Seasonal Impressions: Summer 2020

Another day, another season. As time goes on some things may have changed but at what cost? You and I may not know it right away. In any case, the anime we all consumed every now and then can feel different for some. While for others it may be another show to them. And right… Continue reading Seasonal Impressions: Summer 2020

Where Are the Shoujo Anime?

I don't know when was the last time Shoujo anime became prominent. For some time, there has been fewer and fewer series of this demographic turned into anime counting the remake of Fruits Basket. Did something change? Maybe. If you're like me who keeps up with seasonal anime, you could already guess what are the… Continue reading Where Are the Shoujo Anime?

Super Happy Love Award: Well, Here I am.

It's raining outside of my home. Late into the night where it was supposed to be calm and quiet. Somehow, I wanted to get a cup of hot chocolate and let the raindrops fall. If I could, I would start preparing a ham and egg sandwich to complement the moment. And have two slices of… Continue reading Super Happy Love Award: Well, Here I am.

Summer 2020: The Restart

Take 2. Summer 2020 is going to be a recovery period for most of us out there. While the succeeding seasons is going to consist of many readjustments, at least it's going to give. I do wonder what if the seasons were going to schedule as originally planned... It would be nice to see how… Continue reading Summer 2020: The Restart

Spring 2020 Seasonal Anime Wrap-up

Back to regular programming, I think? This has been the most strangest season in my experience as a seasonal anime watcher. Two shows, Appare-Ranman! and The Millionaire Detective – Balance: Unlimited, whose episodes basically got a sneak preview for a short period and then we'll get to experience it fully when it comes again. Do… Continue reading Spring 2020 Seasonal Anime Wrap-up

15 Bara Manga for Beginners (18+)

I've been discussing the Bara genre for some time now. And at this point this is what most of you are waiting for. Before you take a dive into this the topics explored contains some of the most explicit themes and it may not be suitable for everyone. I'm making it a point here. The… Continue reading 15 Bara Manga for Beginners (18+)

Bara Influences in Anime and Shows that Have Them

While the Bara genre is still not known to the general public, the elements is gradually showing up in anime today. Slow, but taking one step at a time is better than never. Compared to its more in-demand counterpart, Yaoi, or in other cases Shounen-Ai, both genres are still not being talked about in a… Continue reading Bara Influences in Anime and Shows that Have Them

The Origins of Bara

Like with all kinds of mediums, Bara has a history of its own. And it comes with its own prejudice. History for some reason won't always tell the full story despite the amount of information today. Bara (薔薇) in itself translates into "rose", a flower most of you are familiar with. If you don't understand… Continue reading The Origins of Bara

Bara: Scratching the Rough Surface

Queer media in Japanese media has its own niche. Whether it would be guys loving guys or girls loving girls. In anime form, this is known through its Yaoi or Yuri anime, manga, or light novels. Another form of male-to-male relationships is also being created as time goes by. Think of it as a Seinen… Continue reading Bara: Scratching the Rough Surface

The Jon’s Creator Showcase: May 2020 (Gaming + Videos)

Here we are, part 2. Anything about games are the talk. There's also some videos to keep you entertained for the time being. Though I have been dry on playing games lately at least it kept me sane throughout this quarantine along with other things I do at home. And I like that everyone has… Continue reading The Jon’s Creator Showcase: May 2020 (Gaming + Videos)