"Lan Zhan. Back then, inside the Xuanwu Cave, did you create that song you played?"
I'm going to talk about sex, sexuality, and censorship. These are sensitive topics for a lot of people. Because of that, I want to make clear three things before we begin: I ship my ships regardless of their sexuality. Just making sure I say it clearly since I'm discussing positively a piece of media that … Continue reading Censorship, Sexuality, and Intimacy: Appreciating the Chinese Drama “CQL”
Caution: As you might have guessed, this is the second installment of Tipsy Takes. I'm tipsy. My hair is still pink. Read the first post on Karnaval here. I love spell check. Haha. Sober notice: All comments written after I've regained my composure look like, well... this! Song #1: https://youtu.be/8MhwXa75XUg Let's be honest; if you've … Continue reading Tipsy Takes — Songs from Anime that Make Me Feel Stuff
https://youtu.be/g2s-4KU8aLo The hauntingly beautiful lyrics sung by Robyn Ardery as written by Mimi-des (@mcarol85) serve as an English cover of Mo Dao Zu Shi's OP, here titled "Drunken Dreams of the Past." They tell the entire story of MDZS for those who are familiar with the plot, and aside from how beautiful it sounds on … Continue reading “Beneath the Sun, do hearts endure?” –CMV/AMV Saturday 3/7/20
Christina Perri's song Human can be applied to few characters as well as it is here applied to Wei Ying/Wei Wuxian of "The Untamed".* I haven't been this excited about an entry for the CMV/AMV Saturday series in such a long time. Wei Ying gives everything he has and IS for those he cares about, … Continue reading “I’m only human” — CMV/AMV Saturday 1/11/20
People aren't talking nearly enough about Mo Dao Zu Shi (魔道祖师, AKA "Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation"). I saw pretty art on Twitter and went hunting, only to find this GORGEOUS work that had me first reading 75 chapters of the manga before marathon watching a full season of donghua (Chinese animation) in one day. One … Continue reading Why aren’t we talking about Mo Dao Zu Shi? (A take on 魔道祖师, or “Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation”)