17 Thoughts While Watching “Sailor Moon Crystal”

I never got into Crystal as it was released. As a kid, I loved the original Sailor Moon anime (especially "R" and "Promise of the Rose!"), but as an adult, I found Serena and Darien's relationship problematic and thought Rini both creepy (Darien is her FATHER!) and super annoying. Now that I'm strapped for shoujo … Continue reading 17 Thoughts While Watching “Sailor Moon Crystal”

Final Impressions of Banana Fish, Vlog — “I just keep thinking about how weird this must look.”

I'll leave much of the explanation up to the end of this video, but I've tried something new which may or may not be cringe-y. FaceRig has a steep learning curve regarding its avatar customization, but I do wonder if someday I could get this looking really slick with my own character and all that. … Continue reading Final Impressions of Banana Fish, Vlog — “I just keep thinking about how weird this must look.”

“In Spite of How I Truly Feel Inside” -_ midpoint impressions of “Banana Fish” (sub)

[Author's Note: This is not a full review, but an impression post. A review will come after I finish the series.] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwXSqv63iUA&t=8s I first heard of Banana Fish through---surprise, surprise---Twitter. Initially, my interest was peaked by still images from the title being compared to stills from Yuri!!! On Ice. (You all know how that show's relationship … Continue reading “In Spite of How I Truly Feel Inside” -_ midpoint impressions of “Banana Fish” (sub)

“The one with the tiny mummy…” (OR, “I’m sorry; we’ll have to go to divorce court now.” — INNOMINATE ANIME PODCAST EPISODE 3~ WINTER 2018 IMPRESSIONS)

Please forgive my belated post on the subject, but if you haven't yet heard, Innominate Anime Podcast is LIVE NOW! There was a bit of delay getting this one out, but in some ways, it's got to be pretty interesting for seasonal watchers to consider any contrast between their initial/midpoint impressions versus their final thoughts! … Continue reading “The one with the tiny mummy…” (OR, “I’m sorry; we’ll have to go to divorce court now.” — INNOMINATE ANIME PODCAST EPISODE 3~ WINTER 2018 IMPRESSIONS)

First Impressions: “Toshokan Sensou” (SUB)

There were times that "Toshokan Sensou" seriously had me saying both, "Yeah, take him out!" and "SHhhhh.... oh, frick." You know I am a shimmering, shoujo girl <3, right? I mean, I enjoyed "Magic-Kyun! Renaissance," quite a bit, so that should tell you everything you need to know; "Toshokan Sensou" isn't shoujo in the slightest, but … Continue reading First Impressions: “Toshokan Sensou” (SUB)

First Impressions of “Itazura na Kiss” (SUB)

Itazura na Kiss Plot Synopsis: Kotoko Aihara, not the brightest bulb in the chandelier, longs to be in the same class group as her super smart crush and probable character foil, Naoki Irie. When this 3rd year high school student's house get wrecked, she ends up staying at Naoki's place. What will that do to … Continue reading First Impressions of “Itazura na Kiss” (SUB)

First Impressions of “Kimi ni Todoke” (SUB)

Kimi ni Todoke  Synopsis: This is a show about a girl named Sawako who is mocked or feared relentlessly by her classmates because of her resemblance to Sadako from the horror movie, "The Ring". She doesn't have many friends,  much less any romance in her life, but maybe, just maybe, all of that is about … Continue reading First Impressions of “Kimi ni Todoke” (SUB)