OWLS Blog Tour: The Compliance Trap Within Soul Society

Welcome to my very first OWLS (OWLS stands for Otaku Warriors for Liberty and Self-Respect) post. I'm super excited to be on board this month and joining in the tour. OWLS¬† are a group of otaku bloggers who promotes acceptance of all individuals regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion and disability. OWLS emphasize the … Continue reading OWLS Blog Tour: The Compliance Trap Within Soul Society

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Tuesday’s Top 5: English Dubbed Anime

While I'm pretty much a strictly sub-watcher under normal circumstances, there are the occasional anime that for whatever reason I've enjoyed in English or had to watch the English dub of. Today I count down my five favourite anime that I'm pretty happy to watch in English. At some point I'll have to count down … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: English Dubbed Anime

Tuesday’s Top 5: Smart Anime Characters

Before getting into this list, I will point out that one of the most annoying things in stories than an anime character who the audience is told is smart who then acts like a complete air-head for the entire run-time. I get that some characters are smart in one specific skill and therefore have issues … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Smart Anime Characters

Friday’s Feature: 3 Reasons Why Rukia Kuchiki Should Have Died At The End of Season 3

No surprise that I'm back to Bleach given it was one of the anime that got me into anime as an adult. Previously I've looked at whether Orihime contributes anything to Bleach and it occurred to me at the time that I really needed to look at Rukia's character (okay, I need to look at … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: 3 Reasons Why Rukia Kuchiki Should Have Died At The End of Season 3

Tuesday’s Top 5: Female Characters with Green Hair

Today I am taking a look at the lovely green haired ladies of anime and I will admit this ended up being harder than expected.¬† While there was no doubt who was going to top my list, the other characters proved a little harder to split. Basically I was looking for interesting female characters where … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Female Characters with Green Hair

Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Archers

Alright, I know before getting into this that someone is going to suggest Fate/Whatever but the only one of that franchise I've actually watched is Fate/Stay Night and it didn't terribly impress so no, they didn't get on the list. However, as always, once I get through my list I would love to know which … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Archers

Tuesday’s Top 5: Appearances of Cherry Blossoms in Anime

We are finally done reflecting on the anime of 2017 and now it is time to get into some new lists. To start us off, I am look at my 5 favourite uses of cherry blossoms in anime. These flowers are just adorable and are incredibly prolific so I am absolutely certain that you all … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Appearances of Cherry Blossoms in Anime

Friday’s Feature: Spare a Thought For The Victims

Last week I looked at visuals creating atmosphere in horror in the run up to Halloween and that was actually kind of fun. I don't really get into the visuals of shows all that often because I'm more focused on the plot and characters so it was nice to look at a different aspect for … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: Spare a Thought For The Victims

Tuesday’s Top 5: Characters Robbed By Plot

This is another My Hero Academia inspired list after a discussion with a few people on Twitter and this comment: Which got me thinking of all the times characters have lost out in anime because the plot demands they lose. There are a lot. Of course that is true of any narrative because sometimes you … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Characters Robbed By Plot

Tuesday’s Top 5: Males with Silver Hair

Here's the list of my top 5 male anime characters with silver hair. I'm going to admit, this was a far harder list to put together than the female one. There are so many silver haired males out there that I wanted to include. Plus, splitting the one and two spot this week was all … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Males with Silver Hair