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

Day 7: May I have this dance (in hell)? – Favorite Anime Devils

Hello, hello, and can you believe we are already a week into 13 Days of Otakutober? I sure can’t! I am lowkey amazed we have made it this far between these spooky posts, playing copious amounts of 7’scarlet (for this post), planning for actual IRL Halloween, and prepping cosplay for our upcoming anime convention. It. … More Day 7: May I have this dance (in hell)? – Favorite Anime Devils

Day 6: Toss a Coin to your Slayer! – Top Paranormal Slayers

Welcome back to 13 Days of Otakutober! I feel like a weight has been lifted off my chest now that the otome post has been completed (and yet still I stay up until 2am, playing through the routes until I 100% complete one of the games). Today, Star and I thought we’d combine our efforts … More Day 6: Toss a Coin to your Slayer! – Top Paranormal Slayers

Day 5: You Make My Heart Stop – More Spooky Otome Game Reviews!

Hello and welcome to day five of 13 Days of Otakutober! Last year I had a date with a vampire–well, actually many vampires. And some werewolves. Because last year I played some Spooky Otome games! Most of which had vampires and werewolves in them. But last year, I never got to play all the games … More Day 5: You Make My Heart Stop – More Spooky Otome Game Reviews!

Day 4: Don’t light the Blue Flame Candle – Horror and Thriller Anime for Noobs

Hey everyone! Welcome to another day of Otakutober! This was inspired by a conversation I was having a while ago with a friend who also watched Horror Anime. How we would introduce anime to people who usually wouldn’t watch anime but likes horror. So here are my suggestions. I think the best way to break … More Day 4: Don’t light the Blue Flame Candle – Horror and Thriller Anime for Noobs