Today, I learned shogi purely so I can better understand one of my favorite anime shows!

[Repost] Hello, I am The Luminous Mongoose, and today, I got to learn some Japanese chess! I am midway through March Comes in Like a Lion’s 2nd season, and the shogi terminology and moves going over my head has become too much for me to bear. So, instead of giving up the show that I love so dearly, I instead coerced a Japanese friend of … Continue reading Today, I learned shogi purely so I can better understand one of my favorite anime shows!

Saotome Senshu – The Power Of Muscles and Fluff

Remember when I used to watch anime? Yeah, me neither. In my ongoing battle against not watching my backlogs, I’ve read even more manga in the past month than ever before. Today, I want to talk about a nice little sports manga with a great emphasis on romance and interpersonal relationships, Saotome Senshu. So, what exactly is Saotome Senshu? (This segment contains some minor spoilers, … Continue reading Saotome Senshu – The Power Of Muscles and Fluff

Hanebado! Episode 2 – 10,000 Frames of Character Development

Now begins the weekly recap of stuff I’m watching this season, and oh man, this season has a STRONG start. Every show I’ve watched so far has been real good, but I think there are three that are the best so far! For today though, let’s talk about- Hanebado! Source Article for 10,000 Frames! Second episode now, and as per my title, studio LIDENFILMS continues … Continue reading Hanebado! Episode 2 – 10,000 Frames of Character Development

Hanebado! Episode 1 – It’s Hibike! Euphonium, but with Badminton

Starting off the new anime season strong with a sports anime I am very excited for this season, Hanebado! The episode starts off very strong, with a an intense badminton match. The animation in this scene is fast and fluid, and you can feel the impact of both players’ feet hitting the ground and rackets hitting shuttlecocks, thanks to the stellar shot composition and sound … Continue reading Hanebado! Episode 1 – It’s Hibike! Euphonium, but with Badminton