Thank you to everyone who voted the past two days! Round three continues with four more matches today. Take a gander at the round two bracket and vote below to help us decide who makes it to next week’s sweet sixteen matches! Remember that in addition to voting below, you can do the same on… Read More AniMarch Madness 2023: Round 2, Day 3
The feeling of helplessness is among the worst experiences in life. The complete, utter lack of control. The despair that leads to resignation. It’s an awful emotion. But it’s also a learned one. It arises when we are faced with the perceived inability to make a choice, and it’s this perception that Hitori “Bocchi” Gotoh,… Read More The Courage of Bocchi the Rock, Or Free Will & How to Use It Well
Over the holidays, two BtT superfans of Bocchi the Rock! were chatting about their favorite series of the season year, when they realized that the same minute-and-a-half-long scene in episode 10 had spoken to them both powerfully. Only, it said different things! So in celebration of the manifold ways in which we receive freedom-bringing truths… Read More Two Takes on Ten Seconds of Bocchi the Rock!
It literally took a global pandemic to slow down the rapid growth of anime’s popularity. But the industry has surged back, and after a year during which studios were playing catch-up, 2022 felt like it was largely business as usual and maybe better than that, with dozens of new series released each season, new studios… Read More Best of 2022 Anime
Have you been watching Bocchi the Rock? Well, why not?! The anime’s interesting take on its introverted heroine garnered high praise from our editor for episode one, and another of our writers, sleepminusminus, has been singing the show’s praises on our staff Discord and through Twitter (see a sample below). Artists has also put out… Read More Fanart Friday, Too: Bocchi the Kawaii Rock
The fall 2022 anime season has brought with it a rush of highly anticipated series and, coinciding with this, a host of excellent openings! So let us know what your favorite OP of the season is by voting in our poll below.* And who knows, you might see your pick in our seasonal top OP… Read More What’s Your Favorite Opening (OP) of the Fall 2022 Anime Season?
Hitori Goto lives up to her name: “soliloquy”. She’s the girl who never had the courage to join in all the fun and games in kindergarten, who ends up eating with the teacher during school picnics, doesn’t go to after school club, and only has messages from her parents on her phone. She is a… Read More First Impression: Bocchi the Rock!