As a child, Elaina read stories about the adventures of a witch named Nike and wants to go on travels of her own. When her parents say she can travel once she becomes a witch, she studies hard to pass the official exams and become the youngest apprentice witch in the kingdom. For reasons that… Read More First Impression: Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina
The merit of a travel book is in more than expert reviews: It needs to provide an aesthetic value and be an entertaining read, all the more so in a world of Tripadvisor and countless other review sites. Tokyo: Day By Day, a calendar-based work released by VIZ Media, is an ideal travel companion for… Read More Review: Tokyo Day By Day
How well do you keep up with manga? I’m terrible at it. They stretch on for so many years, I eventually get busy and forget to catch up, even if I really love them. Right now, one that I’m trying to get up to date with is Yona of The Dawn, one of my favorites… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #6): Friendship and Other Real-Life Adventures
Lynna’s Journey will be posted on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month this summer. “Take me to Japan in your suitcase!” I jokingly begged my friends in the days leading up to their departure. It’s happened so many times now. I grew up in a small town where people stuck around: whenever anyone… Read More Lynna’s Journey (Entry #1): Saying Goodbye, At Least For Now
Hello! The last half of lecture phase passed by far too quickly. I’ve been so busy. I’ve heard that our lectures are just a bit longer than other DTSs, mostly because of the time needed for translations. I don’t mind, though. I like the dimension having translation adds. Our tight schedule didn’t stop me from… Read More Lynna’s Adventure in Japan: Part 3
Tadaima! Now that I’m almost over the jet lag, the summary version of my trip to Japan is that I had a great time, though naturally I discovered some things I’d do differently the next time. I felt very well prepared for the trip, and in general comfortable in this very foreign country. Believe it… Read More Nihon kara modottekimashita!
On Monday, July 30, I will be leaving for a two-week vacation in Japan. It will be my first time in Asia, though not my first overseas trip. Since I believe there are already some who plan on living this experience vicariously through me, I thought it might be a good idea to post a… Read More Nihon e ikimashou!
Among the best known actresses in her profession, Caitlin Glass has voiced some of anime’s most popular characters, including Haruhi of Ouran High School Host Club and Winry Rockbell of Fullmetal Alchemist. She’s also directed for FUNinmation, and is back in the booth after spending time out of the country. Little less known is that… Read More Interview with Caitlin Glass, FUNimation Voice Actress