10 Reasons Why I Watch Anime

1. I grew up watching anime. As a 90’s kid, anime is a big part of my life. I used to watch anime with my dad who loved watching Dragon Ball and Yu Yu Hakusho. When I started attending school, I would discuss anime with my friends and classmates because most of us were into […]

Does “Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei” Promote Suicide?

Sayonara, Zetsubou-Sensei (さよなら絶望先生) is a manga series by Kumeta Kouji (久米田 康治).  It spawned 3 anime seasons with a number of OVA’s. Today’s post is not a topic that I’m enthusiastic in discussing.  But as a fan of SZS, I feel the need to at least defend it from those “critics”—more like ignorant weasels who […]

Fight or Be Beaten in Street Fighting Manga “Holy Land” (OWLS Blog Tour)

Hello! Otaku Warriors for Liberty & Self-Respect (OWLS) are now on our 11th blog tour. This month, we are discussing a difficult topic “Diplomacy”. If you haven’t done so yet, please check out Lita’s tour post “Some Of Us Are Lovers Not Fighters” on her blog Lita Kino Anime Corner. “Diplomacy” November Blog Tour Whenever we […]

He’s No Dreamer, The Lost Boy in “Silver Spoon”

Hello! Otaku Warriors for Liberty & Self-Respect (OWLS) are now on our 10th blog tour. This month, we are discussing the topic “Dreamers”. If you haven’t done so yet, please check out Takuto’s tour post “Death Parade: That’s Just the Name of the Game” on his Anime Cafe. “Dreamers” October Blog Tour What happens to a dream deferred? […]

I Received Anime Posters for my Birthday

Hello! I just want to share something happy that happened to me recently. Last week, my cousin gave me awesome anime posters as presents for my birthday. She’s the sweetest. Made my day extra special. She gave me ONE PIECE and Yuri!!! on ICE posters. She really knows what I like! Here’s a poster of the Straw Hat Pirate […]

Get To Know Lejla: An Interview Collab With World of Anime Girl

Hello! I have an exciting post for you today. Let me introduce a fellow aniblogger, Lejla Imširović (World of Anime Girl). The two of us are doing an interview collaboration together. Yay yay! So exciting! Here’s a little background information about Lejla. Lejla Imširović is from Bosnia and Herzegovina. She is currently an undergraduate student […]

Breaking Free From One’s Dark Side With Love in “Kare Kano”

Hello! Arria here for my turn in this month’s blog tour. Thank you so much for supporting our monthly OWLS blog tours. For this September, we are keeping the conversation alive about the serious issues of mental illness, depression, and suicide. Don’t forget to check out “Themes of PTSD and Psychosis in School-Live!” by Rai […]