Older Siblings Play the Supporting Role in Anime and Life

Main characters are interesting.  They are designed to be interesting.  However, when I watch anime I look for the supporting characters.  I direct my attention towards the characters that are supposed to make the main character's story seem more intriguing. If you were to watch an anime with just main characters in it, that would … Continue reading Older Siblings Play the Supporting Role in Anime and Life

MAL versus Anime Planet: Which One is the Better Anime Tracker?

There are various ways that you can keep track of the anime you watch.  For instance, you could use an Excel spreadsheet, a simple piece of paper, your memory or the highly preferred method, the internet.  The internet makes life a thousand times easier, well, at least in my case it does.  I use two … Continue reading MAL versus Anime Planet: Which One is the Better Anime Tracker?

More Anime, Yes Please: Anticipated Summer Line-up

It is that time of year again, where the expectation of an anime is set high, resulting in the disappointment of many once the first episode is released.  As the seasons change I am also guilty of expecting too much.  My standards always manage to get brutally stomped on within minutes of the first episode. Lately, I have found that the descriptions of … Continue reading More Anime, Yes Please: Anticipated Summer Line-up

Child Predator, or True Love: First Love Monster

As one can infer from the title, this anime is about the relationship between a fifth-grader and an older girl.  Hatsukoi Monster, also known as First Love Monster in English, has what would appear to be a rather interesting storyline, involving the controversial age gap between two people in a relationship.  The anime consists of twelve episodes and … Continue reading Child Predator, or True Love: First Love Monster