Category Archives: Anime/Manga

September 04

5 Fandom Friday: Fandom Deaths I Just Can’t Even

By: Meg Humphrey Intense emotional investment in fictional characters is nothing new for those deep in fandom. A little piece of us goes with every character that was important to us and we mourn them as we would a flesh and blood friend. These are the deaths that my heart will never heal from. Dr. […]

September 02

Anime Attack: Sukitte Ii Na Yo

By: Meg Humphrey If you’re home sick from work on a Monday and/or are in the mood to have some feelings about a silly romance anime, Sukitte Ii na yo, or Say “I Love You” is the perfect medicine. The show is only 13 episodes long so if you’re dedicated, have nothing to do, or […]

August 24

Meg-chan in Wonderland: Why I Revert to a Weeboo When Distressed

By: Meg Humphrey It’s fair to say that most things I do involve fantasy and escapism. The bulk of what I read is fiction, I cosplay, I’m entrenched in the online Star Wars community, and I daydream often. All of these things add some adventure and excitement to my life, but what do I do […]

January 16

5 Fandom Friday: Convention Attendance

By: Meg Humphrey Check out the original 5 Fandom Friday post over at the Nerdy Girlie! Conventions I’ve been to: Star Wars Celebration! It’s a crap shoot on when this con actually pops up. It’s not a yearly deal and it moves throughout the US. Japan and Europe have also had their own iterations of […]

January 12

Shoujo Manga Maniacs: Gakuen Babysitters

By: Meg Humphrey I lost it over this manga. Absolutely lost it. The plot is pretty simple, newly orphaned Ryuuichi (15) and Kotarou (~2) are invited by the chairman of a private school to stay. In exchange for room, board, and education, Ryuuichi must spend all of his free time as a member of the […]

January 05

Adorable Artist Spotlight: Vivian Ng

By: Meg Humphrey   If you’ve read the previous installments of Adorable Artist Spotlight, you’ll know my weakness for traditional art. I came across Vivian Ng from a random retweet of a piece of her fanart. It immediately drew me in and I had to see more!     Her lineart is detailed, but not […]

December 31

To the Beautiful You: a drama/manga Comparison

By: Meg Humphrey   The 2012 Korean drama To the Beautiful You is based on the famous, classic manga Hanazakari no Kimitachi he (“For You in Full Blossom”) or Hanakimi for short.  They tell a story of a girl (Korean and Japanese respectively) living in America who sees a high jumper compete. She’s so inspired […]