Friday Funsies – MAL’s Most Popular Anime From #50 to #45 (I’m doing lists, guys, send help)

In a FRUITLESS attempt to bring some life to this blog, I’m going to be doing this thing where I talk about popular anime as of, uh, current year and month of January 2020. This is gonna be real messy and real raw thoughts, so if you’re not into that, read on anyway because I don’t care, you need differing opinions in life. Anyways, I’m … Continue reading Friday Funsies – MAL’s Most Popular Anime From #50 to #45 (I’m doing lists, guys, send help)

Spooktober: SCP-████ – “Oversimplified SCP”

A review of Oversimplified SCP written in the style of an SCP document. Expect a lot of [REDACTED] Continue reading Spooktober: SCP-████ – “Oversimplified SCP”

Spooktober: Lost Pokemon Episodes

Okay, so the dailies were legitimately fun to do. I liked having something new to read then sharing my thoughts on it. However, it’s REALLY hard to do it when stuff gets real busy at work. Confession time, I usually write during downtime over here. There wasn’t a lot of downtime last Friday as I spent most of it building tables and chairs for new … Continue reading Spooktober: Lost Pokemon Episodes

Junji Ito Month: Layers of Fear

Horror has a lot of layers, and nobody’s better at peeling those layers away than Junji Ito. In honestly my favorite story this month so far , let’s talk about Layers of Fear (no relation to the horror video game of the same name). Trigger warnings for some REAL bad body horror. Now NORMALLY, I would talk about the story first then share my thoughts … Continue reading Junji Ito Month: Layers of Fear

Junji Ito Month – Futon

I hope you aren’t reading this in a blanket, because today’s story is all about how bad not getting out of it can get. The premise of this story is quite simple. A man, after eloping with his girlfriend, suddenly refuses to leave his futon in fear of the “demons.” His girlfriend has to take care of his every need, up to changing his diapers … Continue reading Junji Ito Month – Futon

Junji Ito Month – Group Suicide

Junji Ito month continues! Let’s not waste any time and just get straight to our next story: I haven’t bothered to post any trigger warnings before this story, but the topic is a bit too sensitive to leave without it, so TRIGGER WARNINGS if you are uncomfortable with talking about suicide. Suicide pacts are, unfortunately, a real thing that happens in Japan. As early as … Continue reading Junji Ito Month – Group Suicide

Junji Ito Month – Snow White

Today, we’re reading Junji Ito’s own horrifying (but surprisingly faithful to the source material) variant of this classic fairy tale story! Spoiler Free Section Snow White, like most stories of its kinds, have been adapted, re-imagined and told for hundreds of years since its existence. In fact, the original Snow White story is about as macabre as Junji Ito’s version. In the 1812 version, Snow … Continue reading Junji Ito Month – Snow White

Junji Ito Month – Demon’s Voice

Today, we take to the high seas for this chilling story in Demon’s Voice. This story is Junji Ito’s take on the classic siren story. It was done as part of a promotional campaign for the horror video game series Siren. The story begins with the crew frustrated at the lack of fish lately. Our main character, Koji, is seasick and decides to go to … Continue reading Junji Ito Month – Demon’s Voice

Junji Ito Month – Fixed Face

In Ito’s continuous efforts to make me never want to sit on a chair again, we have Fixed Face. Spoiler-Free Section This time, Ito tackles the fear of medical equipment that looks more like something medieval executioners used to torture information out of peasants. Everybody gets nervous going to the doctor. If you didn’t think something was wrong, then you wouldn’t have gone, right? Of … Continue reading Junji Ito Month – Fixed Face

Junji Ito Month – Human Chair

Everyday, I will be reviewing a Junji Ito story. I’ve read quite a lot of his works already, and by October 31, I’ll culminate it with my top 5 favorite Junji Ito stories. I’m giving LOTS of thanks to the Junji Ito Manga Index for making my job easier! I won’t be doing things in any particular order, and there is no way I’m reviewing … Continue reading Junji Ito Month – Human Chair