Whether it’s the backdrop of a romantic shoujo moment atop a gorgeous mountain, or the sad choice of weather for a death march as you carry out your fallen friend, snow makes for some visually stunning moments in anime. But you know how people associate emotions or ideas with weather? Well, snow in anime is … More 12 Days of Weebsmas – Baby it’s Snow Outside: the symbolism of snow in anime
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, … More 12 Days of Weebsmas!
A long time ago Luna and I had a discussion about the kind of hipsters we see on the streets of Portland, Oregon. You’d be surprised how many there are and how many try to pass as something else. It’s unmistakable, a hipster can’t hide how hipster they are no matter how hard they try. … More Life is hard for an Otaku- Different kinds of weebs
Recently, an issue has been brought to our attention as anibloggers about negativity in our community. Being that our community of nerds are like any group of nerds, they often have strong opinions. In this case it becomes a show of my-way-or-the-highway in terms of response. This is toxic. Yes, we can have strong opinions … More Everyone is in their feelings- Anibloggers and nerds alike
I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Because in a way we have all seen them. They are the fans of legend that come to raves and concerts in clutch. They often make an effort to arrive early and set up their equipment which mostly consists of a giant poster, multiple battery light sticks, … More What is a light stick fanboy? Should I get a light stick?
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 … More Nerdy Communities and where to find them- they’re out there
This recently came up in conversation but it’s a reoccurring topic and I haven’t brought it to this medium yet. This definition is simple. Weeboo: (n) Someone who is so obsessed with anime culture. Urban dictionary states: weeboo An overly zealous anime fan, usually a newer or younger fan to anime who is very loud … More Weeb vs. Weeboo: The Untold definition
This one is written for those of you who can’t understand what weebs do in their downtime. To put it simply weebs are just like everyone else, but a little more focused. Shopping Much like scrolling through amazon or window shopping, weebs have a few things in mind when they shop. Useful items, clothing, cosmetics, … More A weeb’s downtime- What weebs do on their days off
I’m talking about those events that aren’t weeby or nerdy. The ones your normie friends cling to every year to get wild and crazy. Yeah, that one. This blog goes out the nerd in the room. Every now and then a weeb, is invited to a non-weeby event. Most weebs have three main reactions to … More Life is Hard for an Otaku: Social Events
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 … More Life is hard for an Otaku: How to keep a Cosplay group