LGBTQ+ representation in anime is like a mixed bag of fruit. There is a surprising variety of fruits, but this doesn’t mean they’re all fresh. The apples and peaches may be ripe and fine, but some of the grapes are already inedible, the orange has already burst, and the strawberries have something happening but you […]
There’s something so comfortable feeling about a nice slice-of-life manga. When I say slice-of-life I mean particularly down to Earth shows and reads that focus on issues at high-school, or love triangles, sports events, and all sorts of real-life fiction narratives. The antithesis of this would be a manga like One Piece which is another […]
Embracing The Chunibyo: How Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions taught me about staying young at heart.
There are certain stories that withstand the test of time and manage to find an engaging audience of all ages. An example of this would be Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, a story about a child named Max whose behavior and imagination runs so wild he becomes lost in another world. For […]
We all know that 2020 was quite a year, and that’s putting it lightly, but now that 2021 has rolled in like a knight in potential shining armor, we can focus on some of the good things that 2020 brought. I’m talking about anime! Here is your chance at finally catching up on all the […]
2018 has been an anime intensive year, and 2019 doesn’t seem like it will be stopping that train. Anime is going through many phases right now. The Isekai trend is balancing out, and we are able to see more different/complex anime. As an anime Youtuber, I watch a lot of anime. I wanted to talk […]
A very powerful scene from Naruto Shippuden in episode 243 depicts Naruto confronting the darkness inside himself. Dark Naruto reminds Naruto how poorly they were treated by their home, the Leaf Village before they were considered a hero. Anyone who has ever felt like an outcast or who has been wronged can understand why Dark […]
Before the doorbell could stop ding-a-linging, those are the words that came alongside a warm, inviting smile hidden behind a pair of smart rectangular glasses the first time I went to Weekend Anime. To call it humble is, well, humbling. Usurping the front of a computer repair shop for two short days a week, wire […]