My Gumtree Experience Buying Second-Hand Manga

This is the first time I have purchased anything second hand online and I chose Gumtree as the base point. When purchasing things online I usually stick with the direct source, so if anything goes wrong there is a point of contact and a procedure that can be followed.

10 Martial Arts Reads with Female Leads

I am a huge fan of strong and independent female characters in stories. Some of the below female leads kick butt and others are still getting to the point where we can really see them shine.

Idol Dreams, an interesting concept

I found Idol Dreams volume one by Arina Tanemura while on the hunt for manga in my local comic book store. The purple and white cover drew my attention and the synopsis made me curious. I was not in the mood for anything too serious or heavy and after a quick Google search, I saw that there were not too many volumes. So I decided to adopt the manga and bring it home. I finished it in the backseat on our drive home.

Watching Anime Sped Up

I read a tweet, over on Twitter, a while back about how some people watch anime sped up. I understand the appeal of being able to binge a lot of anime that way but I questioned the sanity. I mean with the sub, subtitles will go faster and with dub, they are going to speak... Continue Reading →

What does Shoujo mean?

Shoujo anime is great for those easy-going feel-good anime on the whole. However, due to their pure nature of focusing on relationship building between characters they often hit the feels and break you down before healing you with all their fluff. But what does Shoujo mean?

Ghibli MV for Piece by Yui Aragaki

Watching the video after reading the lyrics made me wonder how the team came up with the concept as surely, they already had the lyrics. Then I remembered that it is Studio Ghibli and I watched the music video again. The second time I finally connected some of the dots but was still somewhat lost.... Continue Reading →

5 Dracula in Anime

While there are a whole lot of anime with notable vampire characters there are but a small handful with the name Dracula. I found this rather interesting little fact while i was making a list of the Dracula characters in anime that I knew of.

Sheele, a Natural Air-Headed Assassin

Even though Sheele is almost debilitatingly clumsy at times it does not deter her much. She is incredibly loyal to her friends and willing to do anything to protect them. She proves there is more to a person than what appears on the surface.

Purple Haired Anime Characters

I recently dyed my hair purple, like you do during a global lockdown, and asked people who their favourite purple-haired character is in anime. One of the most commented characters was our purple boy in the header image, Atsushi Murasakibara from Kuroko’s Basketball.  

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