Chihayafuru: First Impressions – A Beautifully Impassioned Portrayal of Youth & Culture

Chihayafuru (ちはやふる) is a josei, slice-of-life, sports (karuta), romance anime adaptation of the original manga series written by Yuki Suetsugu. The series was produced by anime powerhouse Madhouse with directorial support via Morio Asaka. It is one of my all-time favourite anime in existence, superseded only by Initial D and possibly even Natsume’s Book of…

Winter 2018 Anime Haul!

This winter season was a good season! The holidays were phenomenal, and I was even able to splurge on some anime. Most of the anime that I bought are films that I have been wanting to get for a few years, so when they went on sale in mid-February, I knew that I had to…

Big Badass Anime Haul of 2017!!

Happy Friday to all! Can you believe that in a matter of two days we shall begin 2018? I’m not sure about y’all, but I honestly feel like this year flew by while still being long as all heck. Well, with the end of the year upon us, I thought it’d be fun to share…

100% to You by Yuki Suetsugu – A Manga Review

Feeling the tendrils of a reading slump starting to wind its way around my neck, I decided that the best way for me to combat it would be to find something random and different to read; a title that I knew nothing about, nor heard anything of. This led me to the short manga series…