‘The Ancient Magus’ Bride’ Anime Review

The Ancient Magus’ Bride is a 2017 modern fantasy anime based on a manga created by Kore Yamazaki. The show was produced by Wit Studio with Funimation handling the dub for North America. It was directed by Norihiro Naganuma with music by Junichi Matsumoto. Chise Hatori (Dani Chambers) is an orphaned Japanese teenager who, after…

Ayako Miura: My Favorite Quotes

Ayako Miura (April 25, 1922 – October 12, 1999) was a brilliant novelist, a respected theologian, and one of the most praised Christian writers in Japan. She published eighty works of both fiction and nonfiction with only a handful translated into English. Despite her health troubles, her love for Christ and her call to holiness…

‘Fruits Basket’ Creator Delivers Heartfelt Message Ahead Of Anime’s Final Season

‘Fruits Basket‘ was recently announced to be entering its final season along with a poster to stir up excitement. Fans of the popular manga and anime were excited at the announcement, despite their despair that the slice-of-life series is coming to an end. Funimation, the company producing the English dub, shared the image on social…

Movie Review- The Ramen Girl

‘The Ramen Girl‘ is a 2006 romantic comedy directed by Robert Allan Ackerman based on a screenplay by Becca Topol. It is co-produced by the film’s star Brittany Murphy. Abby (Brittany Murphy) has moved to Tokyo, Japan to be with her boyfriend Ethan (Gabriel Mann), who breaks up with her after he gets a job…

‘Toradora!’ Anime Series Review

‘Toradora!’ is a high school “slice of life” romantic comedy anime that ran from 2008 to 2009. The show was created by J.C.Staff, running on TV Tokyo and dubbed by NIS America. It based on the manga by Yuyuko Takemiya. This review is based on the dub. Ryuji Takasu (Erik Scott Kimerer) is a high…