RateD Under 7

NieA Under 7 is an anime that had been on my radar since before I even knew ‘plan to watch’ lists were a thing in the anime community. It was so long ago that I couldn’t even tell you the exact reasons for my initial interest. I imagine it had something to do with the […]

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Remembering What The Sun Looks Like

I do enjoy not making it explicitly obvious what my posts will be about by making my titles only vaguely relevant. It’s an update post, because no blog would be complete without an overabundance of watered-down content that’s quickly outdated. Just like your favourite anime. *finger snap* I don’t really have a great measure to […]

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Yoko Case Study: Exploring the Visual Representation of Women’s Bodies in Anime

This article was originally released on September 17th 2016. In its previous iteration, the post contained a Frankenstein’s amalgamation of blog update, community drama and anecdotes that distracted from the points being made. In this release I have heavily edited the essay, removing now defunct fluff while adding new material to improve or change past positions […]

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To Make A Dictionary

Define passage; NOUN The act or process of moving through, under, over, or past something on the way from one place to another A narrow way, typically having walls on either side, allowing access between buildings or to different rooms within a building; a passageway The process of transition from one state to another A […]

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Thank you, Reader-Sensei!

The results are in! I’m deleting the previous two posts that linked to the poll/tournament because they clutter up the blog, so here’s a brief explanation of what went down for those joining in later. I held a tournament style contest to decide which anime I would watch next. I put forward a shortlist of […]

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Top Five Characters That Did NOTHING Wrong

Hi folks. I realise my blog has been lacking in anime related content and I hear your complaints. That’s why I’m excited to unveil this top secret project I’ve been working on. After extensive study and sleepless nights researching, I have complied a revolutionary new listicle. All Hail Haruhi Kyon Productions presents… Top Five Characters That […]

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Started From The Bottom – [REDACTED] ft. [Blank] & [Unavailable]

TL;DR? A Quiz told me I’m Kotori Minami so that’s who I am now This post is entirely about me. There’s your warning. I’ve never really been one to pretend I’m someone that I am not. I might tailor the topics I talk about to keep it relevant to who I’m interacting with, but other than […]

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Piracy for History

I have subscriptions to Crunchyroll, Funimation, Amazon Prime and Netflix. I also have a shameful collection of Blu-ray box sets. I’ve spent hundreds, close to thousands of pounds (£) on Manga and Light Novels. I can only guess, but I would surprised if I have spent less on these products than the average consumer. I […]

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