12 Days of Christmas Anime (and Manga!): A Very My Hero Academia Christmas

Day 12: Celebration In Chapter 242 of the My Hero Academia manga, it’s Christmas at U.A. High School! The students in the dorms all celebrate the holiday together dressed in Santa costumes. They discuss their upcoming winter break internship plans. And that’s about it. Christmas in this chapter is window dressing. The chapter is not about… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime (and Manga!): A Very My Hero Academia Christmas

12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 10: The Ancient Magus Bride

The Ancient Magus Bride has a absolutely beautiful holiday arc.  Why is the spirit of Christmas such a beautiful backdrop to highlight intricate relationships? Episodes 16 and 17 of the Ancient Magus Bride gives us some insight to what is so fascinating about human connection during the holiday season. What stands out most to me… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 10: The Ancient Magus Bride

12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 9: Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow Live

  Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow Live has been a wonderful yet underrated surprise among the anime I’ve seen. On the surface, it looks like a typical children’s magical idol show with an ice-skating gimmick, but the combination of tightly-crafted story arcs and amazing character development among the cast has made the show shine like a prism… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 9: Pretty Rhythm: Rainbow Live