Despite all of the complaints it received, I enjoyed last year's Anime Fest @ NYCC. Yes, it had many flaws, like a distant, questionable location at Pier 94 and low attendance. But I still managed to have fun because I was able to get away from the insane hustle of Comic Con, get some air to breath, buy anime … Continue reading Anime Fest @ NYCC 2019: They Dropped The Ball (Again)
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
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
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
A couple years ago, I watched the No Game No Life anime and really enjoyed it, especially with its striking visuals and silly humor. Because of this, I bought the first light novel when it was translated to English... but didn't end up reading it until now ^_^; (I have way too many books.) If … Continue reading No Game No Life Volume 1 Light Novel Review
Firstly, happy holidays to everyone reading this, no matter what holiday you celebrate or religion you practice. Below are some adorable Christmas (and New Years) anime episodes that are both cute and heartfelt. Most of these can be streamed on Hidive or Crunchyroll. Please enjoy, and happy holidays!! Author’s Note: This is an update of a post … Continue reading Cute Holiday Anime Episodes To Watch This Christmas!
The number of fan-made anime videos on YouTube grows and grows every day. And just like with all internet content, there are tons of good-quality videos, and then there's some that are... not so good. Out of the vast sea, one channel that stuck out to me as unique, creative, and deserving attention is mynameissport. … Continue reading Interview with mynameissport, English Anisong Cover Producer