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2 Songs 1 Myth: Lady Meng Jiang and the Destruction of the Great Wall of China

Digging through my drafts led me to this half-finished post on a Chinese myth, started around the same time I translated the original Ballad of Mulan. I'd like to share two wonderful songs here based on the myth of Lady Meng Jiang (孟姜女) - one of four great Chinese romantic tragedies that are more-or-less canon.… Continue reading 2 Songs 1 Myth: Lady Meng Jiang and the Destruction of the Great Wall of China

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7 Yandere Songs to Listen to if You’re in Need of Some Love

Hello, hello. Can't believe I'm actually doing this post (in time for Valentine's Day, obviously)! I had this idea after stumbling into the wrong corner of YouTube Vocaloid MVs, which I used to watch the heck out of in my early otaku days. I'm assuming you all know what a yandere is. In case you… Continue reading 7 Yandere Songs to Listen to if You’re in Need of Some Love

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[MV Recommendation] The Peter Pan Syndrome Trilogy and Love Psychology

What happens if Peter Pan falls in love with Cinderella and Cinderella loves him back? What if this happened at Prince Charming’s ball and he’s painfully aware of it all? That basically sums up the situation in this trilogy by BuzzG. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyX_JWzqjUU Peter Pan syndrome, as you might already know, is a pop psychology concept… Continue reading [MV Recommendation] The Peter Pan Syndrome Trilogy and Love Psychology