I’ve grown to realize that some of my favorite anime/manga are the type of stories that present themselves as being tied to a particular genre… and then quickly go on to establish themselves as subversions to every trope associated with the genre.
That isn’t to say that all shows that fall into this category are qualified to be counted in my favorites, but twists and surprises like that certainly help an anime stand out.
On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…
Continue reading 12 Days of Anime, Day 6: I got 99 problems, but a witch ain’t one
Being a starving college student and an impulsive buyer of anime-related stuff is not a good combination of qualities to have.
Boys and girls, take it from a victim, save your money for school, food, and maybe a nice car. You’ll probably get through your life smoother than me.
On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…
Continue reading 12 Days of Japanese Propaganda, Day 5: Right Stuf is AWESOME!
You know that feeling when your best friend is at a family barbeque while you’re at home writing posts about anime and singing silly Christmas carols?
You don’t? Er, yeah, I don’t either! 😛
On the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…
Continue reading 12 Days of Chinese Cartoons, Day 3: Convention Time!