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, […]

Tokyo 2020 Olympic mascots

Tokyo 2020 Olympics unveil adorable mascots

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Meet the mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics – two superheroes, one pink, one blue, both cute and here to fight for love and justice. They don’t have names yet, but we’re assured by the games’ Organising Committee that they “respect each other” and are “very good friends”. The athletic blue mascot for the Olympics […]

Olympic candidate’s role model marksman is Fullmetal Alchemist’s Riza Hawkeye

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We love Fullmetal Alchemist. Riza Hawkeye kicks butt, her rifle marksmanship ever true to her name. But would that inspire us to do any physical activity? Eh. We are otaku, after all. However, one Olympic candidate and high school student, Miki Nishikawa, has taken the sharpshooter’s example and put it to inspiring use. At the age of 17, […]