Another month has passed and that means there is a new OWLS blog tour going on. This month, our prompt is strength: “Your greatest weakness can become your greatest strength.” In anime, characters struggle with inner demons or physical weaknesses that make them feel insecure and prevent them from achieving goals. Yet when these characters … Continue reading Strength By Overcoming Anxiety in Amanchu (OWLS May Blog Tour)
Instead of having one giant end-of-the-season post like I've had in the past, I decided to split into two (sorry this is so late!). Here I am going to discuss my favorite and least favorite characters from the 2017 winter anime season. You can read my overall reviews and impressions of the season in Part … Continue reading Anime Winter 2017 Part 2- The Best And Worst Characters
I apologize that this is a little late. I have also been very busy with school and work. I am graduating soon! I plan to post my Master's final project about Japanese education on here when it is finished 🙂 Although I usually watch cutesy shows with a lot of girls and yuri, some of … Continue reading Anime Winter 2017 Part 1. Overall Impressions: The Best And The Worst
This month for OWLS, our theme is colors! Although OWLS usually only concentrates on anime and Japanese pop culture, I decided to use a Western cartoon when I heard this month's prompt: “Colors” refers to people of color in anime. For this monthly topic, we will be discussing how people of color or characters of … Continue reading The Colorful World Of Avatar (OWLS April Blog Tour)
I usually only write about anime and Japanese-related topics, but I am also a big fan of western animation. Beauty and The Beast is one of favorite Disney movies, so I was interested when I heard they were making a live-action version of the cartoon. I became even more interested when I heard that LeFou, played … Continue reading Gay LeFou: A Positive Or Negative Portrayal of Homosexuality?
It is already half way through the season and I just realized that I never posted the anime I am watching this season! So far, I have been able to keep up with all of these series (somehow). Here is my list, my reasons for watching these shows, and my current thoughts on them. Because I … Continue reading My Anime Watch List For Winter 2017 And My Thoughts So Far
Valentine's Day is perceived in two ways. It is either the special day you spend time with your partner and celebrate your love, or it is the day where you bask in self-pity over the fact you are single. Because of this, instead of listing anime series or episodes that focused on romance, I wanted … Continue reading 3 Kawaii & Funny Day Anime Episodes That Will Make You Laugh This Valentine’s Day