There's no point denying the fact that anime is a large part of my life now. I consume it nearly every day, whether that's by watching an episode or two, or reading manga, or just looking at photographs of cosplayers on Instagram. Quite frankly, it's everywhere. Why? Because anime, as a medium, has helped me.
Who do I feel like I'm similar to? Well, firstly... We certainly have our similarities. For starters, we're both incredibly clumsy. I have always been clumsy, I always will be. I have walked into several lamposts, tripped over my own shadow and spilt goodness how much food down me over the past 22 years and I don't see that stopping any time soon.
Last year, I decided that it was about time that I actually took time to sit down and watch what seems to be a lot of people's favorite childhood anime - Sailor Moon. My expectations, realistically, were all over the place. On the one hand, I was expecting great things. A lot of people in the anime community praise Sailor Moon so much, even as adults, and there weren't many people I knew who slated it. Were they not just using their nostalgia to create their opinions? It turns out, no. They weren't. And, watching it for the first time as a 22-year-old, I think the series is definitely one filled with important lessons.
March 8 is International Women's Day! So, what better way is there to celebrate it by paying homage to my favorite females in anime? Exactly what I thought! So, here are my top five female anime characters! Expect a lot of cuteness and a lot of badassery at the same time!
Taking the concept from MyAnimeList, our "Challenge Leader" and his housemates handpicked the challenge criteria to try and form the most interesting lists for everyone. It covered everything from watching an anime from the 1960s to watch anime from China or Korea.
No party is complete without a super duper cool playlist to jam out to. Whether you're the chef or a guest, music can definitely make or break a party, so I've compiled a little playlist of all of the best anime Christmas songs so you can entertain your anime-loving guests all Christmas long!