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)

The Jon’s Creator Showcase: May 2020 (Self-Indulgence at Home)

Hey, how are you? Hope your doing well amidst what's happening now. If you feel lost, we got some content for you. Interested in: Anime? Games? Videos? Guidance? It's all here. This post is just part 1 of what's to come. Everyone poured their efforts in making these happen. There was a record set by… Continue reading The Jon’s Creator Showcase: May 2020 (Self-Indulgence at Home)

Understanding Minare’s Character in “Wave, Listen to Me!”

Halfway through this anime it keeps getting out of control yet it all comes full circle when you know who's making things up. From the ramblings, to the many assumptions, and even the struggles of a grown-up. For those who actually watched the show, it's already obvious. Who is it you ask? It's Minare Koda… Continue reading Understanding Minare’s Character in “Wave, Listen to Me!”

How Music Elevates an Experience in ID:Invaded

Remember that one episode where Sakaido and Anaido cross through a desolate desert in their minds? That's how hot it is in my home country right now. Sure it might not reach that hot but living in the tropics has its drawbacks. With that said, let's look back at a recent anime from the start… Continue reading How Music Elevates an Experience in ID:Invaded

The Jon’s Creator Showcase: Accepting April 2020 Posts

Hey everyone! This is the first time I'm hosting for the JCS this month. And I hope you're doing well right now. Remember that we're here. In case if you're wondering, the JCS is created by none other than Jon Spencer himself. The showcase is a collaboration project across all kinds of content creators where… Continue reading The Jon’s Creator Showcase: Accepting April 2020 Posts

Q&A Time: A 2-Year Check

https://media.giphy.com/media/11ikeVaUfcXLWM/giphy.gif Hey everyone. Not the kind of opener you'd be expecting? Well, the blog you're reading now has reached 2 years! From the person who has no idea what to write at first somehow reached his first achievement. And it should be celebrated. Bring on the cake! (I had ice cream cake for a few… Continue reading Q&A Time: A 2-Year Check

Seasonal Impressions: Spring 2020

I don't know how I could describe this season in one word. Delays and cancellations left and right, uncertain reschedules, and the fact majority of people we're looking forward to see more anime all this time. And somehow it became a leeway for obscure shows to get into the spotlight. Note: there are other shows… Continue reading Seasonal Impressions: Spring 2020