Top 5 Anime Houses

Tuesday's Top 5

There are plenty of cool homes and houses that we come across in anime but there are some that stick with me well after the anime has finished. Today I'm counting down my top 5 favourite anime homes and houses. That said, there are a lot of great houses in anime so feel free to … Continue reading Top 5 Anime Houses

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Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime Characters Who Smoke

Tuesday's Top 5

There's a definite distance created when watching anime. In real life I cannot stand the smell of smoke or cigarettes and yet there are some anime characters out there that just look perfectly right when they light up their smoke, pipe, or whatever else. So today I am counting down my favourite 5 characters who are smokers.

Friday’s Feature: Make A Wish, But Will That Help The Story?

It is a fairly common moment in stories where a character wishes for strength or power or to undo something terrible that has happened or even wishes to save a friend. While the vast majority of these wishes will go unanswered leading to some kind of tragic moment the character must overcome through non-magical means, … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: Make A Wish, But Will That Help The Story?

Tuesday’s Top 5: Yokai Anime

Tuesday's Top 5

Having spent the last two weeks looking at favourite yokai characters I am now looking at my top 5 favourite anime that contain yokai. There probably won't be any surprises on this list given where my favourite yokai characters came from, but here we go anyway. I have avoided any anime that is more focused … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Yokai Anime

xxxHolic Series Review: Everything Has a Price

Overview: Watanuki can see spirits and they bother him fairly continuously. One day, as he is being harassed on the street by spirits he touches a fence and suddenly they back away. Entering the house he meets the mysterious Yuuko who offers to fix his problem in exchange for Watanuki working in her store where … Continue reading xxxHolic Series Review: Everything Has a Price

Tuesday’s Top 5: Female Characters with Black Hair in Anime

Tuesday's Top 5

Time to update this list. There are just so many great female characters with black hair that it would be hard for this list to never change. While not as flashy as certain other colours, there's something to be said about the beauty of black hair. Below are my top 5 female characters from anime … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Female Characters with Black Hair in Anime

Friday’s Feature: Philosophy in Anime

These days it seems everyone has a personal philosophy (or at lease a fortune cookie slogan that they hold up as one) and anime isn't any different. There are literally barrels of characters who will throw their own personal view of the world at you (ad nauseam if someone else in the show doesn't hit … Continue reading Friday’s Feature: Philosophy in Anime

Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime to Watch For Halloween

Tuesday's Top 5

Okay, I know Halloween was yesterday and I know it is mostly ignored in Australia as a day in general, however I just felt that this list was needed. So what criteria did I use to determine what I should be watching on Halloween? The main criteria was definitely atmosphere and tone but also looking … Continue reading Tuesday’s Top 5: Anime to Watch For Halloween

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