I may not be back yet...but I managed some free time and decided to work on an old post! So yeah, consider this a hiatus interlude or something. 😊 1. Akane Tsunemori, Psycho-Pass: In a world where mental health has been given (very twisted) priority, Akane seems to be seriously lucky. Her own Psycho-Pass is … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Emotional Strength in TV and Anime
Last Valentine's Day, I did a post about some of my favorite fictional friendships. Because, y'know, it doubles as Happy Singles Day. I liked doing that, and so I decided to do another one post Valentines Day. Books: Hodges, Holly, and Jerome: Mr. Mercedes: You would never expect a retired, likely depressed detective, a neurotic … Continue reading Another Celebrating Platonic Affection
Yep, I have returned...again! Glad to be back. And yes, my trip went very well. Without saying much more, it was basically me touring schools. There will be more on this later, but for now, it's more personal. Basically, glad to be back, and my important trip went well (I hope!) 1. Weiss Schnee, RWBY: … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Mental Strength in TV and Anime+ I am back!
A reminder on what my lists and challenge is about: As it's December, I have decided to make "best of the year" lists for things I like and am interested in. I will cover books, TV shows, anime, movies, and Webtoons. The challenge part is 100% optional and may not even happen. But the idea … Continue reading My End of Year Lists and Challenge: Most Beautiful TV Shows and Anime
Hi! So, if my title didn't clue you in, I am going to be attempting NaNoWriMo once more! Now, between schoolwork, blogging, and life, I know I wil likely not make the word limit. That's okay, but I really want to become serious with my writing this month. This also means Traces updates will be … Continue reading Stuff this month: My attempt at a NaNoWriMo (again) and my random thoughts
Well now...let's just say Volume 3 is NOT what I was expecting. If you're sensitive to spoilers, maybe don't read this review, as there may be LIGHT spoilers ahead. This will also be a shorter review than usual, without pros and cons, because a lot of those have to do with SPOILERS. So sadly, not … Continue reading Web Series Review: RWBY Volume 3
After finishing the good, but not great, Volume 1, I can say that Volume 2 did improve. It may not be my favorite show ever, but I do appreciate the improvements made this Volume.Story: 3.5/5: The first half doesn't have a solid story, like the first volume, it's mainly character driven stories, mainly focusing on … Continue reading Web series Review: RWBY Volume 2
I remember I started this back in February...I thought the idea had potential, but the animation just sort of turned me off. But one day, when the website where I was watching my current anime series was being glitchy, I decided to revisit RWBY, remembering the short episodes...and became addicted. (Sigh). Summary: Using the power … Continue reading TV Review: RWBY Volume 1
If any of my followers are fathers, well then, happy Father's Day! Like with my Mother's Day post, I wanted to focus on some of the very best fathers, or father figures, in fiction. Books: Hans Hubermann, The Book Thief: Where do I even start with Hans? He wasn't just an amazing father figure to … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day! Celebrating Fathers in fiction
I often find myself reading or watching something that has a lot of hype. Sometimes they meet my expectations, other times, they don't. But I usually find reviews giving them a low rating because they're "overrated". My question is: should the hype surrounding something affect the overall subject matter? Should the fuss ruin the experience … Continue reading Discussion: Can Overrated Also Be Good?