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.
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.
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 →
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?
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 →