Tagged: Bad idea


Top 5 Ways to Combat Anime Exhaustion

I’ve warned all of you before! Anime exhaustion is real, and it can strike at any time! Fortunately, I’ve only ever suffered from real mild cases myself and the symptoms passed within 24 hours, but even that was grueling. I can only imagine what long term bouts could feel like. Thankfully, there are some at...


Anime Detox

***editing Irina here, I wrote this last week and I’m already wondering whether it’s worth publishing. By the time it actually goes live (which will likely be at least another couple of weeks, It will probably no longer be topical. I do believe the principas stand tough. So here’s an out of date post I hope you still...


Stat of The Year!

I know you’ve all been waiting impatiently for this! Once again, it’s time to parse through my very favorite stat of them all! For those of you that have been following this blog for a while, or my twitter account, you now that I have a rather marked obsession with the search terms people are...


Top 5 Otaku Resolutions

I don’t really make new year’s resolutions, I just pick up things as they come along. I do really like the general idea though. There’s something commendable about a society choosing to make self-improvement into a celebrated tradition. It’s sweet if a little silly. I mean you don’t have to wait until January 1st… What...


Objectifying vs Sexualizing in Anime

I have a feeling this post isn’t going to do very well. The few times I’ve approached slightly meatier subjects, my readers were generally not that interested. But that’s o.k. This one will be a more for me post. Right off the bat, I might as well warn you, this won’t be a debate. I’m...


Irina Wants Free Therapy – Why Can’t I Review Certain Anime?

When you post everyday, one of the things that suddenly becomes precious to you is source material! Obviously, I’m not watching entire series every day, and I wouldn’t want to even if I could somehow. As such, I’ve come to really appreciate those shows I have watched and tell you all about them.


Tips and Tricks for Getting Your Blog Out There

Not long ago I wrote a post about a different approach to blogging. I was delighted to find that this post got a much better reception than anticipated and I got a lot of great feedback. In particular, I had mentioned discussing tricks for getting a bit of exposure for your blog and you guys...


I Don’t Understand the 3 Episode Rule

There’s no old maxim in the anime community that it takes a full 3 episodes to be able to truly appreciate a show and determine if it’s worth your time. Or 25% of a single cour season. I’m not sure if this rule applies to other forms of media or not but I’ve only heard...


How To Review Any Anime Without Watching It!

Man watching anime takes a lot of time. Have you seen some peoples MAL profiles…they spend YEARS doing it. Who has that type of leisure? Certainly not YOU! We’re busy people, we got….stuff to do. On top of that watching and even occasionally writing about anime, impossible! Imagine how much you could get done if...


The Importance of Writing Skills in Blogging

Look, it’s no secret that typo is my mother tongue. I’m sort of amazed that anyone can follow my posts. (Please don’t burst my bubble if you have never understood what I’m talking about. Le me just pretend….) Despite this, I have presumed to write several posts on the art of blog writing. Yup actual...