there’s an anime convention and it’s ON MY BIRTHDAY also i’m working on what i think is probably a longer post, and in general i’m kind of wondering whether i should take it at a slower pace
Hoshino, Me o Tsubutte is complicated. Bullying, make-up, and friendship are complicated. I wanted to make a post about how this manga subverts traditional narratives of bullying, but the more I focused on analyzing that single aspect, the more I felt like I was missing the point. When we’re first introduced to our main character, Kobayakawa, it is… Continue reading Hoshino, Me o Tsubutte.
a lot happened and I need some time to get my thoughts in order
happy new year
Localized with the title of “My Youth Romantic Comedy Is Wrong, As I Expected,” Oregairu centers on Hikigaya Hachiman, a prideful cynic with nothing to be proud of. Together with Yukinoshita Yukino, a meritocratic idealist; and Yuigahama Yui, a naive optimist, they form a club that provides help to anyone who asks. While Yukino often wishes… Continue reading Oregairu, S1 vs S2
Despite the apparent disjoint between the arts and the sciences, there is an interesting relationship between the 6÷2(1+2) problem and The Treachery of Images. Just as a painting of a pipe is not a pipe, and the word ‘pipe’ is not a pipe, the symbol for the number 2 is not 2. It’s easy to forget with… Continue reading 6÷2(1+2) and The Treachery of Images