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

First Impressions: Jibaku Shounen Hanako-kun

Rumor has it…that there is a ghost girl in the bathroom named Hanako-san, except that’s not true and it’s actually a boy named Hanako-kun. Yes. That is pretty much the premise of Jibaku Shounen Hanako-kun–well, that and his contract with this girl who ingests mermaid scales and gets cursed and the only way to remain … More First Impressions: Jibaku Shounen Hanako-kun