Featured Music: Je N'Ai Pas De Mort by Vic Mignogna* Featured Articles: Karandi takes the 30 Day Anime Challenge The Wild Architecture of Nanbaka and Ten Swordsmen That Are a Cut Above the Rest First Impressions: Welcome to the Ballroom Podcast Notes: I should first like to clarify that I had a brain malfunction and … Continue reading I stayed on subject this time! Three squares of shoujo sparkles… — a “Shoujo Thoughts: Otaku Ramblings” (9)
FANDOM(S) FEATURED THIS WEEK: “YURI ON ICE” Wishes and Thorns Vivi1138 “YURI ON ICE” — UPDATING AS OF JULY 2, 2017; 22 CHAPTERS “Victor saw gold medals in any imaginary scenario he could dream of. What he didn’t expect, was the pain of broken bones and the despair echoing in his entire body when his … Continue reading Fanfiction Friday (07/21/17)
"I'm the king, JJ! No one defeats~ me!!" It's time for round 2! Can you identify the anime titles from these one-to-two (oft ridiculous) sentence summaries? Three... Two... One... BEGIN! 1. Homeless high school girl gets kissed by a stranger in the park and suddenly becomes a goddess. 2. Liar-liar-pants-on-fire girl gets in too deep … Continue reading Can You Guess the Anime from a Two-Sentence Summary? (Round 2)
Excuse me while I die a little bit, guys. A huge cast and crew came together to make this fan-musical, and I'm loving it. It's so funny, and the singing is great. And the voice they got for Victor... yes. The production uses re-written songs from the movie "Grease," which in my honest opinion makes … Continue reading Yuri On Ice: The Musical!?!? (fan-made)
Announced in January 2017 and slated for a Fall 2017 release in Japan... ...it's time once more to Dance with Devils. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVYOXl506Sk&t=15s [For the general plot of the Dance with Devils 2015 anime, please click here.] In what, according to a rough translation of the movie's website, is a re-imagining of the original anime complete … Continue reading Dance with Devils: Fortuna (movie)
[Minor spoilers possible.] Care to play a game? The following are (sometimes intentionally ridiculous) one-to-two sentence summaries of some generally well-known anime; can you confront the challenge of identifying the works' titles from this limited information? Three... Two... One... BEGIN! Girl's father marries woman with eleven sons. Girl is excited to have a family, but … Continue reading Can You Guess the Anime from a Two Sentence Summary?
[I have removed the comment section for this post because sometimes religion makes people salty.] [Also I am not a pastor or an expert, but I'm just throwing this out there, so there it is. You should take questions to a pastor, again, said expert if one there can be.] At the Anime Expo this … Continue reading God Loves You, Even if You Watch Anime: A Homily (or, “Street Preachers at the Anime Expo”)