For Rie Fu, Music (and Life) is Like a Boat, a Circle, and an Adventure

“Ripples,” the new single from Rie Fu, releases this Friday, November 30th. For Rié, as she’s now professionally known, “Ripples” isn’t just the next song in a career dating back to her teens, but a mile marker on a journey that’s both moving forward and in a circle, one that began in 2005 when she… Read More For Rie Fu, Music (and Life) is Like a Boat, a Circle, and an Adventure

The Spiritual Inspiration for “Life is Like a Boat” (Bleach’s First ED)

For a series as high energy as Bleach, there’s a surprising thread of loneliness that consistently runs through the anime. Each of the main characters have experienced either loss or abandonment, and themes like adoption and abuse affects others. The first ending song, “Life is Like a Boat,” hints at this tone, beginning with solitary… Read More The Spiritual Inspiration for “Life is Like a Boat” (Bleach’s First ED)