The opening theme song in Baby Steps (both this season and last) includes three English words: “Believe in yourself.” Last year, I didn’t pay close attention to those words. In this season, the phrase “Believe in yourself” becomes more important than it did before. It’s a trite phrase, one we often repeat to each other, but I think… Read More Annalyn’s Corner: Baby Steps and Believing in… Yourself?
When did you stop believing in Santa Claus? Did you ever believe in Santa? Among many other things, episode 12 of the first season of Minami-Ke explores Chiaki’s belief in Santa. She’s doubted in his existence since the previous year, but Kana’s plan this year restores her belief in him. It’s an almost-sweet story in… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 9: Minami-Ke