K-ON - Mio in the snow

Weekly round-up

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Wonder of wonders, we’ve had honest-to-goodness snow over here in Blighty! But we didn’t let that slow down our blogging game. You see, we’re just that dedicated to you guys. So we have a new Classics Corner, anime’s lessons in healthy social media use and, as always, our favourite posts from you. But before that, […]

Hakumei and Mikochi

Why watch … Hakumei and Mikochi?

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If only the Earth’s generosity could be considered enough for each day to be fruitful, we might be able to live in Hakumei and Mikochi’s world. It is this understated utopia, a dream of smaller aspirations, which loops between the show’s contained stories and crafts its moral of simple contentment, piece by piece. In all […]

Poem: Even the smallest things

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  Hidden, the forest floor bejewelled in fallen leaves and berries, more beautiful from the bottom peering up, than above. The verdant trees hang dream-like speared in sunshine and spotlight the trails through the tall grass travelled by beetle-back and carriage. A wizened owl watches while the sly cat sells its wares in the market […]

Weekly round-up

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Hi, hi, hi to you all and welcome to a round-up full of fun to brighten those mid-January blues. With updates on the latest, greatest otaku events incoming, and an elementary exploration of the anime detective, you’re sure to have something to smile about by the time we’re done here. Let’s go right ahead and […]