Watamote: How to make a loser protagonist feel like an ACTUAL loser.

[Repost, because this dumb hiatus is taking longer than expected. Also, for a short update on my life rn, it’s pretty busy. Birthdays, work and other stuff has been happening, but rest assured, I am still writing!] I finished Watamote a LONG time ago, and first things first, this is what struck me: Tomoko is a pathetic loner. Not a quirky loner in most other … Continue reading Watamote: How to make a loser protagonist feel like an ACTUAL loser.

Meet Reiko, Virtual Youtuber and…….. Victim of Domestic Abuse?

CONTENT WARNING: This post will be dealing with serious topics such as depression and domestic abuse. If you have issues with reading about content such as this, you have been fairly warned. Wandering randomly on the interwebs, I found a rather strange new virtual youtuber. Now, her content in of itself is “harmless”. It revolves around a woman named Reiko. Her content consist of her … Continue reading Meet Reiko, Virtual Youtuber and…….. Victim of Domestic Abuse?

Friday Funsies: Lumi’s Top 5 Manga of All Time (For Now)

I’ve read a LOT more manga than I’ve watched anime recently. Like with any top of anything list based on opinion, this highly subject to change as my taste in manga changes with the seasons. Does manga even have any seasons? Like, now that I think about it, is Weekly Shounen Jump’s presence in the market a different source of consistency for the manga industry … Continue reading Friday Funsies: Lumi’s Top 5 Manga of All Time (For Now)

The Harsh Reality Of Being An Adult NEET

Adulthood is hard. I’ve only been at this adulting thing for a few weeks, and I already feel kind of drained. There’s a lot of monotony and a whole lot less meeting up with friends. The work isn’t hard or stressful really. I just don’t look forward to it. I know that with time, I’ll get over it. All in all though, I am still … Continue reading The Harsh Reality Of Being An Adult NEET

It’s Been Rough, Guys

I know I said I was back from hiatus, but a string of REALLY bad things just happened to me in quick succession. Some things were lost or possibly stolen, a super typhoon is deadset on competing with the one that arrived last week in Japan is heading for my country and causing trouble, and I just haven’t had the motivation lately. I am really … Continue reading It’s Been Rough, Guys

A Warm Light in the Cold Darkness: Sangatsu no Lion S1 Review

[Repost, some very bad things happened to my personal life I need to handle first. Wish me good luck, guys :(] Imagine yourself in a quiet riverside, with snow falling down like rain and winds of biting cold. You are warming your hands by a huge campfire, all alone in the cold, and yet you’re snug and comfortable. Despite being surrounded by harsh and unforgiving … Continue reading A Warm Light in the Cold Darkness: Sangatsu no Lion S1 Review

Monthly Mongoose Manga September 2018 (Part 1) – Obscure Reads

It has been a rough two weeks. I don’t wanna talk more about the stuff that kept me away from you guys any longer, so I’m just gonna jump right into the manga I’ve read recently, some of which I’ll be talking about more in-depth this week and the next week. I read a LOT of shoujo ai, so much so that they’ll be warranting … Continue reading Monthly Mongoose Manga September 2018 (Part 1) – Obscure Reads

How Watamote Shifted From A Loner Comedy to A Character Ensemble!

This will be a spoiler-free post. Watamote was, in my opinion, a really underrated show. Seeing as it never got a season 2, I ended up picking up the manga to continue where the anime left off, and I was rather pleasantly surprised at the development of the plot. It ended up going in a direction I never expected from a story of it’s type, … Continue reading How Watamote Shifted From A Loner Comedy to A Character Ensemble!

[Analysis] Doki Doki Psychology Club Redux

In light of recent news about DDLC, specifically ignorant and toxic people misjudging it and keeping people away from it, I have decided to repost my old DDLC analysis of the girls’ mental illnesses to show how fairly and honestly the game portrays mental illness. Special thanks to ahogegirl for posting about the situation on her blog. Read her post here, it is her well-written … Continue reading [Analysis] Doki Doki Psychology Club Redux

Go Read! – Komi-san wa Comyushou Desu

Komi-san wa, Comyushou desu or “Komi-san Can’t Communicate”, is an adorable little high school manga about the regally cold, stoic and beautiful Komi-san, who as it turns out is actually socially awkward and is just really bad at talking to people. Because this is a manga, people constantly mistake her awkward attempts at socializing as her cool and collected manners. So basically, imagine if King … Continue reading Go Read! – Komi-san wa Comyushou Desu