End of Hiatus – I Have Slain Some Weak Demons

Hello, hello! I've missed everyone. My blog-reading pattern has been sporadic recently, but I'm looking to catch up on all your recent posts soon, and will start responding to tags hopefully by tomorrow. Where I've Been Well...technically, mere finals are supposed to be even weaker demons than entrance exams, right? It appears I underestimated my …

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Jon’s Creator Showcase: July Edition

I'm very pleased to be back from my hiatus (for a day) with plenty of wonderful posts written by fellow bloggers in the month of June! In case you don't know about the showcase, here's a list of its objectives from Jon's website: Give exposure to both the host & creators who submit content to …

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[Highlights] Piano no Mori 12 (End): That’s It?

I know, it's only the end of the season and not the entire series, but man, this has gotta be one of the weakest episodes in the anime. Not even that many screenshots this time. It's mostly Kai playing piano, and the animation, though without major blunders, is fairly lackluster. Be yourself, Kai, be yourself. …

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To Anyone with a Blog: Can We Chat About Community?

Lots of people have blogged about how great it is to be a part of the aniblogging community (or whichever corner of WordPress you belong to), and many more have talked about how friendship and support from people they have never met has affected their lives positively. I am one who feels this way too …

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Anime x Lit Crit: Vampires & Valentines – Toradora! 9

Ah, how I envy anime characters' summers. Those rich friends with seaside mansions.  Anyways, this episode has many phenomenal highlights, and I have plenty to say about it. Remember to check out Primes' Shiki review on his blog this week! Primes: Thanks, Moya! Of course, that's assuming I get to it while it's "First Impressions" time…!  Right, first …

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Anime x Lit Crit: Vampires & Valentines – Toradora! 8

As if one pool episode isn't enough, here comes pool episode #2! Oh, by the way, you can check out Primes' newest Shiki review for our discussion on Masao's character, Tatsumi's manipulation tactics, and further literary parallels here. Primes: Can you ever have enough pool-or-beach episodes? *remembers Darling in the FranXX's* Yes. Yes, you can. But in Toradora, at least, it's …

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