Hello all and welcome back to Niji Nights! Last time I talked specifically about transgender characters in anime in some old school vs. some newer anime. Today, I want to open that door a little wider and just talk about LGBTQIA+ in anime and highlight some good moments for representation in anime over the past … Continue reading LGBTQIA+ Representation in Anime
What is the difference between crossplay and genderbent cosplay? Let's break it down
It's Luna's bday!!! In celebration I've come up with some "get to know me" questions weeb style! So the answers you peeps really want to know coming from the our blog's master reviewer. --Star Question 1 If your life was an anime genre what would it be and why? (Only use characters and anime to justify … Continue reading Tanjoubi omedeto! Get to know Luna!
You know what I kind of hate? STEREOTYPES. Now, don't get me wrong, I probably stereotype a bit but have also been stereotyped my whole life. And because I'm a weeb (I didn't choose the weeb life, the weeb life chose me) that means I have been approached by normies with stereotypes too. So today … Continue reading “Omae wa mou shindeiru” – Weeb Stereotypes: Bad Japanese
Wow. I am so mad. But not at Hoshiai no Sora—just to get that out of the way. No, Hoshiai no Sora did nothing wrong to me—it was the fucking studio. But I'll get more into that in a moment. But first. My God. Why was I sleeping on this anime? Why did I save … Continue reading When the Stars don’t align – Hoshiai no Sora & The Anime Industry
Hey everybody, we thought it'd be a nice little break to talk about our blog's resolution. Pluuuuus it's a good excuse to check in with ourselves and you all! On our ever growing journey of being part of the ani-blogger community. So here's what we got! We would like to post more consistently. We had … Continue reading 2020 vision– Our Blog Resolution
So the other day my brother asked me to go see a movie with him. I shrugged and said sure, thinking it was going to be something stupid. I was right. And yet oh so wrong. He had decided to surprise me with tickets to Promare—a movie I had totally forgotten was going to be … Continue reading COMMIT ARSON – Luna’s experience with Promare *spoilers*
Happy December 12th! That means there are twelve days left til Christmas (Weebsmas)! As you may know, we love producing holiday content so this year for Weebsmas we decided to do twelve days of otaku-related, holiday blogging. From what you get your weebwaifu for the holidays, to the symbolism of winter and snow in anime, … Continue reading 12 Days of Weebsmas!
Recently, Star mentioned to me that she'd heard about Sarazanmai a lot as of late. And I, of course, showed her the Reo & Mabu dance sequence. But after that, I felt the need to explain to her how Sarazanmai is an experience that a lot of people have strong feelings about—it was either really … Continue reading An Abstract Concept: Sarazanmai
The lovely Yumdeku has nominated us for the Sunshine Blogger Award! The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are creative, positive, and inspiring, while spreading sunshine to the blogging community. And here's the rules! Award Rules 1. Thank the blogger who nominated you in the blog post and link back to their blog. … Continue reading We’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award!