Category: Anime

  • Cool Japanese Music Vol 4. Utada Hikaru

    It was 1998 when I left Japan. In that year, Hikaru Utada made her debut. So did Ringo Sheena. When I came back to Japan, I can remember my brother asking me, “Do you know Utada Hikaru?” he talked excitedly about her. Hikaru seems to be good friends with her peer Ringo Sheena, and they…

  • Kabocha Pumpkin for Halloween

    My favorite anime on Netflix, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. In episode 23, Kaido invited his friends to the Halloween party but they are not wearing any costumes. The scene when Hairo and Allen brought Japanese Kabocha pumpkins as a gift cracked me up. (The whole episode is just funny though) Japanese pumpkin is…

  • Template Scenario beauty : Samurai Drama

    Samurai Drama Scenario I used to watch Samurai drama called “Mito Komon” and “Toyama No Kinsan” when I was a kid. The story goes like this every time: One high-ranking monarch hides his identity and explores the town with his loyal subordinates and encounters a bad guy torturing people. He later reveals his identity and…

  • Anime that I watched during “stay at home”

    I watch anime series with my kids via Netflix or another anime network. We would watch before covid started, but anyways during 2020 we watched.. Damon slayer This anime got really popular in Japan and later released the movie became a huge hit. I started meditating around the time we started watching this, the technique…

  • In this corner of the world – A Japanese Anime

    Long run Japanese Animation Movie In this corner of the world is a Japanese animation movie. This animation illustrates how ordinary Japanese citizens survive in world war II era. Suzu is a girl who likes to draw.  She grew up in a loving family and she got married to a guy she didn’t know to a city of…