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
Drifting was born in Japan and because of its legacy, there are plenty of manga and anime about cars and racing. Even though I'm far from being a motor head, drifting has peaked my interest since I saw Tokyo Drift as a teenager. However, in my experience, many racing manga are filled with rough, gritty … Continue reading Dricam Is An Awesome Digital Manga About A Girl Who Drift Races
As someone who has watched many anime with all-girls casts, there’s a trend I've noticed over time. Anime girls are always going on diets - it happens in Sailor Moon, Love Live, Uma Musume, and even in Lucky Star. And loads more. I began to ask myself, “Why are all these girls so obsessed with … Continue reading Why Are Anime Girls Always Dieting? Female Body Image and Weight in Japan
Hey, everyone~ This piece was originally part of a longer piece called Analysis: The Use Of Symbolism And Metaphor In Your Lie In April. However, that blog post was super long, so I decided to break it into two parts. Part 2 will look at symbols and metaphors in Your Lie in April that serve … Continue reading The Use Of Symbolism And Metaphor In Your Lie In April Part 2 – Other Symbols
Hi everyone~! It's been a while since I have done any OWLS post (please forgive me ;-; ), but I'm finally writing one! If you aren't aware, OWLS is a group of otaku bloggers whose goal is to spread acceptance to everyone, regardless of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, etc. using anime as a catalyst. … Continue reading Comic Girls: Good Friends Make The Best Mentors (OWLS 2018 “Mentor” Blog Tour)
Thanks to Funimation, I was able to go see the movie Black Butler: Book Of The Atlantic in theaters on June 12. Japanese feature films can be difficult to see in the United States and it usually takes a long time for them to come out on Blu-ray or DVD. I am eternally grateful to … Continue reading Black Butler: Book Of The Atlantic (Sub) Review
I have finished my training as a news intern for Anime News Network, and my official shift begins later this week! :3 I have decided that I want to share some of the articles I will be writing on this blog. The problem I am having is how to go about this process. I am … Continue reading News Articles Coming Soon, But I Need Your Help! Please Read and Comment!