The Weirdness of Merchandise

Inspired by Irina's post on anime perfumes. Merch is weird. https://twitter.com/zetsubouzhainu/status/1514775605417439241 (Note the "couches" are actually tissue box covers that oddly happen to look like couches, but otherwise this is legit.) So why do franchises do weird things like have collabs with companies you really wouldn't expect? Or produce merch you don't expect? The most... Continue Reading →

It’s Getting Hot in Here… (Tag Post)

Taking on Shoujo's open invitation, but I'm also going to leave this open for anyone else to take up. The rules https://melinanimeland.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/ffh.jpg?w=809 (Source: Shoujo's post) Mention the name of the blog you were tagged by, as well as the creators of this game, Realweegiemidget Reviews and Thoughts All Sorts, and include the picture above.List five of your greatest... Continue Reading →

Anime Valentine’s DLC Pt 2

Even I didn't expect there would be a part 2 until I finished all the Valentines... Part 1 here. So, from part 1, you already know how I made the base design. However, after seeing some other Valentines on my Twitter feed, I was inspired to make the rest of the HypMic divisions...meaning I had... Continue Reading →

Anime Valentine’s DLC

This is part of Jon's server event. K occasionally has a "DLC" post to show how things went behind the scenes, hence the name of the post. Basically, I spent a few hours over 2 days perfecting these and almost threw everything out at one point because I was worried people would take the lines... Continue Reading →

A Guide to Anime Social Media

You can get all sorts of new sides to both the fandom and the anime if you interact with the official social media, such as seeing exclusive illustrations for merchandise before it comes out. Note of advance warning: Since this is originally Japanese entertainment we're talking about, you might need knowledge of Japanese to navigate... Continue Reading →

The Curious Case of Otomate

Otomate is, like you would expect from a company with "otome" in the title, oriented to make stuff for women...but that's obviously not the end of the story. Okay, slightly ranty post incoming. Once upon a time, I started this anime called Hiiro no Kakera while it was streaming in my region...and never finished it.... Continue Reading →

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