Next on my agenda of favorite anime tropes are the various character types and stereotypes found in almost all anime. My favorite, and hence, the first I will mention are the Tsundere. Ah those lovely people who can never express how they really feel and so they compensate by emanating a cold rivaled only by … Continue reading Tsundere…What’s That??
It has been a very busy few weeks for me as the school year spirals toward Christmas and the "half-way" point and so I have been remiss in my duties to this blog (and the other two I author). I thought I might make up for that by posting a thought-provoking and insightful question in … Continue reading Anime Opinion Poll: What is your favorite/least favorite?
Ok anime fans, I am going to take a momentary break from reviewing and ask for your indulgence for a moment (or at least for one entry). I teach various types of technology in a very small rural public High School in Texas. Our technology budget is limited but I would still like to expose … Continue reading We Need Your Help
Tasogare Otome x Amnesia or Dusk Maiden of Amnesia is the story of a haunted High School and the main character is the ghost who haunts the old building on the school property. It appeals on many levels, to me at least. As a teacher, I have a certain romantic view of school life and … Continue reading After Thanksgiving Review: Tasogare Otome x Amnesia
The Japanese are famous for their ghost stories. From ancient time to modern urban legends, the Japanese are masters of the eerie and macabre. I present, for the tingling of your spine, the ancient Japanese practice of kamishibai as presented in anime format. Kamishibai is the practice of telling stories along with paper cut-outs to illustrate … Continue reading It’s Time for Yamishibai – Ghost Story Goodness
Being old, many of my favorite anime episodes are also from the past. Today's missive is no exception. The anime I am reviewing today is the stuff that fan-service legends are made of. The original Dirty Pair (THAT'S LOVELY ANGELS!!...sorry girls). I first became enchanted by these two when I was just leaving adolescence back … Continue reading Anime Fans Rejoice – Your Service is Here
Well it finally happened. My efforts have been rewarded with the recognition they deserve. Thanks to Yahari Bento for nominating me for the coveted Unique Blogger Award. I shall be eternally grateful. Now lets see if I can fulfill the awesome responsibility that comes with this high honor. RULES Display Award <check> Thank … Continue reading The Unique Blogger Award