A quite reasonable season to get back into watching anime more regularly, I’d say.Continue reading
A Story of Reasons: My 2019 Anime Year in Review
There will be a few confessions made, and some resolutions declared. It’s the end of the year after all! It’s time to look forward, even as we reflect on the past.Continue reading
Aniwords – Mean Girls, Anime Style
This topic’s been banging around in my head for a while since I started wondering what it was that attracted me to characters like Yuuko from AKB0048 and Miki from THE iDOLM@STER. As has been pointed out to me multiple times with both, neither are particularly nice people or the kind of person you would want as a coworker (or even as a friend, maybe!). Yet, some how I still found them enchanting. Likewise with Maka Albarn from Soul Eater, who I touch on in the article—why was it that my favorite episode of the show was the one where she’s at her very worst? Well, I think I at least somewhat cracked the code—and this piece is the result.
Art & Sport: Reflections on Chihayafuru (Part 2)
NOTE: This is the second part of my review on Chihayafuru. If you have not already, please read Part 1 first.
Art & Sport: Reflections on Chihayafuru (Part 1)
The spring has passed
And the summer come again
For the silk-white robes
So they say, are spread to dry
On the Mount of Heaven’s perfume
~attributed to Empress Jitō