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The Origins of Weeaboo

I’ve never had much first hand contact with the term “weeaboo”. I learned it from an anime loving friend who used it more like a term of endearment. Something like, let’s hang out this weekend and do some weeaboo stuff… except it was another word starting with “s”. Super sweet kid but a total potty...


Boogiepop Doesn’t Laugh and Neither did I

***Editing Irina here – it’s April 5th and it’s definitely snowing here. In your face BoogiePop!*** Well, Boogiepop has come and gone. Although this was yet another anti-climatic ending, it was at least a comprehensible one… Way to set that bar just a millimeter off the ground. Shania is hosting our last episode review, so look...


BoogiePop and Others Ep. 12-15 with Shania

BoogiePop’s messy release schedule was driving me just a little nuts so I did the most reasonable thing possible and drove Shania a little nuts too. The results! We are almost caught up! Here’s everything that happened before this Friday! There Shall Be Spoilers!


The Fantastic Freedom of the Aimless Blog

We’ve gone through some stuff together haven’t we… You and I. I have been hitting a few of those random milestones lately. With the anniversary of this blog and nice round numbers of followers and so forth, I’ve been writing a lot of those blog introspection posts. I know what I’m supposed to do. I’m suppose...


Becoming a Better Person Through Anime (again…)

Fair warning, I’m going on one of those weird rides again. Even I’m not entirely sure where this post is going to take us but I hope you take a leap with me. If we don’t end up anywhere interesting, at least we’ll be together. Wait… I know this is going to take some of...


The Power of Tears in Anime

Crying is a fascinating mechanism. I’m not talking about shedding a few tears to get rid of a speck of dust in your eye, I’m talking about what we call psychic, or ‘crying’ tears. Basically, this is the good ol’ fashion bawling we do in response to emotional rather than physical stimuli.


Danganronpa, Fullmetal Alchemist, and the Viciousness of Hope

I told you I had a couple of these up my sleeve. This time I’m contrasting Danganronpa with my latest obsession, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood. Yes, I realize I’m the absolute last person at this particular party. I’m still in the middle of the series (35 episodes in) as I write this, but I think I’m...


Anime is Turning Me Into A Chubby Chaser

OK not really but it definitely is making me crave some variety…. I mentioned it in my Monster Girls review but I’ve come to realize how similar anime character body types are. It’s getting a little boring….  I remember when I first watched Miss Kobayashi, I was struck by the fact that the girls had...