The Contrary Musings of Iba Hachiro (Or, “a monster of the lascivious kind”) —Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Drabble

"He bolts upright with a moan or a gasp..." A/N: This drabble is rated M. I don't read smut, and I don't write smut, but this arc is critical to the development of one of my favorite Hakuouki characters, and it couldn't *not* be touched upon if I hoped to do him justice. Like the … Continue reading The Contrary Musings of Iba Hachiro (Or, “a monster of the lascivious kind”) —Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Drabble

Declines and Swells (a ficlet based on “Hakuouki” media) —HaraChi

Author's Note: Hakuouki is historically based, and as such one might look to history as a vague representation of what's to come. Is history a spoiler for canonical deaths? You tell me. I will say that this story is canonically based and does includes a major character death. I cannot say who this warning regards, … Continue reading Declines and Swells (a ficlet based on “Hakuouki” media) —HaraChi

“I’ve finally made all these fine men my love slaves.” — WATCH ALONG: “OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB,” EP. 11 (DUB)

Blogger's Note: Well, just shy of a year-long Ouran break, I am back again to bring you another episodic Watch Along of this amazing title! I needed that time, I think, to step back and gain some distance from this dearly loved but (in my case) oft' over-watched show. These Watch Alongs were, after all, … Continue reading “I’ve finally made all these fine men my love slaves.” — WATCH ALONG: “OURAN HIGH SCHOOL HOST CLUB,” EP. 11 (DUB)

Feat. the Most Annoying Character (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 6)

I mean... there are characters who get on my nerves, after all. Enter Juri! If you've seen Brother's Conflict, you'll know of the small and fluffy grey squirrel named Juri who follows the main character, Hinata Ema, and obnoxiously inserts himself into every facet of her young life. To be quite honest, I don't mind … Continue reading Feat. the Most Annoying Character (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 6)

Dance with Devils: Fortuna (movie)

Announced in January 2017 and slated for a Fall 2017 release in Japan... ...it's time once more to Dance with Devils. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVYOXl506Sk&t=15s [For the general plot of the Dance with Devils 2015 anime, please click here.] In what, according to a rough translation of the movie's website, is a re-imagining of the original anime complete … Continue reading Dance with Devils: Fortuna (movie)

Fremium Routes: Otome on a Budget–Destiny Ninja+ <3

The Taira Clan's rule is ending, and war has come. Travel back in time to the Sengoku Era, and fall in love with a noble warrior. ~~~~~少女~~~~~少女~~~~~少女~~~~~少女 You've awoken in the forest without a clue where you are. A battle is raging, but your memories are scattered like leaves on wind; suddenly, you're approached by … Continue reading Fremium Routes: Otome on a Budget–Destiny Ninja+ ❤

Dance with Devils, the Musical! <3

"ダ・レ・ニ・モ・イ・エ・ナ・イ・ヒ・ミ・ツ・ダ・ヨ" "It's a secret that only you and I will know..." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sY9LOMVnjZE   Or perhaps not! The Dance with Devils (anime description at link) musical opened in 2016 with a cast that seems at a glance perfectly fitting for their respective roles! (I am GEEKING OUT over that promo video above.) I seriously know nothing about these … Continue reading Dance with Devils, the Musical! ❤

Come, it’s time to “Dance with Devils” — Recommended (Dub/Sub)

Bias Disclaimer: Anime openings are often used as indicators of a title's quality. The interest sparked by said openings in animation, music, and depiction throughout is used to gauge whether or not a show is worth viewing. In high school, my best friend, Ginger--remember her from the Ouran Watch Alongs?-- and I had silly nicknames … Continue reading Come, it’s time to “Dance with Devils” — Recommended (Dub/Sub)

Mystic Messenger Hell (Zen’s Route — Party Day!) *first attempt*

Dear Anime Compatriots, I just... I just don't know what to feel. After everything has been said and done, the party wrapped up, the after story unlocked... ...after all the restless nights and literally heart pounding moments, the fangirl squeeling and almost falling asleep on the highway... ...I just don't know what to do with … Continue reading Mystic Messenger Hell (Zen’s Route — Party Day!) *first attempt*

Mystic Messenger Hell (Zen’s Route — Day 10) *first attempt*

Dear Anime Compatriots, Well, now that I just woke up from a nap, I think I am coherent enough to start my blog post for this evening. The game today has been a whirlwind of absolute terror for my MC and protective instinct from Zen. Even though I could have slept more last night, I … Continue reading Mystic Messenger Hell (Zen’s Route — Day 10) *first attempt*