I am not a fan of horror anime. I used to love scary movies, but that time has since come and gone. Nowadays, I stay away from things that give me frights, and am even more wary of series that feature gore/graphic violence (sorry, Inuyashiki, I barely knew ye), frightening or otherwise. But I can… Read More Seven Creepy Anime for Halloween (That Aren’t Too Scary)
While watching episodes for my 12 Days of Christmas Anime series, I noticed a word pop up time and time again – holy. It seemed out of place – a very religious, archaic-sounding word in a medium that was anything but. What does this word mean, particularly in context of Japanese culture and in comparison… Read More Of Kami and Buddhas: Holy Anime!
RahXephon Episode 8, “Bitterly Cold Holy Night” The Christmas Story Itsuki is throwing a Christmas party and lets Haruka, Ayato, and the others know about it. Shortly after, a sudden and unexpected snow falls on the tropical island; Haruka gives the unready Ayato a pair of gloves that we find out she once wanted to… Read More The Fifth Day of Christmas Anime