I'm counting down the days to Tekko-- it's just about a week away! I'm already getting those pre-adventure jitters I always get before vacations. This past February, I attended my first convention and cosplayed for the first time. Here's a list of some lessons I learned while planning, creating, and wearing my cosplay costumes. Start … Continue reading 14 Things I Learned My First Time Cosplaying
"Don't even bother with Fullmetal. Just watch Brotherhood." That's the consensus my friends came to while recommending a new anime for me to watch. So, I sat down with my cup of tea and dove in. Full metal Alchemist: Brotherhood tells the story of two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, who tried using a science-based magic system to … Continue reading Review: Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
Here I go with another nerdy post. It's just 30 days before my first con, and I just registered for another in a few months. I also have plans for two others this summer. Shout out to my two pals who are encouraging me to go with them to all of these. You guys are … Continue reading Flying High with Haikyuu!
I've wondered where the character with half red, half white hair came from. It turns out he’s the only character in the show who gets a backstory, and a pretty upsetting one at that. Boku no Hero Academia, or My Hero Academia, follows Izuku Myiorda and his classmates as they learn how to be superheroes … Continue reading Review: My Hero Academia
I've managed to jump from watching teenagers in a post-apocalyptic world kill giant monsters that eat them, to flamboyant, male figure skaters with the most beautiful soundtrack to ever exist. If you're a little confused, read my last post. Wow. I was not prepared for Yuri!!! on Ice. I was prepared for a show about … Continue reading Another Anime Commentary: Yuri On Ice
I have some exciting news-- I'm going to a con! No, I won't be donning a black ski mask and stealing diamonds. I mean a con where people of all ages and all fandoms come together at a convention center. I'm talking about a comic-con, and it will be my first one. This one is centered … Continue reading First Impressions of the Wonderful World of Anime
I don't have a book to review this week, so I decided to review a documentary series I just finished. The Keepers on Netflix is about a cold case from the late 60s-early 70s that was reopened in the 90s, but is still considered a cold case. Cathy Cesnik, an English teacher and nun at … Continue reading Review: The Keepers