You can walk on the water, drown in the sand You can fly off a mountaintop if anybody can Two days ago, Carole and Tuesday were sitting in their apartment writing music. Today, they’re going on stage in front of 100,000 fans. For as much as the girls enjoy performing, it’s no wonder that they’re… Read More Carole & Tuesday Episode 6: Life is a Carnival
Sarazanmai continues to tackle complicated issues of desire and lust with gorgeous visuals, kappas, and of course, butts. In my first piece on the series, I spoke about secret revelations. This time I want to speak about two of our leads—Kazuki and Toi. Warning: Spoilers from the first five episodes will follow. Kazuki gives the… Read More Newman’s Nook: You. Me. Same.
Pluuuuuus Ultra! Midoriya, All-Might, and the rest of the U.A. High gang (as well as a number of villains) have made their way from the My Hero Academia television series to the world of board games. My Hero Academia Monopoly combines the most popular anime in the world with the most popular board game, and… Read More Review: My Hero Academia Monopoly
Tenchi Muyo was my first deep dive into anime. I was entranced by the show, which was like nothing I’d ever seen before. It was of course more adult than other animation I had grown up with, but there was also unexpected depth to the series. In fact, upon my initial zigzagged viewing of the… Read More Light Novel Kindling: Everyone Has a Story
TWWK: You’ve surely seen many of of the wonderful guest contributions by Jeskai Angel here in recent months—so many that he seems to be part of our regular staff! Well, we’ve remedied that inconsistently by bringing Jeskai Angel on as a member of our staff! He’ll be joining our light novel club and contributing other… Read More On Love
The course of several months pass in episode six of Mix: Meisei Story, and with the passing of time come SO MANY DEVELOPMENTS: We meet Haruka, the girl from the opening and Sou’s apparent love interest… Who is the daughter of Tou’s father’s drinking buddy… An also the former captain of the Meisei squad and… Read More Mix Episode 6 and the Case for Lori Loughlin Parents
Although, depending on where you live, it might not feel like Easter was just here (we even had snow this week), the celebration of Our Lord’s death and resurrection has come again. I hope yours was a time of peace and renewal. In my church it’s customary to give up something during the 40+ days… Read More An Easter Approach to Social Media
What is it exactly about Tohru Honda that makes her so special? Why is it that just by being herself, Tohru is able to change others for the better? I took a stab at this question when discussing episode five, but perhaps I should have just waited for episode six, which gives us the answer… Read More Fruits Basket Episode 6: Appreciating Others, Depreciating Self
Oh can’t you see You belong to me My poor heart aches With every step you take It didn’t take long for Carole & Tuesday to do it—episode five uses my favorite song, “Every Breath You Take” by The Police, as its title (1). I remember hearing Sting talk about it once, about how many… Read More Carole & Tuesday Episode 5: Every Breath You Take
So we’ve decided that the next Light Novel Club title will be the final volume of True Tenchi Muyo!, since it’s a great opportunity to finish off an entire series. That said, since I haven’t been reading this particular series, TWWK will be handling discussion on his own. So this is a great time to take a… Read More A Light Novel Club Special Chapter Approaches!