Writers play God all the time, and like the all-powerful beings that they are, they can bring death just as they breathe life into their characters. Even in the fictional world of anime, death must come. And just like life, the death of these characters are permanent.
These deaths also made me go through seven stages of grief.
As always, do read at your own risk as spoilers are sprinkled all over the place.
We’ve all done it. We bust our most weeaboo anime music in the comfort of our room, the car, or even through the headphones to ease a painstaking hour-long (or more) commute to work or school.
I’m not shy about listening to anime soundtrack because it honestly helps me concentrate with my papers and gets me pumped during exams and midterms.
Well, without further ado, here’s my OVERPLAYED anime music of 2017:
If you do not know it already, Black Clover is one of the newest manga that came out of Shonen Jump in 2017 and has gained increasing popularity in both Asian and Western audience. Preceding the end of two of The Big Three of Jump Comics– Masashi Kishimoto’s Naruto in November 2014 and Tite Kubo’s Bleach in August 2016– Black Clover shows its promising future to become one of Shonen Jump’s cornerstone, alongside the longest-running manga, One Piece.
Well, that’s debatable. Let’s examine the manga some more, shall we?
!!! SPOILERS AHEAD! DO NOT READ IF YOU ARE NOT UP-TO-DATE WITH THE MANGA!
I’ve been watching sports anime for the past year and half or so, and I noticed something: many characters from different sports anime share the same name.
Yeah, yeah. It’s no big deal, but for me it’s something that I can’t help but notice and wonder if the mangaka of each of these anime actually did it on purpose.
Oniku kami-sama, oniku kami-sama!
This is my third time watching season 1 and the second time watching season 2. This is, by far, the most anticipated sports anime coming this fall 2016 (season three banzai!).
For me, watching Haikyuu this time around will never get old because of the ample amount of comedy, overwhelming team effort, and the satisfaction of watching the main character start from the bottom (now we’re here) and work his way up to the top. In addition, I get to watch a team that used to be in the limelight and one of the powerhouses back in the day. Their ‘underdog’ status makes it more fun to see how they will overcome their differences and other powerhouse teams.
Here are 10 reasons why I’m obsessed with Haikyuu: Continue reading
*SPOILER ON THE WAY! PLEASE DON’T READ IF YOU HAVEN’T READ/WATCH THIS*
If you don’t know, I am also a big anime fan. Although I am more inclined to romance and slice of life genre, shounen manga and anime is also a favorite of mine (because OP characters are life). I recently finished reading Assassination Classroom and oh boy you have no idea how many tears I have shed while reading/watching this. There’s also so much laughter, comedic relief, and the feels train is real in this anime.
Assassination Classroom is about Class 3-E and their mission to kill their alien teacher. While this sounds absurd, I notice that the anime speaks volume about our society, authority, power and control, and our psychoanalysis. Continue reading