Anime Fest @ NYCC 2019: They Dropped The Ball (Again)

Despite all of the complaints it received, I enjoyed last year's Anime Fest @ NYCC. Yes, it had many flaws, like a distant, questionable location at Pier 94 and low attendance. But I still managed to have fun because I was able to get away from the insane hustle of Comic Con, get some air to breath, buy anime … Continue reading Anime Fest @ NYCC 2019: They Dropped The Ball (Again)

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Sarazanmai: Desire, Love, Circles, and Buddhism. My Analysis and Personal Interpretation

Since Yurikuma Arashi is one of my favorite yuri anime and Kunihiko Ikuhara is one of my favorite directors, I had to watch Sarazanmai when I heard about it. Needless to say, I loved all of its surrealism, quirkiness, and... gayness. Ambiguous and metaphor-laced anime series always inspire me to write, forcing me to stretch … Continue reading Sarazanmai: Desire, Love, Circles, and Buddhism. My Analysis and Personal Interpretation

Rai’s Guide To Being An Environmentally Friendly Anime Fan

This is going to sound really strange, but I've been thinking a lot about plastic recently. About how it's literally everywhere and at the same time terrible for the environment. Then, while still contemplating this, I looked around my room and made a discovery: it's overflowing with plastic. There's the regular everyday items like water bottles, … Continue reading Rai’s Guide To Being An Environmentally Friendly Anime Fan

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Interview with LeChat, A Professional Cosplayer Turned Singer

Anime conventions aren’t just a place to meet follows fans and buy rare merchandise. They’re also about discovering new series, artists, music, and performers. One thing I love about AnimeNEXT in Atlantic City, NJ is that they invite many talented Japanese guests that Western fans may not be as familiar with. And when I heard … Continue reading Interview with LeChat, A Professional Cosplayer Turned Singer