Ah, Labor Day. To some, this could mean the unofficial end of summer. To others, this could mean putting away our white-colored clothes because of some arbitrary fashion rule. Some others, either voluntarily or involuntarily, tend to take Labor Day quite literally. If this applies to you, why on earth are you reading this article;… Read More The Labor Day Anime Cookout!
Anime Expo was one week ago, and while the main attraction may have been all the incredible announcements, there was also a ton of awesome cosplay to see for those that attended! Joseph, one of our staff covering the convention, took photos of these wonderful cosplayers: Stay tuned for more posts about our time at… Read More Our Favorite Anime Expo 2022 Cosplay!
There’s a certain parable that’s always intrigued me. Ok, more like, bothered me. It’s the parable of the shrewd manager, the one where the guy basically defrauds his boss and is applauded for it. (Huh?) The parable is made all the more intriguing because of the unexpected twists and turns that come in the scant… Read More Ya Boy Kongming, Ep. 11: The Parable of the Shrewd Manager
Kongming is more than just a great tactician with a charmingly demure manner and surprisingly decent rapping skills. He’s also the kind of adult I aspire to be, and one I think that all of us—as we hand in our membership cards to “the young generation” (ahem, as we age)—can stand to learn a thing… Read More Ya Boy Kongming Ep. 9 & the Adult I Aspire to Be
Spring 2022 has been full of terrific anime, but also terrific anime openings! Here are five of the best this season: Anime OPs from the video: “Mixed Nuts” by Official HIGE DANdism (SPY X FAMILY) “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” by QUEENDOM (Ya Boy Kongming!) “Double Shuffle” by Nana Mizuki (Tomodachi Game) “Sumire” by Maaya Sakamoto… Read More Spring 2022 Anime’s Best Openings (OPs)
Once again, Ya Boy Kongming proves to have some surprisingly rich depths beneath its catchy surface this week. The hidden pearl this time lies in the developing relationship between Kongming and Eiko, which is part professional, part friendship, and in this episode at least, all allegory for the believer’s relationship with God, as Eiko’s growing… Read More Ya Boy Kongming, ep. 4: When God Leaves You Hanging
I’ve been scrolling through the “topics” tab on Twitter more often lately, searching for interesting anime-related tweets on which I can comment. Whenever I look through the general “anime” topic, however, I become discouraged and frustrated. From my eyes, most of the tweets making the topic page are falsified in some way, full of grammatical… Read More Kongming’s Right, Eiko: Forget the Numbers, Remember the Songs