Are Electric Rodent Pokemon Actually Rodents?

I love rodents. While many people find them disconcerting or even disgusting, I think they are adorable, at least most of the time. I have a very strong connection to them; they’d be my Patronus if I had one. This is partially why Raichu is my favorite Pokemon. It’s also because Electric is my favorite … Continue reading Are Electric Rodent Pokemon Actually Rodents?

Pokemon ORAS

Pokemon Alpha Sapphire Review

I finally did it. I FINALLY completed my Pokedex in ORAS! It took a total of 2 years (4 years if you include the first time I played the game), but I did it! :') Why did it take so long? Because I am insane... I catch every single Pokemon from scratch. I don't trade from … Continue reading Pokemon Alpha Sapphire Review

The Summer of Pokemon: Pokemon Go, and Pokemon Sun and Moon (But Mostly Alola Raichu)!

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)!

Great Places To Play Pokemon Go In New Jersey: Saddle River Park, Saddle Brook

In the blistering heat, she steps outside with water bottle and phone in hand, knowing the journey will be arduous, long, and possibly futile... Since its release in 2016, Pokemon Go has helped me discover beautiful parks and nature trails in my area, many of which I didn't even know existed. However, finding Pokestops in suburban north New Jersey can … Continue reading Great Places To Play Pokemon Go In New Jersey: Saddle River Park, Saddle Brook

Anime Epiphany: My Very First Blog Post on Rai’s Anime Blog

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