Are you an optimist or a pessimist? Personally, I’d say that I’m a pessimist, if only because of my penchant for overthinking every single situation and action to the point of exhaustion. So why then am I such a fan of slice-of-life shows where, as one aniblogger puts it, “good things will happen to kind… Read More Summer of SoL: Optimism and Learning to Hope
Christmas is swiftly falling upon the wood-framed town in which Cocoa and her friends live. That means Christmas trees, Christmas decorations, and Christmas shopping—and Cocoa’s ecstatic. Since she’s never been to a Christmas market before, and Rabbit House needs some ornaments, the group decides to take a collective trip to the market for some pre-Christmas… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 10: Is the Order a Rabbit?
What do you think of when you think “Christmas?” Santa Claus? Snow? Presents under the tree? Romantic dates, Christmas cake, and KFC? Wait…KFC? If the Colonel came to mind, you’re our kind of people. While we want to emphasize the holy meaning of the holiday, as expressed through the Advent season, we also want to… Read More The 12 Days of Christmas Anime
Cocoa, Chino, and Rize are back to Rabbit House for another twelve episodes! Following up on the lively spring arc which capped off the previous season, Is the Order a Rabbit? BLOOM begins in the summer, which means fresh scenery, iced coffee, new work uniforms, and a trip to the town brocante (French for flea… Read More First Impression: Is the Order a Rabbit? BLOOM
The fall 2020 anime season is here! After a spring season cut short by the pandemic, and a strange catch-up summer season, the autumn is full of promise with a few returning series and a number of big name shows and well-known creators with new projects. Check out our thoughts on the new series and… Read More Fall 2020 Anime First Impressions
The Christmas episode of the cute-girls-doing-cute-things-extraordinaire show Is the order a rabbit? (episode 11 of season 1) starts off simply enough: the five main girls go to a Christmas market to buy some ornaments for the tree at the Rabbit House (the café where three of them work) and enjoy themselves a bit while they are… Read More 12 Days of Otaku Christmas, Day 5: Is the order a rabbit?
TWWK: Yesterday, Japesland and Kaze provided their thoughts on some of this past season’s series (Note that Japesland didn’t give any of the shows he reviewed more than a 4/10! Tough grader.). Today, the two start dissecting spring 2014 anime series that they both watched. On tap today: Brynhildr in the Darkness, Mangaka-san to Assistant-san to, The Irregular… Read More Spring 2014 in Review (Part 2/3)