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
I recently joined the otaku group OWLS (Otaku Warriors For Liberty and Self-Respect) that discusses different social issues portrayed in anime. Our theme for February is the infamous Yuri On Ice!!! and the concept of "flight." Our prompt for this month is: “An individual takes flight when there is a goal, a dream, or an … Continue reading Would Yuri and Viktor’s Relationship Be Accepted In Their Own Countries? Homosexuality In Japan and Russia (OWLS February Blog Tour)
Although 2016 was a very difficult year for the world and for me personally, it certainly delivered when it came to enjoyable anime. There were fantastic stories, great slice 0f life experiences, moe shows, and some groundbreaking yuri and other LGBT shows. I focus mostly on the latter- anime with cute girls and yuri … Continue reading Rai’s Recommendations: Anime Titles From 2016