For this August, we decided to do a dedication to Kyoto Animation.
Ghalib: Selected Poems and Letters (2019) By Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib Translated by Frances W. Pritchett & Owen T.A. Cornwall Ghalib is a 19th-century Urdu-Persian poet. Ghalib: Selected Poems and … Continue Reading Thoughts on Ghalib Selected Poems and Letters
Classroom of the Elite (ようこそ実力至上主義の教室へ Yōkoso Jitsuryoku Shijō Shugi no Kyōshitsu) (Anime 2017) Written By Shōgo Kinugasa & Illustrated By Shunsaku Tomose Studio: Lerche Classroom of the Elite focuses on the … Continue Reading Point System Crisis: Thoughts on Classroom of the Elite
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam By Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) Translated By Edward Fitzgerald (1859) The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was translated by Edward Fitzgerald in 1859. The first translation did … Continue Reading Thoughts on Edward Fitzgerald’s Translation of Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
Devils’ Line (デビルズライン) Anime (2018) Studio: Platinum Vision Created By Ryo Hanada Devils’ Line is a mixture of Vampire Knight and Twilight but in this series, we are dealing with … Continue Reading Vampire Cops: Thoughts on Devils’ Line
Kongi’s Harvest (1965) By Wole Soyinka Kongi’s Harvest is a dramatic African play written by Wole Soyinka. Soyinka won the Nobel Peace Prize for Literature in 1986. Soyinka writes political … Continue Reading A Power Exchange: Thoughts on Kongi’s Harvest
Miss Julie (1888) By August Strindberg Miss Julie is a late 19th-century naturalist tragedy written by August Strindberg.
Tokyo Ravens (東京レイヴンズ ) (Anime 2013-2014) Studio: 8bit Tokyo Ravens was an anime that I had high hopes for, but I ended up with dissatisfaction and disappointment. The anime had its … Continue Reading “Ranting, I Mean Raving About Magic”: Thoughts on Tokyo Ravens
My sister and I went on a Japanese live-action binged spree. She was amazed at all the live-action movies that she didn’t know about, which are based on some of … Continue Reading Japanese Live Action Frenzy: Thoughts on Fullmetal Alchemist, Bleach, & Erased
Train to Busan (부산행) (2016) Train to Busan tops all the other zombie movies I have ever watched. You would assume that it would be scary because of the zombies. … Continue Reading Zombies on a Train: Thoughts on Train to Busan
Code:Realize – Guardian of Rebirth (Anime 2017) Studio: M.S.C So I finally completed the anime Code:Realize – Guardian of Rebirth which is based on an otome game of the same … Continue Reading London is Burning: Thoughts on Code:Realize – Guardian of Rebirth
July’s theme for OWLS is Technology and it was requested by one of our fellow bloggers, MagicConan14.
The Hour of the Star (1977) By Clarice Lispector The Hour of the Star is a peculiar text for me to read. We have a narrator that interrupts the story … Continue Reading Death of a Poor Starlet: Thoughts on The Hour of the Star
Kiss Me Again (2018) On my blog, there has been an increase in views on a particular post about a Thai series entitled Kiss The Series. Kiss The Series had … Continue Reading Kiss & Tell (Maybe?): Thoughts on Kiss Me Again
So I have this random incident that I would like to share with you all. I keep a private life and I don’t reveal personal information online even if something … Continue Reading Announcements: The Cheesecake is NOT A LIE!
Hey Readers! In cased you missed the OWLS stream or if you want to watch something when you are bored, here is the OWLS Livestream for the “Happiness” Blog Tour.