Christmas is an incredibly nostalgic holiday for many of us, carrying those emotions in whenever the season rolls around. Because it happens yearly, it can be a time for us to remember the past, whether happy or sad. In our memories, we can reflect on how our attitudes and positions in life have changed over… Read More The 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 11: Angel Beats!
“If you could do anything in your life, without the restrictions of money or time or anything else, what would you do?” I was asking some of my friends this at the international student ministry I go to lately. It turned out to be a beautiful icebreaker—the responses were full of visions of freedom, passions,… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #8): Where Would You Like To Be?
This summer, I watched Laputa: Castle in the Sky, a Ghibli movie that came out in 1986, making it one of the oldest anime I’ve ever seen (Nausicaa beats it by two years.) It felt a little old, too, not just in the animation style, but in some of the tropes that were used and… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #7) The Old and The New
How well do you keep up with manga? I’m terrible at it. They stretch on for so many years, I eventually get busy and forget to catch up, even if I really love them. Right now, one that I’m trying to get up to date with is Yona of The Dawn, one of my favorites… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #6): Friendship and Other Real-Life Adventures
“That sounds like a great story! Can I watch it with you?” “Well, I want to watch it with some regularity…so no.” After completing Avatar: The Last Airbender and Violet Evergarden with me, my roommate has learned well how hard it is to align both our schedules, even though we live in the same house.… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #5): Will You Watch This Anime With Me?
Lynna’s Journey will be posted on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month this summer. Have you ever forgotten an anime? I have. Not just the boring ones, but some that I enjoyed. Recently, I saw a thumbnail from Akagami no Shirayukihime. Although it was from a season I hadn’t watched, it took me… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #4): Forgetting Stories
Lynna’s Journey will be posted on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month this summer. In all the chaos of this year’s winter semester, someone invited me to a week long event with Intervarsity, a university ministry, during the one week I would have before the summer semester began. Initially, I was reluctant to… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #3): A Week In Mark