My fellow nerds; Anime and Manga, Western Animations, Comic Books and more, have been standard fare. Classics exist as far back as the 1950s, a veritable Akashic Record of fantastic series to catch up on; and you know them well. From the Western superheroes like Batman and Superman, to the Eastern classics of Cowboy Bebop…Keep reading
We all have preferences and opinions on our favorite films, TV shows, anime, books and more. However, oftentimes, we will come across a divide. There are times when we will love a story that others despise, while other times, we may wonder why people seem to love a show that just doesn’t seem that good.…Keep reading
You’ve got talent. Or you’re the underdog. But do you have the heart?Keep reading
Who doesn’t love a good mystery story? The ones full of gruesome death, ruthless killers, twisted motivations. A web of lies, waiting to be untangled, surrounded by faceless people who can’t be trusted; Yuureitou is a story that starts off like this, but quickly becomes something…a lot more.Keep reading
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Stories I Recommend!
(Updated July-August 2022)
- Spy X Family (Anime, Crunchyroll)
When world peace is on the line, nothing should stand in the way, and everything should be done to keep it. But then, how will one secret agent fare when, to accomplish his mission, he needs to do the toughest thing of all; have a family? Let the hyjinx ensue!
- Oyasumi Punpun (Manga)
Punpun is a boy like any other, living a life like any other; with the pain, happiness, and trial that comes with. From first loves to broken dreams, join Punpun in a life like any other (If you think you have the heart for it).
- Yumi’s Cells (Webtoon)
People have a lot of feelings and thoughts from day-to-day, and Yumi Kim is no exception. But just imagine; what if we could see into the world of those feelings and thoughts?
…What do you mean Inside Out did that already?
Regardless, Yumi’s Cells is relatable, funny, and even, at some points, dramatic as heck. Join Yumi as she deals with the munchies, dating anxiety, late-night emotions, and every other daily struggle you can think of!
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Reading manga is an interesting journey. I don’t know what it is, but every interesting manga I hear about tends to be one that’s psychologically, thematically, and ethically…weird, to say the least. I’ve actually made a list of such strange stories in manga, for the simple reason that they’re so, so common. And, with Boku…Keep reading
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I’ve wanted to review this one for a while now. Clannad is one of those series that is near and dear to many people’s hearts. I talked about it recently, as my second favorite story of all time, and from what I know, it was an emotional trip for almost everyone that’s watched it. But…Keep reading
Literally just finished this manga, and I thought it was gonna be some cliche “guy in girl’s body, gross, kinky…
Honestly, I didn’t even know there was a drama! I’m glad you found my commentary interesting, now I’m curious about…
This is so interesting. i watched the drama instead but it was insightful getting another perspective of it
Do you think Tsundere is some kind of allusion to the passive-aggressive personality disorder?
Hey your article was really good. Good job on that. The things you mentioned I know it must be hard…