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Learn Simple Japanese Words Using Anime

Can you learn beginner level Japanese from watching anime? Here are some tips and strategies to learn commonly spoken Japanese words and phrases.

There seems to be this public consensus that you cannot learn Japanese using anime. 

That is simply not true. 

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Discussing the AoT no Requiem Part 2 Fanfiction 

Dialogue and scenarios I wanted to see in the official manga series and the kino that was promised. Reviewing the doujin and fanfic AoT No Requiem Part 2.

“It is a rewrite of the last three chapters of Attack on Titan (137, 138, 139) and combined into ONE long chapter updated into parts.” 

Read the fan made comic for yourself over on their website

Check out my thoughts on Part One of the fanfic here.

Wooo! This certainly was an improvement from Part One. 

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Slice of Life Takemitchy – Tokyo Revengers Ep 23 Review

Is what Takemichi did considered cheating in Japan? And why is Kisaki still in Toman? This is a review and discussion for Episode 23 of Tokyo卍Revengers.

Check out our previous episode review here

This was a nice little episode! 

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A Grand Send Off for Baji – Tokyo Revengers Ep 22 Review

Baji gets a grand send-off from Chifuyu, and we learn the full Toman Gang origin story. This is a review and discussion for Episode 22 of Tokyo卍Revengers.

Check out our previous episode review here

Oh, that was a really nice send-off for Baji.  

It’s really such a shame that there was no solution or alternative to stop the fighting without him dying. 

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Why Is Anime Suddenly So Popular?

A discussion on the exploding popularity of anime in Western countries. Is Japanese pop culture the new fad for corporate America and big tech companies?

As many of us have known for years, the animation industry is built off the backs of exploited workers. 

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Baji the Sacrificial Lamb – Tokyo Revengers Ep 21 Review

Baji sacrifices himself for the future of Toman, and Mikey receives an unexpected wake up call. This is a review and discussion for Episode 21 of the Tokyo卍Revengers anime.

Check out our previous episode review here.

I’m sorry but, I kind of don’t understand this episode. 

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Chocolate is a Redundant Kdrama Series

Is Chocolate worth watching? This is an in-depth discussion with spoilers for the first four episodes of this terribly disappointing Netflix kdrama series.

You know that famous saying, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results”?

This is what watching Chocolate is like.  

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Baji Was Kinda Cool – Tokyo Revengers Ep 20 Review

Baji gets a flesh wound in the battle between Toman and Valhalla! This is a review and discussion for Episode 20 of the Tokyo卍Revengers anime.

Check out our previous episode review here. 

Well, I’ve got to say…that was pretty underwhelming. 

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A Campy Bloody Halloween Arc – Tokyo Revengers Ep 19 Review

Toman vs Valhalla! Who will win campiest gang during the Bloody Halloween arc? This is a review and discussion for Episode nineteen of the Tokyo卍Revengers anime.

Check out our previous episode review here

Whew that was absolutely bananas!

Who turned on the Shonen anime trope machine? 

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