[Highlights] Sora Yori mo Tooi Basho 05: Megumi’s Jealousy

This episode was quite different from the previous ones - a quieter than usual drama? I appreciated how the character of Megumi finally gets some attention, and thought the episode had many impressively realistic moments. In terms of personal enjoyment, however, I have to say that I preferred the previous episodes' energy. I found Megumi's …

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10 Opinions on Made in Abyss

Don't ask me why I finished Made in Abyss and not my English readings, but...well, since I finished it, I might as well talk about it. I started this blog with "10 Best Things" posts, which isn't really a problem because I only really finish anime that I enjoy. Sometimes I feel like it limits …

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[Highlights] Sora yori mo Tooi Basho 04: A Glimpse of the Adults

There's less hype in this episode than in some of the previous ones, but the quality felt pretty consistent. The episode also shows us that Yorimoi is a cute girls show that really attempts to ground its plot in reality. We get some insight into the girls' relationship with certain adult figures, as well as info sessions …

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[Highlights] Violet Evergarden 02: Under Rain or Shine

Still busy as hell...but still ended up watching Violet Evergarden. I will pay for this later. I don't think I was as wowed by this episode as the first, but this was definitely still a solid episode. Emerging feminism! Violet Evergarden does seem to reflect many historical truths. Taking all into account, this would be something like...the …

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[Highlights] Sora yori mo Tooi Basho Ep. 2 & 3: More Hype!

I recall saying that I'd do episodic reviews. I tried...but life really sucks and I'm just super stressed about school and my internship right now. Instead, I'll do these shorter highlight posts to discuss some things that stood out to me during each episode. Visuals ahead. Ep. 2 I'm really digging the motif of texting …

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Can We Have a Peer Editing Twitter Group Chat?

So some of you may recall me asking for readers for some articles I'm writing in my last post. I am very grateful for the large amount of kind people who volunteered to participate. My friend Perlem suggested that we could potentially create a sort of peer editing network, possibly through Twitter, as a place …

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[First Impression] Hakumei to Mikochi is the Cutest Thing I’ve Seen in 2018

Finally, I've gotten around to reviewing all the first episodes on my watch list this season! This anime is really freakin' adorable, and now I just want to turn into a little person and live a blissful, tiny life. Story Plotless cuteness: there is plot in the sense that characters do have desires and encounter conflicts, …

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