Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms – The Cyclical Nature of Life and Motherhood

After months of waiting and teaser trailers that showed off its awesome animation and world, I finally got the chance to see Maquia in theaters. There seems to be more modern sci-fi or slice-of-life movies coming out than say high fantasy or stories that focus on fantastical worlds. Your Name and A Silent Voice being … More Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms – The Cyclical Nature of Life and Motherhood

Last Week in Geekdom – Your Weekly News Round-Up (7/23 – 7/29)

Welcome back to another installment of “Last Week in Geekdom” where I comb the internet for all the news you need to know so you don’t have to. It’s admittedly been a weird couple weeks for this blog. My full time job is in its busy season right now as well as dealing with some … More Last Week in Geekdom – Your Weekly News Round-Up (7/23 – 7/29)

Tada-kun Never Falls in Love (Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai) Anime Review

Tada-kun Never Falls in Love was one of the stand-out animes of the Spring 2018 season. I mentioned in my First Impressions post that it was series I could see becoming one of the romances I would keep watching all season. It had some tough competitors last season, and while it didn’t necessarily come out … More Tada-kun Never Falls in Love (Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai) Anime Review

Last Week in Geekdom – Your Weekly News Round-Up (7/16 – 7/22)

Welcome back to another installment of “Last Week in Geekdom” where I comb the internet for all the news you need to know so you don’t have to. Sorry for the late post. I went to bed at 2am last night so understandably slept in a little late. I’ve also been having some trouble working … More Last Week in Geekdom – Your Weekly News Round-Up (7/16 – 7/22)

Last Week in Geekdom – Your Weekly News Round-Up (7/9 – 7/15)

Welcome back to another installment of “Last Week in Geekdom” where I comb the internet for all the news you need to know so you don’t have to. This weekend is my first full weekend in my new apartment, so to say my past week has been hectic would be an understatement. So if this … More Last Week in Geekdom – Your Weekly News Round-Up (7/9 – 7/15)

Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits Anime 1st Cour Review

I’m a sucker for youkai shows, so when this one started streaming on Crunchyroll last season, you bet I followed along with every episode. It matched well with both the other romance animes airing that season as well as the food-based shows. I was a little worried that it would wind up following a lot … More Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits Anime 1st Cour Review

Waxing Philosophical: Piercings as a Form of Self-Harm in Horimiya

I’ve been going back over and re-reading one of my favorite manga series the past couple weeks, Horimiya. It’s one that I feel has a lot of aspects that are both entertaining and make you think in certain ways, and this last read-through has gotten me thinking about the nature of self-harm. I’ve thought about … More Waxing Philosophical: Piercings as a Form of Self-Harm in Horimiya

Last Week in Geekdom – Your Weekly News Round-Up (6/25 – 7/1)

Welcome back to another installment of “Last Week in Geekdom” where I comb the internet for all the news you need to know so you don’t half to. I’m currently writing this while my apartment is being turned upside-down as we’re moving tomorrow. So it’s understandably been crazy especially when I lost internet yesterday. Anyways, … More Last Week in Geekdom – Your Weekly News Round-Up (6/25 – 7/1)