12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 10: Is the Order a Rabbit?

Christmas is swiftly falling upon the wood-framed town in which Cocoa and her friends live. That means Christmas trees, Christmas decorations, and Christmas shopping—and Cocoa’s ecstatic. Since she’s never been to a Christmas market before, and Rabbit House needs some ornaments, the group decides to take a collective trip to the market for some pre-Christmas… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 10: Is the Order a Rabbit?

Tamako and Kobayashi at the Thanksgiving Table

Recently, I’ve been on a Kyoto Animation spree. It probably started after I realized that continuous rewatches of Chuunibyou were probably not good for my productivity or my long-term enjoyment of anime. But I was infatuated with the irresistible charm of their storytelling. It’s really a testament to how well an animation studio does their… Read More Tamako and Kobayashi at the Thanksgiving Table

Guest Post: Love, Christianity, and Other (True) Delusions

Today’s guest post is by sleepminusminus, who previously wrote a wonderful article on Hyouka for us. Today, he posts on another beloved anime of that era: Chuunibyou, Love, and Other Delusions. I love Chuunibyou. If I’m being honest, it’s because it’s cute. But if I’m being more reflective, it’s because the show is rich with… Read More Guest Post: Love, Christianity, and Other (True) Delusions

Finding Yourself in Hyouka’s Small Moments

Twwk: Today’s guest post was submitted by sleepminusminus, whom you can find on Twitter. It’s a wonderful read—I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I did! I love slice-of-life anime. If I’m honest, it’s because slice-of-life is cute. But if I’m being more reflective, it’s probably because slice-of-life delights in small moments. Grand, cinematic,… Read More Finding Yourself in Hyouka’s Small Moments