What It’s Like Being a Blogger and a Webnovelist

On June 2014, I started this blog, Fujinsei, to share my love for anime. It will almost be 5 years since then. However, due to personal issues, I had to take a long hiatus for the entire year of 2018. Now I’m back, refreshed and ready to continue my blogging journey. On the 29th of […]

10 Ways to Make People Love Your Otaku Blog

Hello! Are you a new blogger looking for ways to attract the first followers to your young blog? Or are you an unsatisfied blogger looking for new ways to take your blog to the next level? If yes, then this post is for you. Fujinsei may not be that impressive, but it has made me […]

Confessions of an Anime Blogger

*Disclaimer: The following post is intended for entertainment purposes only. The confessions in this post may or may not apply to Arria Cross personally. You may ask her directly, of course. But be warned that she can be extremely charming, making you unsure whether what she says is true or not. This post contains foul […]

The Correct Way to Write Anime/Manga Reviews?

I’m not exactly sure why, but I often receive e-mails asking for advice on how to write anime/manga reviews “correctly”.  Not that I’m complaining on being asked. It’s just that I don’t consider myself a reviewer unlike many anibloggers. I’m more of an entertainer, unintentional commedienne, occasional translator, and—my favourite—fandom promoter. A mouthful, I know, so […]

10 Symptoms Showing That You Might be a Helicopter Blogger

I’m sure you already heard of “helicopter parents”.  It’s a term for obsessively overprotective parents who “hover” around their children; thus the term “helicopter”. As bloggers, especially personal bloggers like me, we all aim to carve our place in this vast blogosphere.  We want our blogs to succeed.  We need to spend time and effort […]

How to Maintain & Increase Your Blogging Motivation

I’ve been an aniblogger here in Fujinsei for 2 years now.  It might not seem that long to you but trust me when I say this, the majority of new blogs are deleted by their owners within 3 months.  Only 3 months!  I think that one of the most important issues facing bloggers is lost of motivation/interest. […]

From Book Reviewer to Aniblogger

A Brief History of my Journey From Book Reviewer to Aniblogger I’ve only been an aniblogger for 2 years now, but I’ve been blogging on and off since I was a teenager.  When I started university, I became a book review blogger for a few years.  It was a very exciting time.  I loved being […]