What’s the overall message of anime openings?

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I love anime openings. When I was new to the fandom I used to collect video files of all the anime openings I liked (this was before YouTube) and would often spend a couple of hours at a time just watching one after the other. But anyone who’s seen a fair amount of anime knows that anime OPs tend to follow certain patterns and contain similar scenes, even if the anime series themselves are vastly different…

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Name that anime #3

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First off, my apologies for the lack of posts. These past couple of weeks have been filled with schoolwork, social events, and other distractions (like Pokemon ORAS!) But I didn’t want to go more than two weeks without a new post, so I decided to just post something easy and fell back on one of my quick but fun blogging series – name that anime!…

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Filler post – the anime pregnancy meme

Since midterms have been going on this week and will continue to next week, I haven’t had much time for blogging. Plus I’ve been working on that Halloween post I keep talking about so I can make sure to get it up on the actual day of Halloween. But I didn’t want to go that long without some new content, so today I’m just gonna do a quick and easy post: sharing all the hilarious variations of the anime pregnancy meme I’ve found…

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Name that anime #2

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I have little time for extensive blogging this week unfortunately – I have four long shifts at work and my three days off have been occupied with other things, mostly celebrating my birthday, which was on Wednesday. So once again I felt it was time to do a short post, another “name that anime” to follow up the first one from 4 months ago…

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A dose of Pokemon humor

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Don’t worry, this is the only special feeling meme on the post!

Lately I’ve made it a habit of saving funny anime and other related memes and pictures I come across on Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, etc., onto my hard drive for later use. It’s fun to not only chuckle at them myself a second time, but to show them to friends later on and brighten up their day XD I’ve amassed quite a collection of hilarious Pokemon pictures among them and felt it was time to share some on the blog…

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Photos of my anime-filled room (2014 edition)

Decorating my room with posters, figures, plushies, etc., from anime and other media I love has been a big thing for me for many years. After all, my room is where I spend most of my time when I’m not at work/school, so why not cover it with things I love? I started posting photos of my room in 2008, and again in 2009 and 2012 as I’ve changed/rearranged things (the 2009 post actually got featured in ANN’s Shelf Life column!) Now it’s been a little over two years since I posted my last room photos and I finally feel that things have changed enough for me to share new ones…

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Name that anime

It’s been a hectic week for me due to increased work hours because of Thanksgiving, my seasonal allergies acting up and making me feel crappy, and trying to cram in last minute studying for the JLPT, which is this Sunday. So because of all this, I’m not up to my usual lengthy post today. Instead, I’m just gonna post a quick and (I hope) fun little activity – “Name that anime”…

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Fan art roundup (and quick announcements)

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As much as I want to, I unfortunately don’t have the time or energy for my usual posts this week. I’ve had extra hours at work, I’m in the midst of preparing for a short vacation I’ll be taking with my mom next week, and I’ve been wanting to use the little free time I have to play through my copy of Pokemon X. But I didn’t want to completely neglect the blog this week, so I decided to do something easy – share nice pieces of anime fan art I’ve found on pixiv over the years…

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My 10 most unforgettable anime tunes

Even though art and storytelling quality is what brings us to anime, there’s no denying that anime is full of music too, some tunes being solid and memorable, others being average and forgettable. While we all have our favorite anime openings, endings, BGM, and other songs, I thought I’d go beyond those today and think of the anime music that’s most “unforgettable” to me – not necessarily favorites of mine, but tunes that are so unique and catchy to my ears that I won’t forget them even if I haven’t watched their respective anime in years…

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Funny pics and videos


Madoka and Fate/Zero characters eating out together…why not?

I’ve been sick this week so unfortunately I’m not up to writing my usual lengthy editorial or review posts. But, not wanting to go over a week without blogging, I’m just going to do a laid back post today and share some funny anime and related pictures and videos that will hopefully brighten your day…

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