Sarazanmai Analsis

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

Sword Oratoria female cast

The Diverse Women of Sword Oratoria (March 2019 OWLS Tour)

Danmachi Season 2 was just announced, and I am super excited~! Not only because it's been 4 years since Season 1, but because I'll also get to see some of my favorite characters back in action. And, unsurprisingly or not, most of my favorites from the show are women. (I love Bell-kun too, though.) With a … Continue reading The Diverse Women of Sword Oratoria (March 2019 OWLS Tour)

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 love 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 impressed … Continue reading The Importance of Lily Hoshikawa Being a Trans Girl (Zombie Land Saga)

My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness Manga Cover

Self Care in My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness (OWLS September Blog Tour)

Hi everyone - it's time for my monthly OWLS post! For September, our theme was self-care, and I immediately thought of Nagata Kabi's manga My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness. This compelling biographical manga tells the real-life story of Nagata, a Japanese women who dealt with depression, anxiety, and mental illness for years before accepting her … Continue reading Self Care in My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness (OWLS September Blog Tour)

The Journey and History of Yuri Part 1 (OWLS 2018 “Journey” Blog Tour)

Hey everyone, it's time for my monthly OWLS post! If you aren't aware, OWLS is a group of otaku bloggers whose goal is to use anime to spread acceptance to everyone, regardless of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc. Our theme this month was "Journey." The prompt was: We have all heard this saying in some … Continue reading The Journey and History of Yuri Part 1 (OWLS 2018 “Journey” Blog Tour)

Why Everyone Freaked Out Over The Citrus Anime (Including Me)

Last year, the words echoed throughout the anime community: "CITRUS IS GETTING AN ANIME." And finally, this past season (Winter 2018), the dream finally became a reality. Citrus officially premiered as an anime! During its run, both positive and negative reviews of the show popped up everywhere. Yuri fans screamed victory while others weren't so … Continue reading Why Everyone Freaked Out Over The Citrus Anime (Including Me)