So I know that most people are IN LOVE with Raphtalia from The Rising of the Shield Hero, but I would like to throw it out there that I am a fan of Filo. I personally am obsessed with Raphtalia's ears, but Filo's chicken body is really hilarious to me, so I have to admit... … Continue reading Crunchyroll #125: Feathered Lemon-Blueberry Scones inspired by Filo from “Shield Hero”
Everyone told me That Time I Was Reincarnated as a Slime was good, and BOY were you all right. I FINALLY started watching it while working out in the morning, and I'm absolutely loving it. Rimuru is an awesome character who I love because he's just so...chill. Like, seriously, we finally have a rational, level-headed … Continue reading Crunchyroll #124: Slime from That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime!
If you didn't read part one of this intrepid journey into the duality of Valentine's Day (read: we're exploring the sweet and salty sides of Valentine's Day, depending on your realtionship status), go enlighten yourself now! Or, if you're only here because you want SALTY, CHEESY, CHOCOLATEY goodness, in your mouth NOW, keep reading. … Continue reading Crunchyroll #123: Ais’ Chocolate-Chili Cheesey Croquettes
Valentine's Day chocolates have long been famed in anime as the height of a potential romantic relationship. There's always the question: am I getting the dreaded obligatory chocolate, or the special, hand-made, prized chocolates? In this week's post, we're looking at the latter—the truly hand-crafted delights that will impress even the hardest of hearts out … Continue reading Crunchyroll #122: Hestia’s Valentine’s Chocolates from “Is It Wrong To Pick Up Girls In A Dungeon?”
When I was in high school, I never dated anyone. This was probably good for others, to spare them from my own particular brand of adolescent crazy, and good for me, to avoid the struggle and drama that seems to accompany everyone who dates at that age. However, I was not spared from internal struggle … Continue reading Crunchyroll #121: Shirogane’s Bento from Kaguya-Sama: Love is War!
Meiji Tokyo Renka has started off with a bang, and by that, I mean that it's basically a cross between 1800s Japan and Ouran High Host Club with roast beef. And you know what? I'm here for it. What's not to love? "Insert self here" girl gets transported to the past and immediately meets a harem of … Continue reading Crunchyroll #120: Roast Beef from Meiji Tokyo Renka!
Some people ask Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? but I ask Is it wrong to put whipped cream on top of croquettes? Personally, I don't think so. Let's look at the facts: Mashed potatoes = amazing and fluffy. Whipped cream = amazing and fluffy. One is salty, the … Continue reading Crunchyroll #119: Potato Snacks from Memoria Freese!
Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple is out on Crunchyroll, and you know WHAT???? Yiou have GOT to watch it. If you aren't familiar with the series, Bungo Stray Dogs is an anime adaptation of a manga written by Kafka Asagiri and illustrated by Sango Harukawa. It centers on individuals with special powers who use their abilities to pursue … Continue reading Crunchyroll #118: Candy Apples Inspired by Bungo Stray Dogs: Dead Apple
What a year 2018 has been, amirite? I mean, we had the Olympic Winter Games this year. Black Panther came out this year. I travelled to Japan, Indonesia, and Australia (!!!). I wrote a book (!!!!!). I made MERCH (!!!!!!!!!!!!) (sorta). I got to meet bunches of you guys at Fanime and Crunchyroll Expo, gave some panels, … Continue reading Crunchyroll #117: New Year’s Cocktails
Sakurajima, Mai is definitely one of my favorite characters of the season. I love her relationship with Sakuta because it's so quick-witted and racy, but not in an overwrought eye-rolling kind of way. Their banter is so fast and fun; it's hard to dislike the characters when they are so honest and down to earth. Or, … Continue reading Crunchyroll #116: Buri Daikon from “Rascal Does not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai”