12 Days of Christmas, Day 8: Final Fantasy IV and the Chosen One

It’s not exactly Isaiah, is it? The text is the Mysidian Legend from Final Fantasy IV, which prophecies the coming of the game’s hero, Cecil Harvey. Messianic prophecies and tropes involving chosen ones abound in popular fiction, to the point that they’re often seen as a sign of bad writing (why does this guy have… Read More 12 Days of Christmas, Day 8: Final Fantasy IV and the Chosen One

12 Days of Otaku Christmas, Day 7: Cheer Danshi!! & The Christmas Strain

Christmas is often known for being a cheery, magical time of year. It’s when families and friends get together to celebrate and, often, reminisce over the past year, since New Year’s isn’t long after. Christmas season is celebrated by Christians as the birth of Christ, the working-world as a day or two off work, children… Read More 12 Days of Otaku Christmas, Day 7: Cheer Danshi!! & The Christmas Strain

12 Days of Otaku Christmas, Day 5: Is the order a rabbit?

The Christmas episode of the cute-girls-doing-cute-things-extraordinaire show Is the order a rabbit? (episode 11 of season 1) starts off simply enough: the five main girls go to a Christmas market to buy some ornaments for the tree at the Rabbit House (the café where three of them work) and enjoy themselves a bit while they are… Read More 12 Days of Otaku Christmas, Day 5: Is the order a rabbit?