Anime March Madness 2020: Round Two Results and Day One of the Quarterfinals

After an eventful first week in which we had a record number of votes, the second round of Anime March Madness was no less contentious. Sixteen teams went in, and now only eight remain. You can vote on the first set of matches this round below (the rest post on Wednesday), but let’s break down… Read More Anime March Madness 2020: Round Two Results and Day One of the Quarterfinals

Review: The Girl From the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún (Vol. 1)

A girl, precocious and young, wanders through the woods and into empty villages with her guardian—but this adult is no normal man. “Teacher,” as Shiva calls him, is an “outsider,” a tall, black creature with a beak like an eagle and long horns protruding from his head. In this world, it is taught that outsiders… Read More Review: The Girl From the Other Side: Siúil, a Rún (Vol. 1)

12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 10: The Ancient Magus Bride

The Ancient Magus Bride has a absolutely beautiful holiday arc.  Why is the spirit of Christmas such a beautiful backdrop to highlight intricate relationships? Episodes 16 and 17 of the Ancient Magus Bride gives us some insight to what is so fascinating about human connection during the holiday season. What stands out most to me… Read More 12 Days of Christmas Anime, Day 10: The Ancient Magus Bride