Tagged: Lists

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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...

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Irina’s Top 5 Waifus and Matt’s Top 5 Husbandos

Do you guys have any feelings about the word waifu? I know some people may take the idea a bit too seriously but otherwise I have nothing against it. Sounds like a form of domestic martial art. What a fed up lady would use when her husband forgot to fold the laundry again. “She used...

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My Top 5 Ways To Combat the Blogging Blues

Most people that have had a blog for any amount of time, tend to be familiar with the blogging blues. Those moments of apathy or frustration against our own hobby that can make the experience less enjoyable. Sometimes we have good reasons for catching the blues. Other times they just come up out of nowhere...

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5 Mistakes I’ve Made when Trying to Introduce People to Anime

I’ve written comedic posts about forcing everyone you know to watch anime. In real life, I no longer try to introduce my friends to the medium. If they don’t come to it independently, I simply won’t mention it. However, it has happened a few times that people without any anime knowledge showed an interest in...

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Top 5 Reason Anime Top Lists Are Good Content

Do I sound salty with that title? I’m not, for once! But I would like to randomly defend the top list format. You see, I only started doing regular top lists about a year into my blogging journey. This is because, when I started out, I read a bunch of articles on how top lists...

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Top 5 Signs That You May Be an Anime Blogger

The times they are a-changin! You really can’t tell if someone is an anime blogger just by looking anymore! One morning, you’re just going about your daily adventures, enjoying life to the fullest and being your awesome self, the next thing you know, you’re an anime blogger! But how can you be really sure? Or...

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Top 5 Signs You Are Watching Too Much…A Perfectly Reasonable Amount of Anime

There are some wonderful things about growing up. Especially if you manage to somehow avoid all responsibility in the process! For example, no one can tell you to turn off those silly Japanese cartoons and go do something productive with your life. And that’s good, cause you’re a responsible human person, you don’t need that...

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Top 5 Anime Cafés

I once wrote a Top 5 anime bars list. For an entire week, I was sad that I couldn’t go have an actual drink at those places (except for the Lupin). This said it was also really fun to put together. Anime vistas and places have long been a particular source of joy for me....

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Top 5 Ways in Which Anime Opened My Mind

In some ways, you may not think of anime as the best place to look for diversity and open-mindedness. Whether justly or not, the community (at least in North America) has made an occasionally unpleasant reputation before itself. We hear how exclusive (as in the opposite of inclusive) and close-minded fans can be. Gatekeeping against...