Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

That Time I Realized Slimes Can Be Protagonists

The latest anime season started up a few weeks ago, unleashing a bunch of new titles. I haven’t screened all of them just yet, per my one-episode rule, but I’ve made some headway and, by and large, I have not … Continue reading

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Why I Still Love Anime: A Handful of Reasons

I love anime. I have loved it since I was a kid, at least since I was a teenager. Two decades later, my love for it is still going strong. 😉 One might ask, “Why?” I know my family has … Continue reading

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The One-Liner Challenge

This is just a fun little tag that’s been making the rounds lately. I owe being tagged to two people, namely Karandi and Winter Reverie. Thank you both! I had some fun with this! 😀 The Rules, of course: Accept … Continue reading

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Megane Day

It’s Megane Day. “Megane” meaning “glasses,” as in spectacles and such, for those who are unfamiliar with it. You can go to Mel for the details. Enjoy! 😉 I have only one question: why has no one mentioned Shiroe from … Continue reading

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I Picked My Harem Favorites

Recently, Cactus Matt over on Anime Q and A created the Build a Harem tag, which I participated in and very much enjoyed. But I got thinking, as I tend to, and I noticed something. For being a tag about … Continue reading

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My Anime Harem

This is a very new tag idea, and it’s been making the rounds quickly. Small wonder why. I mean, the e̶x̶c̶u̶s̶e̶ chance to not only talk about all those hot anime girls (and boys) we have crushes on, but to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #187: A Father, in a Son’s Eyes

“It’s quite natural that a boy’s father is always at the forefront of his mind. It’s hard to explain, but it can be very obsessive. You think you can at least do what your father can, and you hope that … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #181: The Girl Warrior

“I am a warrior, but I’m a girl, too.” – Suki, Avatar: The Last Airbender Season 1, Episode 4, “The Warriors of Kyoshi” Among the many things the original Avatar show got right: the strong female characters. 🙂 When Sokka … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Juuni Taisen/Zodiac War

Juuni Taisen, translated as Zodiac War, is one of those shows which I can point to and say, “This is why I hate ‘death game’ anime.” It’s an idea which is used with a fair amount of regularity: you take … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Fruits Basket

This is one of those anime which is mostly nonsensical fun, with a huge emotional undercurrent, some wisdom and common sense sprinkled all over, and just a little bit of fearful tension. Taking obvious inspiration from the Chinese Zodiac, Fruits … Continue reading

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