Give It a Light Novel Title Challenge (Tag Post)

Thanks to Scott for leaving the nominations open and Dewbond for starting this tag. (Update: Apparently Irina tagged me for this too, but I didn't receive the pingback...thank you too.) The Rules For this Post Choose up to five anime, manga or visual novel series that have a short title. Light novels that have shorter... Continue Reading →

“Let’s Go All the Way to the Budokan Together”

I’m trying out a slightly different type of post format by taking a question and answering it with facts (this one is, quite obviously, centred around the question, “What’s up with the Budokan in anime, anyway?”), so bear with me if this doesn’t seem to be as good as usual… The title quote comes from... Continue Reading →

A Magical 2018 (yearly rankings)

I've put in 2017's details into the post so don't worry about keeping this post open in another tab. Top 10 (or 11...?) Worst Dropped Anime 2018 As According to their Rating on My AniList Akkun to KanojoIslandMarchen MadchenHarukana ReceiveAs Miss Beelzebub Likes.A Place Farther than the Universe (tie)Dances with the Dragons (tie)Nil Admirari no Tenbin (tie) (may... Continue Reading →

Ode to Anime Studios – Studio feel.

Someone’s probably already made the pun already about feel bringing the feels… Studio feel’s been gaining some popularity in recent years, so now’s a better time than ever to talk about them. Sidenote: I am not kidding with that title, by the way - the studio’s logo and name is stylised “feel.” (Anime News Network... Continue Reading →

Sending Off Spring 2018

There was way too much good stuff this season, so putting down some final thoughts for each will be pretty hard... Boueibu is still missing an episode due to its delay, plus Nobunaga no Shinobi and Boku no Hero Academia are continuing, but otherwise these should cover the entirety of the show. If not specified,... 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 →

Do you dare take the clickbait?

The Aniblogger Coalition - well, Plyasm, Shokamoka, Moyatori, AstralGemini and I - get together to talk about the anime and manga versions of clickbait (title version) here: This is a clickbait title. Click me!

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