You know that feeling when there’s nothing to look forward to? I started six new shows from this season but only Dr. Stone caught my eye. I’m hoping that PS Vita games will satisfy my boredom….
I’ve deactivated my Twitter account and go on certain social media platforms significantly less now. I have set a time limit on other platforms, such as Instagram. Why?
Firstly, it’s not realistic for me to chat with people online 24-7 every single day. I have sh!t to do! I am busy. Secondly, it does not fit my personality as I am someone who feels energized when I do my hobbies. Talking to people for prolonged periods of time and going outside very frequently feels draining. It’s extremely important to me that I do not lose sight of myself and that I remain true to myself.
Some social media platforms are pretty toxic. I don’t want to be like No Face from Spirited Away and be influenced/changed by the toxic space. I’ve blogged about the topic of toxicity in environment in this post.
Now that I’ve been using social media less, I can put out more blog posts! I can stay on top of my work tasks and do other things like house work LOL. I can spend more time with family and be more present in the moment.
These are the posts that people have been reading the most.
BL Review: HIStory 2: Boundary Crossing
This is a Taiwanese Boys Love drama. I do recommend it, and I list my reasons in the blog post.
Singer 2018 – 华晨宇 Hua Chenyu Reactions
Singer was a huge show in 2018. It is a singing competition that takes place in China and the contestants are all established singers. In that year, Hua Chenyu, Jessie J, and other singers ran in the competition. You can read the post here.
Superstar Spotlight: Hua Chenyu
Representation of Chinese Characters in Anime
I was surprised that this one was popular. I do think that it’s an important topic that needs to be talked about. I roll my eyes when Chinese characters are drawn in traditional clothing in a modern day setting. You can read it here.
Song Meaning: 薛之謙 Joker Xue – 演員 Actor
Kaiji References in Anime
Kaiji is my second favourite anime (my first favourite is One Piece) so this makes me happy. You can read the post here. I have written more posts about Kaiji, including Character Spotlight: Fashionable Kaiji and Animal World: Kaiji Film Adaptation Review.
Peach Girl (2017) – Japanese Film Review
Peach Girl (2017) is a Japanese live-action adaptation of the shoujo manga with the same title. The scenery was pretty but the pacing of the story wasn’t very good. You can read more about it here.
I think I’m starting to see a pattern here. Maybe I should write more posts on Asian dramas and Chinese singers. Topics that are not talked a lot about seem to do well too.
Akira Tachibana from After the Rain/ Koi wa Ameagari no You ni
Ran from Detective Conan
I hope you like my cosplays!
I cosplayed as Karma from Assassination Classroom and Ikuto from Shugo Chara again. (Click here for older cosplay photos.) This time, I have the Anti-Sensei knife for Karma and ears for Ikuto.
What’s up, people?!
I’ve wanted a DSLR since I was around 17 when I started blogging and I finally bought one! I’m 22 years old now, and I guess I kind of forgot I wanted one until now…
These are the first photos I took with my Canon EOS 600D. These photos don’t have filters or anything. Hydrangeas are one of my favourite flowers. I fell in love with them after watching After the Rain.
Spring 2019 Anime Impressions post here.
1. Fruits Basket (2019)
Episodes watched: 7/?
The 2001 adaptation of Fruits Basket was one of my favourite anime in my childhood. I completed the manga several years ago, and I was so excited for this adaptation. I’ve put it on hold, but I know that I will continue it once the events go further into the deeper and “darker” sides of the story.
As a child, I looked up to Tohru. I wanted to be kind like her. Now that I am 22 years old, my opinion of Tohru has changed. This may sound harsh, but I don’t like how she pretends that everything is fine, when things are not. It feels dishonest and frankly, fake to me. I don’t like how Yuki, Kyo and her other friends constantly protect her. I think that while we can certainly count on our friends, we should be more independent. This is why I’ve put Fruits Basket on hold…
2. Kimetsu no Yaiba
Episodes watched: 12/26
I’ll be continuing this one in the Summer 2019 season. I still think that Tanjiro is an inspiring character (Read this post if you want more information). Nezuko is so adorable.
3. Carole and Tuesday
Episodes watched: 12/24
I’ll be continuing this show into the Summer season. The art took a while to get used to, but I fell in love with the music from the start. The song Carole and Tuesday picked in episode 12 moved me…
4. Shingeki no Kyojin Season 3 Part 2
Episodes watched: 10/10
Attack on Titan Season 3 Part 2 was more focused on titan action, and it was pretty intense to watch. The end of it was on learning the history and there were some interesting reveals. I really enjoyed the intense moments of this season!
5. Dororo (Continuing from last season)
Episodes watched: 13/24
I used to really enjoy Dororo, but now I’ve put it on hold. The beginning was interesting and then it became repetitive. The story-telling is good, so I will most likely go back to it one day. I hear the ending is amazing, so that’s motivating to hear.
6. The Rising of the Shield Hero (Continuing from last season)
Episodes watched: 25/25
I’ve blogged about Shield Hero and you can read my closing thoughts here.