This is my place.

A place where I let it all hang out.



Adachi and Shimamura

This is my next, "Oh God I love this anime!" anime. We're up to episode 2, so I'll try not to spoil too much but there will be spoilage. But I suspect that even if I knew every plot detail... Continue Reading →

The Darkness that is Noir

Republishing this because I think Noir deserves more love! Noir means black in French. It is also used to describe a style of film making with cynicism, moral ambiguity, and pessimism. Characters in noir are typically hard-boiled, unsentimental and Machiavellian.... Continue Reading →

Aoi Hana, 青い花

Y'all know I love yuri. In anime that usually means the tender feelings of teenage girls for each other. Sometimes coupled with the fears involved with exiting the closet. There isn't a lot of grownup yuri. That is sad. There... Continue Reading →

Liz and the Blue Bird – and some other stuff.

Mild spoilers This anime season is coming to an end. AOT has just released the most incredible episode of the season. Watch it. It is epic. It is  powerful. Reminds of a great poem by a great poet: The Charge... Continue Reading →

Yagate Kimi ni Naru – Bloom into You

I've got to stop watching teenage romance anime. Seriously. It is amazing how easy it is to dredge up memories of 45 to 50 years ago. Bad memories I need my teenage romance to have other elements to distract me. Comedy.... Continue Reading →

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