25 Days Anime Male Challenge – Extra Days 2/3

What constitutes the difference between a "fighter" and a "hero", anyway? After thinking about it, "hero" probably means "superhero" more than anything (although you can interpret that to mean any protagonist you like), while "fighter" would probably mean a specific subset of shonen. Day 25 (Extra Day 2) - Fighter When you think "shonen fighter... Continue Reading →

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Ode to Anime Studios – TMS Entertainment

I remember some comments on Anime News Network saying TMS was “on fire” this spring season with Lupin III Part V and Megalobox. Y’know what? I think they’re right. TMS isn’t a name that’s thrown around a lot, come to think of it – despite them being the studio behind Detective Conan and a bunch... Continue Reading →

Hitomi’s Role in Hinamatsuri

“Has there ever been a grown-up I could trust? There hasn’t!” – Hitomi Mishima, Hinamatsuri With the advent of episode 10 of Hinamatsuri, the show has finally started to show more obvious signs of the discrepancy between adults and children like I said it might. However, it’s been doing that since the beginning. Initially, the... Continue Reading →

Summer 2018 Predictions

Well, both my collabs from last season got extended, so it sure doesn't feel like the summer anime season yet... Reminder that this is from greatest to least hype and if there's something missing from the list, it's probably because it's known to be taken by Amazon or Netflix/it's a subsequent season to something I... Continue Reading →

Must-read Monthly Monday (June 2018 ed.)

Another great month in the aniblogging community just happened. Let's see what we've got... If it's not specified, the time period covered in this post is from the 21st of May 2018 to today (25th June 2018). Navigation: Other People's Reads | Spellbook Offerings| Coming up next... Other People's Reads It wouldn't be a round-up post... Continue Reading →

25 Days Anime Male Challenge – Days 22/23

Now that the numbers are all out of whack, the titles of the posts will follow the original numbering if that applies. Day 23 (Originally Day 22)  - Favourite Anime Swordsman Here's one category where I'm completely overloaded because of Touken Ranbu. Since I've had Kane-san in the past, it's pretty obvious I've been saving... Continue Reading →

Great Gals From the Anime World

This is somewhat inspired by Lita Kino's post. I've given more than enough lip service to my many, many husbandos, but great female characters are a rarity in comparison. So let's discuss a few I think are "great" and compare/contrast the reasoning... Ami Mizuno/Sailor Mercury, Sailor Moon Let's start with my favourite female character. Much... Continue Reading →

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