I marathoned a comedy today, and I think I'm going to be okay. Sometimes, you just have to let yourself enjoy things. It's all you can do in this hellscape of a life, right?
I enjoy mapping out my own taste-makers in my head: it’s fun to think about how one thing I liked as a kid would kick-start a full investigation into a whole genre, a whole niche, a whole world. When I was a child, anime inadvertently opened a door into a world of hip hop, J-rock, noise rock, and more for me.
It's been a long time since I've actually sat down and watched any anime. My anime-viewing habits are pretty fickle. I either binge watch ten series all the way through in a month, or I don't watch anything other than snippets of whatever shounen my boyfriend's watching in the living room. Maybe it was a … Continue reading Anime Escapism, or why my depressed ass watched so many Japanese cartoons
Yo! Long time no post, yeah? I’ve been slacking on the content, for various reasons, so I wanted to write up a little post catching y’all up on my life and all that. The biggest thing has been my move. It’s understandably taken me a bit of time to actually adjust to my new environment. … Continue reading Life n’ Blog Updates (and some thank yous)
If you've been watching Kunihiko Ikuhara's latest project, Sarazanmai, you've probably found yourself confused by what was happening on-screen at least two or twelve times. It's a story about complicated sibling relationships, floating definitely-not-Amazon packages, gay otter police officers, and teens getting turned into kappas so they can extract desire from giant zombie buttholes. It's wilder … Continue reading Mythology and Sarazanmai: Kappa really do dive into buttholes!