Aimi performing live

Interview with Japanese Singer and Rocker Aimi

With a small stature and large eyes, Japanese singer and songwriter Aimi looks like a cutesy anime character straight out of Bandori. But in reality,  she's a powerhouse in a petite package and an extremely talented musician. Aimi, whose full name is Aimi Haraguni, was originally the lead singer of Stereopony, a popular Japanese rock band. … Continue reading Interview with Japanese Singer and Rocker Aimi

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Rai’s Third Anniversary Special

This is a little late but... yay! My blog has been alive for three years. Through a lot of ups, downs, and hiatuses, it still managed to survive somehow. Thank you for everyone who has visited, read, liked, retweeted, or commented on my blog. Even if I'm terrible at replying back, I really appreciate everyone … Continue reading Rai’s Third Anniversary Special

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

Deku watching All Might

Yuri Fans Can Love Guys Too: My Favorite Male Anime Characters

I noticed something about my blog recently. I'm always talking about girls. Whether it's my animated waifus, female manga characters, or real-life idols, I'm always like girls... gurls... GIRLS. I've also noticed a weird trend in the yuri community: some overly zealous yuri purists hate men or don't think they should be in certain anime … Continue reading Yuri Fans Can Love Guys Too: My Favorite Male Anime Characters