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…

I went to the Phx Comic Con and bought anime stuff

Going to my home city’s comic-con is one of the biggest highlights of my year, along with my birthday and Christmas. I was so excited for this year’s especially, because I was ready to shop ANIME. Outside of one little anime store in a nearby mall, I have no opportunity to physically shop anime merchandise. Zero. AND…

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…

Live Stream Hangout! || Winter Anime Impressions

Tonight, in minus three hours at 7:00 PM Eastern Time (or 5:00 PM Pacific Time for myself) I and my friend James the Movie Reviewer will be running a Google+ Hangout discussing our Winter Anime Impressions! You can listen to us on YouTube by clicking here to view the countdown and save the page. Or listen to…

Currently Viewing: 02

Kotoura-san | Episode 5 | Subtitled I’ve been really enjoying this one. The first episode gave the tragic back story of our born-with-mind-reading-powers, Kotoura, and then we follow her as she slowly makes friends who embrace her for who she is. It’s actually an enjoyable romantic-comedy/drama, with a fun variety of characters who are so cute….

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Kuroko’s Basketball | Season 1, Episode 9 | Subtitled Basketball is not my sport. Give me good old-fashioned baseball or even football anytime instead. Well…that’s how I used to feel. I’m only 9 episodes into the first season of Kuroko’s Basketball but it’s completely changed how I look at the sport. I’m completely invested in…