Anime · Anything Japanese

Flying Witch: A Pleasantly Laid-back Anime

Makoto Kowata, 15 years old, is a professional witch from Yokohama. As part of the Witch Tradition, she moves back to Aomori to live with her relatives, second cousins, Kei and Chinatsu. This is where she begins to train as a witch. Flying Witch was surprisingly slow, quaint and simple. Early on, the series can be outright boring.… Continue reading Flying Witch: A Pleasantly Laid-back Anime

Anime · Anything Japanese

My Anime Starter Kit: Anime Recommendation for Newbies

My Anime Starter Kit is my own version of “Beginner’s Guide to Anime”. Well depending on who you ask the answer to what anime should you watch first can vary. Often the common consensus falls to at least three popular titles (again depending on the person you ask): Bleach, Naruto & One Piece. These three titles… Continue reading My Anime Starter Kit: Anime Recommendation for Newbies

Anything Japanese · Movie

[Anime Film] The Anthem of the Heart (2015)

The Anthem of the Heart, subtitled Beautiful Word Beautiful World, is a 2015 Japanese animated youth drama film produced by A-1 Pictures, directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai and written by Mari Okada. The original title is Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda. (心が叫びたがってるんだ。, lit. The Heart Wants to Shout), and it is abbreviated as Kokosake (ここさけ). It was worked on by the staff who had previously worked on the anime series Anohana: The Flower… Continue reading [Anime Film] The Anthem of the Heart (2015)

Anime · Anything Japanese

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)

Japanese: 鋼の錬金術師 FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST (Hagane no Renkinjutsushi: Furumetaru Arukemisuto) Produced by: Bones Studio Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood tells the story of two brothers, Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric, who lose their mother to an incurable disease. With the power of alchemy, they use taboo knowledge to resurrect her. As a result, Ed loses his right arm and left… Continue reading Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)

Anime · Anything Japanese

Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) Season 1

I’ve heard about this anime for so long but didn’t care to watch. Until I was convinced, through the constant tweets/retweets of my friends in twitter about the anime, to watch it. I binge-watched the 13 episodes and thought to myself, just why didn’t I watch this sooner?! 😤 Boku no Hero Academia/ My Hero… Continue reading Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) Season 1