Ballad of Mulan: Translation and Interpretation

So, um... procrastination kicked in, and I... translated an entire Chinese ballad for no good reason! Don't ask me what gave me the idea, because I don't know. And I might as well blog about it because I have nothing else to blog about recently to share my love for Mulan, right? I don't know …

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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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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! 05

My intro just becomes shorter and shorter, so I might as well skip it. You can check out last week's Shiki review and find a links for our previous collabs on Primes' website! Finally, Ami Kawashima. When I Googled "Toradora," Ami was the first suggestion to pop up for some reason. Is she a popular …

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Basement Recording: “Last Night, Good Night”

Were you expecting a spring season first episodes post? Nah. Don't actually read this post, okay? https://soundcloud.com/moya-tori/last-night-good-night-cover I turned 20 today, and last night I made a breakup happen for the first time in my life. I sure hope it's the last, but even saying that makes me feel naive. So as any amateur soprano …

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