I have self-control, dear readers. I have some. I do. Because, you see, I could use this whole post as an excuse to bemoan the fact that I personally feel like Harada Sanosuke from Hakuouki doesn't get nearly enough credit in the otome fandom, but I won't. See? Self-control right there. Because, I mean... I … Continue reading Feature an Underrated Character (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 26)
It's this guy. It's Tomoya. I've written about the way that Ushio's death makes me feel in a fair amount of detail, but Tomoya's cries in her death scene just break my heart. His face, the horror, how strong he tried to be for her and how deeply he felt that loss... https://youtu.be/g2mcceoYIPY And maybe … Continue reading Feature the Character that Makes You Cry When /They/ Cry (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 25)
*necessary spoilers (for Clannad and Hakuouki) below* I've mentioned it before, but there are different portrayals of death. Some deaths make you mourn for those left behind, aching and alone. These are the deaths like those of Clannad, in which I felt for the main character, Tomoya, as he struggled through life after loosing his … Continue reading The Saddest Anime Death (30 Day Anime Challenge, Day 25)
No, no, no, don’t do this to me, NO. I mean, it’s SHOUJO. How am I supposed to have ONE favorite male character? HOW?? I have oodles, so many different personalities and appearances and development arcs that it boggles the mind! There is absolutely NO way that I can play the favorites game today, uh … Continue reading Favorite Male Anime Character (30 Day Anime Challenge, Day 3)
I gave up on twisting hooks into the drywall and sat in my pink office chair. Instead of attempting to manifest my less-that-proficient home improvement skills, I tuned in to the dub of Nondame Cantabile (I know nothing about this yet, guys. I might just start watching Ouran episode 7, but still…). Doing so, I … Continue reading An Unordered Shout Out to (Some of) Shoujo’s Favorite (Male) Voice Actors!