Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

Anime Review: Ouran High School Host Club

I had no idea what it meant by “Host Club,” or what hosts were, in this context. Going by what I saw, a host is someone who dresses stylishly and entertains people in luxurious settings, giving them a pleasant, satisfying … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #230: Because We Care

“Why’s everybody giving me such a hard time?!” “Because we care!” – Cheetor & Optimus Primal, Beast Wars Season 3, Episode 6, “Feral Cry, Pt. 2” This is just a little snippet of conversation, really, but, as we were watching … Continue reading

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5 Non-Human Anime Characters

First it was scarcity, then it was overabundance, and now it’s… nuance. I mean, there is certainly no shortage of characters in anime who are “not human.” But if we want some diversity, then how rigid are the lines of … Continue reading

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Haven’t You Heard? Sakamoto is Hilarious!

Take a sip every time you hear that jazzy little theme and, depending on what you are drinking, you will either be very well hydrated or completely smashed long before the end. In other words, yes, it’s a bit repetitive, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #229: Responsibility: Despair and Hope

“A deed, once done, cannot be undone. But perhaps it may yet be mitigated.” – Dinobot, Beast Wars Season 2, Episode 9, “Code of Hero” In the entire extended franchise of the Transformers, Dinobot is my favorite character. I think … Continue reading

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5 Adolescent/Child Anime Characters

I had a problem of scarcity last week. Now, I have a problem of overabundance. There are so many kids in anime! Teenagers and their younger sidekicks rule the anime universe through sheer weight of numbers! Not to mention supernatural powers! … Continue reading

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My Roommate is a Cat

I actually didn’t follow very many anime this last season. Several went on the long, long list of anime that I might eventually watch, but there were only two or three that I followed from one week to the next. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #228: The Value of the Small

“You, with all your power, even you have no right!” – Optimus Primal, Beast Wars Episode 25, “Other Voices, Pt. 1” What Optimus is referring to is, specifically, the right to extinguish life on a massive scale, just to suit … Continue reading

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5 Adult Anime Characters

Hmmm. I know this isn’t a countdown of favorites or anything, but, still, when one is challenged to pick anything, one wants one’s choices to be good, ya know? Picking five adult characters from anime might sound so easy that I could … Continue reading

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That Time I Got Reincarnated and Everything Worked Out Perfectly

The German language actually has a word for that sensation when you feel good at witnessing someone else’s misery. So, I’m sure some language, somewhere, has a word for that sensation when an anime (or some such) enchants us early … Continue reading

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