The Steep Learning Curve

This Mike Toole article on the crazy history of Detective Conan in North America...it brings back memories of struggling against things I didn't know. It's a fact: some series have notoriously large learning curves and anime itself requires a learning curve if you're not already familiar with the tropes and storylines of the medium. However,... Continue Reading →

#AniTwitWatches Round 5: Wandering Son 8

Like it was said in the episode by Nitori, "can things go back to the way they used to be"? I know this is affected by what happened to me this past weekend, but I don't think they can...ever. Sidebar for Jon: Also, while I'm wrangling this "previous eps" section"...why are the episodes grouped the... Continue Reading →

Behind the Visuals

Inspired by K's Space is the Place posts. It probably takes me about as long as it takes to write a post as it does to make one of these visuals, which is why I'm not consistently making them, because I get picky about transparency, artifacting and the like. That said, it's still fun to... Continue Reading →

Spring 2020 First Ep. Impressions: Delays, Delays, Delays…

No Guns Life has been postponed because COVID-19...this list is currently in progress and subject to change for the same reason. Welp, it's times like this which are why I have the priority list.The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me?KakushigotoListenersBakarinaBungou to AlchemistWave, Listen to Me!Sing Yesterday for MeArteFruits Basket s2Princess ConnectMillionaire DetectiveAppare RanmanKitsutsuki Tantei Dokoro...and... Continue Reading →

Must-read Monthly Monday (Apr. ’20 ed.)

 If it's not specified, the time period covered in this post is from the 23rd of March 2020 to the 20th of April 2020.Navigation: Other People's Reads | Spellbook Offerings|Current Obsessions|Coming up next...Other People's ReadsIt wouldn't be a round-up post without them. However, since I scour people's archives on a regular basis, these may not even... Continue Reading →

Spring 2020 First Impressions: Turning the Tide

 No Guns Life has been postponed because COVID-19...this list is currently in progress and subject to change for the same reason. Welp, it's times like this which are why I have the priority list.The 8th Son? Are You Kidding Me?KakushigotoListenersBakarinaBungou to AlchemistWave, Listen to Me!Sing Yesterday for MeArteFruits Basket s2Princess Connect (not on preview list, but... Continue Reading →

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