“If you could do anything in your life, without the restrictions of money or time or anything else, what would you do?” I was asking some of my friends this at the international student ministry I go to lately. It turned out to be a beautiful icebreaker—the responses were full of visions of freedom, passions,… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #8): Where Would You Like To Be?
Steins;gate gets really good when one character dies…over and over and over again. I remember first watching Steins;gate and really finding it compelling, but it’s also notoriously slow: the moodiness of the colors, the unique personalities of the characters, the leisurely unfolding plot. And then it suddenly becomes incredibly engaging right at the point I… Read More Beyond Broken: Rintaro Okabe and Loving When You Can’t
Many of us know the overworked-fever-faint trope. In Kaichou wa Maid-sama, Misaki tries to balance her part-time job and her duties as student body president. The stress builds up, and she gets sick, but she refuses to acknowledge it until she faints and Usui carries her home from work in the first episode. Of course, she doesn’t… Read More Annalyn’s Corner: My Version of the Overworked Faint Trope