Happiness In Hopelessness: Girls Last Tour Review [Remastered]

Hi, Future Lumi in bold, here yet again. Since I haven’t been able to watch anime consistently lately, I’ve taken to remastering some of my older posts for my new and old readers alike. Today, we’ll be talking about my favorite anime of 2017. At this point, it’s just one of my top anime of all time in general. Today, we’ll be talking about the … Continue reading Happiness In Hopelessness: Girls Last Tour Review [Remastered]

Friday Funsies: Platonic Friendships, Anyone? [Remastered?]

Start calling me The Luminous Iceberg, because I’m about to sink some ships today. [Remastered for my new readers and old readers alike, Future Gab Comments in Bold.] ProZD made a hilarious video parodying the shipping fandom of every series that has ever existed, and it got me thinking: Wow, can’t buds just be buds these days? I love the friendship between Kirishima and Bakugo, … Continue reading Friday Funsies: Platonic Friendships, Anyone? [Remastered?]

Anime Field Trip: France Loves Anime

So, in a recent article I saw from Anime News Network, it appears Akira Toriyama was recently given the decoration of Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) by the French government for his contributions to popularizing manga in France. Other notable manga and anime creators knighted by France before Toriyama were: Leiji Matsumoto (Space Battleship Yamato, … Continue reading Anime Field Trip: France Loves Anime

Illegal Friday Funsies – Make It Anime! (I Didn’t Get Tagged For This, But I’m Doing It Anyway)

Yes,you heard me right,I’m doing a tag without even being tagged, like the true mad man I am! I can hear the WordPress SWAT team knocking on my door as we speak,so while they figure out how to get through seven doors of reinforced cardboard gunpla boxes, I’ll be doing the “tag”, so to speak, breaking the sanctity of the tag system. Life has many … Continue reading Illegal Friday Funsies – Make It Anime! (I Didn’t Get Tagged For This, But I’m Doing It Anyway)

Friday Funsies: The Best Of Anime Commercials

Anime and advertising go hand in hand in the country of Japan. Unlike the West, animation has been fully embraced as a medium not only for movies and TV, but as legitimate ways to market your brand to the public. This has led to a lot of funny, heartwarming and downright ridiculous commercials being made for the purpose of selling you some cup noodles or … Continue reading Friday Funsies: The Best Of Anime Commercials

How I Stay An Otaku As An Office Guy

So, I have my first full time job on a night shift! The extra night differential cash will help my plastic crack addiction fabulously. However,having a shift between 11pm – 8am brings its own fair share of hassles. The sleep is something I am desperately finding time for, but the second priority after that is finding time to watch anime. So, today I shall share … Continue reading How I Stay An Otaku As An Office Guy

Fighting Game Friday: Filipinos Represent!

Today, I want to talk about the impact that fighting games has had here in the Philippines and the representation we have as a result of that love for fighting games. Fighting games are one of the most popular genres in my country. There isn’t a single PS2 that doesn’t have Tekken 5, and not a single millennial who hasn’t at least played it once … Continue reading Fighting Game Friday: Filipinos Represent!

Friday Funsies: Why I Picked Clannad For My Creative Graduation Photo

My love for Clannad on this blog is no surprise for anybody who has followed me for some time, but allow me to reiterate. Clannad: After Story is a masterpiece of emotional storytelling. It was a rollercoaster of joy and suffering, every moment rushing down in a torrent of emotion almost every episode. An amazing sendoff for Tomoya and Nagisa’s story, and a beautiful beginning … Continue reading Friday Funsies: Why I Picked Clannad For My Creative Graduation Photo

Eminem’s “When I’m Gone” Is Basically Clannad: After Story

Yes, I am doing this. I stumbled upon this fantastic mashup of Eminem’s “When You’re Gone” and “Dango Daikazoku”, and upon listening, I realized just how eerily SIMILAR the themes of Clannad and Eminem’s song are. I suggest giving it a listen before reading on. I will be tackling this as not a 1:1 comparison with Eminem’s life, but with his life as it is … Continue reading Eminem’s “When I’m Gone” Is Basically Clannad: After Story