You know that feeling of watching an opening and feeling a certain emotion, and expecting that emotion to be the tone of the entire series? Well, today we’re gonna talk about all the times we were completely wrong about that, in no particular order. Watamote – No Matter How I Look at It, It’s Your Guys’ Fault I’m Not Popular! This is likely most people’s … Continue reading Top 5 Anime Openings That Lie To You
As somebody who can never pin down what genre I’m a fan of, the one constant that I have noticed about my preference in storytelling is this: I love bittersweet storytelling. In fact, bittersweet anything is my jam. My favorite kind of chocolate is dark chocolate. Lemonade is better than orange juice. Happy endings are for naive optimists, and sad endings are for bitter cynics. … Continue reading [Review] Rascal Does Not Dream Of Bunny Girl Senpai – Oregairu and Clannad’s Love Child
Shallow Dives, I don’t know who you are, but I am sold on this tag idea and have dragged me out of my hiatus for a bit. No, I am NOT waiting to be tagged. Apologies for breaking the rules, lol. Light Novel titles being the way they are may be understandable, but that doesn’t make it any less ridiculous. Before we get into clickbaiting … Continue reading Making Anime Titles Absurdly Long Shouldn’t Be Hard, But I Have Trouble Anyway – In Another World!
[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.
It’s time for me to admit something, I really don’t watch anime seasonally. I don’t have an excuse or anything, I just happen to not have any time for watching stuff. Except Eizouken, which has been a treat! One of the few times I decide to binge anime is for two reasons: I’m sick, or I find it hilarious and can’t stop watching because it’s … Continue reading Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! – First Impressions
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)
So, I woke up to my feed being FULL of pics of one of our local volcanoes erupting. I can now for real say I slept through a volcano, because the ashfall is starting to, well, fall over here. I live PRETTY far from the volcano’s actual location, but the power surges and ash reached all the way to us down south. It’s nuts! Edit: … Continue reading Volcano Eruption In The Philippines! – Life Update
It’s definitely been a year. I didn’t write as much as I wanted, but I am happy that I can still be a part of this little community here. I can come up with resolutions later. Really, all I want to do is take a look back at 2019. Anime Moe-vation While I didn’t watch a lot of anime this year, the ones that I … Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR, ANIBLOGGERS! – Lumi In 2019 Retrospective
Christmas episodes are wonderful, but ever noticed how they all end up following a certain formula. A group of friends try to celebrate Christmas, but inexplicably, one of them has the gall to not like Christmas! Can they cheer each other up ? Spoilers: They always do. Surprisingly enough, in all the anime I’ve watched over the 3 years of anime I’ve been watching, only … Continue reading How SAO Shakes Up The Christmas Episode