Aggretsuko Life Lessons: Season One Breakdown

"Retsuko is a 25 year old office girl in corporate Japan. The series starts with an optimist red panda ready to take on the world. The mood immediately shifts to an exhausted red panda using self soothing exercises to summon the strength to get out of bed. Some of this stems from the office culture... Continue Reading →

Music Transcends Language Barriers

I love watching and listening to anime opening songs. The animation paired with a moving score is beautiful to me. Even if the anime is dubbed,  the intro is usually sung in Japanese. I don't have a problem with this, because emotions go beyond language. If an American singer can't invoke the same emotion and... Continue Reading →

Nanami has the Cutest Wardrobe

So, whose Nanami and why am I talking about her clothes? She's a manga and anime character in Kamisama Kiss. Her full name is Momozono Nanami. (in Japanese culture, the family surname comes before the individual's name). Her father has a gambling problem that leads to eviction and abandonment. At the age of seventeen, Nanami... Continue Reading →

Aggretsuko Life Lessons : Season One to Season Four

When it's time to get to business, do you like a quite space or background noise? My research and writing process requires noise. No joke. Wacka Flocka Flame helped me earn my MA in American History. Sometimes, audio stimuli is not enough. I need visual stimuli too. That's how I became an Aggretsuko Fan. Back... Continue Reading →

Webtoon One Daily Free Episode Ensures Popular Completed Series Continue to Make Revenue for Creators

Webtoon is my favorite self care application. I enjoy reading, but I can't read like I used too. Back in grade school, I loved getting lost in a book. As an adult, I choose not to make time for that type of reading. If I do, there is a reason for it. Those reasons are... Continue Reading →

Last week's Steven Universe 30-min special left most viewers confused, excited, outraged, and hungry for more. Unfortunately, future episodes are set to air this summer. Fans of the show are accustomed to short and long breaks. Don't worry, this post does not contain spoilers. Last weeks episodes inspired me to look into Steven Universe swag.... Continue Reading →

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