Topic Tuesday: A Teeny-Tiny List Of Anime I’m Going To Try And Finish Before The Year Is Out

Welp, I did it guys. I finished Hyouka last night! *Pats self on the back* Now I can move on to bigger and better things! I am trying to squeeze in some last minute anime shows in before 2017 kicks the bucket. I want to make a general list of all the anime I watched this year and make an anime “end-of-the-year round-up” for you all…that is if I can remembered everything I watched XD

I can mainly keep track of all the shows I watched for each season. I’m just having a hard time coming up with anything I watched in-between shows/series. I think I’ll be able to come up with something!  YOU CAN DO IT 😀

Sometimes you just need a little self-motivation lololz

The small list of shows I am going to try and complete are Honey & Clover, Sweetness and Lighting (which I am starting tonight), Natsume Yuujinchou (Natsume’s Book of Friends), and Kimi ni Todoke. If I do well with getting these 4 completed then I will also try to squeeze in Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU) but I make no promises! So don’t hold it against me if I can’t make the cut 😛

Also if anyone else wants to join me on this journey I will post the anime trailers and each synopsis down below:

Honey & Clover

Anime Synopsis:

“Yuuta, Takumi, and Shinobu share a six-tatami room apartment with no bath. The rent is low and it’s perfect for poor college students such as themselves. Shinobu is a mysterious, quirky person, who does things on a whim. Takumi is passionate both in work and love, and Yuuta is a simple person with simple dreams and desires. That is, until he meets Hagumi, a petite girl with enormous amount of talent. Hagumi is fondly called Hagu by Shuuji, who serves as Hagu’s guardian. Hagu meets Ayumi, nicknamed Ayu, and they become close friends almost instantly. Meanwhile, Ayu falls for one of the boys…

The joys of falling in love, the pain of letting go, discovering one’s self, and finding the courage to move on—these are some of the things that the characters in Hachimitsu to Clover experience as they take part in the play staged by fate.”

Sweetness and Lighting

Anime Synopsis:

“Since the death of his wife, Kouhei Inuzuka has been caring for his young daughter Tsumugi to the best of his abilities. However, with his lack of culinary knowledge and his busy job as a teacher, he is left relying on ready-made meals from convenience stores to feed the little girl. Frustrated at his own incapability to provide a fresh, nutritious meal for his daughter, Kouhei takes up an offer from his student, Kotori Iida, to come have dinner at her family’s restaurant. But on their very first visit, the father and daughter discover that the restaurant is often closed due to Kotori’s mother being away for work and that Kotori often eats alone. After much pleading from his pupil, Kouhei decides to continue to go to the restaurant with Tsumugi to cook and share delicious homemade food with Kotori.

Amaama to Inazuma follows the heartwarming story of a caring father trying his hardest to make his adorable little daughter happy, while exploring the meanings and values behind cooking, family, and the warm meals at home that are often taken for granted.” 

Natsume Yuujinchou (Natsume’s Book of Friends)

Anime Synopsis:

“While most fifteen-year-old boys, in one way or another, harbor secrets that are related to girls, Takashi Natsume has a peculiar and terrifying secret involving youkai: for as long as he can remember, he has been constantly chased by these spirits. Natsume soon discovers that his deceased grandmother Reiko had passed on to him the Yuujinchou, or “Book of Friends,” which contains the names of the spirits whom she brought under her control. Now in Natsume’s possession, the book gives Reiko’s grandson this power as well, which is why these enraged beings now haunt him in hopes of somehow attaining their freedom.

Without parents and a loving home, and constantly being hunted by hostile, merciless youkai, Natsume is looking for solace—a place where he belongs. However, his only companion is a self-proclaimed bodyguard named Madara. Fondly referred to as Nyanko-sensei, Madara is a mysterious, pint-sized feline spirit who has his own reasons for sticking with the boy.

Based on the critically acclaimed manga by Yuki Midorikawa, Natsume Yuujinchou is an unconventional and supernatural slice-of-life series that follows Natsume as he, with his infamous protector Madara, endeavors to free the spirits bound by his grandmother’s contract.”

Kimi ni Todoke

Anime Synopsis:

“Kuronuma Sawako is completely misunderstood by her classmates. Her timid and sweet demeanor is often mistaken for malicious behavior. This is due to her resemblance to the ghost girl from “The Ring,” which has led her peers to give her the nickname Sadako. Longing to make friends and live a normal life, she is naturally drawn to Kazehaya Shouta, the most popular guy in class, whose “100% refreshing” personality earns him great admiration from Sawako. So when Kazehaya starts talking to her, maybe there is hope for the friendships Sawako has always longed for. Maybe… there is even a little hope for some romance in her future.”

Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Comedy wa Machigatteiru (My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU)

Anime synopsis:

“Hachiman Hikigaya is an apathetic high school student with narcissistic and semi-nihilistic tendencies. He firmly believes that joyful youth is nothing but a farce, and everyone who says otherwise is just lying to themselves. 

In a novel punishment for writing an essay mocking modern social relationships, Hachiman’s teacher forces him to join the Volunteer Service Club, a club that aims to extend a helping hand to any student who seeks their support in achieving their goals. With the only other club member being the beautiful ice queen Yukino Yukinoshita, Hachiman finds himself on the front line of other people’s problems—a place he never dreamed he would be. As Hachiman and Yukino use their wits to solve many students’ problems, will Hachiman’s rotten view of society prove to be a hindrance or a tool he can use to his advantage?”

Disclaimer: All imagery and photos come from searching for them on the internet. I have no claim or right to them.


It’s my 1 Year Blogiversary! Yippee!

Just popping in to say thank you to everyone who has joined me on this journey thus far. I can’t believe it has been 1 year already! It seems like yesterday when I started my blogging adventure…annnndddd here we are now 1 long year later! I hope to keep bringing you guys engaging, amusing, and knowledgeable anime content. I can’t wait to see where the rest of this journey will take me. Hopefully onto bigger and better things! I’m looking at you YouTube. *Gives YouTube a long and thoughtful gaze*

Sending lots of well wishes and wuvs to you my pandas! Let’s keep on keeping on. Cheers! ❤

Topic Tuesday: A Real Sin Is Something You Can Never Atone For #SevenDeadlySinsTag

No, I’m not talking about Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins) in today’s post. This tag is going to consist of what anime character’s YOU think would best fit the category of Pride, Greed, Lust, Envy, Gluttony, Wrath and Sloth. Basically who you would want on your seven deadly sins team! This post came about because I am currently making my way through Hyouka (which is seemingly really freaking good…but anything made by Kyoto Animation is AMAZING). In one of the episodes the Classics Club from the show went over which sin best represents them and why…then of course the little bells went off in my head and I was like, “Yeah! I could turn this topic into a post.” Ding, ding, ding! Annnddd here we are lololz

So let’s give you guys a little history lesson from my lovely friends over at Wikipedia about the seven deadly sins.

“The seven deadly sins, also known as the capital vices or cardinal sins, is a grouping and classification of vices within Christian teachings. Behaviors or habits are classified under this category if they directly give birth to other immoralities. According to the standard list, they are pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth, which are also contrary to the seven virtues. These sins are often thought to be abuses or excessive versions of one’s natural faculties or passions (for example, gluttony abuses one’s desire to eat).

The Catholic Church used the doctrine of the deadly sins in order to help people stop their inclination towards evil before dire consequences and misdeeds occur; the leader-teachers especially focused on pride (which is thought to be the one that severs the soul from Grace, and one that is representative and the very essence of all evil) and greed, both of which are seen as inherently sinful and as underlying all other sins (although greed, when viewed just by itself and discounting all the sins it might lead to, is generally thought be less serious than sloth). To inspire people to focus on the seven deadly sins, the vices are discussed in treatises, and depicted in paintings and sculpture decorations on Catholic churches. Peter Brueghel the Elder’s prints of the Seven Deadly Sins and extremely numerous other works, both religious and non-religious, show the continuity of this practice in the culture and everyday life of the modern era.” 

While the seven deadly sins are not found in the Bible as their current forms, there are biblical antecedents of them. Most of the capital sins, with the sole exception of sloth, are defined by Dante Alighieri as perverse or corrupt versions of love for something or another: lust, gluttony, and greed are all excessive or disordered love of good things; sloth is a deficiency of love; wrath, envy, and pride are perverted love directed toward other’s harm. In the seven capital sins are seven ways of eternal death. The capital sins from lust to envy are generally associated with pride, which has been labeled as the father of all sins. In a way you can think of them as twisted versions of themselves, morphing into something that was looked down upon.

Now that our history lesson is out of the way…lets pick out team shall we! We will start with the sin Pride!

1. Yakumo Yurakutei from Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu representing the Sin of Pride

I’m using Bon in a different context of pride. This version of pride would not be that of a warrior or solider, but as someone who sacrifices everything in spite of his pride. If you have watched this anime then you would understand the context I am trying to portray. Pride is something you have in order for you to gain what you don’t already have. Some characters are more spoken about what they want, but in Bon’s case he kept everything inside and lost many things in the process. You can see him struggle with this guilt in season 2 of the show.

2. Light Yagami from Death Note representing the Sin of Greed

This one should be pretty self-explanatory. We all know Light was greedy for power and having a god complex, so it is only fitting that he would represent the sin of greed. He is the perfect example of what no to do when you are backed up into a corner because of your greedy ways! XD

3. Gina from Garo -Vanishing Line- representing the Sin of Lust

There were several ladies who I could picked for this sin, but more recently Gina has stood out to me. She is a brunette bombshell who knows how to use her sex appeal to make men do whatever she wishes. This is portrayed in a few episodes of Garo -Vanishing Line- and she is definitely easy on the eyes 😉

4. Akeno from Highschool DxD representing the Sin of Envy

If you have watched Highschool DxD then I’m sure you are aware of Rias and Akeno’s little feud over Issei. I feel like Akeno fits in quite well for the sin of envy. I could also go with Edgar Allen Poe from Bungou Stray Dogs (because Poe is super envious of Dazai) but I think I’ll stick with Akeno for now.

5. Hei from Darker than Black representing the Sin of Gluttony

The protagonist who leaves a mountain of dishes after he eats. You already know Hei can put a ton of food down without gaining a pound! I wish I could say the same for myself 😛

6. Viral from Gurren Lagann representing the Sin of Wrath

Nothing like a little revenge on human-kind! Viral is headstrong and cocky, almost on the borderline of being prideful, but I personally think he fits wrath better. I mean, he is out to get all humans and destroy every last one of them. He loves the thrill of battle and he has a huge sense of self-preservation just like Kamina, but he wasn’t as straight and narrow like Kamina. Viral liked to play dirty but eventually that wanes down as the series progresses.

7. Oreki Houtarou from Hyouka representing the Sin of Sloth

What better way to round out this Seven Deadly Sins list then the inspiration behind it all. Oreki coming in with the representation of sloth! Oreki seems to always “conserve energy” and never exerts effort on anything unless absolutely necessary; thus coming off as lazy…but we all know that Oreki is more useful than he lets on. I just thought it was cute that Chitanda, Satoshi, and Mayaka were in agreement that he was the sin of sloth.

Now who am I going to nominate for this tag? Also, I know a lot of you guys are busy so feel free to pass on doing this post, but I would love to see who you all would have on your team! It was pretty fun to do ❤

I’ll nominate the following anibloggers:

thespookyredhead over at

raistlin0903 over at

itsananimething over at

Oishi over at

Yukinocake over at

Karandi over at

and Remy Fool over at

Disclaimer: All imagery and photos come from searching for them on the internet. I have no claim or right to them.

A Quick Announcement For You My Pandas! Come Hither.

I just wanted to pop on here and tell you guys some exciting news! I have commissioned an artist to finally draw me a logo for my site and to use it commercially as well. So you know what that means right?!

I will officially have merch! 

You heard that right my pandas! I will officially have merchandise in a few short weeks. I am coming out with a chibi design as the first logo. Then if that goes well I will be coming out with another full bodied design. I actually have a few different ideas for logos so I am hoping to offer you guys a few to choose from. Luckily I found two great artist who have diverse poses and concepts. Eep! I can’t wait!!! 😀

And I also want to hear from you! What kind of merch are you interested in? I was gonna start off with shirts, sweaters, mugs and stickers but I want to know if anyone would be interested in phone cases, home decor, stationery and bags? There are quite a bit of options to choose from. I also want to keep the items fairly cheap considering some places charge up the yin yang for stuff. Please feel free to drop your thoughts and ideas down in the comments section below! I am open to anything…because I am doing this mainly for all of you who believe in me (and all of you who sometimes read my blog). XD

Disclaimer: All imagery and photos come from searching for them on the internet. I have no claim or right to them.

TTT: Top Ten Tuesday-Baby It’s Cold Outside…So Lets Heat Things Up With My Favorite Heartwarming Scenes In Anime!

I know, I know!

You are all awaiting my lovely review of Genocidal Organ…but you know what? I still haven’t done it yet. I’m sorry! Every time I get the chance to do it I either get called into work or I have no energy to write a lengthy and thought out post. My brain is literally mush sometimes.

So, I have mustered up what little initiative I have to bring you guys my favorite heartwarming scenes in anime! Yippee! Ya’ll should be grateful that I am writing anything right now because all I want to do is be a warm little potato and cook inside my blankets and not do jack shit until I’m done baking. It’s getting COLD my pandas! We are going to be freezing our butts off very soon (well if you live in the U.S. anyways). I totes wish I had a fireplace in my house. That would be utter heaven ❤

Also if you like Hip Hop and R&B (like myself) then I highly suggest you check out Blackbear’s new album Cybersex! It is literally FIRE!!! It will get you so hot and bothered that you won’t even know what to do with yourself lololz XD I’ll leave Gucci Linen linked down below if you guys want to check him out: 

Alright…enough with the shameless music promotion! Let’s get to the animu’s shall we?!

1. Tsukasa’s confession to Isla in Plastic Memories

^This is when Tsukasa finally told Isla he loved her…dawww I can’t even with these two.

 2. Literally any scene Momo is in from 3-gatsu no Lion (March comes in like a Lion)

^No explanation needed for how effing cute Momo is!

3. When Naru and Handa FINALLY connect in Barakamon

^Love when these two don’t get along…but I like it better when they do.

4. When Yuki confesses to Souhei in Wolf Children

^I love Yuki’s courage and her determined spirit to face the truth

5. When Ren and Kumatetsu become one in Bakemono no Ko (The Boy and the Beast)

^With out powers combined…oops wrong show! But these two make a fine comedy pair in this film. I adore them!

 6. Yakumo reciting Rakugo for young Konatsu in Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu

^The most unlikely pair in anime (you’ll get what I am saying if you have seen this anime)

7. When Altair and Setsuna are reunited in Re:CREATORS

^A happy ending for these two

8.  Anytime Hikari blushes in Nagi no Asukara

^Because he is so in LOOOVE with Manaka

9. The group from Kyoukai no Kanata (Beyond the Boundary) reuniting

^I love this group of friends so much! I mean just look at this gif hahaha

10. Tomoe and Nanami’s moonlight kiss from Kamisama Hajimemashita

^One of my all time FAVORITE anime couples EVER :3

What are some of your favorite heartwarming anime scenes or any favorite scene in general? I would love to know in the comments section below! As always thank you guys for joining me this evening. Your patronage is always appreciated. Cheers!

Disclaimer: All imagery and photos come from searching for them on the internet. I have no claim or right to them.

Friday Favorites-Anime Men Who Are Too Damn Smart For Their Own Good

Is the madness over yet?! It will be shortly…thank goodness! I ventured out earlier this afternoon to Target and surprisingly enough it wasn’t too bad. I did most of my X-mas shopping online today, but I had to get candles at Target since they were buy 1 get 1 free. So I got 4 very large candles for $20.00 bucks! I am quite pleased if I do say so myself 😀 #candleobsessed

Anyone else venture out last night or today? Did you get any good deals? I love hearing stories about people who fight each other for the dumbest things. I live for the drama! This Thanksgiving was pretty mellow for me. I stayed home by myself most of the day and then went to my roommate’s parents house for dinner around 5:00 pm. We ate some food and also watched Bad Moms. Pretty funny movie, but I still think Girl’s Trip is better! If you want to roll on the floor laughing then I highly suggest you check it out.

Today is Friday Favorites and I wanted to post about my most treasured intelligent male characters from anime. Some of these choices are repeat characters that have made an appearance in my previous blogs (because they are just some of my favorite anime characters period), and they deserve some wuvs. Gotta keep spreading that joy and positivity! ‘Cause “Tis the Season” or whatever crap they spout out at you when you’re holiday shopping. Yeah…let’s just get to the good stuff shall we!

1. Aru Akise from Mirai Nikki (The Future Diary)

^Akise is one smug little bastard and I love it!

2. Gowther from Nanatsu no Taizai (The Seven Deadly Sins)

^My baby boy Gowther is a master of disguises and messing with people’s minds

3. Dazai Osamu from Bungou Stray Dogs

^Dazai…so quirky and cute and yet a total bad ass

4. Shogo Makishima from Psycho-Pass

^Cynically refined to his very core

5. Ciel Phantomhive from Kuroshitsuji (Black Butler)

^Arrogant and sassy but totes adorbs when he smiles

6. Nine from Zankyou no Terror (Terror in Resonance)

^Eyes like ice

7. Yakumo Yurakutei from Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu

^Bon hardly smiles throughout this series but when he does my heart melts

8. Sora from No Game No Life

^Always one step ahead of his opponent

9. Yuuki from Joker Game

^ Whether you prefer to call him The Demon Lord or The Magician Yuuki is one bad ass mofo

10. Light Yagami from Death Note

^The most dramatic mofo out of them all lololz

That about does it for me tonight. It’s only 6:00 pm here right now but I’m already getting tired! Wtf is this shit?! Stupid daylight savings!!! Can we just go back to long days where the sun doesn’t go down till 9:00? Kthanxbye. 😛

Disclaimer: All imagery and photos come from searching for them on the internet. I have no claim or right to them.