A new series of culture blogs is coming your way!

Hello weebs, nerds and readers alike! This is a little bit of housekeeping coming from me, Star, about my culture blogs. Our blog has gone through some incredible breakthroughs lately which is something to be celebrated. But recently, meaning the last year or so, I’ve been at a lost for words. Literally. Being that my … More A new series of culture blogs is coming your way!

Day 2 of Doki Doki Days– Dreaming of Content, comic reboot!

Hey! Its such an honor to bring to you virutal folk our latest reboot project! We decided to reboot our comic, now called Dreaming of Content! Story time!!! A long time ago in the earliest years of our friendship we had a notebook that we passed between each other and inside was a compilation of … More Day 2 of Doki Doki Days– Dreaming of Content, comic reboot!

Animerica- Japan vs America and what it means to be in the middle

Hey all! I, Star, thought I’d bring a little of my background into this blog post. Being from Hawaii growing up heavily mixed, and raised by my first-generation Japanese Grandparents I have some experience with what it means to be so far from the homeland yet growing up with that culture ingrained in my upbringing. … More Animerica- Japan vs America and what it means to be in the middle

Day 13: Life is Hard for Otaku – How to Host a Halloweeb Party

Welcome my wiccans, wendigos, and weebs and Happy Halloweeb! That’s right, after a grueling 12 days, we are here at last, on the 13th day and the eve of this nerdy festival of spooks and haunts. We have come at you with ghosts, and oni, and anime, and demons–all things that go bump in the … More Day 13: Life is Hard for Otaku – How to Host a Halloweeb Party

Day 12: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark? – Anime Ghost Stories that are Actually Frightening

Hello and welcome back to 13 Days of Otakutober! Can. You. Believe. That we have made it this far? Like gosh darn we are already on day twelve of 13 Days of Otakutober, which means Halloweeb is nearly upon us! I’m not going to talk too much in the intro here, and get straight to … More Day 12: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark? – Anime Ghost Stories that are Actually Frightening

Day 11: Nihongo legends- Oni vs. Akuma vs. Yokai

Welcome back, I know this post is a little late but that’s okay, most of us are asleep anyways. It’s another day of Otakutober and we thought a little dissertation on the common crossovers and confusion surrounding the creatures called Oni, Akuma and Yokai. All japanese mythical beings that cause mischief in everyday life. Like … More Day 11: Nihongo legends- Oni vs. Akuma vs. Yokai

Day 10: Naruto Headbands in the time of Pumpkins – Life is Hard for Otaku – Anime Halloween Costumes

We’re back! Another day of Otakutober! This one will get you cringing for sure, as we do a deep dive into the best and worst of marketing– I mean, the ever-growing popularity of anime in mainstream media. For this blog, we’ll be splitting it up by costume taking turns as reviewer between Luna and myself, … More Day 10: Naruto Headbands in the time of Pumpkins – Life is Hard for Otaku – Anime Halloween Costumes

Day 9: All Halloweeb – American References in Anime, Anime with Halloween References

Hello and welcome back to 13 Days of Otakutober! Thank you all for joining us today for day 9! We have been doing a LOT of writing. Like, a lot of writing. I hope you all have enjoyed our holiday posts so far, like our favorite devils and cute anime that’s actually really dark. Today, … More Day 9: All Halloweeb – American References in Anime, Anime with Halloween References

Day 8: Did I do that?- Anime that looks cute but is actually really dark

Here we are again for yet another Otakutober post! This time I thought I tackle an interesting phenomenon that anime seems to love. A deep dive into what it is to be cute but have a dark soul. Here is the trope that spans many, cute but deadly characters and anime. There’s something strange about … More Day 8: Did I do that?- Anime that looks cute but is actually really dark