The Skull Man – A Slow Burn Mystery

Who is The Skull Man?

A rumor about a masked killer in Otomo City, a corrupt district of Japan where conspiracy and death are all too familiar, grabs the attention of a Tokyo reporter, Minagami Hayato. He’s soon joined by a young photographer, Kiriko Mamiya. At first, this seems like a fruitless effort but slowly the pieces begin to come into place and a deep conspiracy is revealed, but by then, it just may be too late. Continue reading “The Skull Man – A Slow Burn Mystery”

And the Girls Keep on Rolling, a Character Study for The Rolling Girls

Messy, Quirky, and Certainly Unique

If somebody asked me to explain what The Rolling Girls was all about in just a few words, this would be what comes to mind. It’s a messy show with lots of quirks, but it’s also an anime that’s a unique experience. While it may not be the strongest series I’ve watched, nor even one I could call a favorite, its themes are beautifully illustrated through the series’ characters. Continue reading “And the Girls Keep on Rolling, a Character Study for The Rolling Girls”

Aliens (An Average Pt. 2)

A sequel is an admission that you’ve been reduced to imitating yourself.

Don Marquis

So, we have a strong foundation of what Alien is now, right? Fantastic lighting and sound design to create a truly scary atmosphere. Nuanced characterization to create people that seem very real. A monster that avoids sight until absolutely necessary to reveal itself to the audience. All these things are what I focused on in the last post because those were what I believed made a great Alien movie. Well today, we’re going to take some of those things, have them directed by somebody completely different, and turn up the schlock to the nth degree. Get ready folks, because here comes 1986’s Aliens. Let’s dig in:

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The Second Annual WordPress Anime Awards Have Arrived!


Hello and welcome to the second annual WordPress Anime Awards! An awards ceremony created by fans for fans!

Eleven of us have come together to bring you all our favorite anime nominations from 2019. I would like to thank Ty-chama, MechAnimeReviews, Matt Doyle, Karandi, Star & Luna, Jon Spencer Reviews, Lethargic Ramblings, Ano_Nora, Alexie the Great, and Bodell for all participating in this years nominations! You guys rock! Be sure to show some love to everyone who was involved with this years project by following them on Twitter or their blogs ❤

For this year’s awards we have changed things up a bit and added three new categories for you all; Best Duo in Anime, Best Original Soundtrack in Anime, and Best Still or Stylized scene in Anime. Fan favorite categories such as Best Girl/Boy, Breakout Anime of the Year, and Most…

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The wordpress anime awards 2018: Ladies and Gentlemen, the results are in!

The results are in. Be sure to hop on over and see what took home the prize in each of the categories. This was fun to do and I hope you all had fun joining us! 😀

You guys are getting spoiled for posts this week. The normal MWF on top of the weekend?!? Look forward to more great content not only from myself, but every-single-person who helped out with this. Give ’em all a follow why don’t you?


Hello everybody,

What better way to start the year then with a look back, or more precisely the results of the first ever anime awards that were held on WordPress. After a careful selection by a wonderful group of performers: Cactus Matt, Derek Lyons, Marthaurion, Matt Doyle, Jon Spencer, Karandi, Star & Luna, BiblioNyan, Lethargic Ramblings, Ano Nora, Ty-chama, Mech Anime Reviews, itsaanimething, and myself, our intrepid ringmaster the great and wonderful Ayano presented all the categories to you in this  amazing post. After that all of you voted for your favorites for which we all thank you so much! But alas, the carnival closed at the stroke of midnight on december the 31st 2018. However, the carnival has one last trick up it’s sleave, and that’s presenting you with the results of your votes. Before…

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Step Right Up, Folks! Don’t Be Shy. Be Prepared To Witness The Whimsical, The Outlandish, And The First Ever WordPress Anime Awards!

Naturally I couldn’t say no when asked to add a bit of magic to this! Come and see the wonderful work we’ve put into hosting this little event for you all. Vote and make merry in the comments! Don’t wait too long though, the circus will disappear midnight December 31st…


Come one, come all to the first ever WordPress Anime Awards! 

We’ve got lions and tigers and heroic boys, oh my! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages we have a vast array of voting categories for you to be entertained by. Come join us as we aim to please you from start to finish. Listen to the melodic anime opening and ending songs from 2018, laugh at the funniest moments this year had to offer, be thrilled by the perilous anime films that made their debut amongst the people, marvel at all the great characters that made you smile or cry while watching their journey…Only at the 2018 WordPress Anime Awards!

All of these acts were carefully chosen by a wondrous group of performers. These performers include Cactus Matt, Derek Lyons, Marthaurion, Raistlin, Matt Doyle, Jon Spencer, Karandi,

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Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS Collaboration: Episode 10 with Jon Spencer Reviews and FINALLY Lethargic Ramblings.

Enjoy 🙂 Leth is here too!


No my pandas, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. A wild Leth has appeared and it’s a rare opportunity to catch him. You better bust out your Poké balls…no…Great balls in order to catch him. Maybe throw some berries or a Pokéblock in order to get him to stay.

All jokes aside Jon, Leth and I are here to bring you guys another play by play of Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS. This time we are diving into episode 10! Yes, I know episode 11 is out now…buuut this is progress for the boys! I mean…Leth is getting married in like a week and I am surprised he can even join us for this episode review/thoughts. Say it with me guys, “GO LETH, GO!” Leth has also made progress on his own blog and brought us an awesome post on why My Anime List is important. If you want to check…

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Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS Collaboration: Episodes 8 + 9 with Jon Spencer Reviews and Lethargic Ramblings…Well…Mainly Myself Because The Boys Are Super Busy With Their Personal Lives & We Are Way Behind On This Collab #sorrynotsorry

Life has been busy. My new job is requiring a lot of effort on my part. I haven’t had a lot of time to write. Mostly been sleeping…

Here’s our long due collab for the newest WIXOSS season though!


Sorry for the very long and very extensive title! Yes, the boys have been super busy with their personal lives. If you didn’t already know Leth is getting married in just a few short weeks and Jon just started a new job not too long ago. I know they both have been very very busy IRL. With that said, I decided to take it upon myself to get our episode thoughts out to you all. Well…at least Jon’s and mines thoughts anyways XD

Leth you totally get a free pass because you’ve been planning a wedding…but don’t think you can get away with all this freeloading in the future good sir! Ayano-senpai collects her debts when they are due! Hahaha…all jokes aside I wanted to get something out for our followers because episode 10 just aired today and I didn’t want to get even further behind. I think we would…

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Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS Collaboration: Episodes 6 + 7 with Jon Spencer Reviews and the on & off again Lethargic Ramblings XD

Episode 6 and 7 review of the WIXOSS collab is live!


If it’s not one thing, it’s another for our poor Leth. He is currently out sick now. I’m wishing him a speedy recovery because I enjoy having him on this collab post…but sometimes life just gets in the way of things. Personal life always comes before anything else! Remember to take care of your health guys. That includes mental health as well!

Today is going to be a combined post of Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS episode 6 and 7. Jon and I had our thoughts completed for episode 6 last week and Leth was supposed to host the half way point but that is when he fell ill. So I am here to bring you both episodes! Let’s get into our thoughts for episode 6 first.

JonFinally! The show did the smart thing and is getting everything ready to move forward with all the girls working teaming up. The…

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Featured Creator Friday: Getting Candid With Jon Spencer Reviews For The Views…Ayyyeee

Learn a bit more about me and read this collab interview I did with Ayano!


It’s the second Friday of the month annnd you know what that means right?! It’s time for another round of Featured Creator Friday! Yippee!!! This week I am interviewing Jon Spencer Reviews. You know…that lovely gentlemen I have been collaborating with on the new season of Lostorage Conflated WIXOSS. Yeah! That guy.

If you didn’t check out my first Featured Creator Friday with Josie from itsaanimething I will link it right here for you all: I had a FANTASTIC time interviewing Josie and being interviewed by her as well. I have two more of these collabs coming out this month so be sure to check back in next Friday as well. Don’t forget to also follow Josie on her Twitter, YouTube channel, and blog!

So without any further delay lets get into the interview questions I asked Jon!

1. What got you interested/started in…

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