Nihongo Legends: Anime About the Dearly Departed

No. We are not talking about scary ghosts–that is reserved for Otakutober. Today we’re talking about all of the friendly ghosts and spirits that make for some really beautiful stories. Not to mention it’s around the time of Obon Festival right now and Obon is all about honoring the spirits of the deceased, so I … More Nihongo Legends: Anime About the Dearly Departed

What is Matsuri anyways?– So glad you asked!

It’s me, Star, kicking off our very own HOTSUI MATSURI. With the most important question to answer. What is a Matsuri? Well, Matsuri quite literally means festival. They are also like fests here with food stalls, vendors, decorations, activities related to the celebration. Everyone wears appropriate outfits and cookies depending on the season some in … More What is Matsuri anyways?– So glad you asked!

Happy Hotsui Matsuri!

Rays of sunlight shine down onto you like a warm gentle touch. You feel the wind gently against your face, your yukata shifting every so slightly with the breeze. The sound of chattering comes from the long row of festival stalls… Welcome everyone to Hotsui Matsuri! For the next six days we’re going to be … More Happy Hotsui Matsuri!

LGBTQIA+ outside of Yaoi, Yuri and Hentai–Favorite Queers in Anime and Manga!

Welcome back for our last Niji Nights! Tonight is a collab post between the both of us. Star and I chose some of our fave characters/couples from non yaoi, yuri, and hentai anime/manga! Sorry if we have multiple from one show, but we have a lot of favorites and sometimes a show is just standout … More LGBTQIA+ outside of Yaoi, Yuri and Hentai–Favorite Queers in Anime and Manga!