The Hidden Lyrics: “Given” Mid-Season Review Pt. II

Hey there! Whew!! I don’t know about you but after watching episode 8 “Time Is Running Out”, I needed to collect myself. Oh my God! This series just keeps on opening doors of story line. I have not fan-girled over a series like this since Banana Fish and YOU KNOW how much I love Banana…

Travel Update

Hello! Hello! I am blogging to you live from Tokyo as we speak! I know I have been away for a while but with moving and planning the trip and taking the trip all at the same time…things have been hectic! However, I have not stopped thinking about what’s next for you. I am so…

Zodiac Wednesday Ships Edition: Naofumi and Raphtalia

Hello, hello! This Zodiac Wednesday is gonna be a little different. Instead of shining the Zodiac spotlight on one character, we will be looking at TWO characters and seeing how compatible they are with each other based on their signs. Think of it as a couples reading on your favorite ships! 😍 So the couple…

Given Episode 1 Review: yeah…this is going to be cute!

What’s up! So if you haven’t checked out episode 1 of the new BL, “Given”, I am here to tell you why you are missing out. When I found out this anime was being programmed by noitaminA, I knew it was going to be eye-catching. noitaminA is the programming block that airs diverse and unique…

Zodiac Wednesday: Naofumi Iwatani from Rising of the Shield Hero

Hello there on this fabulous Wednesday! I am your Gaijin here to bring you another Zodiac Wednesday! This week we will be talking about the handsome HERO TO ZERO BACK TO HERO….Iwatani Naofumi from Tate No Yuusha No Nariagari (Rising of the Shield Hero ). Without further ado let us get started! Appearance So our…

Trip Announcement: You Know Where!

Hi! So by reading the title you can probably already tell what’s going on but I wanted to give you a heads up! Yes, I will be going overseas to Japan!! I am leaving in four weeks and will be there for five weeks (at that point, that’s a pilgrimage) and I am super stoked….

Non-Binary Characters That Inspired a Generation (And Were Showstoppers)

Hi there! After attending an anime convention during Pride Celebration Month, I was inspired to pay tribute to some LGBTQ+ characters who inspired “family” of my generation and other generations to accept themselves. So here’s a list of some characters that I felt really did that! Ryoji “Ranka” Fujioka from Ouran High School Host Club…

Fruits Basket Mid Series Review: My Heart is Happy!

So we are currently halfway through the revamp of Fruits Basket and…I am sobbing! Oh Gosh! Tohru-kun is the most magnificent human being on Earth (beside Akari Kawamoto from March Comes In Like A Lion). The two of them should get together for tea sometime. I’m sure they would hit it off! But besides that,…

Kakegurui XX: High Stakes Gambling and Yandere Fun

Crazy gambling, life threatening games, Russian Roulette, idols, and all the Yandere madness at your fingertips! I present to you Kakegurui!! If you haven’t watched this series…you are missing out! And with the release of Kakegurui xx (it’s second season) the risks get even higher and the plot more fascinating! Let’s Start From the Beginning……

Zodiac Wednesday: Lady Kikyo from Inuyasha

Hey! I hope you’re awesome! If you are here, more than likely you are! Thank you for tuning in this week to another Zodiac Wednesday where we…will…be talking…about….Lady Kikyo from Inuyasha. Fun Fact: Inuyasha was the first anime I have ever watched. My cousin introduced it to me at midnight when I was 8 years…

Zodiac Collab with Irina: Tohru Honda from Fruits Basket

Hey! So we got everyone covered? We have talked about the Sohmas…. everyone’s all good? Oh that’s right! We did do the Sohmas but we are missing the main character from the whole show. The heart of gold cat lover, Tohru Honda! Last, but certainly not least, Tohru is the epitome of what we wish…

Zodiac Wednesday: Sing Soo-Ling from Banana Fish

“You couldn’t forgive Ash for opening up to Eiji. Because Ash found what you never could. You were just jealous.” — Sing Soo-Ling Damn Sing. Call him out! Hey Hey! It’s Wednesday! So you know what that means… it’s A Good Day for Banana Fish & Astrology (see what I did there). And probably some…