Infrequent J-Music Roundup #13 – Sangatsu no Phantasia, KEYTALK, Kotobuki Minako (and more!)

Hello and welcome to another J-song roundup! I’m a bit under the weather and I found some free time so I just decided to write this post. If you’re new here, basically the segment consists of me compiling a few Japanese songs that I’ve been listening to recently and essentially giving my two cents about ...

Hoshino Gen DOME TOUR “POP VIRUS” at TOKYO DOME (Review/Thoughts)

I didn’t expect myself to be writing another post about Hoshino Gen this soon but I just had to because of yet another very special thing that happened recently. Alongside the release of his brand new and first all-English single, “Same Thing” featuring London-based band Superorganism, Hoshino Gen and his management announced that his Tokyo ...

Visiting Anime Locations Based off Real Life (Trip Itinerary)

Note: this post is part of a month-long event called The Animanga Festival, started by a fellow aniblogger, Auri of Manga Toritsukareru Koto! If you want to learn more about this event (and/or participate in it), check out my previous post where you can find the link to the full details (as well as if you ...

Overcoming Social Anxiety in Comedy Anime/Manga (Core Necessities)

A note before we begin: this post is part of a month-long event called The Animanga Festival, started by the wonderful Auri of Manga Toritsukareru Koto! I’ll admit that I decided to join in super last minute (…cause I forgot about it, sorry lol) but you’ll be seeing a couple posts on the blog throughout ...

Infrequent J-Song Roundup #12 – All About Hoshino Gen

Hey, welcome to another Japanese song round-up post on the blog! If you’re not familiar with this segment on my blog (which is understandable given how rare it is nowadays), this is simply just me listing off some great Japanese songs I’ve listened to recently and briefly talking about them. While I’m not the best ...

Concluding the Summer Season (Sunshine Blogger Award/Tag)

Hi! It’s definitely been a bit since the last post. My lack of motivation and will to write anything certainly hit me hard these past few weeks (plus I started school last week) so it’s been a bit rough for the blog. However, I’ll still be around and coming back to it here and there, ...

5 More Female Rookie Seiyuu That (I Believe) Have A Ton of Talent/Potential

So I originally was going to work on/post a new Seiyuu Spotlight feature today about a wonderful voice actress but I got a little frustrated with some things and decided to put that to the side for now. In the meantime, I wanted to do another one of these write-ups/lists where I talk about some ...

Looking Back at the Kemono Friends Controversy

If you’ve followed this blog for a while now, you might’ve remembered me talking about this particular topic in a post of mine on my old, deleted site. However despite discussing about this before, I think now is a great time to look back to this particular string of events, mainly because there have been ...

Thoughts on SHISHAMO BEST (And My Problem with Best Albums)

So around a month or so ago, the well-known Japanese alt-rock band SHISHAMO released a new album, or rather a collection of their best songs over the span of five years and five studio albums. When it first got announced that they would be releasing a best album, I was actually going to write a ...

The Slices of Life – Summer 2019 First Impressions (Part 2)

Hi and welcome back to my Summer 2019 anime season first impressions! If you missed the first part of my first impressions, click here to check it out. Otherwise, let’s jump back in! Sounan Desu Ka? / Are You Lost? Due to unfortunate circumstances, four high school teenage girls just trying to live an average ...