The Importance of the Unsaid — SAO War of Underworld ep 18

Spoilers. Spoilers galore. So I didn’t think I’d be writing about SAO War of the Underworld today, but lo and behold, here we are. But to be honest…the reason why I decided to write this is more for just a rant more than anything else so feel free to click away. Because I like episode … More The Importance of the Unsaid — SAO War of Underworld ep 18

Otaku Thursday: Anime Related Youtubers to Watch

Hello all and welcome back to Otaku Thursday! I hope you all enjoyed Hotsui Matsuri last week, but this week we’re back to our regular programming! Well–kind of. Today I’m actually going to be talking about something I’ve never talked about but occasionally enjoy indulging in–watching anime Youtubers. So today instead of delivering an anime … More Otaku Thursday: Anime Related Youtubers to Watch

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!