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
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!
The first season of Euphonium made a huge impression among yuri fans, who ship the two main characters, Kumiko and Reina. As the first season progressed, the two girls grow closer and Kumiko confesses to Reina, who already has a love interest. With the second season approaching, fans were excited to see if anything would … Continue reading The End of Euphonium 2- Hints At Kumiko’s True Feelings For Asuka
This weekend I decided to test out Pokemon Go's new buddy system. When I heard about this new feature, I was really excited. Like I explained in my post The Summer of Pokemon, as someone who works and is in grad school, I haven't had as much time to play Pokemon Go as I did … Continue reading My Thoughts On The Buddy System in Pokemon Go
The summer is officially at an end for me. I began yet another semester of grad school. It has been an interesting summer. When I left my teaching job and decided to take some time off, I said to myself that I was going to catch up on anime. I was going to binge tons of … Continue reading The Summer of Pokemon: Pokemon Go, and Pokemon Sun and Moon (But Mostly Alola Raichu)!
When I watched Your Lie in April a couple of months ago, I was impressed by its breathtaking animation, the enthralling music, and the excellently executed character development. This anime is about Arima Kousei, a prodigy pianist, who loses his ability to play the piano after his mother’s death. He retires from his piano career until … Continue reading The Use Of Symbolism And Metaphor In Your Lie In April Part 1 – Major Symbols
Hey, my name is Rai. Before diving in too deep, let me introduce myself. I am a 24 year-old (now 27) queer female. I am a 90’s child that grew up watching anime like Pokemon, Yugi-Oh, Dragonball Z, Tenchi Muyo, Outlaw Star, Hamtaro. And the list goes on… Throughout the past ten years, I've trolled around the internet under the pseudonym … Continue reading Anime Epiphany: My Very First Blog Post on Rai’s Anime Blog