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Horimiya with IriMoya: Episode 6

Watching an episode called “This Summer’s Going to be a Hot One” in the middle of a (finally) snowy winter is interesting. And happy Valentine’s, by the way! This episode review of one of our season’s cutest romance came in at the right time. How are you doing over there, Irina? Irina: Happy Valentine’s day… Continue reading Horimiya with IriMoya: Episode 6

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Horimiya with IriMoya – episode 5

I actually tweeted right after this episode that Horimiya is in fact a traditional romance but only the cute parts. Apparently, that’s what I like! But before we get started, let’s catch up with the always very cute Moya. How are you, Moya? Enjoying winter finally coming? I am. Moar sno plz! No snow for… Continue reading Horimiya with IriMoya – episode 5

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Horimiya with IriMoya: Episode 4

Back for another episode of Horimiya with Irina. How are you doing, Irina? I’m doing great! Thanks for asking! I hope you and the readers are doing just as great. Even better, in fact! "Better"...I wouldn't dare to hope so myself, but pretty fine, that's for sure. Yup, hope everyone reading this is staying nice… Continue reading Horimiya with IriMoya: Episode 4

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Controversed Showcase: 2020 November

Welcome to the end-of-the-month showcase of all the posts written for the Controversed writing workshop! Thank you to everyone who joined me in "Controversing" by creating your own posts in response to each week's theme, as well as everyone who made the workshop a more welcoming place by dropping by with your comments. A Brief… Continue reading Controversed Showcase: 2020 November

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[Controversed] Week 4: Managing Criticism

If you have been following the Controversed project since the start of the month, thank you (!!), and congratulations for making it to the final week! For those who are new to this, congratulations for joining just at the right time to welcome a very special first-time guest on this blog, Irina from I Drink… Continue reading [Controversed] Week 4: Managing Criticism

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Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! Episode List

Following our wrap-up of the project with Toradora!'s last episode, here's a master list of all the episodic reviews that NegativePrimes and I did for Toradora!. To briefly recap what this project was about, it's a conversation-style collaboration that focuses on analyzing characters and themes in the anime Toradora!, from a vaguely literature-informed perspective. Compiling them has… Continue reading Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! Episode List

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Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 25 (Finale)

We did it! After 2 years 2 months and roughly 2 weeks, NegativePrimes and I FINISHED REVIEWING TORADORA! Sorry for the all caps, I couldn't restrain myself. 🥂 Primes: You bring the caps, I'll bring the emojis. For those who didn't start following the project from the beginning (which is probably all of you reading… Continue reading Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 25 (Finale)

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Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 24

Penultimate episode analysis, here we go! I said last episode was intense. Well, I was wrong. Intensity is relative... Primes: So true! This is one of my favorite Toradora episodes! In our last discussion, Primes asked if I thought "[the main characters will] finally see the ghosts and UFOs they believe in." I suggested that… Continue reading Anime x Lit Crit: Toradora! 24