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

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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)

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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