10 Best OPs of 2018

As requested by Karandi. The title pretty much explains itself, so let's count these OPs down. You might remember a few of these from the previous post I made on anime music. 10. Rocket Beat - Kiyono Yasuno (Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen) I had to get off the bandwagon for the Cardcaptor Sakura sequel because I'm... Continue Reading →

Winter 2018 Wrap-up

Let's wrap this up. For some reason, my "seasonal rankings" tag became a "seasonal wrap-up" somewhere along the way, so that's the new tag for the final takes on the season. Also, due to the special debut Crunchyroll are doing with Mahou Shoujo Ore, I had to get these posts out about a week or... Continue Reading →

Seasonal Reputation

The 3rd episode of the Innominate Anime Podcast got me thinking: why do we give certain seasons of anime titles like “season of the year” or just plain “bad”? People have been complaining about the winter 2018 season being “lopsided” or “biased” towards slice of life or cute girls doing cute things, and thus dismissing... Continue Reading →

Must-read Monthly Monday (January 2018 ed.)

Must-read Monthly Monday forges ahead with more news and views from this blog's world...and this time, there are page jumps! Please inform me if they don't work. If it's not specified, the time period covered in this post is from Boxing Day 2017 to today (22nd January 2018). Navigation: Other People's Reads | Spellbook Offerings... Continue Reading →

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