BLM Round Table with Black Creators from Saturday AM

The other day I was driving through my (usually) quiet town when I came across a Black Lives Matter protest on the side of the road. Despite the heat and the threat of COVID-19, a group of young people – most of them adorning masks – were shouting “BLACK LIVES MATTER!” and holding up signs … Continue reading BLM Round Table with Black Creators from Saturday AM

Are Electric Rodent Pokemon Actually Rodents?

I love rodents. While many people find them disconcerting or even disgusting, I think they are adorable, at least most of the time. I have a very strong connection to them; they’d be my Patronus if I had one. This is partially why Raichu is my favorite Pokemon. It’s also because Electric is my favorite … Continue reading Are Electric Rodent Pokemon Actually Rodents?

A Long Post Featuring Me Rambling About 2019, Anime, And Music – A Yearly Roundup(?)

Happy New Year, everyone! Another year has come to a close, so it's time for a reflective post about my blog. I have said it before, and I will say it again. Life is weird. For me, 2017 was the year of freelance writing, 2018 was the year of professional writing, and 2019... took a … Continue reading A Long Post Featuring Me Rambling About 2019, Anime, And Music – A Yearly Roundup(?)

8 Anime Quotes That Speak To Me (Via QuoteTheAnime)

Anime isn't just about beautiful artwork: it's full of life lessons, relatable characters, and helpful advice. The number of motivational anime moments is immeasurable, so it's impossible to document them all. However, the guys running QuoteTheAnime have done a great job of cataloging many of them. If you aren't familiar, QuoteTheAnime is a blog that … Continue reading 8 Anime Quotes That Speak To Me (Via QuoteTheAnime)

Japanese Horror Film Violence Voyager Is Really Out There: A Reflection

Just in time for Halloween, I watched a horror movie that's not quite like anything I've ever seen before. The film is Violence Voyager, an animated Japanese film directed by Ujicha. And oh boy. Where do I even begin? I'll start out by saying... Violence Voyager was weird. Downright bizarre. But that's okay because I like … Continue reading Japanese Horror Film Violence Voyager Is Really Out There: A Reflection

Yuru Yuri at famous Kyoto temple

A Place I’d Like To Visit From Manga Or Anime (The Animanga Festival)

Hello everyone~ I've decided to participate in this year's Animanga Festival! If you aren't aware, the Animanga Festival is an event hosted and created by Auri and Nairne  at Manga Toritsukareru Koto. "Simply put, it is a month-long festivity that includes aggressive writing prompts, intriguing competitions, whacky activities, remarkable talent, and all-round fun!" For my incredibly late post, I'm … Continue reading A Place I’d Like To Visit From Manga Or Anime (The Animanga Festival)