For some fans, talking about stuff like animation quality and studio styles seems like a short-cut to being an expert.
Am I Too Old For…Shipping?
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.
Re-makes, re-boots and rants
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.
Anime round-up – extra
Ah, the old three-episode rule. I don’t know if three episodes is always enough (or even too much, sometimes) to … More
Weekly anime round-up 28th April
For a season that didn’t really strike me as exciting a month ago, my watch-list suddenly feels full-to-bursting.
Call for submissions!
Since one of my aims in starting this blog was to connect with other fans my age, one thing I’d … More
Why don’t you get a grown-up hobby?
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.
“You’re an old hag once you’re over fifteen.” Why are there no women in anime?
Kinda sad that some of the most relatable women in anime recently are the Girly-Matsus.
I watched this crap so you don’t have to
Content note: this post is a review of an ecchi anime, and contains text and images of a mildly suggestive … More