Day one of AniMarch Madness was so much fun! Results are still being tabulated, with a few polls still open, but look for those results to pop up on Twitter and Instagram later today! In the meantime, here are the second set of eight matches, two from each of our four regions: 2021 Anime, Critical… Read More AniMarch Madness 2022: Round 1, Day 2
Rice paddies and those that call them home: a songbird, a couple of farmers and a girl who runs for the pure joy of it. She pauses to gather herself, thinking of her favorite idol and her goal of making friends at her new school, before throwing herself into a cartwheel that turns into a… Read More First Impression: Akebi’s Sailor Uniform
This week, Kageki Shojo!! surprised me more than the two exclamation marks in its title convey: it went far deeper than I ever expected of a series about an all-girls theatre training school. In fact, it may just have set itself up as a spiritual heir to Wonder Egg Priority, only engaging with its troubling… Read More Hope for the Abused & Traumatized: is Kageki Shojo!! the new Wonder Egg Priority?
While the quality of the final episode of Wonder Egg Priority was…questionable, the series remains a creative, original, and thoughtful fantasy tale about girls growing up and the immense pressures they often face. Here’s hoping we get something else in the future the better wrap up the tale, but in the meantime, enjoy this piece… Read More Fanart Friday: Wonder Egg Finale
The spring 2021 anime season, soon coming to a close, was an enjoyable one through and through. It featured a diverse and expansive group of series, with there seeming to be an anime (or two or three or ten) for everyone, with several standouts among them. At first glance, this season’s line-up looks a little… Read More Summer 2021 Anime Preview
This season’s final episode of Wonder Egg Priority, much like the entire series, was full of meaning and allusion. One of the most powerful aspects of episode 12 was when the alternate universe version of Ai, a version who never met Koito and who herself committed suicide, found strength in the current universe version of… Read More Fanart Friday: AU Ai / Eye
“He is risen.” Christians will make this proclamation across the world today as they commemorate Jesus’ death, burial, and resurrection, giving second life to those who would put their faith in him. Count me among the faithful who will worship today in thankfulness for this miracle. This Easter, however, is a bit strange for me—besides… Read More Holy Week 2021 [Arise]: Wonder Grace Priority