Heyo! It’s golden week! What is golden week? So glad you asked! Golden week also known as Ogon Shukan is a special streak of 4 holidays that is celebrated in Japan. Showa Day (Showa no hi) which happens on April 29, Constitution Memorial Day ( Kempo Kinenbi) which happens a few days later on May 3, Greenery … More Demystifying golden week- What is Golden week again?
This is yet another confession trope but funnily enough there is a meaning to every button on a boys uniform. Let me rewind a little for those who have no idea what I’m talking about. So it’s a graduation tradition for boys to give their second button away to the one they love, consider it … More The buttons mean something! Demystifying a Japanese graduation tradition
Remember when I, Star, was talking about how America and the rest of the world should celebrate White day if they celebrate Valentine’s day? No? Here I’ll link it for you. Anyways, remember when you received that chocolate? It’s time to pay up! White day is March 14th and it’s the last chance to repay … More Celebrate White Day!!! Here, I’ll help you.
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
Hey everyone! I couldn’t NOT do a post on the Olympics this year because of how many anime references were jammed in! Given this year it was in the home Anime, Tokyo Japan. And let me tell you, I was already planning a blog post to explain the marketing behind sports anime premiering around the … More Demystifying Anime and the Olympics– Then to Now
Heyo~ Welcome to the 4th day of Hotsui Matsuri! What better way to start off Obon then to explain what it is, amirite? What is Obon? Obon is a celebration of life of ancestors that has passed on. Similar to the Mexican, Day of the Dead holiday. The belief is that during this time of … More Day 4 of Hotsui Matsuri: What is Obon- Demystifying Japanese culture
Hello and welcome back to Otaku Thursday! And welcome, welcome to a new season of anime! Star and I have a lot of titles we’re watching this season, but since it’s so early in the season (honestly guys, these titles are hot off the press), I am not going to be hitting you with a … More What’s up with Isekai? Luna dives in!
What is the Gojo cat meme? … More Wtf is with the Gojo cat meme?–Demystifying yet another weeby mystery
Hey everyone! Welcome to yet another day of Niji Nights! We’ll be explaining the difference between Yuri and GirlsLove. Much like the Yaoi vs. BoysLove post I will compare what other people have said on Urban Dictionary and what I know Yuri and GirlsLove to be. Yuri Is based on same-sex relationships that are more … More Day 4 of Niji Nights: Yuri vs. GirlsLove- Another Definition
Hey all! Welcome to another day of Niji Nights our magical summer event made in honor of Pride month! This post is all about differentiating between Yaoi and BoysLove! For those of you that are a little confused already I’ll guide you down a path by pointing what other people have said about the genre … More Day 2 of Niji Nights- Yaoi vs. BoysLove- A comparison, definition dive