The Importance of Lily Hoshikawa Being a Trans Girl (Zombie Land Saga)

It's pretty obvious if you anything about know me: I really like idols and cute girls. But I also like of darkness, with series like Black Butler or Elfen Lied being some of my personal favorites. So naturally, I was drawn to Zombie Land Saga and its undead idols. Besides its hilarity, I was very … Continue reading The Importance of Lily Hoshikawa Being a Trans Girl (Zombie Land Saga)

Rai’s 2018 Blog Showcase~

Yay! This is my first post for 2019! I'll start out by saying that 2018 was a very good year for me personally. While 2017 was the year of professional freelance writing, 2018 was the year of professional writing... at a full-time job! Yep, in 2018, I got a full-time writing job, which was basically … Continue reading Rai’s 2018 Blog Showcase~

Tenchi Muyo Ryo-Ohki Main Characters

Tenchi Muyo Character Talk Part 2 (Collab with Mechanical Anime Reviews)

Hey everyone, welcome to my collab with Scott from Mechanical Anime Reviews. A while back, Scott and I were talking about space girls and we realized that we both like the classic sci-fi anime Tenchi Muyo. And that's how this collab was born! A big thanks to Scott for inviting me along 🙂 However, this … Continue reading Tenchi Muyo Character Talk Part 2 (Collab with Mechanical Anime Reviews)

Cute Holiday Anime Episodes To Watch This Christmas!

Firstly, happy holidays to everyone reading this, no matter what holiday you celebrate or religion you practice. Below are some adorable Christmas (and New Years) anime episodes that are both cute and heartfelt. Most of these can be streamed on Hidive or Crunchyroll. Please enjoy, and happy holidays!! Author’s Note: This is an update of a post … Continue reading Cute Holiday Anime Episodes To Watch This Christmas!

Interview with mynameissport, English Anisong Cover Producer

The amount of fan-made anime videos on YouTube grows and grows every day. And just like with all internet content, there are tons of good-quality videos, and then there's some that are... not so good. Out of the vast sea, one channel that stuck out to me as unique, creative, and deserving attention is mynameissport. … Continue reading Interview with mynameissport, English Anisong Cover Producer

Interview with Princess Principal Director Masaki Tachibana

Last year, Princess Principal was one of my surprise favorites. In fact, I think it took a lot of people by surprise - it seemingly came out of nowhere and blew everyone away with its adorable yet bad-ass characters, interesting and dynamic story, and its awesome steam punk setting. Then, I received another welcomed surprise … Continue reading Interview with Princess Principal Director Masaki Tachibana

Why Are Anime Girls Always Dieting? Female Body Image and Weight in Japan

As someone who has watched many anime with all-girls casts, there’s a trend I've noticed over time. Anime girls are always going on diets - it happens in Sailor Moon, Love Live, Uma Musume, and even in Lucky Star. And loads more. I began to ask myself, “Why are all these girls so obsessed with … Continue reading Why Are Anime Girls Always Dieting? Female Body Image and Weight in Japan