actually saw the series? Find out for yourself!

Anime roundup 1/23/2020: So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish

In this week's viewing: It's time to set the season lineup, which means something has to be crossed off the list. Luckily we have a volunteer...

Noticias Literatura 22-1

Inaugurating the Asimov Fund and the release of Science Fiction Portal #9

Moon Magic & Andean History in Isabel Ibañez’s Woven in Moonlight

Isabel Ibañez kicks off the year as one of the first authors to debut in the New Roaring Twenties.

Anime roundup 1/16/2020: You Can’t Even Quit the Game

In this weeks viewing: All the winter premieres fit to watch! (...and one or two that aren't.)

Lacrimus Fábula II La Locura de la Valkiria por Héctor Daniel...

Laura Elena Cáceres presented a review of a science fiction and fantasy book by author of Monterrey Nuevo León at the Monterrey International Book Fair.

“Super Colonia” de Héctor Alvarado Díaz

A review of SUPERCOLONIA by Héctor Alvarado

Anime roundup 1/2/2020: Extra Innings

In this week's viewing: Wrapping up the three shows that have run into anime's usual end-of-year quiet period.

Winter 2020 SF Anime Preview

Anime never rests, so get ready for a new serving of shows coming soon!

Anime roundup 12/26/2019: Another One Bites the Dust

In this week's viewing: Kemono Michi bows out, and three more shows are going to the end of the year.