Spooktober Finale: What Scares Me?

The real horror is realizing I was too busy/lazy to make daily posts. So today, to celebrate the 31st of October, I will be rambling about things I find scary from a bunch of stuff I shove into my face and ears. Anime Series: Attack On Titan OKAY, HEAR ME OUT BEFORE YA’LL START DISMISSING ME AS A NORMIE. Attack on Titan isn’t “scary” to … Continue reading Spooktober Finale: What Scares Me?

Spooktober: Lumi’s Quick And Dirty Anime Cosplay Guide – Demon Slayer Edition!

I have no cosplay experience at all, I have whatever the opposite of a green thumb for sewing is, and to top it all of, I have zero fashion sense. There’s so many anime characters to choose from, so for this article, I’m just gonna do a quick rundown of Demon Slayer’s iconic outfits, and how we can recreate them, at any cost. Today, we’ll … Continue reading Spooktober: Lumi’s Quick And Dirty Anime Cosplay Guide – Demon Slayer Edition!

Spooktober Horror: Alice

Way back when I was a lad, I had aspirations of being a creative story writer. It was only until after high school that I realized creative writing is REALLY hard, and I’ve kind of chilled out on it. However, I like going back and reading my stories, awful they may be. Recently, I started writing again, and one of my more successful stories is … Continue reading Spooktober Horror: Alice

Spooktober Poetry: The Siren by Lumi (Rewrite)

[Repost again, only this time I did a lot of rewriting to make the poem flow better] Hi, I suddenly felt creative today, and made a poem. After reading so much depressing manga over the last few months,I wanted to try my hand at creative writing again after being away from it for so long. A major influence on this was March Comes In Like … Continue reading Spooktober Poetry: The Siren by Lumi (Rewrite)

Spooktober: The Existential Horror Of Garfield

“Hey, this isn’t anime!”, I hear some of you exclaim. Well, too bad for you, because Garfield is a manga as per Japan’s definition, so it counts! Garfield is a famous comic strip that started in 1978 about a cat who hates Mondays and loves lasagna, and his interactions with his owner, Jon Arbuckle. Garfield Minus Garfield is the exact same thing, except, you guessed … Continue reading Spooktober: The Existential Horror Of Garfield

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

The 11 Most Popular Anime Of The Past Decade (Feat. Irina and Scott)

Hi, this is a repost of a post that I made that I feel didn’t get as much attention as I’d have liked. I put in a lot of effort for this one, but ended up posting it at an odd time. Hope any of ya’ll who haven’t read it like this list! So, because Irina made an article about lists and I’ve already established … Continue reading The 11 Most Popular Anime Of The Past Decade (Feat. Irina and Scott)

Anime Movie Review: Weathering With You (2019)

I just watched it, and while I left feeling oddly disappointed FOR A MOMENT, it gave way to a more positive and thought-provoking mood a bit later. My love for Your Name may have colored my expectations of what this movie was trying to do. Comparing it with Your Name is honestly unfair, because this movie is so different from Your Name. I feel like … Continue reading Anime Movie Review: Weathering With You (2019)

New Teaser for Junji Ito’s Uzumaki is all kinds of unsettling (and I LOVE IT)

Close your eyes. Listen to this trailer. Seriously, you’ll find that you’ll be absolutely unsettled and you don’t even know why. They’ve done it. I don’t even care if the anime adaptation is gonna suck now (It won’t) because this trailer just fully realized what I never though Uzumaki would sound like. A macabre, beautiful and ear-piercingly horrrifying orchestra of chaotic, spiralling music by Colin … Continue reading New Teaser for Junji Ito’s Uzumaki is all kinds of unsettling (and I LOVE IT)

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)