Hi everyone! I apologize that I have not written any blog posts for a month. Actually, that is the purpose of this post. I would like to discuss some of the things that are going on in my life and how they are going to affect this blog. Don't worry, I am not going anywhere. … Continue reading Personal Happenings- What’s Going On With Rai? (Personal Post)
I have been awarded the Blogger's Recognition Award by Matt In The Hat! Thank you so much! :3 This is my first award on WordPress and I couldn't be happier. Here are the award rules: Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Write a post to show your award. … Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award + 6 Months of Blogging!
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
Introduction and Recap In Episode 10, we were introduced to Mimi, Cocona's mother and the key behind Pure Illusion. Mimi is a young girl who, for whatever reason, can access Pure Illusion freely, and because of this, she is kept in a lab where she is researched. This is where Mimi was introduced to Papika, … Continue reading Flip Flappers Episode 11- Is Cocona’s Mother Insane? An analysis of Pure Illusion and Its Effect On Personality.
With Episodes 8 of Flip Flappers came more insanity and more... yuri! In this post, I am going to relate the events in this episode to my last analysis about the homosexual themes in Episode 7. In that piece, I analyzed all of the nuances and symbols that possibly represented Cocona's lesbian feelings for Papika. … Continue reading Flip Flappers Episode 8- The Crazy Robot Fight Symbolizes More Yuri Themes
Because Episode 7 was just as strange and nebulous, and because my last Flip Flappers analysis was so well received (thank you!), I have decided to write another explanation for the latest episode. This episode explored Cocona's relationship with Papika because she begins to have doubts about it. The episode also hints at underlying issues … Continue reading Flip Flappers Episode 7- Why Were There So Many Papikas? An analysis of Cocona’s identity.
Flip Flappers has been confusing since the first episode. Its surreal and abstract storytelling can confuse those of us who think more concretely. Episode 6 was quite the same. However, its underlying message is powerful and so I wanted to explain this episode to those of us who may not have understood who "Iro" was. … Continue reading Who Was Iro In Flip Flappers Episode 6? An Analysis and Explanation
As a fan of classic literature, I have read Jane Austin's famous novel Pride and Prejudice and more recently read Sense and Sensibility. The second book, Sense and Sensibility, is about two young women in 19th century Britain trying to find suitable husbands. In their search for a lover, the book outlines many of the gender … Continue reading Is Lizzy A Proper Lady? Part 1- Analysis of Black Butler And The Gender Roles Of The Victorian Era
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)!