Jasmine Tea (茉莉香片) (1943?) By Eileen Chang So the title, Jasmine Tea is only referenced at the beginning. Just like the concept of “Once upon a time” within a story, … Continue Reading Spillin’ Tea: Thoughts on Jasmine Tea
This month’s OWLS topic is “Self-Care.” In favor of positivity and good mental health, we will be exploring the importance of self-care. Sometimes, we are lost in our thoughts and … Continue Reading OWLS: The Nonexistent Role of “Self-Care” in White Christmas
Nijigahara Holograph (虹ヶ原ホログラフ) (Published in 2006, Translation in 2014) By Inio Asano Translated By Matt Thorn Nijigahara Holograph is about a group of kids living in a town that is … Continue Reading A Town Filled With Murder & Butterflies: Thoughts on Nijigahara Holograph
My Shining World (나의 빛나는 세계) (Webtoon 2013-2015) By Maru My Shining World is a South Korean webtoon by Maru. It’s actually one of my favorite webtoons and you should … Continue Reading The Dark Side: Thoughts on My Shining World (나의 빛나는 세계)
ERASED (僕だけがいない街, Boku Dake ga Inai Machi or The Town Where Only I am Missing) (Anime 2016) Studio: A-1 Pictures Created By: Kei Sanbe Warning: Spoilers! A couple of readers and friends requested that I should … Continue Reading Hanging By A Moment: Thoughts on ERASED
Bokura no Koi wa Shi ni Itaru Yamai no You de (僕らの恋は死にいたる病のようで, Our Love is as Painful as Reaching Death) (Manga 2010-2011) By: Haruko Kurumatani A psychologically disturbing love story. … Continue Reading Quick Reads: Bokura no Koi wa Shi ni Itaru Yamai no You de
Oh My Venus (2015-2016) Directed By: Kim Hyung-suk Last weekend, my sister and I watched a Korean drama called Oh My Venus. Her students recommended it to her. I researched it before … Continue Reading A Healthy You: Thoughts on Oh My Venus
Little Busters! (リトルバスターズ!) (Anime 2012- 2013) Visual Novel Created By: Key Anime Directed By: Yoshiki Yamakawa I never played the visual novels nor have I watched the second season of … Continue Reading Little Busters! What is the secret to this world?
M.A.X. (Manhwa 2009) Story By Goo-Hwa Huh & Art By Kyoung-Lan Park Money can turn people into monsters. In this South Korean manhwa series, M.A.X., readers are treated with characters … Continue Reading That Dolla Dolla Bill Y’all: Thoughts on M.A.X.
Annarasumanara (2010) By: Il-Kwon Ha First of all, a special shout out to the blog, Thoughts on Anime. Sindar wrote a great blog post on Annarasumanara. I told Sindar that I … Continue Reading “Do you believe in magic?” Thoughts on <i>Annarasumanara</i>
Melo Holic (멜로홀릭) (Manga 2010) By Team Get-name, Aruani, Carnby Melo Holic is a South Korean webtoon series. At first glance, one may assume that it is just a cute, … Continue Reading Crazy in Love: Thoughts on Melo Holic (멜로홀릭)
Falling into Place (2014) By Amy Zhang Amy Zhang’s Falling into Place is the fictitious story about Liz Emerson and her “last days” on Earth. Liz Emerson seems to have the … Continue Reading Chandelier: Thoughts on Falling into Place