I'd like to say it rattles, but it's far too firm a grip for that; I'd like to say it pushes me to action, but all too often I find myself isolated and afraid. There's this monster inside of me, you see, and it can strike at any moment; it makes mountains out of mole … Continue reading It scrapes and breathes.
Truth be told, I don't know what to think anymore. One of my high school friends (the same friend who introduced me to Ouran High School Host Club, incidentally) came over last Thursday. I don't see him very often, so this was a nice opportunity to hang out and discuss our mutual love of anime. … Continue reading First Impressions: “Mawaru Penguindrum” (Sub)
Blogger's Note: This is an examination series currently in two parts. What stemmed from some honest, personal introspection around how anime portrays girls like me became a two part inquisition on how my life honestly ended up so trope-y (long before I ever started watching anime--before I knew about shoujo or boy "types"), and how things work … Continue reading ♪♪Just a Shoujo Girl Living in the Re-al World~~~♪♪ Pt. 1 (The Dynamics of a Trope-y Household)
To be honest with you, I'm not expecting this particular older anime to be my thing. Call it intuition, but I suspect it may turn out to be just a bit too slice of life for my tastes. Ah, well. Might as well give it a go. The plot, as far as I'm aware, goes … Continue reading First Impressions: “Marmalade Boy” (Dub)