Happy New Year!

Image Cred­it: あきのん from Pix­iv よいお年をお迎えください! It’s final­ly 2015 on my side of the world, guys! I did­n’t do a “12 Days of Ani­me” count­down for the end of 2014, but I’m still up to share some blurbs of my Japan­ese-relat­ed high­lights of 2014 all in one post (exclud­ing Fanime, you can see that post […]

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Have a Happy New Years!

よいお年をお迎えください! Hope you guys are hav­ing a Hap­py New Years. Lack of time has kept me from post­ing a “12 Days of Ani­me” count­down like I did last year, but I’m still up to share some of my ani­me-relat­ed high­lights of 2013 all in one post.

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RE: The roots of our fandom

Yume­ka of Mainichi Ani­me Yume wrote an arti­cle where she harkened back to her child­hood and exam­ined the ori­gins of when her love of ani­me first began and, of course, why it still per­sists in her heart today. She asked her read­ers if they could trace any instances of ear­ly “ner­dom” with­in their child­hoods that […]

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Top 10 Xenophobic/Ignorant Attitudes Aimed Towards Japanese Media

I’ll give you a cook­ie if you can name all three char­ac­ters and where they orig­i­nat­ed. 😛 The list is in no spe­cif­ic order. #5 may apply to oth­er coun­tries, as well. Also note that I’m against these opin­ions, not sid­ing with them.

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