Unavoidable Down Time

By now you’re likely aware of Anime News Network’s down time, the result of some kind of hack. As many of my readers will realize, Anime News Network, specifically the site’s encyclopedia, is where I get a lot of my supplementary information about anime, especially when it comes to staff and production info. I waited […]

Timeliness Versus Happiness

It dawned on me recently that I’ve been writing and blogging about anime off and on for about ten years. In those ten years, the landscape of anime fandom has changed dramatically. Back in Spring 2007, I was still posting my thoughts about anime on Livejournal(!). That season was huge for new anime – over 60 […]