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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Sword Art Online: Likes and Dislikes (First Impressions)

Now that I’ve final­ly got around to start­ing up Sword Art Online (the first three episodes), I final­ly gath­ered enough ini­tial feel­ings about this ani­me in order to write a thor­ough impres­sion on it. I have to be hon­est here. The only oth­er ani­me series about “play­ing an online game” that I ever real­ly liked […]

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How far would you go for the sake of your hobbies?

Haruhi, what has your crazy antics done to our world? Nishi­nomiya Kita Senior High School has post­ed a warn­ing against tres­passers on its web­site after fans entered its premis­es and scrawled graf­fi­ti on the sports ground. ‑Asahi It should be not­ed that this is fair­ly old news, and that real life attempts at reen­act­ing Bam­boo […]

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Top 10 video games that can easily become anime

Hon­est­ly. You know, despite how hor­ri­ble or loose video game adap­ta­tions tend to be… With­in hun­dreds of video games, there are those cer­tain gems that are pret­ty much playable ani­me. They would have no prob­lem mak­ing the tran­si­tion from one medi­um to the oth­er. And then, of course, there are those games which actu­al­ly have […]

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