Lion 3: Straight to Video

This is without a doubt the best thing to come of the direct-to-video fad.

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Fruits Basket Season 1: A Review-ish Thing

I considered saving this for my traditional year-end highlight list, but opted to give this show its own post because A) I have a ton of thoughts on it RIGHT NOW that I wish to express and B) I have a ton of thoughts on it which would inevitably take up no less than half of that post and still not really do them justice.  So I’m just taking some time to write said thoughts down and dedicating a whole post to it, though it’s not really a proper review.  If you want a review, here it is: If you’ve ever had the slightest interest in Fruits Basket, watch this show.  It is beautiful. Read more

2017 Year in Review

Since I’m not starting a new series this year, I figured I’d celebrate the new year with a list!  This is not a “best of 2017” list – it’s just a list of some stories I’ve encountered this year (mostly from 2016-17, but not all) that made an impression on me which I believe merit some more attention.   Read more

My Top 5 Princess Tutu Episodes

So I was recently rewatching Princess Tutu (again), and I finally came up with five episodes I’m content to declare as favorites (which is way harder than it was with Fruits Basket due to the far more consistent quality). These aren’t necessarily the “best” (they’re not even always the ones I most enjoy, as that often fluctuates with my mood), but I certainly enjoy them a lot every time I watch them. Read more