I will admit I am not the biggest fan of every story ending happily ever after with every protagonist succeeding. Yet, there are times when you definitely just need to find joy and inspiration and watching anime characters succeed against all odds is kind of an awesome way to do this. There are moments in … Continue reading Finding Joy and Inspiration In Watching Anime Characters Succeed
There are so many anime that incorporate the use of phones into their story. So what are my favourite uses of phones in anime? And what are yours?
Today I'm looking at the 5 sports anime that while watching I at least entertained the idea of maybe playing the sport on offer. Usually common sense prevailed and I didn't actually go forth and sport however given my recent joining of a volleyball comp I have to question how much anime influences my life choices.
There are some moments in movies, TV shows, movies and books where the only appropriate reaction is to sit stunned. Either amazed by the beauty, audacity, or sheer amazingness of what you've just witnessed/read. These are my top 5 moments in anime that have left me breathless and stuck with me long after the anime has ended.
Here we are, the year that started the blog and had me watching more anime than ever before. Also the year with two of my favourite anime ever that both aired in the same season (yeah, I cheated on my own rules for 2016 but it was so worth it). Be sure to give a shout out to your favourite anime of the year that was 2016.
Previously I've looked at reasons why being a villain would suck and I've certainly looked at various characters on my blog and why they shine, but with the exception of Natsume (see the supporter battle Irina and I worked on), I seldom discuss the supporting cast and their importance in making or breaking a series. … Continue reading Behind Every Great Anime Protagonist Is A Great Supporting Cast
So Lyn Sheridan kicked off this tag and it seems like it could be great fun. You know, other than the fact that I get boat and every-other-mode-of-transport sick I think being a pirate could be great fun. Is there a job for pirates who walk? Anyway, huge thank-you for the tag and let's see … Continue reading My Pirate Crew
Hi all and welcome to a very special edition of Friday's Feature as I share a bit about my weekend when I travelled to Brisbane for Supanova. For those who don't know, Supanova kind of covers a bit of everything. Comics and gaming seem to be a large part of the focus, but there's a … Continue reading A Special Friday’s Feature: Adventures at Supanova – Brisbane 2018
The amazing Mel has organised a small celebration for Megane Day which happens to be today. I'm going to admit, I love characters who wear glasses and so I was happy to take the excuse to revisit some of these amazing characters. Previously I've given my top 5 list of male characters who wear glasses … Continue reading Celebrating Megane Day
At last we're heading to Russia in Episode 8: Yuri vs Yuri The Horror!! Rostelecom Cup, Short Program. Victor and Yuri overcame a real hurdle as coach and student in episode 7 and came to understand each other a lot more as people but how has that prepared them to take on the competition in Victor's homeland? Not to mention the long awaited rematch of Yuri Plisetsky against Yuri Katuski.