First Impressions: Fate/Grand Order: Absolute Demonic Front Babylonia

Back near the end of last year, I released a post talking about the Babylonia singularity of Fate/Grand Order. I talked about the characters, the story, and how it's one of my favorite singularities in the whole Fate/Grand Order timeline. And now, the Anime covering that singularity is finally out!! So, what did I think …

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The Case Files of Lord El-Melloi II – First Impressions

It's no secret that I'm a big fan of the Fate franchise. I mean, I'd better be, considering how much time and money I've dumped into Fate/Grand Order... But you guys can imagine how excited I was when they announced another show taking place in that beautiful Fate universe! So how did that turn out? …

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Welcome to Babylonia!

Welcome to Day 11 of the 12 Days of Anime. And... well, it's not TECHNICALLY an Anime, since i'll be talking about Fate/Grand Order, but... hey, it's close enough, right? Basically, I juts wanted to talk a little bit about the recent Babylonia singularity that released on the EN version of FGO. The first thing …

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Cooking in Anime: Tofu and Bamboo Shoot Gratin

Hey there everyone, and welcome back to the Kitchen of the Zodiac Room, where miracles happen. Get ready to roll up your sleeves, hit the local market, or just make sure you're fed already, because it's time again for some more Cooking in Anime! Today we have my take on a scrumptious dish, inspired by …

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Carnival Phantasm and the Rules of Comedy

Recently, the lovely Irina wrote a post on her blog called The Lighter Side of Deconstructions, where she analyzed Comedy anime, and several forms of 'deconstruction' that can occur in that genre. I left a comment on that article, as it reminded me of an assignment I once had to do in my Advanced Theater …

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Cooking in Anime: Spicy Mapo Tofu

For a very long time, there was one dish from Anime that I coveted above all else. A dish that looked so divinely delicious, so incredibly appealing, how could I possibly not want a taste? Angel Beats is the show that originally got me into Mapo Tofu; the brilliant, glowing red sauce coating the soft …

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Cooking in Anime: Japanese-style Salmon and Mushrooms

Wow, you guys! So many of you had a great, positive reaction to my first post trying to make some food out of an Anime, I've decided i'll be trying to do it as a regular thing, a couple times a month. I really enjoy cooking, myself, so having a chance to branch out and …

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