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
Another season, another new batch of anime to watch. Like always, I am going to attempt to simulcast a couple anime series as they air. I usually like to watch shows with cute girls, yuri, and slice of life, but I am open to watching anything. Below is the list of the shows I will try … Continue reading My Watchlist For The Summer 2017 Anime Season
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
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)
I usually only write about anime and Japanese-related topics, but I am also a big fan of western animation. Beauty and The Beast is one of favorite Disney movies, so I was interested when I heard they were making a live-action version of the cartoon. I became even more interested when I heard that LeFou, played … Continue reading Gay LeFou: A Positive Or Negative Portrayal of Homosexuality?