Sending Off Summer 2020

As always, spoilers below. Fugou Keiji Not quite what I expected in the end. It went from "kinda silly anime about a rich detective and a poor detective (in relation to said rich detective) fighting crime" to "rich dude tries to prevent an unlimited energy source from being revealed to the world" - to put... Continue Reading →

(Late…?) Fall 2021 First Impressions: For the Artsy Ones

You might've thought I was gone from seasonal anime for good, after I chose not to catch up to the summer season. Well, you can't keep a good(?) blogger down. No ratings this time. I'm just taking what I'm getting, in an attempt to get back into the swing of things. As promised in this... Continue Reading →

Those Anime Left Behind

Seeing listicles like this is starting to piss me off… I saw this post (linked above) and I was suddenly compelled to write. I knew I was angry about it, but I couldn’t really pin down why without mulling it over and putting it into a blog post. To be fair, one fan can only... Continue Reading →

Hyping Up Fall 2021

Welp, after a season's hiatus, I have a list! Note I’m still chipping away at my spreadsheet of over 100 episodes so my hype is low for everything and I’m seriously restricting what I’m considering checking out, but the current 122 episodes (as of the time of writing) is more reasonable than the 130 –... Continue Reading →

On the Gendering of Merchandise

I went on a long ramble in the tags of a magicalgirlsandcerulean post, so I might as well elaborate on my thoughts here… Although sometimes it may not seem like it, anime merchandise can be quite gendered. Certainly, it makes sense for clothing items which are exclusive to some gender presentations to be gendered –... Continue Reading →

Should Translator Visibility Matter?

There's this concept called "the visibility of the translator" in translation studies. Certainly, people like us anime and manga fans, who consume translations, would be more aware of this concept, right? The question is, after you take into account what I said above the cut, is why aren't we more aware of who's translating the... Continue Reading →

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