Last week, our writer and Facebook manager, Samuru, led our Instagram followers in our first live-stream prayer meeting, a response to requests from some of you for us to get together and pray for the country as it goes through these difficult times. We did that, but we also prayed for the world at large… Read More Join us on Saturday for a Live Stream Prayer Time
I think the best word to describe Noragami Aragoto, the second season of the series about a little known god of calamity, is surprising. After an initial series that was sometimes very good (as in the arc about Yukine and Yato’s blight), but also sometimes bad (as in the anime-original conclusion) and ultimately uninspiring, season… Read More Yatogami and the Disappearing Yahweh
I had the pleasure of reading Spy x Family, vol. 1, thanks to the dynamic duo of VIZ and Twwk. At first blush, it’s a normal (?) family: a father, a mother, and a six-year-old girl. But one of them is a spy, one is an assassin, and one is a psychic, and two of… Read More Spy x Family x Random Thoughts
Love is always Like looking through clear water Go to accept it And it leaves Just like you Love is always In a sunshine-filled place Even if I can’t see you Can’t touch you It’s like you’re by my side -“Letter” (Violet Evergarden Special end song) by TRUE Anime has become harder to watch for… Read More Violet Evergarden Special: What God Is Known For
Episode nine of Kino’s Journey is a collection of short episodes of her travels, as well as one of Shizu’s. Most are humorous: a bandit’s advice about not attacking Kino’s group or Shizu’s, based on terrifying memories of Kino’s master; an even more terrifying tale of Kino’s cooking; Ti’s thoughts about the validity of making… Read More Kino’s Journey ~ The Beautiful World ~ Episode 9: Pray or Do?
When I was a kid, I used to go to my backyard and gaze up at the stars for for what seemed like endless minutes. I was still at an age where the unknown of space thrilled me, where my imagination was filled with thoughts of what the vastness of the universe meant, and when… Read More Long Pauses in NERV Elevators and Answered Prayers
I knew kids just like Hachiman Hikigaya, the ones who didn’t socialize with anybody, nor did they seem to care that they didn’t have friends. Like them, Hikki would rather just be left alone. Or so it seems. Although he loves to extol the virtues of being a loner, it’s easy to tell in OreGairu that… Read More Hachiman Hikigaya and the Ugliness of Something Genuine