Category Archives: CULTURE

Kamikatsu in Tokushima Now Has Their Very Own Zero Waste Hotel

Hotel Why opened in May 2020 and is shaped like a question mark The beautiful mountains and lush nature are not the only things that attract people to the town of Kamikatsu in Japan’s western prefecture of Tokushima. The town also has a zero waste policy and residents are known to recycle waste in 45 […]

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Love Conquers Demons

Rin runs, Blue Exorcist Chapter 120 image
Rin cries, Blue Exorcist Chapter 120 2nd image
Rin realizes the truth,Blue Exorist Chapter 3rd image

I sometimes forget that Blue Exorcist exists. But every time I catch up with the manga, I’m just in awe of how raw the series has become as Kazue Kato took a very extensive look into the circumstances behind Rin and Yukio Okumura’s birth and how it ties into a bigger conspiracy involving the True Cross Order.

After Yukio decides to defect sides to the Illuminati (to find his own answers to the conspiracy), Rin travels to the past as an outside to learn the harsh truth about his birth despite warnings from Mephisto Pheles about doing so. He discovers how his mom became a target of exorcists because of her love for Satan and that his birth has caused a number of exorcists to die. While he laments the deaths, he discovered how his mother, Yuri Egen, and his adoptive father, Shiro Fujimoto truly wanted him to live despite being the son of Satan. Rin also saw that Fujimoto was struggling to contain Satan’s wishes to control Rin when the events of Chapter 1 happened. Rin ends his journey to the past with a visit to Fujimoto and Fujimoto tells him that while it’s hard raising two kids by himself, seeing them be comfortable around each other was worth it.

Hence the following scenes pictured above happened. I think those of us who wish they’ve never been born don’t realize how there are people who do try hard to make sure we’ve alive and well. We’re all so caught up in our own heads to a fault. For me personally, I cried while reading because I dealt with self-hatred for a …continue reading

    

Kyoto’s Newly Renovated Kyocera Museum of Art

the facade of the new museum, which re-opened on May 26, 2020 Opened in 1933, the Kyoto Enthronement Memorial Museum of Art would go on to survive a world war and multiple natural disasters to become Japan’s oldest public art museum. Built in what was known as the Crown Imperial Style of architecture, its classical […]

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Princess Connect! Re:Dive Episode 9 Impression

Source: Supaku Blog
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On this episode, Kokkoro won tickets to a beach resort. Later, the Gourmet Guilds meets other guild members on the beach.

Ah, yes… I’ve always wanted a beach fan service episode. It’s quite nice to see girls’ gacha summer art being animated. Also, seeing Kyaru bonding with her friends more is cool. Other than that, I find Yuuki to be still hilarious on using limited speech even though he can already fully interact already. Now what’s going to be the next plot? I’ll looking forward to it. Overall, nice beach moments and more cool new characters introduced. …continue reading