Hello everyone! Another month has passed and there is a new OWLS (Otaku Warriors For Liberty And Self Respect) blog tour going on. Every month the members of OWLS discuss a particular topic in anime, manga, and other kinds of pop culture. This month, our topic is mirrors: “Magic mirror, on the wall—who is the … Continue reading Elfen Lied- Accepting Every Part Of Yourself, Good and Bad (Owls July Blog Tour)
Hello, everyone! In this post I am going to go over and review the anime I watched during the Spring 2017 season. Most of these shows fall under "cute" shows, such as shows with kawaii girls, slice-of-life, cute girls doing cute things, magical girls, chibi artwork and so on. The shows I watched in their … Continue reading The Best And Worst Anime of Spring 2017- Reviews and Impressions
Last Saturday and Monday, I was able to help Anime News Network cover some of the news at Anime Expo (not in person, though ;_;). Some of these I wrote myself while others I just inserted background information or images. Either way, I am glad I was able to help thee ditors at ANN, and … Continue reading My Anime Expo News and Announcements Roundup
I am going to go on a rant about review Hinako Note because this was one of my favorites for this season and I assumed that others would like it as well. However, Hinako Note received a lot of hate. "Too much fan service." "Generic. Average." "The animation is bad." I am usually open to … Continue reading Hinako Note Review and How Relatability Helps Us Enjoy Anime
It is is pride month! :3 And for pride month, the blogger group OWLS (Otaku Warriors For Liberty And Self Respect) which I am a part of has decided to celebrate LGBT characters in anime and manga. Here is our prompt for this month: June is known as “Pride Month” within the LGBT & Queer … Continue reading Yuri Anime and Manga: Validating Lesbian Relationships As Real (June OWLS Blog Tour)
Yesterday during my shift as an intern at Anime News Network, the editor came across a new anime streaming site. Neither of us had heard of it and we began exploring it. The site is called HiDive, and we discovered something very important (and awesome). In the site's "Exclusive" section, there are a ton of … Continue reading A Place To Finally Watch Some Official OVAs!
Happy Father's Day, everyone! To celebrate today, I wanted to write a feature on an anime Dad that I admire. I have been watching the old Cardcaptor Sakura over the past few months, and I noticed how awesome the main character's (Sakura Kinomoto) father is. Firstly, Fujitaka Kinomoto is a single father, which is something you … Continue reading Father’s Day Special: Fujitaka Kinomoto (Sakura’s Dad from Cardcaptor Sakura)