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A Guide to Mochikororins
Another post in the “guide to” series.
Crossing Over with Akane-banashi
Ever since Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu became my top-rated series of all time, I’ve been dying to read some rakugo manga…but I found what I wanted in an…
Making Money Moves (Update Post)
What if I told you a cup of juice was enough for me to change my life around?
The Doujinshi Debate
I’m coming to this post several years too late and took a while to form coherent opinions I was willing to post, but as someone who’s been on…
Language Learning 2023 – Update Post 1
Ever since the first post, I’ve been planning to do check-in posts for accountability every few months. My reminders are set for the first of each month, but…
Hyping Up Spring 2023 (…A Little Late)
To be honest, I never thought I’d see myself straying from the path of seasonal anime after 5 years of sticking with it.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Magical Destroyers, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury, Skip and Loafer, Tokyo Mew Mew
10 Things That Bring Me Joy
Inspired by this post by Rose and this post by Crimson.
Lost in Translation with Cipher Academy
When I was told even a professional translator found a cipher manga impossible to translate, I had to get in on the action. (Spoilers for Cipher Academy up…
Language Learning Goals for 2023
Typically, I’m quite good at maintaining set goals, as you could see with the resolutions in 2018, which I finished 3 months early. Meanwhile, I kept saying in…
Learn Japanese with HypMic: Some Other Things
This is basically the part 2 of this post. These things aren’t entirely compulsory for learning Japanese, but they pop up in HypMic and…maybe…if you want to learn…
Learn Japanese with HypMic: The Very Basics
To be honest, I’ve been wanting to get something like this off the ground for a while. Just a preface: this is meant to be a guide specifically…
RobiHachi is Cleverer Than You Think It Is
…you didn’t think the dumb mech show was actually an allusion to something, did you? (/jk)
Looking Back and Moving Forward, Part Two (Update Post)
Inspired by this comment. (If you’re new around these parts, part 1 is here, but that’s not related to this post except for them both being update posts…
How Cowboy Bebop Does Horror Well
Cowboy Bebop – a perennial anime classic which manages to span many moods, including horror.
Asexuals and Aromantics in Anime and Manga
…it’s still the 29th of October where I am as I write this. It’s the end of Ace Week, but depending on your definition of “where your week…
Blogging is a Paradox
…I swear, aside from Manga March posts, all I’ve done lately is blogging about blogging… (This series of thoughts started in Scott’s comment section.)
The Anime-Based Bucket List (and the F**k It List)
Since things are getting back to normal after the pandemic, what experiences do you want to do before you kick the bucket (and vice versa)?
Hyping Up Fall 2022
Finally, some time to make more space for…stuff…
Bibliophile Princess, The Eminence in Shadow, Karas, Raven of the Inner Palace, Shinobi no Ittoki
Crunchyroll Expo Con Report
For my first in-person con, I got some good stuff and some bad.
I'm the Villainess, So I'm Taming the Final Boss, BLUELOCK, Kaina of the Great Snow Sea
Do You Love Your Family and their Anime Antics?
We all talk about getting non-anime fans into anime, but what about the opposite…?
Wrapping Up Winter 2021
Spoilers below, as always.
Healin' Good Pretty Cure, Horimiya, Kemono Jihen, Pretty Cure, Bungo Stray Dogs
The Quest for an Anime About Hacking Continues (AKA Summer 2022 First Impressions: Yurei Deco)
Details can be found in this post.
Aria’s Original Sin
…It’s funny how karma comes to bite you in the butt sometimes, yeah? (Also, minor spoilers ahead for the Hypnosis Mic drama track Mixed Up.)
Summer 2022 First Impressions: Tokyo Mew Mew New
I had my reservations about this series, but since it’s a reboot and not a sequel (…so far…), it should be safe…right…?
Summer 2022 First Impressions: Phantom of the Idol
This anime kicks off the summer 2022 season, so check over there for some more notes on this series.
Anime and Manga Budget Buys – eBay Style
Now that I’ve wandered eBay and started trying to offload books and unwanted anime discs there, I have some eBay-specific updates to this ol’ OWLS post.
Reviewing What to Do With Reviews
Inspired by Lyn.
What Makes Ya Boy Kongming Tick?
I didn’t think I’d like Paripi Koumei for this long, to be honest…
The Weirdness of Merchandise
Inspired by Irina’s post on anime perfumes.
The Eximius Blog Award
I don’t think I’ve seen this award before Terrance Crow tagged me…
Manga March (5): Toritan
Last manga for this month! How did I do?
Manga March (4): 7th Garden
I’ve been wanting to talk about this title for a while, but I never find the right opportunity for it…
What Platinum End Says About My Past and Present
(TW for discussion of death, suicide, suicide ideation and trauma.)
Manga March 2022 (3): Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
…I swear my approach to each manga changes as I continue to write posts in this series, haha…
Burn that Backlog!
Inspired by this Mashable article.
Manga March 2022 (2): To Your Eternity
Note I have discussed the manga in some capacity here already.
Manga March 2022 (1) (+ A Thing You May Not Have Spotted): The Wizard and His Fairy
After thinking a bit about the idea I floated in this update post, I decided to make it part of my old tag, Manga March. (Remember that?)
The Threshold of Relatability
Inspired by this post by Karandi.
Social Anxiety Through Comedy (A Tsuritama Rewatch Project Post)
Tsuritama doesn’t feature social anxiety as front and centre as other anime do, but the strange faces Yuki makes are window dressing for a bigger issue.
Why Don’t People Like Anime Feminists?
Inspired by this Artifice post and…well, Anime Feminist itself.
Happy Singles’ Awareness Day (…not)!
“Everyone is in love.” I kinda feel like I was being denied with this statement.
Are People’s Tastes in Media Crap?
Inspired by a years-old post which still holds relevance to this very day. (It also contains a mild spoiler for Hypnosis Mic not addressed by Rhyme Anima.)
Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju, Descending Stories: Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinju
Tales of Luminaria: Press Play, Fast Forward
The title refers to the opening line of this song.
12 More Manga I Want Adapted into Anime (and the Odds of That Happening)
With the announcement of anime Spirit Circle, it’s time to get back on that wishlist bandwagon!
Write What You Want (Or, the Not-Very-Stringent Guide to Winning Followers)
You ever heard of the Butterfly Effect?