Angel Beats: Reliving Your Dead Dreams. Literally! (OWLS October Blog Tour)

Hi everyone! It is that time again, where I write my monthly OWLS post. If you aren't aware, OWLS is a group of anime bloggers whose mission is to spread respect, self-awareness, and other positive themes using anime and pop culture as a medium. We promote acceptance of all individuals regardless of race, gender, sexual … Continue reading Angel Beats: Reliving Your Dead Dreams. Literally! (OWLS October Blog Tour)

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Little Witch Academia Represents What Is Wrong With Education In Japan

I should have probably titled this post "A Rant About Education Via Little Witch Academia" because that is what is feels like, haha. Anyway...Β I recently finished watching the first half of Little Witch Academia and I have to say that I loved the show. The art, the surprising amount of depth, the different themes and … Continue reading Little Witch Academia Represents What Is Wrong With Education In Japan

Themes of PTSD and Psychosis in School-Live! (OWLS September Blog Tour)

Hi everyone! It's that time again- time for my monthly OWLS post. If you aren't aware, OWLS is a group of anime bloggers that promotes acceptance of all individuals regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion and disability. We emphasize the importance of respect, kindness, and tolerance to every human being! Every month we are … Continue reading Themes of PTSD and Psychosis in School-Live! (OWLS September Blog Tour)

Steven Universe: Representing A Diverse, Modern Family (OWLS August Blog Tour)

Hi everyone! This month OWLS, a group of anime bloggers, is having a theme of "bloodlines." In this post, I am going to discuss modern concepts of family that exist within the Western cartoon Steven Universe. Here is the prompt for this month's theme that I followed: β€œFamily means everything (or does it?)” This month, … Continue reading Steven Universe: Representing A Diverse, Modern Family (OWLS August Blog Tour)

Discussion Of Netsuzou Trap Episode 5 (My first podcast appearance!)

Hello everyone, I have good news! You can now hear my high pitched voice! πŸ˜€ A fellow ani-blogger, Juju, invited me onto his podcast to discuss the controversial yuri series Netsuzou Trap.Β This is my first ever podcast and I was very nervous. I say "umm" or "like" a lot at first, but I get more … Continue reading Discussion Of Netsuzou Trap Episode 5 (My first podcast appearance!)

Violent Japanese Horror Movie Tag (Riaru Onigokko) Is A Strange, Surreal Yuri Metaphor

My fiance and I like to watch poorly done, low-budget Asian movies because we find it entertaining. Going in, we thought live-action horror movie Tag (Riaru Onigokku in Japanese) was going to be one of these movies. But we were wrong. So wrong. On the surface, Tag, directed by Shion Sono is a splatter, gore … Continue reading Violent Japanese Horror Movie Tag (Riaru Onigokko) Is A Strange, Surreal Yuri Metaphor