Feature the Character that Makes You Cry When /They/ Cry (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 25)

It’s this guy. It’s Tomoya. I’ve written about the way that Ushio’s death makes me feel in a fair amount of detail, but Tomoya’s cries in her death scene just break my heart. His face, the horror, how strong he tried to be for her and how deeply he felt that loss… https://youtu.be/g2mcceoYIPY And maybe…… Continue reading Feature the Character that Makes You Cry When /They/ Cry (30 Day Character Challenge, Day 25)

“Guide me to the world where your soul drifts”—-Supervillain Ships in “Sailor Moon”

We’re on our way back from our anniversary trip to Chicago. As part of that trip, we visited the Field Museum, and at the Field Museum we saw (amongst many other things) a gemological exhibit. I noticed this: My brain 🧠 immediately whiplashed into Sailor Moon Mode (TM), and things only got worse from there:…… Continue reading “Guide me to the world where your soul drifts”—-Supervillain Ships in “Sailor Moon”

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

The Saddest Anime Death (30 Day Anime Challenge, Day 25)

*necessary spoilers (for Clannad and Hakuouki) below* I’ve mentioned it before, but there are different portrayals of death. Some deaths make you mourn for those left behind, aching and alone. These are the deaths like those of Clannad, in which I felt for the main character, Tomoya, as he struggled through life after loosing his…… Continue reading The Saddest Anime Death (30 Day Anime Challenge, Day 25)

The Saddest Anime Scene (30 Day Anime Challenge, Day 12)

I’m going to get a little personal in this post, as the subject at hand impacted me greatly. As I’ll come to explain in my “The Saddest Anime Death (30 Day Anime Challenge, Day 25)” post, death can be portrayed in multiple ways. These differences made possible my determination regarding which moment I should discuss…… Continue reading The Saddest Anime Scene (30 Day Anime Challenge, Day 12)