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
Let's talk convention etiquette! I want to begin by saying that this post was inspired by people who have poor etiquette towards cosplayers. And it's time we start talking about it. Like the title suggests cosplay is not consent. That means, no matter who is wearing it, it doesn't mean that the general public or … Continue reading A Lesson in Convention Etiquette- Cosplay is Not Consent
Ya'll it is the week of Valentine's day. Whether you have someone to share a mecha suit with that day or whether you're flying solo, we're going to be busting out some romance themed content up until Valentine's day! This year we'll be covering everything from shoujo anime/manga, to love in the cosplay community, to … Continue reading Happy DokiDoki Days 2020!
Heyo everyone! Luna and I were recently asked a question that we have never had the chance to answer before. So what better way to answer then to write a blog about it. Let's talk about those awkward moments that happen to some of us every day. We see a weeb, a fellow nerd across … Continue reading Nerdy Communities and where to find them- they’re out there
A newborn has become a legal adult in the time that Fruits Basket has been off the air. It has been eighteen years since the original anime ended. A child has come of age and is celebrating their Bar Mitzvah in the years the manga has ended. But now. Now Fruits Basket has been revived … Continue reading Fruits Basket 2019: the intentionally captioned FIRST season
We are tired fam. This year was insane. All our blogging plans went out the door (sorry buds). Better late then never right? 😉 Here is the play by play of this year's Sakuracon trip! Day 0 We split into two cars. Which made traveling and baggage a lot easier with more drivers … Continue reading Sakuracon 2019
A new season has begun and it has brought with a gift of new anime! While I'm still watching some leftovers from Winter, I'm also moving onto some of this new content. Plus, if I'm being totally honest, I needed a quick post to write since Star and I will be occupied this weekend at … Continue reading Spring 2019: What I’m Watching
I'm going give you some helpful tips on keeping cosplay groups alive. Cosplay alone is hard to manage, and in a group it's nearly impossible. In order to have a functioning group there are key components that should be maintained. Communication Motivation/Determination Sharing the load Drama control #1 Refers to the challenging tasks of careful … Continue reading Life is hard for an Otaku: How to keep a Cosplay group
Just a simple blog to explain how an otaku can explain why their an otaku to childhood friends.