“Are you willing to die for me, then?” — on processing, expressing, and forgiving (inspired by anime “Given”)

Think about your first love. Not your first crush. Not the first time someone caught your eye. Think about your first love. Have you been there yet? Now tell me, did it hurt? Please be aware that this post gets very honest, and it isn’t about only romance. The first time you’re in a relationship,…… Continue reading “Are you willing to die for me, then?” — on processing, expressing, and forgiving (inspired by anime “Given”)

“He shrinks when he doesn’t have enough water! I love himmmm!” –Episodic Commentary on “Merman in My Tub” (pt 1)

YouTube was just like, “Hey. You should watch this show about a this guy who has a merman living in a bathtub at his house.” And, to be fair, I did both watch and greatly enjoy “This Boy Caught a Mermaid,” but I don’t know if this is going to be a similar thing. We’re…… Continue reading “He shrinks when he doesn’t have enough water! I love himmmm!” –Episodic Commentary on “Merman in My Tub” (pt 1)

Feature the Character that Makes You Cry When /They/ Cry (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 25)

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)

Feature the Best Character with the Best Laugh (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 24)

I Youtube-d “anime characters laughing.” Not gonna lie. Then I found this and remembered that I love it, so it all worked out. Winner of the best laugh goes to Haru, both because it’s super adorable, but also because it is super out of character, and everybody knows it. My sons. https://youtu.be/vJ0VvTY2Lk0?t=66 That’s honestly all…… Continue reading Feature the Best Character with the Best Laugh (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 24)

Feature the Best Dancer (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 23)

Ha. Ha ha. Ha ha ha ha ha. Ha. Ha. … … Oh. Wow. Okay, here we are. I am bound and determined to get this challenge—one which I started in OCTOBER 2017—finished before the end of this year. To do otherwise would simply be shameful. (Who am I kidding? It’s already pretty shameful.) However,…… Continue reading Feature the Best Dancer (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 23)

Why aren’t we talking about Mo Dao Zu Shi? (A take on 魔道祖师, or “Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation”)

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”)

I’m Finally Taking the Leap! Shoujo’s Voice Acting Commissions are OPEN

I’m getting bold, dear readers. Life’s too short to not take a leap when given the chance, and getting hurt taught me I shouldn’t wait around for “someday” when today is perfectly good! I’ve been told by various people at work and in my personal life, “You should narrate audiobooks!” or “You should work for…… Continue reading I’m Finally Taking the Leap! Shoujo’s Voice Acting Commissions are OPEN

“Guide me to the world where your soul drifts”—-Supervillain Ships in “Sailor Moon”

We’re on our way back from our anniversary trip to Chicago. As part of that trip, we visited the Field Museum, and at the Field Museum we saw (amongst many other things) a gemological exhibit. I noticed this: My brain 🧠 immediately whiplashed into Sailor Moon Mode (TM), and things only got worse from there:…… Continue reading “Guide me to the world where your soul drifts”—-Supervillain Ships in “Sailor Moon”

“Don’t you wanna get away?” — CMV/AMV Saturday 7/6/19

It’s probably not a secret that I enjoy music from “The Greatest Showman,” but seeing this particular song applied to Ouran High School Host Club is something else entirely. BecauseImBored1 did an excellent job using “The Other Side” to tell a very accurate story. In the first part of the song, Tamaki is talking to each…… Continue reading “Don’t you wanna get away?” — CMV/AMV Saturday 7/6/19

Fanfiction Friday 7/5/19 — “Would you like to marry me?”

FANDOM(S) FEATURED THIS WEEK: “Hakuouki” An Unexpected Life GrnEydDvl “Hakuouki” — COMPLETED AS OF 6/23/19; 1 CHAPTER “‘Hijikata won’t die, even if you kill him.’ Yukimura Chizuru really believed that. So she is unprepared to face reality when the worst does happen. But she never expected that Saito Hajime would be the one to pick…… Continue reading Fanfiction Friday 7/5/19 — “Would you like to marry me?”