For some fans, talking about stuff like animation quality and studio styles seems like a short-cut to being an expert.
That was really what I wanted from fandom at the time – just an opportunity to talk about the things I loved with people who loved them and knew them just as much as I did. That, for me, was ‘geeking out’, and I loved it.
I know better than to take those rants seriously, especially when they include why ‘The Jeremy Kyle Show’ always has the wrong type of lesbians.
Ah, the old three-episode rule. I don’t know if three episodes is always enough (or even too much, sometimes) to … More
For a season that didn’t really strike me as exciting a month ago, my watch-list suddenly feels full-to-bursting.
Since one of my aims in starting this blog was to connect with other fans my age, one thing I’d … More
The art on my walls might be fan-art, but it makes me happier than a printed canvas from Ikea ever would.
This is precisely what fandom is for me; appreciating the work, exploring it from all angles, sharing ideas and theories, and teasing out meanings. It’s like being given a puzzle with multiple solutions and a heap of new friends to help solve it.
Kinda sad that some of the most relatable women in anime recently are the Girly-Matsus.
Content note: this post is a review of an ecchi anime, and contains text and images of a mildly suggestive … More