Category: Lists

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5 Last Minute Anime Themed Christmas Gifts I would Like to Receive

Are you an anime uninitiate finding yourself in need of a perfect present for your anime loving niece or nephew? Maybe you’re trying to impress a special classmate with the perfect anime gift but have no idea where to start cause those Japanese cartoons are scary? I’m amusing myself terribly with this intro! Of course...

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5 Things That Seem Way More Important to Anime Characters Than to Me

I just liked that gif I know a lot of it comes from culture clash and some are just old tropes, but anime characters sure get excited about some weird things sometimes. After so many years of watching Anime they don’t really register any more but still, I sometimes think it would be so weird...

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Top 5 Anime Ladies with White or Silver Hair

Some of you may know that I put way too much time on my hair. Like way way too much… I managed to get it white with undue effort and lately I found the perfect silver dye to give it just a bit of metallic sheen. It’s an ongoing process that demands way more effort...

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5 Things I’ve Noticed About Long Time Anime Bloggers

Sometimes I worry a little that we may be a dying breed. Anime bloggers that is. Didn’t mean to scare you! So many anime bloggers seem to disappear or occasionally diversify beyond anime and gradually stop talking about anime all together. It’s part of the game, people move on. Thankfully, we have talented new blood...

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Top 5 Things Only I Care About in Anime

Look, I care about some weird things. Some really weird things. I know that. But we all have some odd little anime fetishes, it’s o.k., that what makes it fun! When I started to share my love of anime more with others, I also started to realize that there are elements that no one but...

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Top 5 Anime to Watch When You Have a Cold

You may think that Canada is the land of maple syrup and apologies but it’s not. Well it is, sorry. However, it’s also the land of colds! At the very least Quebec is. The constant humidity mixed with some of the fastest and most radical temperature variations year round means that if you go anywhere...

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5 More Cheap and Easy Halloween Costumes (Countdown to Halloween)

I love to cosplay….in theory. I do like dressing up but I always forget to start working on my consume until a few days before I need it, I don’t want to spend a fortune, I have little makeup skills and negative sewing skills and I need to be comfortable. So you know… I love...

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Top 5 Reasons I Personally Avoid Gatekeeping

It seems like I can’t go a week without seeing a debate on Gatekeeping in the anime community. I never participate in those debates. Partly because I’m behind on everything and by the time these come to my attention they are already pretty much done. No need to stir a fresh pot. And partly because...

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Top 5 Reasons I Like the Anime Community

I’ve been on social media lately…arguably this was possibly my first mistake. Anyways, I’ve seen a lot of unhappiness leveled at the anime community by the anime community. Friends and online acquaintances expressing their disappointment in the group. People pointing out how imperfect we can be at times. I don’t entirely disagree. But I’m essentially...

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Top 5 Anime I Want To Love

Have you ever had the crushing experience of really looking forward to a show. Maybe someone recommend it, it’s from a studio you love or it just sounds exactly like something you’d like. Maybe all three of these things. Just to have it disappoint you. You try to pretend to yourself it’s still great, after...