Life doesn’t end at 20..

Have you ever wondered whether you’d be too old to do things you were doing in your teens once you turn 20? Truth is, I have. I would even consider stopping to adopt the same mannerisms when I come of age, like switching from my typical jeans-tee-Converse attire to a femme fatale look, wearing semi…

One day, at the Maya’s Kitchen..

Just when I thought of taking a baking class. I’ve always been involved in arts and music, my earliest passions in life, and thought of moving to a new direction where I can explore new interests such as culinary arts. I told myself that it would serve me in the future, especially when moving away…

A Very Special Love trilogy: Three Stages of Love

It is not surprising how this trilogy became a success in Philippine movies of our time. It is indeed entertaining, filled with comedy, drama, and musical (in third movie) scenes, and has a realistic yet dreamy approach to love relationships. While the audience easily relates to Miggy’s and Laida’s situations, the trilogy itself makes them…

Hentai Ouji To Warawanai Neko: When you wish upon a cat

Alternative Name The “Hentai” Prince and the Stony Cat; HenNeko; 変態王子と笑わない猫 Written by Sou Sagara (manga and light novel) Directed by Youhei Suzuki Original Run April 13, 2013 – June 29, 2013 (12 episodes finished) Genre Comedy, Ecchi, Harem, Romance, School life, Supernatural, Seinen. Plot Sixteen year old Youto Yokodera is thinking of expressing his lustful thoughts freely. He then learns…

Mahou Shoujo Madoka ★ Magica: The Fight for Victory and Loss

Alternative Name Puella Magi Madoka Magica; Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magika; Magical Girl Madoka Magica; 魔法少女まどか★マギカ Illustrated by Hanokage Original Run February 12, 2011 – May 30, 2011 (3 volumes completed) Directed by Akiyuki Shinbou Producer Shaft Original Run January 7, 2011 – April 22, 2011 (12 episodes finished) Genre Dark Fantasy, Drama, Magical Girl, Psychological, Tragedy Plot Fourteen year old Madoka Kaname and…

Despicable Me 2: And the Minions strike back..

Country USA Release Date 3 July 2013 (USA) Directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt. Genre Animation – Comedy – Crime Length 98 min long Plot The ex-supervillain Gru is now adjusting to the family life and the world of human interactions. An anti-villain league invites him to investigate the case wherein animals are…

Fushigi Yuugi: Anime vs Manga (Anime side)

I would usually prefer a manga over an anime. But in Fushigi Yuugi, it’s all different. I’ve grown to prefer the anime over the manga, not because I discovered the anime first. Here are the reasons why the anime is a lot more treasuring. 1) The details of the manga are all included in the…

Fushigi Yuugi: Another Childhood Memorabilia

Alternative Name The Mysterious Play; Curious Play; ふしぎ遊戯 Written by Yuu Watase Original Run May 1992 – July 1996 (18 volumes completed) Directed by Hajime Kagemaki Producer Studio Pierrot Original Run April 6, 1995 – Mar 28, 1996 (52 episodes finished) Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Harem, Historical, Martial Arts, Psychological, Romance, Shoujo. Plot Junior high school best friends Miaka and…

Flame of Recca: My Heart Will Always Burn In Fire

Alternative Name Recca no Honoo; 烈火の炎 Written by Nobuyuki Ansai Original Run 1995 – 2002 (33 volumes completed) Directed by Noriyuki Abe Producer Studio Pierrot Original Run July 19, 1997 – July 10, 1998 (42 episodes finished) Genre Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Martial Arts, Romance, Shounen. Plot Sixteen year old Recca Hanabishi is obsessed with ninja and claims to be one himself,…