Jamie’s Summer 2015 Star Ratings: Part 2

Goodness, there’s no time for me to dilly dally, guys! If I wait too long on these the Fall Season is going to swallow me alive before I know it. So, let’s pick up on my final impressions of Summer 2015; if you missed it, you can first read Part 1 here to see my…

What Anime Taught Me In One Year

This is my last post dedicated to celebrating my first year of anime. I’ve had a wonderful time reflecting and sharing how anime has touched me the past couple weeks–thank you to all you who celebrated with me! I loved reading all your comments on Facebook, Google+, and right here on the blog! Today I’m sharing…

What Anime Means To Me

It’s time I explain what anime has meant to me this past year, after all the exposure and learning curves and enjoyment. After all, I don’t consider it just “another piece of entertainment.” Anime is special to me. So, as part of my 1 year with anime celebration, I’m going to lay out what anime…

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…

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…