Hey all, this is a repost of a blog entry from 2018. I'm trying to get back into writing stuff like this, so I'm giving it a reblog as inspiration for me! Plus, consider this a placeholder while I try to get back into my groove 🙂 Have you ever been fooled by an anime’s … Continue reading Well, it LOOKED cute: A look at art style dissonance in anime
Aaaaaaaaaah, yes. It's that time again. Time for the most important anime coverage of the season. It's time for me to rank the animated eyebrows that graced your screens this winter...a few weeks late, as always. Believe it or not, I actually watched quite a few of this season's offerings - for once, I had … Continue reading TOP 10 ANIME EYEBROWS OF WINTER 2020: Return of The Nubs You Love
Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! brought me back to a time where I could fully lose myself in anime and fiction - back to a time where I didn't have to worry about waking up in the morning to run expense reports. I'm hoping that, as the series goes on, it will remind me more and more of the days I spent being unabashedly me. Maybe it’ll help all us watered down adults tap into that childhood imagination once again.
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