In Defense of Uma Musume – Pretty Derby, Moe Anthropomorphism, and Homages

From battleships to animals, making inanimate objects and fundamental concepts into cute girls is very much an anime thing.

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AIdol – Visual Novel Review

ebi-hime, with the help of talented artist Melowbee and skilled composer Mock Off, has released a visual novel that’s about virtual idols, cosplaying, and friendship! What did The Lily Garden think about her latest release?

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The Scope of Writing

Unfiltered tirades against particular titles, as well as hyperbolic reviews which claim that a series is a perfect masterpiece, can be enjoyable to consume to a degree. Yet written content on anime, as well as other forms of media, of such a nature is inherently alienating and frustrating to many.

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Spare a Thought for the Nameless Side Characters in Anime

Like it or not, they’re the unsung heroes in many narratives. Or, at the very least, they play important supporting roles despite being, well, not very important in the grand scheme of things.

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The Lily Podcast Episode 6 – Current Seasonal Recommodations

In this episode I talk about my top 3 shows for the Spring 2018 anime season, discuss my 2 flawed favourites, and share my thoughts on a series that has people split.

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The Lily Podcast Episode 6 Will Be Delayed + Other News

Well, delayed until Tuesday, at least.

Usually I have the episode at least recorded and ready to go by Sunday evening, but that simply isn’t feasible this week given that I have to go to work very early tomorrow since I need to see the doctor to address some bleeding that has been, um, ongoing for nearly a year. Very irresponsible of me, I know. Maybe the diagnosis won’t be too bad.

Having a somewhat consistent schedule was fun (and stressful), but I really, really think I need to get back to playing and reviewing yuri visual novels. I actually feel terrible that this was how I ended a week that was supposed to be provide daily content, by the way. Sorry.

I can guarantee a Top 5 List post every Monday at the very least (excluding tomorrow, however, since it’s late and I have nothing). Hopefully I can churn out other content in addition to weekly visual novels, but no guarantees.

Lastly, I tried to cover the ED for SAO GGO (otherwise known as the ending song for Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, “To See the Future”). And no, the piano work isn’t by me (no time to caress the ivory lately). My skills with the piano have really declined these days, anyways, haha. If you want to challenge your tolerance for bad singing, then give it a listen. Thanks in advance!

https://soundcloud.com/user-888234938/to-see-the-future-kusunoki-tomori-vocal-cover

I hope you all have a wonderful week~