So what’s that Anisama like? Memories of Anisama 2018

I'm aware that writing an event report for something from almost two years ago is pretty late, more so than doing the same with pilgrimages, but a friend wanted to read this. Besides, I looked on Google and saw that again, there's not much written on Anisama in English, so I figured some people might … Continue reading So what’s that Anisama like? Memories of Anisama 2018

[Translation] Anisama 2018 theme song: Stand by…MUSIC!!!

This translation is an appendix to my "Memories of Anisama 2018" article. I wanted to make it possible for readers who don't understand Japanese to see what the lyrics mean, and I wasn't convinced by the one existing translation I could find, so I decided to make my own. Stand by...MUSIC!!! was the official theme … Continue reading [Translation] Anisama 2018 theme song: Stand by…MUSIC!!!

Discovering atmospheric Takayama, the setting of Hyouka

Note: As stated in previous reports, I’m basically clearing my backlog of writing reports for old pilgrimages. This visit happened way before the pandemic. I would say that there are two types of anime pilgrimage destinations. There are those that are otherwise rather ordinary, but where an anime being set there adds new meaning to … Continue reading Discovering atmospheric Takayama, the setting of Hyouka