“It was total Boy Love bait.” –Fandom/Anime Viewership and IRL 2020 Reflection Podcast

In this podcast, I discuss: Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation, Given, Fruits Basket, Merman in my Tub, The Untamed, Scumbag System, The World's Greatest First Love, Magic-kyun! Renaissance, Mystic Messenger Hell, Jon Spencer's Discord Server, fear of controversy, fanfiction, health, love, life, and more! ❤ If you listen to this, can you find the special word? … Continue reading “It was total Boy Love bait.” –Fandom/Anime Viewership and IRL 2020 Reflection Podcast

Nothing Narrative About It–Quietly, Patiently Waiting on Fruits Basket

I'd like to be more creative about this post. I'd like, for example, to present its theme humorously; "here I am, lurking in the shadows of fandom." I'd like to present it with levity, because that's something that I feel I used to be known for. I want to bring people some joy, if I … Continue reading Nothing Narrative About It–Quietly, Patiently Waiting on Fruits Basket

“Fruits Basket” Season 2 is a Treasure in these Troubled Times

Let's not mince words. 2020 sucks for the world at large. As an American, I don't see America getting any better any time soon. In fact, I'm afraid it will only continue its downward trend from here. Will we still be a country by 2030? Who knows! BUT, do you know what 2020 did provide … Continue reading “Fruits Basket” Season 2 is a Treasure in these Troubled Times

Feat. a Character with the Best Quotes (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 12)

I was kidnapped yesterday, my friend Ginger bought a wedding dress, I'm eating onigiri over my lunch break, and this challenge post is late. I blame Attack on Titan. But wait, you say. I finished AoT two days ago? Yes, you're right, but it is what it is. Allow me to explain, dear readers. I … Continue reading Feat. a Character with the Best Quotes (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 12)

Feat. a Character Who Looks Like You (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 3)

Well, this one was pretty easy. She was going to be my cosplay, after all! Enter Tohru Honda! Aside from her penchant for bows, braids, and pigtails (!!YES!!), she also sports my same eye (only in the anime) and hair color, and we wear our hair quite long. Tohru's (Fruits Basket) demeanor also appears similarly to … Continue reading Feat. a Character Who Looks Like You (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 3)