Finding Yourself in Hyouka’s Small Moments

Twwk: Today’s guest post was submitted by sleepminusminus, whom you can find on Twitter. It’s a wonderful read—I hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I did! I love slice-of-life anime. If I’m honest, it’s because slice-of-life is cute. But if I’m being more reflective, it’s probably because slice-of-life delights in small moments. Grand, cinematic,… Read More Finding Yourself in Hyouka’s Small Moments

Whale Hunt: Navigating Through Challenges in The Boy and the Beast and Re: Zero

I absolutely understand the need for teamwork. As any shrewd person, I pronounce myself a “team player” on resumes and at job interviews. But while I can exist within a team, I thrive on my own. Well…at the very least, I enjoy being on my own much more than than being part of a group… Read More Whale Hunt: Navigating Through Challenges in The Boy and the Beast and Re: Zero

Annalyn’s Corner: Why Community Is a Repeated Theme

I’ve written about love and community many times. This is partially because these themes show up so much in anime, and partially because I’m always learning more in these areas. Sometimes, relationship themes come across as cheesy and overdone. Such anime have an overdramatic “friendship is magic” or “moral of the story” feel, and they do… Read More Annalyn’s Corner: Why Community Is a Repeated Theme

Guest Post: Anime, Poké Balls, and Leadership

Today, we’re happy to introduce to KaRue3, a college student attempting to balance her anime watching, hiking, Geocaching, and maybe (just maybe) making room for her studies. When you’ve finished enjoying her post below, check out her YouTube channel, where she shares videos about her various interests—especially anime. I never intended to become a leader. Growing up… Read More Guest Post: Anime, Poké Balls, and Leadership