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I watched the Aikatsu movie

[This post contains spoilers for the movie] The last week (until Tuesday) I was in Japan. While navigating the complicated rail system of Tokyo, I kept seeing Aikatsu posters, until it dawned on me that it had just started showing … Continue reading

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6 Years?

So this blog’s 6th year anniversary passed by, and I was simultaneously marveled and horrified by it. I haven’t been posting for a while because of various reasons, but that doesn’t mean I don’t think about my blog at all. … Continue reading

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Two Endings

Aldnoah Zero and Captain Earth just wrapped up. But I don’t worry about that, because Argevollen’s not going anywhere, which is more of a good thing than not. My brother and I usually watch these shows back-to-back, saving Aldnoah for … Continue reading

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Selling Character in the First Episode

A first impressions post! I wanted to tie this with what I’ve been learning in writing flash fiction, so that I don’t forget it! It’s also great to know that what you’ve learned in creating could be applied in consuming. … Continue reading

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Quick Thoughts on Argevollen

I’ll make this quick. The setting is modern but some elements seem anachronistic: the blue-uniformed soldiers (Who don’t wear helmets), a wall (as if that’s going to stop robots), and generals who seem to be stuck in the 19th century. … Continue reading

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On Outgrowing Anime

At the start of the Spring season, I tried watching an episode of Daimidaler. I couldn’t finish it.

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Effortful Friendship

Rather than love or romance stories, I wish we had more stories about friendship. After all, I believe that friendship is the bedrock upon which a stable relationship rests. I watch so many shows and movies with couples who can’t … Continue reading

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