We often want to go back home, but where is home now? As we live, cities change, the mighty of yesterday fall, new players rise, and unthinkable things happen. Our little worlds become increasingly unrecognizable, things just go on without a clear narrative, and one day, it’s our own time to go. That’s just life:… Read More Blood of the Wise, Blood of the Fool
Crown Prince Siegwald can hear the voices of the gods. And all they ever want to talk to him about is someone else. If you were in the prince’s shoes, would you listen? It’s pretty common in Christian circles to talk about God speaking to us or hearing God’s voice. It’s a vital part of… Read More Endo & Kobayashi Live! Part II: Sieg Listens, & It Changes His Life
One day after school, Aoto Endo and Shihono Kobayashi become gods. One minute they’re playing Kobayashi’s beloved otome game Love Me Magically! (Magikoi), fangirl-and-boying over the tsundere villainess Lieselotte, and the next, they are being hailed as gods by the in-game male lead, Crown Prince Sieg, who can suddenly hear their voices. Fun premise for… Read More Endo & Kobayashi Live! Part I: God Speaks Like an Otaku!
Folks, we finally have it—a tsundere origin story! Endo & Kobayashi Live! The Latest on Tsundere Villainess Lieselotte tells all in episode 6, and what it reveals is quite surprising. It turns out that tsunderes are not born; they are made. But what’s more, not only do genetics have nothing to do with the matter,… Read More Hope Deferred & the Tsundere Heart: Endo & Kobayashi Live! Ep. 6
We’re delighted to welcome back an old friend and once-upon-a-time staffer here, Matthew, for this eye-opening reassessment of the controversial mega-hit, Chainsaw Man. May we all have ears to hear what he’s saying! “How can you—a Christian—justify watching Chainsaw Man?” I saw this question after every episode. It’s true that Chainsaw Man is edgy and… Read More Missing the Forest for the Chainsaws
There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good love story. Anime is full of them, with romance playing a key role in so many series, from shoujo to shounen, and all types in between. But do you know what’s even more doki-doki than an anime romance? A real life love, the kind that two people… Read More Faith and Love: Interview with Voice Acting Couple, Jordan Dash Cruz and Kelsey Maher
The article you’re about to read isn’t the article I planned to write about this arc. First, let me provide some context. More than a month ago, Twwk and myself wrote a series of posts on the arcs of Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, a show that both of us have mixed… Read More Tangles Writers Do Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, Arc 5: A Lack of Love