7 Letters to Characters From My First Year In Anime

Characters are one of the most important elements of any type of story–quite possible the most important element period. Today I’m sharing several characters who were influential during my first year of anime. They either made me laugh, or I connected to them, or they were just memorable characters. I’ve written them each a short letter, too, because I’m…

One Year Of Anime!

Exactly one year ago, I watched a Studio Ghibli film and fell in love with anime. I’m so glad I keep a film diary, otherwise I would not even be aware of this wonderful anniversary! 😀 I’m so excited about this milestone…for so many reasons which can’t fit into one post. So, to celebrate during the upcoming two weeks, I’m going…

My Standards for Anime

In many ways, I view anime just like I view other media entertainment, like movies and TV shows. For a long time I thought anime was strange, but it’s just another format for a story to be told through. Stories have always been important to my life: I’ve read most of my life, I’ve written fiction…

Death Note

It’s time to review my first anime. While Studio Ghibli’s films claim the success of getting me into anime, Death Note was my first real experience (because I’m not counting Superbook from when I was a kid XD.) Death Note was an amazing viewing experience to say the least! So much to say, so much to go over, yet few…