The Spiritual Inspiration for “Life is Like a Boat” (Bleach’s First ED)

For a series as high energy as Bleach, there’s a surprising thread of loneliness that consistently runs through the anime. Each of the main characters have experienced either loss or abandonment, and themes like adoption and abuse affects others. The first ending song, “Life is Like a Boat,” hints at this tone, beginning with solitary… Read More The Spiritual Inspiration for “Life is Like a Boat” (Bleach’s First ED)

Jasmine Rodgers of Boa Reflects on “Duvet” 20 Years After Lain’s Premiere

Serial Experiments Lain, with its vision of a world where the lines between the digital realm and real world blurred and blended into one, was a groundbreaking series. Twenty years later, anime fans are still deconstructing it (we’re doing our own series of posts on the show to celebrate its anniversary). The storyline, character designs,… Read More Jasmine Rodgers of Boa Reflects on “Duvet” 20 Years After Lain’s Premiere