Awkward Moments of an Anime Fan

I think we’ve all been there at some point or another…plus, we can afford to loosen up for a little bit, can’t we? Reciting strange localised names. This one’s a personal anecdote, but I’m sure you’ve all had a situation like this… When one of your favourite anime has an English name like Cute High... Continue Reading →

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While I’m Away…

...enjoy all the content I've got lined up for you guys. If you're reading this, that means I'll set off on my trip to Japan...tomorrow. While I get dragged around by a tour guide who knows Japanese and Chinese (I don't know whether it's simplified or traditional Chinese, but I guess the only person who... Continue Reading →

The Pain of Your Lie in April

Once I finished banging out a post for Your Lie in April in January, I knew I had to get it out first thing in the actual month of April... Alternate opening line: "There's something painful about reading Your Lie in April for this former pianist..." A shell of a person, who could have been... Continue Reading →

The Shield Hero’s Road to Emotional Development

After accidentally angering Scott (keyword being "accidentally"), I started having flashbacks to soured friendships from 5 years ago... Outside of the bird-racing, concept of the Four Cardinal Heroes and whatnot, Shield Hero is a somewhat ordinary isekai, which means its roots in "going on a big adventure as a rite to adulthood" should be there... Continue Reading →

Must-read Monthly Monday (Feb. 2019 ed.)

Normally I don't tag anything for these round-ups, but let's see how much I can inflate the views using the Showcase and this. If it's not specified, the time period covered in this post is from the 21st of January 2019 to the 18th of February 2019. Navigation: Other People's Reads | Spellbook Offerings|Coming up next...... Continue Reading →

Rediscovering my Roots

Due to the HiDive paywall, I'm stuck for the foreseeable future digging through only half the anime I thought I'd get to see... ...and so, one of the important things I did a few weeks back was to go back to Sailor Moon. Lately I've only been watching new episodes of the 90s version to... Continue Reading →

3 Days 3 Quotes #3

This is the final quote, following on from this post and this one. Once again, thanks to Lina from Tiny Ugly Animal for the opportunity to do this series of quote posts. So, here's today's sagacious quote: "Believe in the world you cannot see." – Shigeru Mizuki (one of Mizuki's 7 maxims) Hmm...hey, wait a... Continue Reading →

3 Days 3 Quotes #1

Thanks to my accepting of a nomination from Lina, we have ourselves some posts. So let's send 2018 out with a bang! The rules, from Merlin's post (because Lina didn't have them): Thank the person who nominated you Post three quotes on three consecutive days Nominate three bloggers to do the same When I've seen... Continue Reading →

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