Attack on Titan Season 1, Episodes 3 & 4 Musings: The Kiddos Become Brave Young Soldiers… Sorta

Episode three starts off with the kiddoes in boot camp, taking place about five years (maybe two?) after the attack on Shiganshina, as they are working on becoming soldiers for the various sections of the military. As soon as some of the characters that I will grow to love and hate with equal measure started being introduced, all I could think was, “Holy shit, they are babies!!!” They are all so young and so green.

Self-Care Sunday: Starting the Week with Spirit 🌸

A few days ago, I provided a rather emotionally intense life update shindig. I mentioned how I was struggling to find my way out of the darkness again, even so, I was determined to do it. Well, I’m here to say that patience and holding on to faith (even when I didn’t want to) has definitely started to make an impact. So, for today’s Self-Care Sunday post, I want to chat about the importance of starting off one’s week with positive spirit!

Cowboy Bebop & Being Ahead of Its Time, Then and Now – Anime Review

Nineteen years ago, during the year 1998, a Space Western anime was released by the name of Cowboy Bebop, an anime that would go on to become one of the finest pieces of animation ever made. Adapted and completely redesigned from its manga counterpart, with direction by Shinichirō Watanabe, this 26-episode long, seinen neo-noir anime series would continue to astound fans of the medium for decades to come.

Love Me, Love Me Not Volume 1 by Io Sakisaka: A Fresh & Fascinating Exploration of Love & Friendship

Love Me, Love Me Not Volume 1 (思い、思われ、ふり、ふられ) is the first instalment in a shōjo, coming-of-age manga series written by Io Sakisaka (Blue Spring Ride, Strobe Edge). It follows two main characters, Yuna and Akari, who bump into one another at a local train station. Through a moment of selflessness, one helps the other and…

Comics & Manga Haul!

Happy Saturday, everyone! I recently recorded a BookTube video where I chatted about some of my bad reading habits. You can check that out here if you so wish! In that video, I mentioned that one of my biggest unhealthy habits is stress-book-shopping. As I prepare for my return to university, I have been feeling…

30-Day Anime Challenge – Day 03: Favourite Male Character

Day 03: Favourite Male Anime Character Ever. Ryōsuke Takahashi from Initial D. He is handsome as hell and was my first anime boy-crush! Ryōsuke is also an immensely talented professional racer who has a unique and technical-specific racing style. His racing knowledge, capabilities, and the overall ways he approaches a potential racing rival remind me…

Impromptu Used Books Book Haul! (April 2018)

This past Sunday after attending my regular Dharma service at my local Buddhist temple, I decided to go to a used bookstore. It was a beautiful Spring day, I was properly medicated to fight off the histamine twirling in the air, and, most importantly, my anxiety was very calm and almost non-existent. As someone who…