There is an entity that invades all friendships, one which gravitates toward steady relationships and seeks to veer them toward a different course. This object is called “change,” and it’s unavoidable. Volume ten of My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, the Yen Press light novel series upon which the recently concluded Oregairu anime is based,… Read More Review: My Youth Romantic Comedy is Wrong, as I Expected, Vol. 10
Advent, the time of year in which Christians commemorate Christmas by looking forward to it in anticipation, as well as to Christ’s return, is upon us. We hope that we can help you participate and get into the “Christmas spirit” through our blog as we do our traditional Christmas posts. Consider signing up for our… Read More A Ryvius Advent
A few weeks back, I was looking through my Twitter analytics and something hit me: I realized that I’d been losing followers pretty much all year. It was to be expected—I had a modestly-sized Twitter account that had grown initially based on my political tweets (my politics have since changed) and from parenting tweets. My… Read More Newman’s Nook: Welcoming as Straw Hats
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
The 2018 film, I Want to Eat Your Pancreas, combines the techniques and style of recent Shikai films with all the sadness of romantic fare like Your Lie in April—and with fans of both types on our TangleCast team, you can bet they were impacted by this gem of a movie! Come listen to Peter,… Read More TangleCast 83: I Want to Eat Your Pancreas
Ever been winter camping? Although I grew up doing a lot of camping, it always in the spring or fall, so it’s been both fun and a learning experience for me to see how the girls of the Outdoor Activities Circle (and other friends) have camped during winter in Laid-Back Camp (Yuru Camp). And in… Read More Fanart Friday: Warm Up with Laid-Back Camp’s Outdoor Activities Circle!
Welcome to Doki Doki News, your source for updates in the world of anime, gaming, and otakudom, for the week of November 15th through 21st! Check out latest episode in our player below, or subscribe to us on SoundCloud, where you can also find breaking news episodes! Are you among the lucky ones to procure… Read More Doki Doki News: PS5 Sales, the Shirobako Movie, and Kishimoto to Boruto!
The year is 2301 A.D. If you’re a Klingon, it’s a great year for a nice, sweet, warm Bloodwine. However, if you’re 15-year-old Akari Mizunashi, it’s a great year to make a major life-changing move to make your dreams come true. To each their own, really. Our salmon-haired girl is on her way from Manhome… Read More Review: Aria the Animation (Blu-Ray)
Today we continue a final series of Throwback Thursday posts that run through the end of 2020 and help in celebrating our 10th anniversary! Twwk returns to one of this blog’s original columns, “The Invisible God,” in today’s article. We hope you’ll enjoy, and also continue to stay tuned as other current and former writers… Read More Throwback Thursday: The Invisible God and A Place Further Than the Universe
Most relationships in life are fleeting—they last a few weeks or months or years, and then either disappear or fall into the long lull of hibernation, awakening only occasionally for a quick chat or “Happy birthday” message. But even among these more temporal relationships, there are a few for each person that were once so… Read More The Intensity and Love of a Pancreas-Eating Relationship