Drifters: First Impressions

Drifters, to be honest, was the anime that I was looking forward to the most this season. Not only because it is the second series created by Kouta Hirano (Hellsing/Hellsing Ultimate), but I have also previously read the first three manga volumes and was impressed by what I read. What the series does well is incorporate…

It’s a (Wo)man’s World: Looking at Higurashi From a Feminist Perspective

The fictional town of Hinamizawa is not new to those familiar with the Higurashi series. Fans will know that this town is filled with many mysteries: from its storied past to the mysterious deaths and disappearances that happen during the Watanagashi Festival. What makes Higurashi an intriguing series is that it raises more questions than answers. As the title suggests,…

One Lovely Blog Award

Thank you very much to Krystallina from Daiyamanga for nominating me for the One Lovely Blog Award!

Miyazaki Reflections: My Neighbour Totoro

For those of you who follow me on Twitter you will know that I am currently doing a seminar on Miyazaki as part of my film course. One of the assignments that I had to do was to give my thoughts and reflections on two of his films. One of those was My Neighbour Totoro. Here are…

Gamer’s Corner: Life is Strange

Have you ever had a moment where you were spoilt with choices, but couldn’t decide what you wanted? What if you had the power to rewind time and correct the mistakes of the past, only to find that it caused more harm than good and you were left second-guessing yourself afterwards? This is what Life is…

The Versatile Blogger Award

This is completely overdue so I apologise for only doing this now, but thank you to Matt-in-the-Hat for nominating me for the Versatile Blogger Award. I really appreciate it! RULES: Display the award on your blog.  Thank the person who nominated you and put a link to their blog.  Share 7 things about yourself. Nominate 9…

The Baka’s Guide to Surviving Your First Convention

Comic Book Conventions, such as San Diego Comic Con, are one of the many highlights on the geek calendar. This is where you would usually spend your hard earned money on comics, figurines, special drawings and video games, usually at a discounted rate. While this is just one aspect of attending conventions, others attend for the…

Happy 2016!

Wishing all of you a happy and prosperous 2016. If you’re one of those people that sets New Year’s Resolutions, hope you will be successful in carrying them out. Thank you again for all the support you have given me this past year. I hope that you will continue to support me and this blog…

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you all a blessed and happy Christmas! Enjoy the time with your friends and family and hope your Christmas is filled with lots of presents and food 😀 😉 🙂

50 Anime Questions

  So Desperado from Sleeping Geeks recently posted a template called 50 Anime Questions. The idea sounded interesting so here are my answers to the 50 Anime Questions that he posted (you can find out more about the template here).

UCON 2015

So this past weekend I attended a local convention in my area called UCON; a convention organised by the University of Cape Town’s anime club called Genshiken (yes, based on the anime). It was a 2-day event filled with many things you would usually find at a geek convention: gaming, manga, comics, figurines and lots…

Note of Absence

Hey everyone! I will be taking a bit of a hiatus from my blog during November as I am writing my finals quite soon. Hopefully I’ll be back again in the first week of December. To those of you who are also writing exams soon: Ganbatte kudasai! Until then, stay classy 😉