The History of Anime: Part 5 – Dawn of the Digital Era

Last time, anime rose from a nationwide economic crisis to become a global juggernaut. The 1990’s saw enormous growth for the industry, but an even bigger change was just around the corner. Computers and the internet completely changed anime - how it’s made, how we watch it, and how we talk about it with others.... Continue Reading →

Music in Anime: The K-On Girls’ Awesome Instruments

If K-On doesn’t make you smile, you’re dead inside. I love all the adorable moe girls and their band, Ho-kago Tea Time. But their songs are fairly simple, so there’s not much I could write about them besides “OMG so cute” and “Mio rocks!”. So I decided to write about their instruments instead! They are... Continue Reading →

5 Anime Guaranteed To Make You Smile

Even at the best of times, life can often be exhausting, unpredictable, and needlessly cruel. And in times of crisis, we all could use a pick me up! There are tons of deep, compelling anime that will blow your mind and fuck up your life, but there are also some cute, beautiful, and inspiring series... Continue Reading →

My 5 Favorite (and Least Favorite) Clichés in Anime

Anime is, in my opinion, one of the most creative and unique artistic mediums out there. But after you watch enough of it, you start seeing a lot of the same clichés over and over. Some of them are groan-inducing, but some of them are fucking rad and I love them. So I wanted to talk about some of my favorites and least favorites, because all my posts are super analytical and I just want to write a pure fluff piece for once!

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