Funny Yet Genius Photos of Japanese High School Students

I first discovered these fantastic photos at another wonderful Japan-themed blog called Daily Onigiri.  The post featuring these photos is titled “15 funny pictures of Japanese high school students with too much imagination” in that blog.  I couldn’t stop laughing and being amazed as I viewed the photos, and I decided that I want to share it […]

Memories of ONE PIECE: Childhood Nostalgia

Rating:  😀 😀 😀 😀 (4 out of 5 grins) I said this before and I’m going to say it again. ONE PIECE is my absolute number 1 favourite anime ever!  Memories is the anime’s first ending song.  This song makes me feel so nostalgic whenever I hear it that I almost want to cry.  It […]

Pinoy Ako: Does UCHUSENTAI: NOIZ Wants To Be Filipino?

Okay, I declared that I converted into an UCHUSENTAI: NOIZ fan when I heard them sing a cover of the Filipino song Liwanag sa Dilim (Light in the Darkness) by Rivermaya.  I think that they’re very refreshing and energetic.  I admire that they’re willing to sing a song in a foreign language, in order to raise support for […]

Arria’s Top 10 Glutton Anime Protagonists

Rating: 😀 😀 😀 😀 (4 out of 5 grins) There are many forum discussions floating on the web talking about anime protagonists who eat a lot.  Many fans offer great theories, such as Asians’ relationship with food influencing this common trope in anime.  Here are my top 10 glutton protagonists: 10. Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon) The […]

Tanaka Mayumi: The Woman With The Energetic Shounen Voice

Rating: 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 (5 out of 5 grins) I first learned about Tanaka Mayumi-san (田中 真弓) as Monkey D. Luffy, the protagonist of the mega-hit anime ONE PIECE.  I was initially surprised to discover that Luffy’s voice was a woman.  I got curious and searched for Tanaka-san‘s other roles. Her other notable role is Krillin from […]

“Perverted Dragon Ball” (Arria’s Guest Post on SEATTLEKIFUJIN Blog)

I recently wrote a guest post for seattlekifujin  (a fujoshi, fukei, and manga and anime otaku blog) titled “PERVERTED DRAGON BALL“.  In the post, I discussed how the legendary Dragon Ball is such a perverted anime.  I also shared my feelings about this topic. If you’re curious, read my guest post here.