Category Archives: Anime and Cartoons

Anime Review: Black Blood Brothers

You know what one of my biggest pet peeves is? An unfinished story. You know what’s even worse? A story that barely even begins. That is, absolutely, my biggest strike against Black Blood Brothers. We meet the characters, we set up … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Inu x Boku SS

A young lady from a prestigious family moves out of her family’s home and into a palatial apartment complex. It is unusual, not only for its luxury, but also for how each resident has their own designated bodyguard, reminiscent of … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #257: The Lesson of Regret

“If only we had more time. I wish that things could have been different between us. But we have to say ‘goodbye.’” – Yuri Nakamura, Angel Beats Episode 13, “Graduation” If only. Are there any words more sad than these? … Continue reading

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My Top Twelve Favorite Anime

In three days, I will hit my fifth blogging anniversary. Approximately one thousand, eight hundred, and twenty-two days ago (if my math is right), the second post I ever did on this humble blog of mine approached the idea of … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Bleach

In Japan, voice actors, or seiyuu, are pretty much required to act, sing, be idols in a band, and a whole lot more that western people just don’t think to expect of them. In the USA, voice actors are exactly … Continue reading

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The Would-Have-Been Big Bad: A Digimon Fan-Theory

I have been a fan of Digimon since I was a kid. I love the first season, highly enjoy the third, and even the second, for all its flaws, has its charms. I had the opportunity to watch all three … Continue reading

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5 Anime I Want to Watch

…there are probably a couple hundred of these. Meaning, anime on my extended To Watch list. Said list is compiled of anime which I’ve not only heard of, but which have passed my one-episode rule: I watched it, liked it enough … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Yu-Yu Hakusho

It begins with the protagonist dying. And it’s not a reborn-isekai story. Yu-Yu Hakusho is a shounen anime from my younger days. It starts out with the drama surrounding the death and resurrection of the lead protagonist, Yusuke Urameshi, but then it … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #255: Because I Was Saved

“I want to save someone, just as I was saved.” – Masami Iwasawa, Angel Beats Episode 3, “My Song” Masami died as a teenager, yet, in the limbo she finds herself in, she considers herself as having been saved while … Continue reading

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5 Happy Anime Moments

Let the good times roll! 😀 No story is entirely complete, I think, without adding a bit of happiness to it. Even if it’s a tragedy, it needs to be seasoned with happy moments. That is what makes us care, … Continue reading

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