It’s been a while, I admit. These past few months have been full of work, doctors appointments, tests, urgent care/ER visits, more tests, medication, pain, and—as of this Wednesday—surgery. The days have not been full of anime, although otome has featured in my real life if not online. (And, yeah, I’ve been totally off socials … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Photo Montage: a life update
[Minor spoilers ahoy, but we all know generally how this show has to end, right? I mean, it's a romantic, feel-good slice-of-life.] Okay, let's be real; we love cute things, right? I mean, even if cute things are not your normal fare personally, we as a society are A++ about them, and you can't tell … Continue reading We’re going to talk about “Sasaki and Miyano” today because I’ll keep making angry duck sounds of excitement if I don’t share my feelings.
You've probably never looked at a title and wondered, "Is this shojo?" and let's be honest; you'll also probably never need to ask. The hallmarks of shojo are usually pretty obvious on sight, but at some point I began wondering if anyone ever bothered to make a master list of the tells, tropes, and subtropes. … Continue reading Shoujo’s Shojo “Tells & Tropes” Master List ❤
Short, sweet, and to the point: these are things that Harada says that make my chest feel tight.
"Lan Zhan. Back then, inside the Xuanwu Cave, did you create that song you played?"
That's right. I've decided that we're ALL Pringles! We are all a bunch of delicious Pringles celebrating Valentine's Day while stuck in our homes alone...TOGETHER! (o´▽`o) If you feel like the saltiest potato chip of the bunch today, don't feel bad about it---we're living in tough times, and Valentine's Day can be rough no matter … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day to all the Single (and not-so-Single) Pringles: V-Day Thoughts and Anime Recs
This is the second installment of "Posting the Backlog of my Drafts." Because I have like 67 drafts, and that's not okay, friends. So, everything that can be published is going to be published, with pictures added no less, insecurity be danged. #ChristianPrivilege is trending right now (A/N: when I wrote this forever ago) on … Continue reading Loving Your Neighbor –Posting the Backlog of Drafts, pt 2
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”)